Top 100 Loyalty Quotes And Sayings

Looking for the best loyalty quotes? We’ve compiled a list of the top 100 famous quotes and sayings about loyalty and trust, loyalty and love, loyal friends and more.

100 Best Quotes About Loyalty

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

2. “Love and loyalty runs deeper than blood.” – Richelle Mead

3. “Respect is earned. Honesty is appreciated. Trust is gained. Loyalty is returned.”

4. “Loyalty is the strongest glue which makes a relationship last for a life time.” – Mario Puzo

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

6. “Loyalty is from above, betrayal is from below.” – Bob Sorge

7. “A person who deserves my loyalty receives it.” – Joyce Maynard

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

9. “Blood makes you related, loyalty makes you family.”

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

11. “Loyalty is a 24-hour proposition, 24/7. It’s not a part-time job.” – Jonathan Moyo

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12. “Loyalty that is bought with money, may be overcome by money.” – Seneca

13. “Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable, than loyalty.” – Cicero

14. “The whole point of loyalty was not to change: stick with those who stuck with you.” – Larry McMurtry

15. “The only true test of loyalty is fidelity in the face of ruin and despair.” – Eric Felten

16. “Staying with someone that doesn’t appreciate you isn’t loyalty, it’s stupidity.”

17. “Don’t let your loyalty become slavery. If they don’t appreciate what you bring to the table, let them eat alone.”

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

19. “My whole thing is loyalty. Loyalty over royalty; word is bond.” – Fetty Wap

20. “Loyalty is the pledge of truth to oneself and others.” – Ada Velez-Boardley

21. “One of the things that makes me who I am is the loyalty I have to people I hold close to my heart.” – Simone Elkeles

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22. “Loyalty is a characteristic trait. Those who have it, give it free of charge.” – Ellen J. Barrier

23. “You don’t earn loyalty in a day. You earn loyalty day-by-day.” – Jeffrey Gitomer

24. “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

25. “Unless you can find some sort of loyalty, you cannot find unity and peace in your active living.” – Josiah Royce

26. “If you cheat on a girl that’s willing to do anything for you, you actually cheated yourself out of true loyalty.”

27. “Be loyal and trustworthy. Do not befriend anyone who is lower than yourself in this regard.” – Confucius

28. “It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill.” – Emilie Autumn

29. “Repeat business or behavior can be bribed. Loyalty has to be earned.” – Janet Robinson

30. “Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.” – Woodrow T. Wilson

31. “You cannot buy loyalty; you cannot buy the devotion of hearts, minds, and souls. You have to earn these things.” – Clarence Francis

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32. “A successful life is not an easy life. It is built on strong qualities, sacrifice, endeavor, loyalty and integrity.” – Grant D. Searchfield

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

34. “We are all in the same boat, in a stormy sea, and we owe each other a terrible loyalty.” – G.K. Chesterton

35. “What makes a woman beautiful is her loyalty to and her friendships with other women, and her honesty with men.” – Vanessa Marcil

36. “What I value most in my friends is loyalty.” – David Mamet

37. “Be loyal to those who are not present. In doing so, you build the trust of those who are present.” – Stephen Covey

38. “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.” – Morihei Ueshiba

39. “Loyalty to an unjust cause is a perversion of honor.”

40. “Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise.” – Hannah Arendt

41. “Loyalty means I am down with you whether you are wrong or right, but I will tell you when you are wrong and help you get it right.”

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42. “Where there is loyalty, weapons are of no use.” – Paulo Coelho

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

44. “Loyalty is my biggest thing.” – Tony Yayo

45. “When you get married, your loyalty, first and foremost, is to your spouse, and to the family that you create together.” – Phil McGraw

46. “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.”

47. “I’ll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.” – Samuel Goldwyn

48. “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.” – Richard E. Grant

49. “You give loyalty, you’ll get it back. You give love, you’ll get it back.” – Tommy Lasorda

50. “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.” – Thomas Cochrane

51. “If put to the pinch, an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.” – Elbert Hubbard

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52. “Loyalty means giving me your honest opinion, whether you think I’ll like it or not. Disagreement, at this state, stimulates me. But once a decision is made, the debate ends. From that point on, loyalty means executing the decision as if it were your own.” – General Colin Powell

53. “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.” – Richard DeVos

54. “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.” – Jim Brown

55. “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.” – Lauren Conrad

56. “What you can’t buy is the loyalty that comes through our dedicated crewmembers.” – David Neeleman

57. “Within the hearts of men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success.” – Bryant H. McGill

58. “I can’t expect loyalty from the army if I do not give it.” – George C. Marshall

59. “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.” – Eric Felten

60. “As I’m getting older, I’m really learning unconditional love and loyalty are extremely important.” – Bindi Irwin

61. “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.” – Glenn van Dekken

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62. “Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I’ve ever thought I’d have.” – Ernie Banks

63. “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.” – Ernie Banks

64. “Within the hearts men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success.” – Bryant H. McGill

65. “Loyalty is the highest virtue taught by abusers, and used as a control tool.” – Dr. Bill Tollefson

66. “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.” – Ann Landers

67. “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.” – Maurice R. Franks

68. “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

69. “My honor is my loyalty.” – Heinrich Himmler

70. “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.” – Algernon Charles Swinburne

71. “Love often wears a mask in order to test loyalty.” – Minna Antrim

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

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

74. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.” – Zig Ziglar

75. “Employee loyalty begins with employer loyalty. Your employees should know that if they do the job they were hired to do with a reasonable amount of competence and efficiency, you will support them.” – Harvey Mackay

76. “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.” – Tim Schafer

77. “Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.” – Mark Twain

78. “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.” – Lewis B. Smedes

79. “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.” – John Cena

80. “The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.” – Bainbridge Colby

81. “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 Jones

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82. “The only honest reaction and true loyalty we get is from our animals. Once they’re your friends, you can do no wrong.” – Dick Van Patten

83. “Confidentiality is a virtue of the loyal, as loyalty is the virtue of faithfulness.” – Edwin Louis Cole

84. “What about passion, dedication, loyalty? Can a robot provide those? No! On the other hand, it’s easier to retire a robot when its day is done.” – Stanley Bing

85. “In the Olympic Oath, I ask for only one thing: sporting loyalty.” – Pierre de Coubertin

86. “I’m not a big fan of having my loyalty called into question.” – Chris Eigeman

87. “The person who always says he is loyal is actually the most disloyal of all.”

88. “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 bonds over the last few years and I’ve got people in my corner I can trust.” – Jonathan Brown

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

90. “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.” – Charles M. Schwab

91. “All men are loyal, but their objects of allegiance are at best approximate.” – John Barth

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92. “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.” – Deepika Padukone

93. “Loyalty publicly results in leverage privately.” – Andy Stanley

94. “In that portion of time where my parents were together, I got to see great love, great loyalty, and teamwork.” – Kimberly Guilfoyle

95. “I love loyalty, and I love paying back my end of loyalty, you know what I’m saying? I love making it full circle.” – BJ the Chicago Kid

96. “Every great leader knows that his or her role comes with responsibility for those who follow him or her, and in ensuring they provide value in return for their loyalty.” – Lewis Howes

97. “Loyalty to the true, core values and roots of democracy is what makes a true patriot, not loyalty to a symbol of the country.” – Cindy Sheehan

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

99. “I used to advertise my loyalty and I don’t believe there is a single person I loved that I didn’t eventually betray.” – Albert Camus

100. “Justice, without loyalty, is a vicious formalism.” – Josiah Royce