Loyalty Quotes

Loyalty Quotes by John Dalton, Alfred North Whitehead, Neil Kinnock, James Luceno, Colin Powell, Hans Selye and many others.

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John Dalton
In its solitariness the spirit asks, What, in the way of value, is the attainment of life? And it can find no such value till it has merged its individual claim with that of the objective universe. Religion is world-loyalty.
Alfred North Whitehead
New!Loyalty is a fine quality, but in excess it fills political graveyards.
Neil Kinnock
It all comes down to serving the one who are fighting along side you,watching your back, putting a weapon in your hand when you need it most.
James Luceno
When we are debating an issue, loyalty means giving me your honest opinion, whether you think I’ll like it or not. Disagreement, at this state, stimulates me. But once a decision is made, the debate ends. From that point on, loyalty means executing the decision as if it were your own.
Colin Powell
Leaders are leaders only as long as they have the respect and loyalty of their followers.
Hans Selye
Collective unity is not the result of the brotherly love of the faithful for each other. The loyalty of the true believer is to the whole the church, party, nation and not to his fellow true believer. True loyalty between individuals is possible only in a loose and relatively free society .
Eric Hoffer
Loyalty is a fine quality, but in excess it fills political graveyards.
Neil Kinnock
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
Joe Paterno
There is a kind of sense of truth and reconciliation that is non-formalized, but it’s understood and accepted. Haitians are Haitians and there is an inherent loyalty that forgives an awful lot.
Sean Penn
We are all these things […]. Pride, desire, compassion, cleverness, belligerence, fruitfulness, loyalty…and guilt. But above it all stands love. And if we desire to be more than human, that is the star by which we must set our sights.
Jacqueline Carey
Socialism appeals to better classes and has far more strength. Attack the state and you excite feelings of loyalty even among the disaffected classes; but attack the industrial system and appeal to the state, and you may have loyalty in your favor.
John Bates Clark
The real ‘Lord of the Flies’ is a tale of friendship and loyalty; one that illustrates how much stronger we are if we can lean on each other.
Rutger Bregman
Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
Ann Landers
A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.
Michael LeBoeuf
Love and loyalty runs deeper than blood.
Richelle Mead
What I value most in my friends is loyalty.
David Mamet
That love and loyalty, that groundedness, is always there. I got the type of family that no matter how far I go in Hollywood, they will quickly remind me who the hell I am and where the hell I came from.
KiKi Layne
The only honest reaction and true loyalty we get is from our animals. Once they’re your friends, you can do no wrong.
Dick Van Patten
It’s kind of like those little electric bumper cars where you drive around and see if you can hit the other guy. That’s exactly what the country is like now. You no longer have the sense of community. Of loyalty. It’s lost its sense of group. It has nothing to do with leadership.
Paul Newman
I can’t expect loyalty from the army if I do not give it.
George C. Marshall
Niko, you’re halfway to where you need to go. It’s the most dangerous time. And all the gods and forces have a stake in you, Hero. Or do you want to be just a memory, a cult somewhere, with people sacrificing horses to your name?
Janet Morris
One of the things that makes me who I am is the loyalty I have to people I hold close to my heart.
Simone Elkeles
Remember this, take this to heart, live by it, die for it if necessary: that our patriotism is medieval, outworn, obsolete; that the modern patriotism, the true patriotism, the only rational patriotism, is loyalty to the Nation ALL the time, loyalty to the Government when it deserves it.
Mark Twain
A person who deserves my loyalty receives it.
Joyce Maynard
If unconditional love, loyalty, and obedience are the tickets to an eternal life, then my black Labrador, Venus, will surely be there long before me, along with all the dear animals in nature who care for their young at great cost to themselves and have suffered so much at the hands of humans.
Richard Rohr
Where there is loyalty, weapons are of no use.
Paulo Coelho
I walk into all these organizations, and I’m always puzzled when I realize that people still want to be there. Most people really want to love their organizations. We need that level of commitment … Yet organizations have done very little to deserve that kind of staying-power.
Walter Wriston
In any organization men would move up form the bottom to the top. That develops loyalty, ambition and talent, because there is a chance for promotion.
Alfred P. Sloan
The loyalty, well held to fools, does make Our faith mere folly.
William Shakespeare
He is a Shadowhunter,” said Jocelyn. “His loyalty will be to Clave and Covenant.” “He’s my friend,” said Magnus coldly. “His loyalty is to me.
Cassandra Clare
I entirely appreciate loyalty to one”s friends, but loyalty to the cause of justice and honor stands above it.
Theodore Roosevelt
Let stars choose what causes they want to endorse without making it an issue of loyalty to the state or country.
Ajith Kumar
There’s nothing cheap about loyalty.
Ryan Bingham
When the highest value in a community is loyalty to the greater cause, meaning the continuity of the status quo, all means to this end are imbued with religious significance, and are thereby justified.
Pearl Abraham
What is a disloyal act? A person is disloyal if he treats you as a stranger when, in fact, he belongs to you as a friend or partner. Each of us is bound to some special others by the invisible fibers of loyalty.
Lewis B. Smedes
What about passion, dedication, loyalty? Can a robot provide those? No! On the other hand, it’s easier to retire a robot when its day is done.
Stanley Bing
I’ve shot a lot of pilots that have never seen the light of day, jobs that have fallen apart or gotten canceled, so I’m really weary about what contracts I sign and where I swear my loyalty to.
D. J. Cotrona
In thy face I see the map of honour, truth and loyalty.
William Shakespeare
My loyalty to my father had increased in proportion to the miles between us.
Tara Westover
When does loyalty become martyrdom?
Robert Charles Wilson
My people – before I was changed – they exchanged this as a sign of devotion. It’s a Claddagh ring. The hands represent friendship; the crown represents loyalty… and the heart… Well, you know… Wear it with the heart pointing towards you. It means you belong to somebody. Like this.
Joss Whedon
We provide new programmes, concepts, shows, regardless of what’s on other channels. After all, we command viewer loyalty and we are trustees of public faith.
Subhash Chandra
You know what’s not around anymore? There’s no code anymore. There’s no loyalty.
Matt Serra
Now, after years of observation and enough courage to admit what I have observed, I try to plant peace if I do not want discord; to plant loyalty and honesty if I want to avoid betrayal and lies.
Maya Angelou
Loyalty to the President is great, but loyalty to truth, integrity, and country is even better.
Charles Krauthammer
We grow tyrannical fighting tyranny. . . . The most alarming spectacle today is not the spectacle of the atomic bomb in an unfederated world, it is the spectacle of the Americans beginning to accept the device of loyalty oaths and witch hunts, beginning to call anybody they don’t like a Communist.
E. B. White
Amongst the qualities a hero should have, I would include determination, loyalty, courage, perseverance, patience, focus, intrepidity and selflessness.
Ricky Martin
The Mohawks have on all occasions shown their zeal and loyalty to the Great King; yet they have been very badly treated by his people.
Joseph Brant
I have seven step-siblings from my mother’s second and third marriages. My degree of closeness to my step-siblings varies among the seven but I have a great sense of loyalty to all of them, especially the four from my childhood. If those people needed my help I would be there for them.
Ann Patchett
For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter.
Marie de France
No matter what happens, you will always be Pack. Because you have that loyalty and restraint. Not human, not whatever, but Kate. Unique and different, but not separate.
Ilona Andrews
In the days of democracy there is no such thing as active loyalty to a person. You are, therefore, loyal or disloyal to institutions.
Mahatma Gandhi
Loyalty and communication are always rewarded in sports.
Cheech Marin
All women deserve a dignified and respectful workplace in which talent, hard work and loyalty are recognized, revered, and rewarded.
Gretchen Carlson
Perhaps they put party loyalty ahead of the welfare of their constituents, are afraid of crossing the president or are as stupid as Mr. Gruber thinks the American people are.
Jack Kelly
Loyalty is the first law of God.
Paramahansa Yogananda
It’s all about loyalty and collaboration, gathering your gang around you, finding your soulmate in filmmaking because it is a collaborative process. When failure happens, that family you gathered regroups around you and gives you the fresh energy you’re lacking.
Matthew Jacobs
Falsehood is never better than truth, theft better than honesty, treachery better than loyalty, cowardice better than courage.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
A real friend will not visit you in prosperity unless he is invited, but when you are in adversity he will call without invitation.
Herbert V. Prochnow
I’ve seen people that don’t treat their animals well and yet their animals are still just as loving to them even though they’re not treated that well. It’s very hard to find that kind of loyalty and love and affection in human beings.
Dick Van Patten
Marketers know – no matter how deep the emotional connection or brand loyalty – when a product does not perform, rational thought overtakes emotion, and most consumers make a new choice.
Mark McKinnon
Loyalty is about the party and the movement… if you want a better and more effective party, we’ve got to open ourselves up much more to our membership and our supporters.
Jeremy Corbyn
Brexit has acted as a catalyst encouraging more people to think and vote outside of traditional party loyalties.
Claire Fox
It is my view that our society can be no more stable than the foundation of individual family units upon which it rests. Our government, our institutions, our schools…indeed, our way of life are dependent on healthy marriages and loyalty to the vulnerable little children around our feet.
James Dobson
Men, in fact, are excited and looking forward to settling down and having families and being true partners with women in relationships that are full of excitement, unpredictability, adventure, and loyalty.
Ian K. Smith
Most of us in the media are, by and large, sentimental about our national identity, but comfortable enough in our skins as Indians, to be deeply self-critical. The problem arises when loyalty to India gets mixed up with loyalty to the government of the day.
Barkha Dutt
Public loyalty results in private leverage.
Andy Stanley
This kind of intense loyalty, then, became the well-spring of the IBM spirit, the family spirit as it was called.
Thomas Watson
Know what your customers want most and what your company does best. Focus on where those two meet.
Kevin Stirtz
Amazon is such a big player in publishing, but a lot of authors feel this connection to their publishing house and their editors who helped them get their books out there, so their loyalties tend to go that way.
Edan Lepucki
It would have been easier to fight alone with inadequate forces than to have to accept…responsibility for our ally’s lack of fighting qualities and dubious loyalty.
Albert Kesselring
Loyalty to the country does not end with territory. Sometimes you are elsewhere, but your heart is really for the country.
Grace Poe
But now I’m wondering if I need it anymore, if we ever really need these words, “Dauntless,” “Erudite,” “Divergent,” “Allegiant,” or if we can just be friends or lovers or siblings, defined instead by the choices we make and the love and loyalty that binds us.
Veronica Roth
Actually, for ‘Family & Loyalty’ I wanted Drake on the track but he was about to go on tour for his Scorpion album, so timewise it wasn’t going to work.
DJ Premier
In proportion as man gets back the spirit of manliness, which is self-sacrifice, affection, loyalty loan idea beyond himself, a God above himself, so far will he rise above circumstances, and wield them at his will.
Charles Kingsley
In no time whatever can small critics entirely eradicate out of living men’s hearts a certain altogether peculiar collar reverence for Great Men–genuine admiration, loyalty, adora-tion.
Thomas Carlyle
I think that many people have lost their sense of loyalty to their company. That’s because very few companies remain loyal to their people. The old “job for life” condition disappeared 20 years ago – and nothing has replaced it.
James A. Champy
War is brutish, inglorious, and a terrible waste… The only redeeming factors were my comrades’ incredible bravery and their devotion to each other. Marine Corps training taught us to kill efficiently and to try to survive. But it also taught us loyalty to each other – and love. That espirit de corps sustained us.
Eugene B. Sledge
Friendship and loyalty shouldn’t come in the way of casting.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Security, for me, took a tumble not when I read that there were Communists in Hollywood but when I read your editorial in praise of loyalty testing and thought control. If a man is in health, he doesn’t need to take anybody else’s temperature to know where he is going.
E. B. White
It is better to be faithful than famous.
Theodore Roosevelt
No money has ever been spent on ‘Peaky Blinders’ in terms of publicity, there’s no massive campaign – because it’s the BBC you just get the trailers. But what’s happened is people have found it for themselves and I think the loyalty is greater when people find than when they’re told to watch something.
Steven Knight
Everything is in flamenco. Spirituality, loyalty, humility, valor.
What’s most important in a friendship? Tolerance and loyalty.
J. K. Rowling
Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.
Walt Disney
I did not ask for objections, but for comments, or helpful suggestions. I looked for more loyalty from you, Captain Hornblower.’ That made the whole argument pointless. If Leighton only wanted servile agreement there was no sense in continuing.
C. S. Forester
The word nationalism, to most people, has a virtuous whiff; historically, it’s been conflated with terms like patriotism and loyalty and solidarity with one’s civic tribe.
Neil Macdonald
Forget loyalty. Or at least loyalty to one’s corporation. Try loyalty to your Rolodex-your network-instead.
Tom Peters
Loyalty to the Nation all the time, loyalty to the Government when it deserves it.
Mark Twain
Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.
Marcus Aurelius
Only through absolute loyalty to each other can the few control the many.
Peter J. Carroll
Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but, leave him when he is wrong.
Abraham Lincoln
Self interest determines loyalty or betrayal.
James Cook
Louis Brandeis started off by embracing the Theodore Roosevelt notion that hyphenated Americanism was unpatriotic. You couldn’t have dual loyalties. But then he thinks and he reads and he becomes the head of the American Zionist movement after having previously been a secular Jew in this amazing intellectual evolution.
Jeffrey Rosen
I emphasize… that the Harrimans showed great courage and loyalty and confidence in us, because three or four of us were really running the business, the day to day business.
Prescott Bush
Wasn’t it? Is loyalty still a commendable quality when it is misdirected?
Cassandra Clare
If one of two lovers is loyal, and the other jealous and false, how may their friendship last, for Love is slain!
Marie de France
Comics brought me to the dance. It’ll always be my first loyalty.
Brian K. Vaughan
It’s gotten to the point where I think my friends would rather hang out with their own kids than hang out with me. And I’m like, “Alright, but where’s the loyalty, man. I’ve known you for twenty-five years. How long have you known your baby, like, a month?”
Arj Barker
Any successful black person will have to face suspicion within his or her own community about his or her loyalty to other blacks.
Randall Kennedy
I think these days when there is so little to believe in——when the old loyalties——God, country, and the hope of Heaven——aren’t very real, we are more dependent than we should be on our friends. The only thing left to believe in——someone who seems beautiful.
William Carlos Williams
Mysterious haunts of echoes old and far, The voice divine of human loyalty.
George Eliot
There are certain things that we can accomplish by law and there are certain things that we cannot accomplish by law or by any process of government. We cannot legislate intelligence. We cannot legislate morality. Nor can we legislate loyalty, for loyalty is a kind of morality.
Alfred Whitney Griswold
I think that building any product that has a lot of user loyalty is a bit like making a sequel to a great movie or video game – people generally want ‘more of the same thing, except better and different.’
Yishan Wong
Every great leader knows that his or her role comes with responsibility for those who follow him or her, and in ensuring they provide value in return for their loyalty.
Lewis Howes
If joining IBM was commitment, not employment, and the company engaged in something more than business, it had a right to demand of its men unconditional loyalty, Watson believed.
Thomas Watson
We need to remember that though we make our friends, God has made our neighbors – everywhere. Love should have no boundary; we should have no narrow loyalties.
Howard W. Hunter
I don’t think it’s realistic for someone to have an undying loyalty to everything you ever make.
FKA twigs
When we undertake a task, we should not falter from first to last until the task is accomplished; if we fail, we should not begrudge our lives as a sacrifice-this is what we mean by loyalty. The ancient teaching of loyalty meant sometimes death.
Sun Yat-sen
If we are to have peace on earth, our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
People don’t die because of loyalty.” They don’t?” She smiled. “Religion? Government? Are we not loyal to such things, sometimes to the death?” Eddie shrugged. Better,” she said, “to be loyal to one another.
Mitch Albom
There are allegations actually that he’s [Vladimir Putin] associated with real gangsters in the past and that he runs his top circle sort of like a mafia family. But, you know, what is clear is that he seems to prize loyalty above all. He deeply resents anything that he sees as a betrayal.
Corey Flintoff
It’s all about the integrity of their characters. They [Marvel] care so much about the loyalty and integrity of each and every character and all of their stories. They trust and love their readership. They’re the ones who have invested in these stories.
Ray Stevenson
When you talk about presidents, loyalty is a great thing until it becomes a bad thing. Witness once again Watergate.
Monica Crowley
When you can show concern about what matters to your customer, that’s Business to Customer Loyalty, and you can bet on it, you’ve just acquired a customer for life.
Albert Houtum-Schindler
That’s what I want. Honest loyalty.
Donald Trump
The only unfair fight is the one you lose.
Janet Morris
Mere human beings cant afford to be fanatical about anything. Not even about justice or loyalty. The fanatic for justice ends by murdering a million helpless people to clear a space for his law-courts. If we are to survive on this planet, there must be compromises.
Storm Jameson
Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier is proved.
Martin Luther
During the Cold War, the U.S. instituted a policy of sending money to governments in poor countries to buy their political loyalty. While studies show that sending aid to foreign governments creates allegiance, it does not lead to economic progress.
Iqbal Quadir
My stories are of gas chambers, shootings, electrified fences, torture, scorching sun, mental abuse, and constant threat of death. But they are also stories of faith, hope, triumph, and love. They are stories of perseverance, loyalty, courage in the face of overwhelming odds, and of never giving up!
Livia Bitton-Jackson
I may be stupid, as you say, to believe in honour and friendship and loyalty without price. But these are virtues to be cherished, for without them we are no more than beasts roaming the land.
David Gemmell
I don’t know where the loyalty lies in baseball. You really don’t have to protect each other much, unless there’s like a bench-clearing brawl. In hockey, it’s important that they look out for each other.
Sean William Scott
Behold your new mistress, my wife,” he pronounced, “and know that when she bids you, I have bidden you. What service you render her, you are rendering me. What loyalty you give or withhold from her, you give or withhold from me!” -Royce Westmoreland
Judith McNaught
Loyalty… A will, a decision, a resolution of the soul.
Pascal Mercier
I do not believe that loyalty should demand defending behavior that I find abhorrent.
George Stephanopoulos
I personally believe in bringing your whole self to work and being open and transparent, even vulnerable. I believe that builds trust, loyalty, and a sense of belonging and passion.
Rana el Kaliouby
Love brings freedom. Loyalty brings slavery.
I was very upset because I did not have a fair trial to prove my loyalty to this country.
Fred Korematsu
People may surprise you with unexpected kindness. Dogs have a depth of loyalty that often we seem unworthy of. But the love of a cat is a blessing, a privilege in this world.
Kinky Friedman
Our culture takes us out of the body and sells our loyalty into political systems, into religions, into inanimate objects and machines, collections, so forth and so on. The felt experience of the body is what the psychedelics are handing back to us.
Terence McKenna
Base yourself in loyalty and trust. Don’t be companion with those who are not your moral equal. When you make a mistake, don’t hesitate to correct it.
It was a lesson most people learned much earlier; that even friendship could have an undisclosed shelf life. That loyalty and affection, so consuming and powerful, could dissipate like fog.
Jennifer Haigh
That loyalty to the country comes ahead of all other loyalties. And this is an absolute loyalty, since one cannot weight it in terms of what one receives.
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Why is it fair game to question conservatives’ love or loyalty to children or to their fellow man, but beyond the pale to question liberals’ love of country?
Jonah Goldberg
Be polite to all, friendly to none. Be professional. Be ready to kill everyone and everything.
Janet Morris
You define the success of a player by his loyalty or his titles. Or both.
Philippe Coutinho
Better to have one woman on your side than ten men.
Robert Jordan
We are putting a lot of investments behind building customer loyalty. We need to make sure we keep investing in the right tech that will help customers. If we keep doing that well, we will keep progressing.
Gillian Tans
Americans of all ages embraced TV unhesitatingly. They felt no loyalty to network radio, the medium that had entertained and informed them for a quarter-century. When something came along that they deemed superior, they switched off their radios without a second thought.
Terry Teachout
Arrows are cheap; you’re expensive.
Janet Morris
From an early age I didn’t buy into the value systems of working hard in a nine-to-five job. I thought creativity, friendship and loyalty and pushing the boundaries of what was acceptable was much more interesting.
Adam Clayton
Nothing upset me more than the award of Companion of Honour to Eric Hobsbawm in reward for a lifetime of unswerving loyalty to the Soviet Union.
Roger Scruton
The future will be like the past, in the sense that, no matter how amazing or technologically advanced a society becomes, the basic human rhythm of petty malevolence, sordid moneygrubbing, and official violence, illuminated by occasional bursts of loyalty or desire or tenderness, will go on.
Adam Gopnik
The first step in exceeding your customer’s expectations is to know those expectations.
Roy H. Williams
Loyalty, support, and ‘the sisterhood’ are there in spades in ‘Jamestown.’
Sophie Rundle
A shift toward access and service would deepen the big-box retailer’s relationship to customers and win their loyalty. A service focus would bring more rewarding, frequent, and lasting contact with grateful customers.
Lisa Gansky
Everywhere the flower of obedience is intelligence. Obey a man with cordial loyalty and you will understand him.
Phillips Brooks
We live in a culture that insists on “moving on” (even while our loyalty to and love of the franchise and the sequel give away a larger loopiness). But I tend to dwell or obsess or meditate, and I came back to, for instance, the figure of Dickens’s “Miss Havisham” with some (self) recognition if not relief.
Laura Mullen
I think Jenna’s going to be an incredible mom. She’s already an amazing companion and I love her very much for many reasons – her loyalty and ambition and passion for life in general.
Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Why is it we are always the targets of the angry Fates? Twice as many men of ours met harm as did theirs, since we’ve come here.
Janet Morris
My honor is my loyalty.
Heinrich Himmler
I know the prettiest word in the world is ‘money.’ But I believe that words like ‘loyalty’ and ‘patriotism’ are very beautiful as well.
Orlando Hernandez
Not only is suicide a sin, it is the sin. It is the ultimate and absolute evil, the refusal to take an interest in existence; the refusal to take the oath of loyalty to life. The man who kills a man, kills a man. The man who kills himself, kills all men. As far as he is concerned he wipes out the world.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
You must become like yourself.
Janet Morris
He didn’t say anything more, just waited for me to tell him what I’d been thinking. It was pure speculation, and I was opening myself up to ridicule by saying anything at all. I sat on the stool and realized that I had my loyalties, too.
Patricia Briggs
Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
Matthew Arnold
I would not say that George Bush doesn’t care about people at all. I think that his loyalties are to the upper class.
Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Logic doesn’t really provide for loyalty. If your logic changes suddenly and things not make sense, you can alter your allegiance, but love stops you from being able to do that.
Paul Bettany
Sports teaches you very important lessons that are many and varied. It’s probably the closest thing to the lessons we learned in fighting and warfare, about loyalty and growing up.
Tinker Hatfield
I’ve been a pain in the rear for the Republican Party, and if I were to continue to be involved in the Democratic Party, I will continue to be a pain in the rear on campaign finance, health care, the environment. I’m not interested in party loyalty issues.
Richard Painter
Loyalty was a funny thing. So was love. They both bit you when you least expected it.
Jodi Lynn Anderson
The loyalty to Hillary Clinton is party loyalty, and by the way, she has a lot of support simply based on the fact that we are despised, folks, conservatives, Republicans are literally hated, irrationally and inexplicably.
Rush Limbaugh
I realized I was good at developing young people. Eventually I started to believe in young people. I think when you give a young person an opportunity, he always believes who gave him his first chance. You create a loyalty that lasts a lifetime.
Alex Ferguson
There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul.
Simone Weil
All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.
Isabel Allende
People who love only once in their lives are shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom, or their lack of imagination
Sydney Smith
The dog becomes the repository of those model human properties that we have cynically ceased to find among humans. Where today can we find the full panoply of William Bennett’s Book of Virtues-from Courage and Responsibility to Loyalty and Family Values-but in Lassie and Beethoven and Millie and Checkers and Spot?
Marjorie Garber
Church and State should be united in the White Man’s religion.
– Global White Racial Loyalty and Solidarity must be our constant goal.
– Race is everything. In order to survive and prosper, the White Race must overcome its five main enemies: Judaism, Christianity, Communism, Liberalism and Nationalism.
Ben Klassen
I believe in loyalty. When a woman reaches an age she likes, she should stick with it.
Eva Gabor
The finest proof of our loyalty toward one another was our monstrous disloyalties towards everyone else.
Alain de Botton
If I were LeBron, I would have gone to Chicago or I would have stayed home and showed a little more loyalty to my city and my team. But I’m not LeBron.
Stephen Jackson
For me, honesty is a huge thing, and loyalty, when it comes to relationships.
Lauren Jauregui
The Negro people of America… have cut our forests, tilled our fields, built our railroads, fought our battles, and in all of their trials they have manifested a simple faith, a grateful heart, a cheerful spirit, and an undivided loyalty .
Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
The only way the avoid a constitution crisis, and I’m not saying we’re there yet, is to reassure the public that the person leading the government is someone who has loyalties other than to himself, not loyalties to the foreign governments that helped him financially.
Laurence Tribe
The importance of pedestrian public spaces cannot be measured, but most other important things in life cannot be measured either: Friendship, beauty, love and loyalty are examples. Parks and other pedestrian places are essential to a city’s happiness.
Enrique Penalosa
Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold.
Garet Garrett
Love grows from stable relationships, shared experience, loyalty, devotion, trust.
Richard Wright
My success symbolizes loyalty, great friends, Dedication, hard work, routine builds character. In a world full of snakes, rats and scavengers
Where loyalty bound creatures together, they became something larger, something new and whole and inexplicable.
Orson Scott Card
The primary rule of business success is loyalty to your employer. That’s all right as a theory. What is the matter with loyalty to yourself?
Mark Twain
If I get an opportunity to play for a championship team, I’m going to go hunting for that. I have no loyalty.
Richard Jefferson
A lot of my loyalty is to the wrestlers – the guys who put their heart and health on the line.
Mick Foley
Boxing is an American sport – a ‘so-called sport’ to many – in which images of incalculable beauty and violence, desperation and ingenuity, are routinely entwined; the sport that evokes the most extreme reactions – loathing, revulsion, righteous indigation; a fierce and often inexplicable loyalty.
Joyce Carol Oates
To lead a child (or anyone else!), even inadvertently, away from faithfulness, away from loyalty and bedrock belief simply because we want to be clever or independent is license no parent nor any other person has ever been given.
Jeffrey R. Holland
It is difficult to be sure of our friends, but it is possible to be certain of our loyalty to them.
John Lancaster Spalding
The elites have become international, and they’ve ceased to have a primary loyalty to the nation-state.
Jeff Sessions
Loyalty expanded is not loyalty betrayed!
E. B. Farnum
One of the greatest things drama can do, at it’s best, is to redefine the words we use every day such as love, home, family, loyalty and envy. Tragedy need not be a downer.
Ben Kingsley
That was the trouble with experience; it taught you that most people were capable of anything, so that loyalty was never quite on firm ground — or, rather, became a matter of pardoning offenses instead of denying their existence.
Shirley Hazzard
I am indebted to my wife Coretta, without whose love, sacrifices, and loyalty neither life nor work would bring fulfillment. She has given me words of consolation when I needed them and a well-ordered home where #Christian love is a reality.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I understood that Valek’s loyalty to the Commander was without question. His blue eyes held a fierce determination and I knew in my soul that Valek would take his own life after he had taken mine.
Maria V. Snyder
Choose a companion of your own faith. You are much more likely to be happy. Choose a companion you can always honor, you can always respect, one who will complement you in your own life, one to whom you can give your entire heart, your entire love, your entire allegiance, your entire loyalty.
Gordon B. Hinckley
The one thing that could never die or be buried was my loyalty to Cameron for everything he’d done for me and what we’d been through together, even if that loyalty was a ghost.
Sara Zarr
I think I have a loyalty to try to make the best news show I can every day.
Stephanie Ruhle
Words uttered under coercion are proof of loyalty to nothing but self-interest. Love of country must spring from willing hearts and free minds.
Hugo Black
I am not bound over to swear allegiance to any master; where the storm drives me I turn in for shelter.
A brand is nothing but an expression of the consumer’s loyalty and trust.
Phil Dusenberry
I feel a lot of unfinished business and loyalty and responsibility to get the Raiders going again.
Jon Gruden
Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.
Morihei Ueshiba
The higher American patriotism, on the other hand, combines loyalty to historical tradition and precedent with the imaginative projection of an ideal national Promise.
Herbert Croly
My wife, my daughter, and my son have my first loyalty and always will.
Michael Cohen
The only force that can sustain true and consistent courage is some form of spiritual belief that values like honor, duty, loyalty and integrity above the status, power, money and even security.
Michael Josephson
You will find joy, frustration and sorrow in your quest. Never forget that friendship and loyalty are more precious than riches…Happiness can be brief, but it knows no time in the land of dreams.
Brian Jacques
It is the stretched soul that makes music, and souls are stretched by the pull of opposites-opposite bents, tastes, yearnings, loyalties. Where there is no polarity-where energies flow smoothly in one direction-there will be much doing but no music.
Eric Hoffer
Joining a company is an act that calls for absolute loyalty in big matters and little ones.
Thomas Watson
Leadership is a two-way street, loyalty up and loyalty down.
Respect for one’s superiors; care for one’s crew.
Grace Hopper
You touch everyone, Emily. You touch a father’s heart. A stranger’s loyalty, and the soul I never knew I had. You touch it, and you remind us of all the innocence we’ve lost in the world.” – Kell Krieger
Lora Leigh
I think the greatest of all human virtues is loyalty. It embraces all the best of the human character: courage, faith, love and charity.
Douglas Bader
[It is nice] to explore someone’s will to survive, the ferocity of loyalty, how far you would go to protect the ones you love… I believe women have more power than we give ourselves credit for… We have been known to lift cars off of babies! That’s incredible.
Katie Aselton
I started out in Hollywood and I owe a certain amount of loyalty to both the American movie industry and this country.
Van Heflin
Loyalty must arise spontaneously from the hearts of people who love their country and respect their government.
Hugo Black
My only loyalty is to what’s best for business, not to any set of constituents.
Ram Shriram
Holding The Gun’ symbolizes loyalty and an everlasting type of love.
Sabrina Claudio
The way to make a true friend is to be one. Friendship implies loyalty, esteem, cordiality, sympathy, affection, readiness to aid, to help, to stick, to fight for, if need be. … Radiate friendship and it will return sevenfold.
B. C. Forbes
People that had the guts to put their loyalty to the Constitution ahead of their loyalty to their political party were citizen legislators.
Tom Coburn
Loyalty is earned with friendliness, responsiveness, ease of doing business, fair value, and the good feeling customers get when they call you, visit you, or interact with you.
Jeffrey Gitomer
Unless you can find some sort of LOYALTY, you cannot find unity and peace in your active living.
Josiah Royce
Socially conscious brands engender more loyalty.
Daniel Lubetzky
Churches often confuse loyalty with competence.
Phil Cooke
The true lover realizes that freedom is needed for loyalty to blossom.
Paulo Coelho
It’s really simple: If you’re not meeting the wants and needs of the customer, you’re done. There’s not a lot of loyalty here.
Doug McMillon
It is enough for the evil people to succeed, for the good people to do nothing.
Jose Rizal
Manage through the uncertainties. Practice appropriate actions and participate in healthy choices. Value and celebrate the loyalty of the individuals around you: celebrate their competencies and successes, as well as your own. Build up your circle and reinforce it at every opportunity.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Ponder the depth and the power of loyalty-the ability to serve and support a cause greater than yourself.
Gary Zukav
Cheats, liars and criminals may resist every blandishment while respectable gentlemen have been moved to appalling treasons by watery cabbage in a departmental canteen.
John le Carre
They [gorillas] are brave and loyal. They help each other. They rival elephants as parents and whales for gentleness. They play and have humor and they harm nothing. They are what we should be. I don’t know if we’ll ever get there.
Pat Derby
Yankee caps pop up all over the world, not as a statement of loyalty to that team, but as a symbol of – what? Winning 27 so-called World Series? Much of the world doesn’t even play that sport.
George Vecsey
The Beijing government avidly asserts its control over matters of reincarnation as a way of securing the loyalty and political complexion of influential Tibetan figures.
Evan Osnos
The scholar does not consider gold and jade to be precious treasures, but loyalty and good faith.
For me, ‘Lamb’ started out as a further exploration of the phenomenon of faith and the responsibility of a messiah that I touched on in ‘Coyote Blue’ and ‘Island of the Sequined Love Nun,’ but it ended up being an exploration of the true meaning of sacrifice, loyalty, and friendship.
Christopher Moore
Love often wears a mask in order to test loyalty.
Minna Antrim
Loyalty and honesty, those are important.
Fidelity purchased with money, money can destroy.
Seneca the Younger
Loyalty is something you should always hold sacred in your heart.
Daunte Culpepper
The basic social contract is that citizens agree to follow the law, pay their taxes, and devote their love and loyalty to their country, and in exchange, the nation commits to preserve and protect and serve their interests, safeguard their freedom, and return to them in kind their first allegiance and loyalty.
Jeff Sessions
I don’t really feel the loyalty to any particular genre. To be completely honest, I’m an R&B singer because I’m black and I sing.
Brent Faiyaz
Content is power in today’s world, and if you can own that content, create it and make interaction more of an experience than a transaction, you create a different kind of loyalty.
Mindy Grossman
Marriage and friendship were built on trust and loyalty. Not deceit and lies. Love could only be given. It could never be demanded.
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Others may have more ability than you, they may be larger, faster, quicker, better jumpers … but no one should be your superior in respect to team spirit, loyalty, enthusiasm, cooperation, determination, industriousness, fight effort, and character.
John Wooden
Sometimes party loyalty asks too much.
John F. Kennedy
You have to support the government, not to me personally; I do not want anyone cultivating loyalty to me. I don’t like that.
Rodrigo Duterte
Employee loyalty begins with employer loyalty. Your employees should know that if they do the job they were hired to do with a reasonable amount of competence and efficiency, you will support them.
Harvey Mackay
Everybody who flashed the signs of loyalty he took to be loyal. Everybody who flashed the signs of intelligence he took to be intelligent. And so he had failed to see into his daughter, failed to see into his wife, failed to see into his one and only mistress—probably had never even begun to see into himself
Philip Roth
Once there are good sentences on the page, I can feel a loyalty to them and start following their logic, and take refuge from myself.
Jonathan Franzen
The Riddler says you make the world better one battle at a time.
Janet Morris
I think our animals are angels, earth-angels, pointing out for us the steadfast path of love, loyalty, optimism, faith, joy, hope. They teach us everything important about life.
Sophy Burnham
If you’re an Afghan village leader in a small town down around Kandahar somewhere, and you know that the footprint is getting smaller for your security, and the Taliban saying don’t forget, I’m going to be back real soon, who is your loyalty going to go through?
Mike Rogers
Look out for those who look out for you. Loyalty is everything.
Conor McGregor
So shall we join the disciples of our Lord, keeping faith in Him in spite of the crucifixion, and making ready, by our loyalty to Him in the days of His darkness, for the time when we shall enter into His triumph in the days of His light.
Phillips Brooks
Treat a friend as a person who may someday become your enemy; an enemy as a person who may someday become your friend.
George Bernard Shaw
At different stages in our lives, the signs of love may vary: dependence, attraction, contentment, worry, loyalty, grief, but at heart the source is always the same. Human beings have the rare capacity to connect with each other, against all odds
Michael Dorris
Be always faithful to me, as I always desire to keep you in peace; and if there have been wiser kings, none has ever loved you more than I have.
Elizabeth I
So I guess you could say Neel owes me a few favors, except that so many favors have passed between us now that they are no longer distinguishable as individual acts, just a bright haze of loyalty. OUr friendship is a nebula. (34)
Robin Sloan
Uribe and I have very good relations. I owe him loyalty, I admire him, he did great things for our country, and I think that because of what he did, I can now concentrate on different issues, different from what he concentrated on.
Juan Manuel Santos
I wish I could find words to express the trueness, the bravery, the hardihood, the sense of honor, the loyalty to their trust and to each other of the old trail hands.
Charles Goodnight
As an author, I really hate a reader like me. There’s no loyalty.
Gayle Forman
Talk to people in their own language.
If you do it well, they’ll say,”God, he said exactly what I was thinking.”
And when they begin to respect you, they’ll follow you to the death.
Lee Iacocca
Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
Mark Twain
Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise.
Hannah Arendt
Loyalty and friendship trumps politics for me.
Robert Kraft
Love is a Christian word, Anjin-san. Love is a Christian thought, a Christian ideal. We have no word for ‘love’ as I understand you to mean it. Duty, loyalty, honor, respect, desire, those words and thoughts are what we have, all that we need.
James Clavell
We can become great in the eyes of others, but we’ll never become successful when we compromise our character and show disloyalty toward friends or teammates. The reverse is also true: No individual or team will become great without loyalty.
John Wooden
If you’re criticizing Israel, but you’re doing it in a way that implies that the Jewish people in America have a dual loyalty, that’s anti-Semitism. It’s more than just criticizing Israeli policy.
Dan Crenshaw
Those who take oaths to politically powerful secret societies cannot be depended on for loyalty to a democratic republic.
John Quincy Adams
What makes a woman beautiful is her loyalty to and her friendships with other women, and her honesty with men.
Vanessa Marcil
Far from being the father of jihad, [Prophet] Mohammad was a peacemaker, who risked his life and nearly lost the loyalty of his closest companions because he was determined to effect a reconciliation with Mecca
Karen Armstrong
Love is the greatest form of loyalty, one that places happiness of the beloved over the lover.
Nalini Singh
Loyalty and obedience to wisdom and justice are fine; but it is still finer to defy arbitrary power, unjustly and cruelly used–not on behalf of ourselves, but on behalf of others more helpless.
Elizabeth Gaskell
In some ways, I had a traditional ‘old South’ upbringing, meaning that I spent some time in a military school, and acquired an inoculum of the military ethic that is still with me today: honor, duty, loyalty.
E. O. Wilson
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life.
A healthy loyalty is not passive and complacent, but active and critical.
Harold Laski
The president’s duty to faithfully execute his office includes not only a duty of loyalty to the nation but also a duty of care – a duty to act with reasonable diligence and upon a reasonable basis.
George T. Conway III
It is almost impossible to win back a reader’s loyalty once it’s gone.
Ravi Subramanian
I’m a very connected and passionate founder. And I do model transparency and openness and loyalty in my actions.
Julia Hartz
When I took the oath of office, I pledged loyalty to only one special interest group – ‘We the people’.
Ronald Reagan
Again and again, I learn how much friendship enriches my life, bringing warmth, assurance, humour, inspiration, a sense of security. It depends on honesty, trust, loyalty. It’s about giving. It’s for sharing the good times, but also the tough times, hurt, grief, sadness.
Quentin Bryce
[…] There is none that disperses its control more complexly through the voting system, the work situation, the church, the family, the school, the mass media – none more successful in mollifying opposition with reforms, isolating people from one another, creating patriotic loyalty.
Howard Zinn
No,” he said. “Relius was right and I was wrong. You are My Queen. Even though you cut my head from my shoulders, with my last breath as a noose tightens, to the last beat of my heart if I hang from the walls of the palace, you are My Queen. That I have failed you does not change my love for you or my loyalty.
Megan Whalen Turner
Be loyal and trustworthy. Do not befriend anyone who is lower than yourself in this regard.
War springs from the love and loyalty which should be offered to God being applied to some God substitute, one of the most dangerous being nationalism.
Robert Runcie
Among those who share a throne there can be no loyalty; Dominion’s ever impatient consort.
Leaf fans loyalty is unshakeable. The fans keep coming back and it hurts, I have been there. I have lost in game six to go to the finals with the Maple Leafs, against Carolina and what a great final that would have been.
Curtis Joseph
. . . nobody every taught you loyalty . . .
Adam Johnson
To the death with honor, shoulder to shoulder, and no one gets closer to a Stepson than his partner.
Janet Morris
If you don’t stand up to your fears, have bravery, loyalty, and you don’t have friends, you’ll never win. You’ll never feel better about yourself.
Luke Benward
I learned the real meaning of love. Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades. You can depend so much on certain people, you can set your watch by them. And that’s love, even if it doesn’t seem very exciting.
Sylvester Stallone
I want to make clear that my feedback comes from a place of loyalty and persistent gratitude. I love Twitter.
Chris Sacca
I take things like honor and loyalty seriously. It’s more important to me than any materialistic thing or any fame I could have.
Lloyd Banks
Don’t give me paper – I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it. But if you shake my hand, that’s for life.
Jerry Lewis
It is always a practical difficulty with clubs to regulate the laws of election so as to exclude peremptorily every social nuisance. Nobody wishes bad manners. We must have loyalty and character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have signed an exclusive licensing agreement with a company called TurnerPatterson, another African-American company, and what I thought would be a great vehicle for ‘Ebony,’ since it is such a strong brand name with tremendous loyalty, is to grow that brand name even more across different areas.
Linda Johnson Rice
We are a family, and the loyalty of the family must come before anything and everyone else. For if we honor that commitment, we will never be vanquished-but if we falter in that loyalty we will all be condemned.
Mario Puzo
My readers and my audiences have turned into my followers. They are more than interested in what I have to say in the subjects of sales, loyalty, attitude, networking, business social media, and becoming a trusted advisor.
Jeffrey Gitomer
Conversion is an offering of self, of love, and of loyalty we give to God in gratitude for the gift of testimony.
David A. Bednar
My degree of closeness to my step-siblings varies among the seven, but I have a great sense of loyalty to all of them, especially the four from my childhood. If those people needed my help, I would be there for them.
Ann Patchett
Political parties depend for existence and success, not so much on the holding of identical views, as on a shared philosophy and ties of loyalty and respect between members. So there are good reasons to try to find compromises when differences emerge on a specific matter.
Dominic Grieve
Unswerving loyalty to duty, constant devotion to truth, and a clear conscience will overcome every discouragement and surely lead the way to usefulness and high achievement.
Grover Cleveland
Sovereignty, loyalty, and solitude.
Georges Bataille
If you will not die for us, you cannot ask us to die for you.
Jacqueline Carey
Remember, attraction is only one part of a relationship. Loyalty, commitment, responsibility and maturity make up the rest.
Ruth Westheimer
“You can buy a person’s hand, but you can’t buy their heart. His heart is where his enthusiasm, his loyalty is. You can buy his back, but you can’t buy his brain. That’s where his creativity is, his ingenuity, his his resourcefulness.”
Stephen Covey
Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love and loyalty. They depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog; it merely expands the heart. If you have loved many dogs, your heart is very big.
Erica Jong
Throughout human history, people have developed strong loyalties to traditions, rituals, and symbols. In the most effective organizations, they are not only respected but celebrated. It is no coincidence that the most highly admired corporations are also among the most profitable.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
We all live inside bodies that will deteriorate. But when you look at human beings, they’re capable of very decent things: love, loyalty. When time is running out, they don’t care about possessions or status. They want to put things right if they’ve done wrong.
Kazuo Ishiguro
A wife who is 85 percent faithful to her husband is not faithful at all. There is no such thing as part-time loyalty to Jesus Christ.
Vance Havner
Wherever there is a grain of loyalty there is a glimpse of freedom.
Algernon Charles Swinburne
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
Zig Ziglar
Loyalty in a free society depends upon the toleration of disloyalty.
Alan Barth
I accepted that a new kind of hate had emerged, silent and disciplined, a racism tempered by loyalty cards and PIN numbers. Shopping was now the model for all human behaviour, drained of emotion and anger.
J. G. Ballard