Transparency Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old transparency quotes, transparency sayings, and transparency proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Total transparency risks country's stability.     

Toba Beta

Transparency in the traditional school might destroy it.     

Seth Godin

Transparency may be the most disruptive and far-reaching innovation to come out of social media.     

Paul Gillin

Let your clarity define you, in the end, we will only just remember how it feels.

Rob Thomas

Lack of clarity is always a sign of dishonesty.     

Celia Green

Transparency people talk a lot about, it's a goal everybody ascribes to but when push comes to shove, very few people actually adhere to it.     

Keith Rabois

Transparency is all about letting in and embracing new ideas, new technology and new approaches. No individual, entity or agency, no matter how smart, how old, or how experienced, can afford to stop learning.

Gina McCarthy

That transparency is important. Look at what's inside products and seek out those that contain natural, plant-based ingredients - from toothpaste to cosmetics.     

Sophie Heyman Uliano

Transparency painted in a picture produces its effect in a different way than opaqueness.     

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Eyes so transparent that through them the soul is seen.     

Theophile Gautier

Clarity is the ability to see the soul in action in the physical world.

Gary Zukav

Transparency is the key to good governance & e-governance is the only effective way of transparent governance.     

Narendra Modi

Our whole philosophy is one of transparency.     

Valerie Jarrett

Clarity is the counterbalance of profound thoughts.     

Luc De Clapiers

Clarity is the politeness of the man of letters.

Jules Renard

Transparency is the antidote to hypocrisy.     

Britt Merrick

There is a beautiful transparency to honest disciples who never wear a false face and do not pretend to be anything but who they are.     

Brennan Manning

A lack of transparency that fuels the idea that she is either hiding something or simply not someone to be trusted.

Christopher Michael Cillizza

Transparency is the new objectivity.     

David Weinberger

Through transparency we expose corruption, but then there is no action taken against the corrupt.

Aruna Roy

There is no persuasiveness more effectual than the transparency of a single heart, of a sincere life.     

Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency.     

Barack Obama

Transparency is for those who carry out public duties and exercise public power. Privacy is for everyone else.     

Glenn Greenwald

Transparency and detail are everything in science.

Ben Goldacre

Speak the truth. Transparency breeds legitimacy.     

John C. Maxwell

Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what it loves.

Blaise Pascal

Transparency is not about restoring trust in institutions. Transparency is the politics of managing mistrust.

Ivan Krastev

Definition is the companion of clarity; clarity is the guide to your goals.

Tony Buzan

A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.     

Dalai Lama

Transparency is not the same as looking straight through a building: it's not just a physical idea, it's also an intellectual one.     

Helmut Jahn