Honesty is indeed the best policy. Its been proven time and time again. When George Washington famously chopped down the cherry tree, he could not tell a lie. And while the story itself may be apocryphal, we still use this story to teach our own children the value of honesty. Even if you dont want to use George in your lesson plan, you can use honesty quotes to make the same point. Through the words of others in honesty quotes, you can teach the importance of telling the truth, of being true to yourself, and to be honest not only through your words, but your deeds and actions as well.
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The fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso was recognized to be the reincarnation of his predecessor when he was just two years old. Following a vision, high lamas spread throughout Tibet to search for him. After passing a series of tests, Gyatso was enthroned in 1940. At 16 he assumed full power of Tibet when the Chinese invaded the country. He has been in exile since 1959, living in the Himalayan foothills in India. He has continued to seek an open dialogue with China. In the meantime, he continues to spread his message of kindness, understanding, compassion and more important, peace, …
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