Quotations on Fidelity
19 Quotes Found
Displaying 1 through 19
Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise.
- Hannah Arendt
(Keywords: Content, Fidelity, Loyalty, Mind)
That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other.
- Isaac Barrow
(Keywords: Men, Confidence, Constancy, Fidelity, Importance, Integrity, Mind, Satisfaction)
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
- Robert Benchley
(Keywords: Perseverance, Fidelity, Lying)
In the last analysis, of course, an oath will encourage fidelity in office only to the degree that officeholders continue to believe that they cannot escape ultimate accountability for a breach of faith.
- James L. Buckley
(Keywords: Faith, Fidelity, Office, Will)
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Keywords: Truth, Faithfulness, Fidelity, Mind, Nothing)
Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands.
- Jean Giraudoux
(Keywords: Women, Fidelity, Husbands)
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
(Keywords: Sister, Fidelity, Justice)
The fidelity question is difficult for me. Society has made us believe we're supposed to be monogamous when we're not killer whales, or whatever the monogamous species is.
- Rachel Hunter
(Keywords: Society, Fidelity, Question)
True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller
(Keywords: Happiness, Purpose, Fidelity, Self)
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller
(Keywords: Happiness, Idea, Purpose, Fidelity, Self, Wrong)
Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the pledge that assures fidelity.
- Ellen Key
(Keywords: Duty, Fidelity, Liberty, Observation)
The Hungarian ministry begged the king earnestly to issue orders to all troops and commanders of fortresses in Hungary, enjoining fidelity to the Constitution, and obedience to the ministers of Hungary.
- Lajos Kossuth
(Keywords: Commanders, Constitution, Fidelity, Obedience, Troops)
Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.
- Janet Malcolm
(Keywords: Thought, Fidelity, Quotation)
Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
- Harriet Martineau
(Keywords: Conscience, Fidelity, Modesty)
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
- Thomas Merton
(Keywords: Peace, War, Truth, Sacrifice, Conscience, Fidelity, Heroism, Labor, Purity)
I was 17 and just learning what high fidelity was, what good sound was, and learning the mechanics of tape machines. It was a real education, going right from the consumer end to the record factory.
- Alan Parsons
(Keywords: Education, End, Fidelity, Learning, Machines, Right, Sound)
There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man.
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Keywords: Friendship, Love, Heart, Fidelity, Man, Self)
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
- Alexander Pope
(Keywords: Dogs, Fidelity, Friends)
A good government implies two things; first, fidelity to the objects of the government; secondly, a knowledge of the means, by which those objects can be best attained.
- Joseph Story
(Keywords: Government, Knowledge, Fidelity, First)