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    loyalty Quotes

    The consumerist culture insists that swearing eternal loyalty to anything and anybody is imprudent, since in this world new glittering opportunities crop up daily.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    I guess I am doomed to remain an outsider to the end, lacking as I am the indispensable qualities of an academic insider: school loyalty, conformity to the procedure, and readiness to obey by the school-endorsed criteria of cohesion and consistency.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    Wherever wolves run free, indigenous cultures have revered them as symbols of loyalty, free will, fearlessness and unity. But wolves haven't had it easy in North America, where negative myths prevail. Fear-based stereotypes and use of public lands for cattle ranching have resulted in Mother Nature's dogs being aggressively persecuted to the point of near extinction.
    — Zoe Helene
    Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated. Betrayal of any one of those is to lose all three.
    — Ziad K. Abdelnour
    Loyalty is an asset, independent and scarce, parceled out among different contestants for power. No ruling government or nonruling group enjoys absolute loyalty - no contestant can have the whole pie.
    — Yossi Shain
    When I consider the state of things in our fief, I find that those who hold positions and receive official stipends are incapable of the utmost in loyalty and patriotic service. Loyalty of the usual sort-perhaps, but if it is true loyalty and service you seek, then you must abandon this fief and plan a grass-roots uprising.
    — Yoshida Shoin
    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
    tags: people  loyalty  movie  games 
    If you want to know what's Real, of love, of life, of loyalty, put it through the greatest test: Time.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: time  loyalty  real 
    Sacrifice is a state of mind in which our thoughts turn with longing [toward Heaven, the Ancestors], It is the supreme expression of loyalty, love, and respect.
    — Xunzi
    A person is born with feelings of envy and hate. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime, and any sense of loyalty and good faith will be abandoned.
    — Xunzi
    Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: heart  loyalty 
    The association promotes a way of life, not causes; a harmony in living, not political faiths; a bilateral loyalty, not commercial or social projects. Yet it is an association for as noble a purpose as any involved in any prior decisions.
    — William O. Douglas
    Yuppies don't have loyalty. They have useful relationships and meaningful encounters.
    — William Kristol
    Scars are the price which every believer pays for his loyalty to Christ.
    — William Hendriksen
    tags: loyalty  believer  christ 
    I think I'd probably tell you that it's easier to desire and pursue the attention of tens of millions of total strangers than it is to accept the love and loyalty of the people closest to us.
    — William Gibson
    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.
    — William E. Gladstone
    Show me the manner in which a nation or a community cares for its dead and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender sympathies of its people, their respect for the laws of the land and their loyalty to high ideals.
    — William E. Gladstone
    The ability of players to jump teams when their contracts are up has hurt fan loyalty.
    — Will McDonough
    tags: hurt  loyalty 
    Every state begins in compulsion; but the habits of obedience become the content of conscience, and soon every citizen thrills with loyalty to the flag. The citizen is right; for however the state begins, it soon becomes an indispensable prop to order.
    — Will Durant
    It is tragic to have to realize that the best I had to give as a soldier, obedience, and loyalty, was exploited for purposes which could not be recognized at the time, and that I did not see that there is a limit set even for a soldier's performance to his duty. That is my fate.
    — Wilhelm Keitel
    tags: fate  time  loyalty 
    When we become more fully aware that our success is due in large measure to the loyalty, helpfulness, and encouragement we have received from others, our desire grows to pass on similar gifts. Gratitude spurs us on to prove ourselves worthy of what others have done for us. The spirit of gratitude is a powerful energizer.
    — Wilferd Peterson
    Dedication is loyalty to a cause, even when hope has long expired for a successful outcome. It is an unstoppable determination to win regardless of the odds.
    — Wes Fesler
    The NFL is such a large, multibillion dollar enterprise with fan loyalty because they have provided not only entertainment for sports fans, but memories, good memories, family memories to these fans, that can only bring about good will.
    — Wendell Pierce
    tags: memory  loyalty 
    Since the dawn of time every one will die, Let the history books note my death with loyalty at heart.
    — Wen Tianxiang
    tags: death  time  heart  loyalty  die  book 
    What job is worth the enormous psychic cost of following a leader who values loyalty in the narrowest sense.
    — Warren G. Bennis
    tags: value  job  loyalty  leader  worth 
    Women's loyalty has to be earned with trust and affection, rather than barbaric rituals. The time has come to leave the old ways of suffering behind
    — Waris Dirie
    tags: time  trust  suffering  loyalty 
    We have to be alert to the way brands behave and misbehave. We have to reward the good ones with our loyalty and punish the bad ones by avoiding them.
    — Wally Olins
    tags: loyalty  bad 
    Violence, passion, indignation, loyalty, integrity, incorruptibility, shameless egoism, generosity, excitability, energy, a hundred horse-power drive - none of it very subtle: Ethel [Smyth] didn't deal in pastel shades, she went for the stronger colors, the blood-red, anything deep and pumping out of the arteries of the heart.
    — Vita Sackville-West
    the seat of the greatest patriotic loyalties is in the stomach. Long after giving up all attachment to the land of his birth, the naturalized American citizen holds fast to the food of his parents.
    — Vicki Baum
    What makes a woman beautiful is her loyalty to and her friendships with other women, and her honesty with men.
    — Vanessa Marcil
    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
    tags: loyalty  jesus  christ  wife 
    Well, to me, the tensile strength and the very definition of an artist is something that I would place at the top of a vertical hierarchy. To be an artist is to suffer and to lead a life without shelter. It takes a great amount of daring-do, self reinvention, imagination, familial loyalty, sacrifice, economic uncertainty, and the right to be wrong, the right to fail in order to achieve something of noticeable value.
    — Van Dyke Parks
    We must each always think first of Malaysia, of the national need and least of ourselves "Everyone must try to help and see that the people are one-minded, with loyalty and one aim, to make Malaysia " the land we love " a happy abode for all of us. If we all do this then we can guarantee liberty, security, prosperity and happiness for the future.
    — Tunku Abdul Rahman
    Life has taught me that you can't control someone's loyalty. No matter how good you are to them, doesn't mean they'll treat you the same. No matter how much they mean to you, doesn't mean they'll value you the same. Sometimes the people you love the most, turn out to be the people you can trust the least.
    — Trent Shelton
    tags: people  trust  control  value  loyalty 
    A man who has been born into the house of a warrior and yet places no loyalty in his heart and thinks only of the fortune of his position will be flattering on the surface and construct schemes in his heart, will forsake righteousness and not reflect on his shame, and will stain the warrior's name of his household to later generations. This is truly regrettable.
    — Torii Mototada
    tags: men  heart  loyalty  shame 
    Loyalty is my biggest thing.
    — Tony Yayo
    tags: loyalty 
    There are certain bridges that are not worth crossing, no matter what others think. Loyalty and relationships are important.
    — Tony Dungy
    Trust is a big word for me. Loyalty and trust, for me, are everything. It's the core of what I'm about and what the people around me hopefully are about. It's a certain thing that gives you a sense of security. It's the biggest factor in everything I do.
    — Tommy Mottola
    tags: people  trust  loyalty 
    You give loyalty, you'll get it back. You give love, you'll get it back.
    — Tommy Lasorda
    tags: loyalty 
    So many people in this country have a dual loyalty. They have loyalty to America, but they also are determined to have their parade up Fifth Avenue once a year... a Cuban parade or a Puerto Rican parade - many other countries. So they really don't forget.
    — Tom Wolfe
    tags: people  loyalty  america  year 
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