Quotations About / On:
Loyal people loyalty never stops regardless of the situation.
(Tameeka Smith (2016))
Art is in loyalty with life.
Jealously is more common than loyalty.
Among those who share a throne there can be no loyalty; Dominion's ever impatient consort.
(Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39-65), Roman epic poet. Pharsalia, 1. 92-93.)
I'll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.
(Samuel Goldwyn (1882-1974), U.S. film producer. Remark to personnel who questioned his authority. Quoted in Arthur Marx, Goldwyn: The Man Behind the Myth, ch. 27 (1976).)
Bad faith likes discourse on friendship and loyalty.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
My honor is my loyalty.
(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.")
Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
(Matthew Arnold (1822-1888), British poet, critic. Essays in Criticism, preface, First Series (1865).
Referring to Oxford University; see Arnold's comment on "cities.")
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 baseness of soul.
(Simone Weil (1909-1943), French philosopher, mystic. "The Great Beast," pt. 3, Selected Essays, ed. Richard Rees (1962).)
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 U.S. political philosopher. The Origins of Totalitarianism, ch. 10, sect. 1 (1951).)