(Heinrich Himmler (1900-1945), German Nazi leader. Formulated as the watchword of the S.S. Nazi elite, ch. 10, trans. by Hannah Arendt in The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951).
Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression, vol. 5, U.S. Government Printing Office (1946- 1948), gives an alternative translation: "My honor signifies faithfulness.")
Loyalty to petrified opinions never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul in this worldand never will.
(Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. paper, read in Hartford, Connecticut, 1884; repr. In Complete Essays, ed. Charles Neider (1963). "Consistency," (1923).
The first words of the statement were inscribed beneath Twain's bust in the Hall of Fame, New York University. Twain's real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens.)