Quotes: loyalty

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  • Robert Benchley
    Robert Benchley
    American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
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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.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
  • Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.
  • An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country.
  • 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.
  • Joe Paterno
    Joe Paterno
    American Football coach
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    Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
  • Confidentiality is a virtue of the loyal, as loyalty is the virtue of faithfulness.
    Source: Real Man (1993)
  • Joseph Wood Krutch
    Joseph Wood Krutch
    American writer, critic, and naturalist 1893-1970
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    Few people have ever seriously wished to be exclusively rational. The good life which most desire is a life warmed by passions and touched with that ceremonial grace which is impossible without some affectionate loyalty to traditional form and ceremonies.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    He felt the loyalty we feel to unhappiness - the sense that is where we really belong.
  • David Gemmell
    David Gemmell
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    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.
    Source: Troy: Shield Of Thunder (1990) 371
  • Arthur Capper
    Arthur Capper
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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.
  • Samuel Goldwyn
    Samuel Goldwyn
    American producer 1884-1974
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    I'll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    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.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Loyalty is still the same, whether it win or lose the game; true as a dial to the sun, although it be not shined upon.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.
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