I'd like to ask about #1.
#1 An honest man would not say so.
Can I use " an honest person " like #2 instead of " an honest man" without changing the meaning?
#2 An honest person would not say so.
Yes, you can. Some prefer 'person' where the gender is unknown or unimportant, others use 'man'.
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