175 Loyalty Quotes: Best Quotes About Loyalty

Loyalty is everything in friendship and in life. Here are the 175 best loyalty quotes.

One of the most valuable qualities you may have as a friend, family member, or just a general person is loyalty. When you have it, you gain respect and adoration, and when others give it to you, you feel a greater sense of security and affection.

But how many people possess this quality? Due to the seemingly endless number of betrayals witnessed on social media, it may be tough to be loyal.

With celebrities coming forth to accuse their putative partners of various betrayals in marriage, business, and friendship, it might be difficult to be entirely dedicated to someone or something and stick to them with unwavering devotion.

Despite this, I believe that loyalty is a good thing. Loyalty is crucial in maintaining any length of friendship, as well as in employment ties, pursuing one's dreams, and on one's journey to self-love.

We can strive to be more trusting and loyal to others, especially when their character and work ethic have been demonstrated.

If you're having trouble being loyal or trusting again, hopefully these 175 Loyalty quotes will help you trust again.

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Top 10 Loyalty Quotes

Loyalty Quotes - Warren Buffett

Loyalty is an expensive gift, don't expect it from cheap people.

So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.

Without loyalty, you won’t accomplish anything.

We are all equal children before our mother; and India asks each one of us, in whatsoever role we play in the complex drama of nation-building, to do our duty with integrity, commitment and unflinching loyalty to the values enshrined in our Constitution.

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

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.

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.

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.

As you read my stories of long ago I hope you will remember that the things that are truly worthwhile and that will give you happiness are the same now as they were then. Courage and kindness, loyalty, truth, and helpfulness are always the same and always needed.

Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief. A patriot shows their their patriotism through their actions, by their choice.

Loyalty Love Quotes

Loyalty Quotes - Tommy Lasorda

You give loyalty, you’ll get it back. You give love, you’ll get it back.

You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty, and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.

Love and loyalty run deeper than blood.

Love often wears a mask in order to test loyalty.

For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter.

Better to have one woman on your side than ten men.

I belong to the people I love, and they belong to me- they, and the love and loyalty I give them, form my identity far more than any word or group ever could.

Love is a 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.

Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.

I believe in love, and I have no trouble with commitment or loyalty; that’s never been a problem for me.

Loyalty Quotes For Friends

Loyalty Quotes - Gary Moore

A friend is someone who walks into a room when everyone else is walking out.

A true friendship is one in which everything can be told, and nothing will be judged

I think a good friend, to me, is all about trust and loyalty. You don’t ever want to second-guess whether you can tell your friend something.

Your truest friends are the ones who will stand by you in your darkest moments because they’re willing to brave the shadows with you and in your greatest moments because they’re not afraid to let you shine.

What little success I may have won in life I attribute to the loyalty I had for a dear old friend who was my first steel master, whom you perhaps have never heard of Captain Bill Jones.

Unlike the puerile loyalty to a conviction, loyalty to a friend is a virtue – perhaps the only virtue, the last remaining one.

Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.

You cannot get me to be disloyal to a friend. You just can’t do it. Loyalty is a part of what I live by. I didn’t say I was going to be loyal to my friend because he was right. I’m going to be loyal to my friend because he’s my friend.

They are not your friends until they have defended you in your absence.

What is a disloyal act? A person is disloyal if he treats you as a stranger when, in fact, he belongs to you as a friend or partner. Each of us is bound to some special others by the invisible fibers of loyalty.

What I value most in my friends is loyalty.

An onion shared with a friend tastes like roast lamb.

When people show loyalty to you, you take care of those who are with you. It’s how it goes with everything. If you have a small circle of friends, and one of those friends doesn’t stay loyal to you, they don’t stay your friend for very long.

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.

Loyalty Quotes For Relationships

Loyalty is the strongest glue which makes a relationship last for a life time.

Loyalty Quotes - Mario Puzo

The relationship between a military working dog and a military dog handler is about as close as a man and a dog can become. You see this loyalty, the devotion, unlike any other and the protectiveness.

The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.

When you get married, your loyalty, first and foremost, is to your spouse, and to the family that you create together.

Unless you and your mate are united in purpose, dedication, and loyalty, you will not succeed to the extent you otherwise could.

I don’t have an issue with marrying an actor, though it’s definitely tough. I work with actors and interact with star wives, and I don’t know how they do it. Loyalty is a very important factor for me, and I need to be in a relationship where the person will complete me and fill me up.

Loyalty Quotes For Her

Loyalty Quotes - John Wooden

A woman’s loyalty is tested when her man has nothing. A man’s loyalty is tested when he has everything.

All women deserve a dignified and respectful workplace in which talent, hard work, and loyalty are recognized, revered, and rewarded.

My dear boy, the people who only love once in their lives are really the shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination. Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect—simply a confession of failures.

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

What makes a woman beautiful is her loyalty to and her friendships with other women, and her honesty with men.

Loyalty Quotes For Life

Loyalty is the pledge of truth to oneself and others.

Loyalty Quotes - Ada Velez-Boardley

True friends are those who came into your life, saw the most negative part of you, but are not ready to leave you, no matter how contagious you are to them.

I can’t expect loyalty from the army if I do not give it.

I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty.

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

All men are loyal, but their objects of allegiance are at best approximate.

You cannot buy loyalty; you cannot buy the devotion of hearts, minds, and souls. You have to earn these things.

You have to move in life, but the loyalty you develop in a community is always remembered. But if you leave, you don’t pick it up in the next town. It’s not an add-on, you know, because you lose what you had.

Our modern, rootless times do seem to be a particularly inhospitable environment for loyalty. We come and go so relentlessly that our friendships can’t but come and go too. What sort of loyalty is there in the age of Facebook, when friendship is a costless transaction, a business of flip reciprocity… Friendship held together by nothing more permanent than hyperlinks is hardly the stuff of selfless fidelity.

Never befriend the oppressed unless you are prepared to take on the oppressor.

Nothing is nobler, nothing more venerable, than loyalty.

Loyalty Quotes - Cicero

A person who deserves my loyalty receives it.

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

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 bands over the last few years and I’ve got people in my corner I can trust.

Conversion is an offering of self, of love, and of loyalty, we give to God in gratitude for the gift of testimony.

Be loyal and trustworthy. Do not befriend anyone who is lower than yourself in this regard.

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

I don’t like to give up on people when they need someone not to give up on them.

I’m not a big fan of having my loyalty called into question.

Patriotism has no appeal to us; justice has. Party has no weight with us; principle has. Loyalty is meaningless; it depends on what one is loyal to.

Loyalty Quotes - Unknown

Characterize people by their actions and you will never be fooled by their words.

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

I heard a lot of those things. I heard that I was greedy; that I didn’t care about winning; heard the questioning of my loyalty. And I’m thinking: ‘Of course I want to win. I’ve been winning my entire life.

Justice, without loyalty, is a vicious formalism.

Be all in or get all out. There is no halfway.

Loyalty cannot be blueprinted. It cannot be produced on an assembly line. In fact, it cannot be manufactured at all, for its origin is the human heart-the center of self-respect and human dignity. It is a force which leaps into being only when conditions are exactly right for it-and it is a force very sensitive to betrayal.

If you don’t stand up to your fears, have bravery, loyalty, and you don’t have friends, you’ll never win. You’ll never feel better about yourself.

Together we shared a bond, not even death would violate.

Loyalty A will, a decision, a resolution of the soul.

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

Loyalty Quotes - Stephen Covey

Be loyal to those who are not present. In doing so, you build the trust of those who are present.

Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.

I grew up thinking of myself as an American but also, because of my parents and the Iranian culture that was in our home, as an Iranian. So if there’s any such thing as dual loyalty, then I have it” – at least culturally.

There’s no reason to think that you’ll be capable of loyalty to a diet until you address your basic disloyalty toward yourself.

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.

Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.

I’m a country singer. I love all kinds of music, but country is where my loyalty lies. That’s just me and what I do, and I’m not going to change it.

If put to the pinch, an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.

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

Where there is loyalty, weapons are of no use.

Loyalty isn’t grey. It’s black and white. You’re either loyal completely, or not loyal at all.

Loyalty Quotes - Sharnay

Loyalty is my biggest thing.

My first language, the true language of the soul spoken only on our planet of origin, had no word for betrayal or traitor. Or even loyalty- because without the opposite, the concept had no meaning.

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

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.

Loyalty is what makes us trust. Trust is what makes us stay. Staying is what makes us love, and love is what gives us hope.

Good psychology should include all the methodological techniques, without having loyalty to one method, one idea, or one person.

Loyalty is a 24-hour proposition, 24/7. It’s not a part-time job.

I’m most passionate about personalization. I firmly believe that personalized experiences with brands will most drive loyalty and relevance for customers in the future.

The only honest reaction and true loyalty we get is from our animals. Once they’re your friends, you can do no wrong.

New friends are silver, but old friends are gold

Loyalty Quotes - Joseph Parry

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

There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from the baseness of soul.

Those who don’t know the value of loyalty can never appreciate the cost of betrayal.

Here is a powerful yet simple rule. Always give people more than they expect to get.

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.

I used to advertise my loyalty and I don’t believe there is a single person I loved that I didn’t eventually betray.

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

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.

My whole thing is loyalty. Loyalty over royalty; word is bond.

Stop expecting loyalty from people who can’t even give you honesty.

Loyalty Quotes - Shannon L. Alder

A successful life is not an easy life. It is built on strong qualities, sacrifice, endeavor, loyalty, and integrity.

it isn’t things and proximity, or even blood that holds us all together. What makes a family is a love and loyalty.

Once you declare your loyalty to a team, every person who doesn’t support that team, it’s their job to ruin you, to tell you you’re an idiot and to tell you that you made the wrong choice.

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.

My definition, the definition that I’ve always believed in, is that esprit de corps means love for one’s own military legion – in my case, the United States Marine Corps. It means more than self-preservation, religion, or patriotism. I’ve also learned that this loyalty to one’s corps travel both ways: up and down.

If loyalty is, and always has been, perceived as obsolete, why do we continue to praise it? Because loyalty is essential to the most basic things that make life livable. Without loyalty, there can be no love. Without loyalty there can be no family. Without loyalty, there can be no friendship. Without loyalty, there can be no commitment to community or country. And without those things, there can be no society.

The only people I owe my loyalty to are those who never made me question theirs.

As an artist, your first loyalty is to your art. Unless this is the case, you’re going to be a second-rate artist.

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

You don’t earn loyalty in a day. You earn loyalty day-by-day.

Loyalty Quotes - Jeffrey Gitomer

Honesty and loyalty are key. If two people can be honest with each other about everything, that’s probably the biggest key to success.

One of the worst feelings in the world is having to doubt something you thought was unquestionable.

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

I want to make clear that my feedback comes from a place of loyalty and persistent gratitude. I love Twitter.

The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.

It stands to reason: Higher wages means higher loyalty and morale, which means higher productivity, which means a more profitable business.

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

A lot of why I climb is for the friendship, loyalty, and trust, the shared experience of being in that moment.

There’s something wrong with your character if opportunity controls your loyalty.

Loyalty that is bought with money, maybe overcome by money.

Loyalty Quotes - Seneca

Fidelity purchased with money, money an destroy.

It is better to be faithful than famous.

Repeat business or behavior can be bribed. Loyalty has to be earned.

With so many things coming back in style, I can’t wait until loyalty and morals become a trend again.

Staying with someone that doesn’t appreciate you isn’t loyalty, it’s stupidity

I place an enormous premium on loyalty. If someone betrays me, I can forgive them rationally, but emotionally I have found it impossible to do so.

Respect is earned. Honesty is appreciated. Trust is gained. Loyalty is returned.

We are all in the same boat, in a stormy sea, and we owe each other a terrible loyalty.

A man is not an orange. You can’t eat the fruit and throw the peel away.

Blood makes you related, loyalty makes you family.

Loyalty Quotes

It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill.

One of the greatest things drama can do, at it’s best, is to redefine the words we use every day such as love, home, family, loyalty and envy. Tragedy need not be a downer.

A loyal heart is a self-destructive weapon.

My honor is my loyalty.

If a man asks me for my loyalty…I will give him my honesty. If a man asks me for my honesty…I will give him my loyalty!

Loyalty is from above, betrayal is from below.

If you cant value a commitment made by someone else, your own commitments lose their value too.

Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier is proved.

Listening offers data. Hearing offers empathy and intelligence. Activity, action, and engagement steer perspective and encourage a sense of community and advocacy.

Loyalty is a characteristic trait. Those who have it, give it free of charge.

Loyalty Quotes - Ellen J. Barrier

I don’t have stylistic loyalty. That’s why people perceive me changing all the time. But there is a real continuity in my subject matter. As an artist of artifice, I do believe I have more integrity than any one of my contemporaries.

We men and women are all in the same boat, upon a stormy sea. We owe to each other a terrible and tragic loyalty.

One of the things that makes me who I am is the loyalty I have to people I hold close to my heart.

Our loyalty is not to our grandparents, the traditions, our volleyball team, our friends; as believers, our loyalty is to Scripture.

I take things like honor and loyalty seriously. It’s more important to me than any materialistic thing or any fame I could have.

The highest spiritual quality, the noblest property of mind a man can have, is this of loyalty … a man with no loyalty in him, with no sense of love or reverence or devotion due to something outside and above his poor daily life, with its pains and pleasures, profits and losses, is as evil a case as man can be.

Soldiers, when committed to a task, can’t compromise. Its unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it’s been done.

It’s not about who is real to your face, it’s about who stays real behind your back.

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.

The only true test of loyalty is fidelity in the face of ruin and despair.

Loyalty Quotes - Eric Felten

If you will not die for us, you cannot ask us to die for you.

Pride attracts the girl. Courage approaches the girl. Wisdom gets the girl. Strength puts up with the girl. Loyalty keeps the girl.

Loyalty to the true, core values and roots of democracy is what makes a true patriot, not loyalty to a symbol of the country.

Loyalty is a fine quality, but in excess it fills political graveyards.

Amongst the qualities a hero should have, I would include determination, loyalty, courage, perseverance, patience, focus, intrepidity and selflessness.

Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.

I’m only loyal to people who are loyal to me and if you ain’t loyal to me well you ain’t getting no loyalty from me. That’s a fact.

Loyalty publicly results in leverage privately.

It seems we are capable of immense love and loyalty, and as capable of deceit and atrocity. It’s probably this shocking ambivalence that makes us unique.

Loyalty Quotes For Business

If people believe they share values with a company, they will stay loyal to the brand.

Loyalty Quotes - Howard Schultz

There is a big difference between a satisfied customer and a loyal customer.

Good customer service costs less than bad customer service.

Every company’s greatest assets are its customers, because without customers there is no company.

What you can’t buy is the loyalty that comes through our dedicated crewmembers.

From an early age, I didn’t buy into the value systems of working hard in a nine-to-five job. I thought creativity, friendship and loyalty and pushing the boundaries of what was acceptable was much more interesting.

The purpose of a business is to create a customer who creates customers.

Customer experience is a catalyst of transformation. It directly impacts culture, strategy, structure and all parts of a business.

If you’re not loyal to your team, you can get by for a while, but eventually, you will need to rely on their loyalty to you, and it just won’t be there.

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