in•teg•ri•ty (in teg'ri të), n.
1. uncompromising adherence to moral and ethical principles.
Wisdom and virtue are like two wheels of a cart.
— Japanese proverb
Integrity needs no rules.
There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their heart they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the first move-and he, in turn, waits for you.
— Marian Anderson
Both wit and understanding are trifles without integrity.
— Oliver Goldsmith
Let unswerving integrity be your watchword.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of our own mind.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
— Samuel Johnson
The time is always right to do what is right.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
He who gets to the bottom of his mind comes to know his own nature; knowing his own nature, he also knows God. Preserving one's mind in its integrity and nourishing one's nature is the way to serve God.
— Meng Tzu