57+ Best Candid Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Candid Quotes

Wherefore the race being not to the swift, etc. but time and chance happening to all men, I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid, of whose correction I shall never be impatient. — William Petty

It’s very difficult to take candid portraits of children because they’re moving around all the time. — Ren Ng

I would not make the mistake of ever speaking for Mr. Trump, because he does so well with being candid and direct with the voters. — Omarosa Manigault Newman

To be perfectly candid, we’re better at stealing other people’s secrets than anyone else in the world. But we self-limit. We steal secrets to keep our citizens free and safe. — Michael Hayden

Yash has always been straight forward in his approach and is very open and candid in his opinions. I guess this is why most people approach him for advice. — Radhika Pandit

Dad never interferes in our personal matters. He is a very candid person and knows where to draw the line. He is always there for all of us in the family. — Allu Arjun

I was very candid in my book because I want people to know the truth… and that people can change for the better. — Glen Campbell

I do not like candid pictures. They are so unattractive. — Rose Kennedy

People are afraid because I’m candid. They’re always worried I’m going to get into trouble. — Steve Madden

We encourage our people to build their ideas from scratch, and we give them the resources – and, crucially, the candid feedback – that are required to transform the first wisps of a story into a truly compelling film. — Edwin Catmull

To be candid, some people have given positive thinking a bad name. I can’t stand to hear some gung-ho individual say that with positive thinking you can just do ‘anything.’ If you think about that one for a moment, you recognize the absurdity of it. — Zig Ziglar

I call it like I see it. I don’t hold back when it comes to being candid on the hot issues. — Jerry Doyle

I’m very candid. — Larry Wilcox

If I am who I am, I’m provocative, candid, and androgynous; there’s nothing I can do that will make any fan think, ‘I didn’t expect that from her.’ — Halsey

But of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath can send, Save me, oh, save me, from the candid friend! — George Canning

I am what I am and I’m a horrible liar. I can’t do it. I’m just very candid. — Pamela Anderson

Honesty is the best policy; the only way out is deeper in: a candid confrontation with existence is dizzying, liberating. — David Shields

We’re certainly not in position to expand into the East. We’ve been very candid and up front that if, in fact, we go through an expansion process, the world will know about it. — Gary Bettman

Strangely, I feel that I become increasingly reclusive in my normal life and more open and candid in my music. — Mika

A pastor has to be media-savvy if he’s going to reach everybody. I don’t mean to be ugly and harsh, but to be forthright and candid. And the result is that people that don’t like you start listening. — Jerry Falwell

I might be ‘Candid Camera’s number one fan. — Michael Carbonaro

To be candid with you, free agency hurts all sports. It’s great for athletes making an enormous amount of money. But to say it helps the sports, I don’t believe that. — Jerry West

I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world. — Carl Sandburg

The kids are Job One. So, to be quite candid, if they need me, I do my utmost to make sure I’m there. — Susan Rice

Sometimes you just wonder whether people just don’t have the sensitivity or decency. I’m a member of the media myself: I host a talk show. I know sometimes when you want to ask something, you can circumvent it with words and vocabulary. You don’t suddenly just go out there and ask something directly in the pretense of being absolutely candid. — Karan Johar

I do serve on various boards and I’m very honest and frank, obviously. I am a very forthright person and I do, sort of, share my candid views on anything. — Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

It always surprises me how much my followers appreciate how candid my photos are – they may not have a particularly unique subject, but it’s more about the light you shed on the subject than the subject itself. — Connor Franta

While many Americans agree that ‘the system is rigged’ economically, few are aware of the ways in which racial inequality has been structured and embedded in our society. This is why candid, fact-based discussions about racial inequality are so desperately needed. — Kimberle Williams Crenshaw

Creativity has to start somewhere, and we are true believers in the power of bracing, candid feedback, and the iterative process – reworking, reworking, and reworking again until a flawed story finds its through line or a hollow character finds its soul. — Edwin Catmull

In making the jump from a local program to the showcase of a coast-to-coast broadcast, Ted Yates and I were determined to maintain the candid, sometimes combative style we’d introduced on ‘Night Beat.’ But that proved easier said than done. — Mike Wallace

People may not have the right to know about your personal, private life or any detail about any potentially embarrassing photo, but they do have the right to know whether you are honest, candid and forthcoming. — Krystal Ball

To be candid, I think, in retrospect, it was a mistake to work at AOL when I did. I think I had rose-colored glasses about the opportunity to reinvent AOL. — Brad Garlinghouse

Once I turned 40, I stopped giving a rip about my detractors, the people who say nasty things. It’s more candid and honest than it would have been. I share my failures, which is important. — Gretchen Carlson

You have venture capitalists. We view them as experts who also help finance your company and give directions and also some pretty candid discussions about what you have to do better. — John T. Chambers

A lot of people have experimented with hidden cameras and magic before. What I do, which I think is different from any other style of prank or hidden camera, is that it’s all fun. It’s back to that kind of fun that ‘Candid Camera’ was. It’s not mean-spirited at all. It’s a joyful kind of play with people. — Michael Carbonaro

Find someone within the company who is on another team but is at a similar level or role as you to be a friend, a sounding board, and a place to go for candid feedback. Find a mentor within the company who resembles the leader you’d like to grow to be. — Katrina Lake

‘Honesty’ in social life is often used as a cover for rudeness. But there is quite a difference between being candid in what you’re talking about, and people voicing their insulting opinions under the name of honesty. — Judith Martin

The candid and honest and pure heartedness of children has strengthened my views that we are all equal and should be afforded the basic human rights that we all deserve. — Nia Vardalos

I am a candid interview and I have a dark and dry sense of humor – a very Canadian sense of humor and I am only learning now stupidly that you can’t read tongue. When I say something funny in a newspaper and I meant it to be funny, it doesn’t read that way. — Michael Buble

The secret to understanding me is, I’m not trying to be anybody other than who I actually am. People want candid, refreshing leadership. And I’ve always tried to go with solutions. You know, I’ve always tried to say, here’s how we get our economy growing, here’s why we get our debt under control. That’s what Mitt Romney is offering. — Paul Ryan

If I write a book where all I’ve ever experienced is success, people won’t take a positive lesson from it. In being candid, I have to own up to my own failures, both in my marriage and in my work environment. — Sonia Sotomayor

President-elect Bush spoke in a forceful and candid manner that it is his passion that all children should have access to a first class education. — George Miller

We’re talking about the lawyers for the United States of America. And I think it’s very, very important that the lawyers be comfortable being very candid and open about their views on very sensitive issues affecting the United States. — Alberto Gonzales

Everyone that I’m friends with does not have the same party standing. For the most part, my friends are Democrats, but not everyone is, so a lot of times, we just have candid conversations. Sometimes that’s the best way that we can educate each other and come to our own decisions about bills and candidates and policies. — Logan Browning

Law enforcement officials have been candid in identifying ways officers could have handled the situation in Ferguson better, and I trust those recommendations will be helpful as we continue to count on them to protect us. — Roy Blunt

What scared me in that debate is that it’s not about the ownership rules at all. The vast majority of people don’t even know what the rules say, to be perfectly candid. Name all six of them. — Michael K. Powell

Be candid with everyone. — Jack Welch

We have spent so many years looking at images of another beauty ideal and so many years taking in magazine covers and films that represent a beauty standard that we’ll never meet. People don’t realize that there are makeup artists and hairstylists behind the scenes – even in something as simple as a ‘candid’ Instagram photo. — Philomena Kwao

Social Security must be preserved and strengthened. But we need to be candid about the costs and willing to make the tough choices that real reform will require. — Lindsey Graham

Shooting on the iPhone has become more of a directors’ tool to lower inhibition of first-time actors and nonprofessionals. While it’s helped me become more mobile, no pun intended – running around, finding tight areas and different ways of moving the camera – to me it’s more about using this device to catch candid moments. That’s the biggest thing. — Sean Baker

Really, I’m incredibly disjointed and not candid. Just in general, my thoughts tend to come out in little spurts that don’t necessarily connect. If you hang around long enough, you can find the linear path. But it will take a second. That is why these interviews never go well for me. — Kristen Stewart

Most other documents leaked to WikiLeaks do not carry the same explosive potential as candid cables written by American diplomats. — Evgeny Morozov

I look around me and nowhere do I see a stamp of disapproval with which nature marked a woman’s candid brow. — Franz Grillparzer

I know it’s not particularly tech-savvy of me to suggest a camera that doesn’t have a touchscreen, but I think when it comes to candid shots of nights out with friends, there’s nothing better than a disposable camera. — Derek Blasberg

What you have said, Mr. President, fully satisfies me that you have given to every proposition which has been made, a kind and candid consideration. And you have now expressed the conclusion to which you have arrived, clearly and distinctly. — Salmon P. Chase

If I were to make public these tapes, containing blunt and candid remarks on many different subjects, the confidentiality of the office of the president would always be suspect. — Richard M. Nixon

I’ve always been a pretty candid person. I’m not a very secretive person; I’m not a very discreet person. One of my best friends once described me as pathologically indiscreet. — Andrew Sullivan

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