Honesty is the Best Policy – Essay by Ali Hassan

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Honesty is the quality of that human being who is honest, truthful and sincere. A honest human being is courageous and fearless. That particular human being don’t need to rely on others. He can face any situation with confidence.
We live in a world where human have competition for money and a trustworthy name. For this purpose  human gets dishonest. They just want money and name by legal or illegal ways. As it is said by some one great that “A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future.”
Sometimes honest human suffer but condition settles afterwards.
Shakespeare quotation, no legacy is so rich as Honesty
When an honest man suffers he might face several problems. He won’t be able to maintain himself and his family. He mightn’t  be able to give his children’s good education and medical treatment due to the lack of money. Sometimes even an honest man begins to think whether honesty is the best policy.
Islam orders the Muslim to be honest to himself and others. This order repeatedly comes in the Noble Qur’an and the sayings of Prophet Muhammad (SAWS). Islam orders the Muslim to tell the truth even if it is against the teller’s interest. Orders him not to cheat or deceive other people. A Muslim is ordered by Allah to be honest in his words and deeds.

A dishonest man have many advantages for some time but he soon realizes his mistake. A dishonest person ruins the whole society. This type of person should be severely punished and should be made prisoner for long. So we all should have belief in this saying that “Honesty is the Best Policy”.

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1 Response

  1. Ibrahim syed says:

    It would be better to illustrate with stories and practical examples so it drives home the point

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