An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





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


Hannah Arendt (1906-1975, German-born American political philosopher)


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.


Samuel Butler (1612-1680, British poet, satirist)


You can't buy loyalty, you can only invest in it.


Ronny M. Cole (1955-, American author, goal and reading coach)

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


Samuel Goldwyn (1882-1974, American film producer, founder of MGM)


Loyalty is something you give regardless of what you get back, and in giving loyalty, you're getting more loyalty; and out of loyalty flow other great qualities.


Charles "Tremendous" Jones (American motivational speaker, author)


The game is my life. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back Satisfaction and peace.


Michael Jordan (1963-, American basketball player, actor)


We are all the President's men.


Henry Kissinger (1923-, American Secretary of State)


Loyalty binds me.




Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.


Alexander Pope (1688-1744, British poet, critic, translator)


No matter how sharp it is, a knife will never cut it's own handle.


Vietnamese Proverb


It is better to be faithful than famous.


Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919,  American President (26th))


Unless you can find some sort of loyalty, you cannot find unity and peace in your active living.


Josiah Royce (1855-1916, American philosopher)


It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.


Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805, German dramatist, poet, historian)


Fidelity purchased with money, money can destroy.


Marcus Annaeus Seneca (BC 3-65 AD, Roman philosopher, dramatist, statesman)


Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my King, He would not in mine age have left me naked to mine enemies.


William Shakespeare (1564-1616, British poet, playwright, actor)


In treat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God.


The Holy Bible (Sacred scriptures of Christians and Judaism)

Source: Ruth 1:16


A jack of both sides, is before long, trusted by nobody, and abused by both parties.


Author Unknown


Always laugh heartily at the jokes your boss tells, it maybe a loyalty test.


Author Unknown


Birds of a feather flock together.


Author Unknown


If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.


Oscar Wilde (1856-1900, British author, wit)


Camerado, I give you my hand; I give you my love more precious than money; I give you myself before preaching or law. Will you give me yourself?


Walt Whitman (1819-1892, American poet)


Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.


Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924, American President (28th))


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