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as in:  a person of high integrity

They agreed to have her judge the contest because everyone admires her integrity.
  having strong moral principles — especially honesty
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  • They agreed to have her judge the contest because everyone admires her integrity.
  • Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
    Samuel Johnson
  • Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.
    Oprah Winfrey
  • Underlying the whole scheme of civilization is the confidence men have in each other, confidence in their integrity, confidence in their honesty, confidence in their future.
    Bourke Cockran

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  • The District Attorney created the Justice System Integrity Division to detect, investigate, and prosecute criminal misconduct among those sworn to uphold the law.
  • The intellect is a whole and demands integrity in every work.
    Emerson, Ralph Waldo  --  Essays, First Series
  • Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • He expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business.
  • Integrity combined with faithfulness is a powerful force and worthy of great respect. Weblog, January 27, 2003
  • This circumstance, added to his well-known integrity and dauntless courage, made me very desirous to engage him.
    Shelley, Mary  --  Frankenstein

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  • You must not think that there is no integrity and honor except among those who stood up for the freedom of America.
    Hawthorne, Nathaniel  --  Grandfather’s Chair
  • he took it as an insult to his journalistic integrity
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • My ambition and integrity were nothing to them
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • Macduff, this noble passion,
    Child of integrity, hath from my soul
    Wiped the black scruples, reconcil’d my thoughts
    To thy good truth and honour.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • I started yelling even more about personal integrity and how I refused to sell my soul...
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • mine integrity, being counted falsehood,
    William Shakespeare  --  The Winter’s Tale
  • his integrity stands without blemish
    William Shakespeare  --  Measure for Measure
  • This American government—what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to transmit itself unimpaired to posterity, but each instant losing some of its integrity?
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Resistance to Civil Government
  • There’s some of ye, I see, more out of malice than integrity, would try him to the utmost,
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry VIII
  • Let me be weighed in an even balance that God may know mine integrity. (31:6)
    The Bible  --  Job
  • They did it with rare courage and integrity.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • the integrity of my heart... (20:5)
    The Bible  --  Genesis
  • From here on the Dark Daughters and Sons will be a group filled with integrity and purpose, and...
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • He embodied everything the military was looking for: leadership, intelligence, dependability, integrity, tact, selflessness, and perseverance.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Oscar’s integrity was one of the things that drew her to him.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy; and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for.
    Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
  • Every one admits how praiseworthy it is in a prince to keep faith, and to live with integrity and not with craft.
    Machiavelli, Nicolo  --  The Prince
  • ...their "testimonies" affirming peace, integrity, equality, and simplicity are affirmed as integral parts of the Quaker belief structure.
    Christianity - Wikipedia  -- 05/20/06)
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