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The “Colonel’s” VFV Motivational/Inspirational Quotes & Message of the Day!


Today's Message is: "Honesty Day!" Why Not?

The “Colonel’s” VFV Motivational/Inspirational Quotes & Message of the Day!


Good “Thursday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections. Welcome from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in The Woodlands, TX — 14 April 2022!


Today’s Message is: “Honesty Day!” Why Not?


“Honesty is powerful in leadership. A leader’s ability to gain and develop trust is based on the principle of honesty. Anything less is a sign of poor leadership, a lack of integrity, and a loss of reliability. Being honest is right up there with earning respect, gaining trust, and speaking with integrity – your word is your bond with your people and your organization. Build credibility, legitimacy, and ability with your honesty and see how far your leadership will take you and inspire others to follow.” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:

“Honesty has a power that very few people can handle.” — Steven Aitchison

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.” — Mary Kay Ash


“No legacy is so rich as honesty.” — William Shakespeare

“Honesty is a test of your competence and character.” — Guy Kawasaki


“Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don’t expect it from cheap people.” — Warren Buffett

“Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.” —Spencer Johnson


“Be honest with people about who you are what you want and how you expect to be treated. Standards only scare off the people not meant for you.” — Unknown Author

“Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.” — Roy Bennett


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“Remember this always and the meaning runs deep for all those who’ve served this great nation: 'Honor & Respect Always — Warriors for Life!' " — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

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H Gene Lawrence
H Gene Lawrence
Apr 14, 2022

Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. I’m use that y’all have have been told that honesty is the best policy for most, if not all of your lives. That concept seem to leave a lot of folks, when they go into politic, sad to say. With that in mind, I’d like to include a link that asks what the Bible Say About Honesty? Have a blessed day today and alway, in honesty.


Taken From:https://www.gotquestions.org/Bible-honesty.html


What does the Bible say about honesty?

ANSWER Honesty is truthfulness. An honest person has the habit of making accurate, trustworthy statements about life, self, others and God. An honest person represents himself just as he is and tells…


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H Gene Lawrence
H Gene Lawrence
Apr 14, 2022
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You’re most welcome and I will tell Linda. Blessings of the day to ya.

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jackhokie68
jackhokie68
Apr 14, 2022

Got to quibble with you today, honesty is more than powerful in leadership, it's required! To paraphrase my college honor code, I will not tolerate those who are not honest.


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Don't disagree at all Jack... Not quibbling, stating a fact brother. Have a great day...

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gasman0617
gasman0617
Apr 14, 2022

Good Thursday morning Colonel.



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Good "Thursday" Morning to you my good friend and warrior Robert!... Always a great selection of quotes to start the day. Have a wonderful Thursday Robert!

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