What trait of John’s character attracts you the most? Give instances from the story 'Best Seller’. Why do you think honesty is the best policy?
The honesty in John’s character attracts me the most. John A Pescud was an honest man. Despite the warning by Jessie, John went to see the Colonel. He honestly told him that he had followed his daughter from Cincinnati and wanted to be introduced to her. Honesty can be defined as truthfulness in speech and action. In everyday life, being truthful means listening to and obeying the voice of our conscience. Honesty reveals our character, it gives us freedom from being false. Also, it gives us reliability of character. The majority of people will appreciate an honest person each and every time. That is why honesty is the best policy.