In a world of fake news and alternative facts, here are 31 reminders of why integrity is key to leadership.

  1. The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
  2. Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not. - Oprah Winfrey
  3. The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively. - Bob Marley
  4. The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty. - Zig Ziglar
  5. Honor your commitments with integrity. - Les Brown
  6. Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. - Samuel Johnson
  7. To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity. - Douglas Adams
  8. Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. - W. Clement Stone
  9. Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  10. Integrity is the essence of everything successful. - R. Buckminster Fuller
  11. Don't worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward. - Laura Schlessinger
  12. Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect. - Thomas S. Monson
  13. Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity, than straightforward and simple integrity in another. - Charles Caleb Colton
  14. One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised. - Chinua Achebe
  15. It is true that integrity alone won't make you a leader, but without integrity, you will never be one. - Zig Ziglar
  16. If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters. - Harvey Mackay
  17. The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions. - Junius
  18. If you can maintain your standards and your integrity and you fail, it's OK. It's when you sell out and you fail that you feel pretty sick inside. - Bonnie Hunt
  19. Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will. - Oliver Cromwell
  20. It's all about humanity, humility, and integrity. - Debra Wilson
  21. No man knows the value of innocence and integrity but he who has lost them. - William Godwin
  22. Arguments of convenience lack integrity and inevitably trip you up. - Donald Rumsfeld
  23. Confidence in others' honesty is no light testimony of one's own integrity. - Michel de Montaigne
  24. You gotta do it with class and integrity. If not, you're gonna drag yourself through the mud. - Solomon Burke
  25. Every person has a different view of another person's image. That's all perception. The character of a man, the integrity, that's who you are. - Steve Alford
  26. Integrity has no need of rules. - Albert Camus
  27. If you can maintain that integrity in whatever you do, you can't go wrong. That's what I tell my kids, anyway. - George Foreman
  28. Dishonesty, lack of integrity catches up with you. - Dawn Steel
  29. It's easy to maintain your integrity when no one is offering to buy it out. - Marc Maron
  30. Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn't blow in the wind or change with the weather. It is your inner image of yourself, and if you look in there and see a man who won't cheat, then you know he never will. - John D. MacDonald
  31. Calamity is the test of integrity. - Samuel Richardson