Sincere Sayings and Quotes

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


There is magic in sincere forgiveness - magic to heal.     

Terry Goodkind

You can play a shoestring if you're sincere.     

John Coltrane

Sincere repentance is continual. Believers repent until their dying day. This dropping well is not intermittent.     

Charles Spurgeon

God is not looking for repayment, but repentance. What heals a broken relationship is sincere love and contrition.      

Frederica Mathewes-Green

Sincere apologies are for those that make them, not for those to whom they are made. Sincere apologies are for those that make them, not for those to whom they are made.     

Greg LeMond

The one condition for spiritual progress is that we remain sincere and humble.     

John Calvin

To be sincere means to be the same person when one is with oneself; that is to say, alone - but that is all it means.     

Paul Valery

You are only pretentious if you are not sincere.     

John Hodgman

Sincere compliments cost nothing and can accomplish much. In any relationship, they are the applause that refreshes.     

Steve Goodier

You don't have to be fearless. Just be sincere.     

Danielle LaPorte

Malice is always authentic and sincere.     

Mason Cooley

Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart.     

Basil Rathbone

As for methods of prayer, all are good, as long as they are sincere     

Victor Hugo

Sincerity doesn't mean anything. A person can be sincere and be more destructive than a person who is insincere.     

Edward Albee

We find it easy to believe that praise is sincere: why should anyone lie in telling us the truth?     

Jean Rostand

The most sincere compliment we can pay is attention.     

Walter Inglis Anderson

If you're sincere, praise is effective. If you're insincere, it's manipulative.     

Zig Ziglar

It doesn't matter what you believe just so long as you're sincere.     

Charles M. Schulz

It is with sincere affection or friendship as with ghosts and apparitions,--a thing that everybody talks of, and scarce any hath seen.     

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

An insincere critic of a sincere person never wins.     

Criss Jami

Men are always sincere. They change sincerities, that's all.     

Tristan Bernard

Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins. We parry and fend the approach of our fellow-man by compliments, by gossip, by amusements, by affairs. We cover up our thought from him under a hundred folds.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sincere words are not fine; fine words are not sincere.      

Lao Tzu

With sincerity and earnestness one can realize God through all religions. The Vaishnavas will realize God, and so will the Saktas, the Vedantists, and the Brahmos. The Mussalmans and Christians will realize Him too. All will certainly realize God if they are earnest and sincere.     

Ramakrishna

Martyrs have been sincere. And so have tyrants. Wise men have been sincere. And so have fools.     

E. Haldeman-Julius

Sincere apologies are for those that make them, not for those to whom they are made.     

Greg LeMond

Sincere love is not as a result of emotional surges - it's a result of obedience to the Truth.     

Alistair Begg

The sincere alone can recognize sincerity.     

Thomas Carlyle

Everyone says he's sincere, but everyone isn't sincere. If everyone was sincere who says he's sincere there wouldn't be half so many insincere ones in the world and there would be lots, lots, lots more really sincere ones!     

Tennessee Williams

Sincerity is the way to heaven; to think how to be sincere is the way of man.     

Mencius