Honesty In The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini

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Honesty is defined as the quality of being fair and truthful and originates from the Latin word “honestus” meaning "moral purity, uprightness, virtue, justness." “When you tell a lie, you steal someone 's right to the truth…there is no act more wretched than stealing.” Khaled Hosseini wrote this line in his book The Kite Runner not only to explain the weight a simple lie can hold but also to express how important honesty really is. Would you trust a man who has stolen from you? Would you then trust a man who has kept the truth from you and told a lie in its place? Stephen Covey states, “Trust is the glue of life. It 's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It 's the foundational principle that holds all
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