By their nature, quotations are small vignettes which are not to be taken too literally. This is one of those situations. Words, after all, need to be defined, and in defining integrity you automatically create rules for it. As applied to a person it is the quality of being honest, and having strong moral principles, Its synonyms include honor, rectitude, and uprightness. So, a deceitful or dishonest man cannot truly be said to have integrity.
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