New nurse said that she will be right out but did not return to the patient next thirty minutes. Therefore did not tell the truth. Violating the principle of veracity shows lack of respect because truth telling produces respect, open communication, and faith. On the prospect of the existing nurse, she must disclose the truth about the new nurse otherwise; she would violate the principle of veracity. Brukhardt & Nathaniel (2008), “Immanuel Kant and John Stuart Mill, agree in favor of truth telling. Nursing literature promotes honesty as a virtue and truth telling as an important function of nursing” (p.