Why is honesty important in a Leader? Have you heard of one of the most famous and ancient phrases in the world, “Honesty is the best policy”? Well, you must have, because this phrase sums up why honesty is such an important quality. Also, I think we can all agree to the fact that honesty isn’t limited to a specific occupation or situation. Honesty is and always will be a golden rule to incorporate in each aspect of our lives and also to live by it.