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... view

By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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... view

By: Floyd Abrams

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... view

By: Isabel Allende

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

By: Hannah Arendt

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

By: Emily Greene Balch

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... view

By: Jan Peter Balkenende

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

By: Ernie Banks

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... view

By: Ernie Banks

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

By: Robert Benchley

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... view

By: Jolene Blalock

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

By: Joseph Brant

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... view

By: Jonathan Brown

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... view

By: Thomas Bulfinch

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... view

By: Prescott Bush

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... view

By: Arthur Capper

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

By: Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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

By: John Bates Clark

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... view

By: Thomas Cochrane

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

By: Bainbridge Colby

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... view

By: Bainbridge Colby

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

By: Bainbridge Colby

The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country... view

By: Bainbridge Colby

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

By: Bainbridge Colby

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

By: Edwin Louis Cole

Bad faith likes discourse on friendship and loyalty... view

By: Mason Cooley

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

By: Pierre de Coubertin

Disloyalty is the secret weapon of the Tory Party... view

By: Julian Critchley

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

By: Herbert Croly

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... view

By: George William Curtis

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... view

By: Christopher Dawson

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

By: Joe Eszterhas

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... view

By: Marie de France

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

By: Garet Garrett

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

By: Andre Gide

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... view

By: William E. Gladstone

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

By: Samuel Goldwyn

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

By: Graham Greene

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... view

By: Ernie Harwell

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

By: James Herriot

My honor is my loyalty... view

By: Heinrich Himmler