Loyalty Quotes (92)

Quotes and citations about loyalty


I felt that a number of people might have questioned my loyalty, but I continue to be a patriotic American.

By : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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I still owe a duty of loyalty to my clients and former clients, so I cannot specify which clients I did not especially find congenial, but the cause was the same.

By : Floyd Abrams

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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.

By : Isabel Allende

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Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise.

By : Hannah Arendt

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Without a common loyalty to either a state or a church they have nevertheless a vast deal in common.

By : Emily Greene Balch

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The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted.

By : Jan Peter Balkenende

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Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have.

By : Ernie Banks

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I learned from Mr. Wrigley, early in my career, that loyalty wins and it creates friendships. I saw it work for him in his business.

By : Ernie Banks

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A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.

By : Robert Benchley

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The thing I was attracted to as a little girl was Kirk, Bones and Spock, and their utter loyalty. There's nothing more powerful than that.

By : Jolene Blalock

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The Mohawks have on all occasions shown their zeal and loyalty to the Great King

By : Joseph Brant

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Call it loyalty, call it what you want, but I suppose I've got people up here who I'm really tight with, we've made a lot of great bonds over the last few years and I've got people in my corner I can trust.

By : Jonathan Brown

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Religion united its influence with those of loyalty and love, and the order of knighthood, endowed with all the sanctity and religious awe that attended the priesthood, became an object of ambition to the greatest sovereigns.

By : Thomas Bulfinch

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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.

By : Prescott Bush

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I urge the enactment of a civil service law so explicit and so strong that no partisan official will dare evade it, basing all rewards, promotions and salaries solely on merit, on loyalty and industry in the public service.

By : Arthur Capper

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No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.

By : Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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Socialism appeals to better classes and has far more strength. Attack the state and you excite feelings of loyalty even among the disaffected classes

By : John Bates Clark

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Loyalty to the family must be merged into loyalty to the community, loyalty to the community into loyalty to the nation, and loyalty to the nation into loyalty to mankind. The citizen of the future must be a citizen of the world.

By : Thomas Cochrane

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An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country.

By : Bainbridge Colby

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And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.

By : Bainbridge Colby

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Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.

By : Bainbridge Colby

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The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.

By : Bainbridge Colby

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Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking.

By : Bainbridge Colby

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Confidentiality is a virtue of the loyal, as loyalty is the virtue of faithfulness.

By : Edwin Louis Cole

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Bad faith likes discourse on friendship and loyalty.

By : Mason Cooley

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In the Olympic Oath, I ask for only one thing: sporting loyalty.

By : Pierre de Coubertin

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Disloyalty is the secret weapon of the Tory Party.

By : Julian Critchley

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The higher American patriotism, on the other hand, combines loyalty to historical tradition and precedent with the imaginative projection of an ideal national Promise.

By : Herbert Croly

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A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.

By : George William Curtis

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Every society rests in the last resort on the recognition of common principles and common ideals, and if it makes no moral or spiritual appeal to the loyalty of its members, it must inevitably fall to pieces.

By : Christopher Dawson

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I have only one loyalty - to my writing. I never wanted to be the head of a studio or a producer.

By : Joe Eszterhas

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There are divers men who make a great show of loyalty, and pretend to such discretion in the hidden things they hear, that at the end folk come to put faith in them.

By : Marie de France

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Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold.

By : Garet Garrett

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Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it

By : Andre Gide

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There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.

By : William E. Gladstone

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I'll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.

By : Samuel Goldwyn

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He felt the loyalty we feel to unhappiness - the sense that is where we really belong.

By : Graham Greene

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I think I owe thanks to the people who have listened to me over the years, who tuned in on the radio. They have given me a warmth and loyalty that I've never been able to repay. The way they have reached out to me has certainly been the highlight of my life.

By : Ernie Harwell

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If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.

By : James Herriot

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My honor is my loyalty.

By : Heinrich Himmler

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