The moral lesson of all the research is this: Tell the truth
The researchers expected and found that while younger children were more focused on telling the truth to please the adults, the older children had better internalized standards of behaviour which made them tell the truth
because it was the right thing to do.
Tell the truth
but at least know what you are getting yourself into.
Just four things will fix this chronic problem: always tell the truth
fearlessly yourself, always believe children, always take affirmative action in response to the child's truth, and never punish anyone (including whistleblowers like Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden) for telling the truth.
Please tell the truth
and it will be over and done with.
So next time you have to tell that eager staffer he didn't get the raise he asked for, instead of avoiding him and telling him you haven't made a decision yet, just tell the truth
5%, however, failed to tell the truth
because "I thought my doctor would not take it seriously, even if I told him or her.
I know they have to have them and put everybody into groups when they need to be drawn but they don't tell the truth
about what is really going on.
Helping your child to tell the truth
can be a challenge but it is important to help them understand that telling the truth, no matter what the outcome may be, is the only acceptable behaviour.
Tell the truth
and never respond to any question with an answer someone has told you to give; just tell the truth
It was about morality--not, for once, about sexual morality, a subject that becomes ever more tedious as we are prevailed upon to tolerate ever more depravity--but about another kind of morality; namely, the moral rule that we should tell the truth
True, some of his advice is pretty obvious, like his "Pillars of Media Relations: Have a plan, be original and tell the truth