Fidelity Quotes

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

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

Fidelity is seven-tenths of business success.

James Parton

Another of our highly prized virtues is fidelity. We are immensely pleased with ourselves when we are faithful.

Ida R. Wylie

FIDELITY, n. A virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.

Ambrose Bierce

If they are ignorant, they are despised, if learned, mocked. In love they are reduced to the status of courtesans. As wives they are treated more as servants than as companions. Men do not love them: they make use of them, they exploit them, and expect, in that way, to make them subject to the law of fidelity.

George Sand

A good man is not mine to see. Could I see a man possessed of constancy, that would satisfy me.

Kung Fu-tzu Confucius

There is nothing in this world constant, but inconstancy.

Jonathan Swift

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

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.

Robert Benchley

The subjective mind is entirely under the control of the objective mind. With the utmost fidelity it reproduces and works out to its final consequences whatever the objective mind impresses upon it.

Thomas Troward

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

Hannah Arendt

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

Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands.

Jean Giraudoux

Fidelity is a gift not a requirement.

Lilli Palmer

Most men find it difficult to remain true to a single woman, but relatively easy to be true to three or four at the same time.

Georges Courteline

Fidelity is a virtue which should be frequently proved, but not always.

Omar Sharif

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

I believe in a kind of fidelity to your own early ideas; it's a kind of antagonism in me to prevailing fads.

Grace Paley

If someone talks about union, fidelity, a monogamous relationship, love, blessing; I would say it sounds like marriage to me. And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage.

George Carey

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

Realism is not a matter of any fidelity to an empirical reality, but of the discursive conventions by which and for which a sense of reality is constructed.

John Fiske

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

True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

Helen Keller

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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