Family Loyalty Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old family loyalty quotes, family loyalty sayings, and family loyalty proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

When you get married, your loyalty, first and foremost, is to your spouse, and to the family that you create together. Phil Mcgraw
I'll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty. Samuel Goldwyn
Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise. Hannah Arendt
An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness. Elbert Hubbard
Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking. Bainbridge Colby
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. Haniel Long
We both have a great loyalty to it, and I think that it's important to give it our best shot. Nicholas Lea
You've got to give loyalty down, if you want loyalty up. Donald T. Regan
Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice. Woodrow T. Wilson
When does loyalty become martyrdom? Robert Charles Wilson
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 Tremendous Jones
Unless you can find some sort of loyalty, you cannot find unity and peace in your active living. Josiah Royce
Lack of loyalty is one of the major causes of failure in every walk of life. Napoleon Hill
A family in harmony will prosper in everything. Chinese Proverb
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof. Richard Bach
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
You cannot buy loyalty; you cannot buy the devotion of hearts, minds, and souls. You have to earn these things. Clarence Francis
Loyalty isn't grey. It's black and white. You're either loyal completely, or not loyal at all. Sharnay
You don't earn loyalty in a day. You earn loyalty day- by- day. Jeffrey Gitomer
Loyalty is a characteristic trait. Those who have it, give it free of charge. Ellen J. Barrier
Be loyal to those who are not present. In doing so, you build the trust of those who are present. Stephen Covey
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
Loyalty is the highest virtue taught by abusers, and used as a control tool. Dr Bill Tollefson
We are all in the same boat, in a stormy sea, and we owe each other a terrible loyalty. G.K. Chesterton
Where there is loyalty, weapons are of no use. Paulo Coelho
The whole point of loyalty was not to change: stick with those who stuck with you. Larry McMurtry
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind. Cicero
The only true test of loyalty is fidelity in the face of ruin and despair. Eric Felten
I'm very loyal in relationships. Even when I go out with my mom I don't look at other moms. Garry Shandling
The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other. Mario Puzo
I don't like to give up on people when they need someone not to give up on them. Carrol Bryant
Birds of a feather flock together. Proverb
A healthy loyalty is not passive and complacent, but active and critical. Harold Laski
Loyalty is a major force making for unity in any life-even in the existence of a civilization.... It gives point and flavor, most of all meaning, to a life or a culture. Harmon M. Gehr
There is one element that is worth its weight in gold and that is loyalty. It will cover a multitude of weaknesses. Philip Armour
Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking. Bainbridge Colby
He speaketh not; and yet there lies a conversation in his eyes. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is better to be faithful than famous. Theodore Roosevelt
Commitment is an act, not a word. Jean-Paul Sartre
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Mother Teresa
Faithfulness lives where love is stronger than instinct. Paul Carvel
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
I like people who are loyal to me, and I like to be loyal, too. George Strait
It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion. Rebecca West
Very few people deserted me when I went to prison. They stayed loyal. Jeffrey Archer
A little thing is a little thing, but faithfulness in little things is a great thing. Hudson Taylor
It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow. Ralph Ellison
Commitment. This is my favorite word because in some way, people who are committed are always much more interesting and much more reliable, and much more, I would say, deep than people who are not. Carlos Ghosn
It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill. Emilie Autumn
If by my life or death I can protect you, I will. J.R.R. Tolkien
If you have ever had to face the agonizing choice between family loyalty and informing the police about ongoing violence by a close relative, I'd hope loyalty would go by the way, not justice. Julian Baggini
Respect the members of your blood family. Mario Puzo
One loyal friend is worth 10 thousand relatives. Euripides
Loyalty has its roots in respect, and respect is the fruit of love. Paulo Coelho
A little in drink, but at all times your faithful husband. Richard Steele
The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them on the right scale of values. Norman Mattoon Thomas
The strength of a country or creed lies in the true sense of loyalty it can arouse in the hearts of its people. Louis C. Gerstein
We are born to a family where hopefully we learn our first lessons in loyalty and love. Edith Songer
But I'm always true to you, darlin' in my fashion, / Yes I'm always true to you, darlin' in my way. Cole Porter
His honour rooted in dishonour stood, / And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true. Alfred Lord Tennyson
I am very interested in loyalty, even if the person to whom one is loyal is flawed, criminal, or otherwise in the wrong. A.M. Homes
To be sure, the dog is loyal. But why, on that account, should we take him as example? He is loyal to man, not to other dogs. Karl Kraus
Resolute loyalty to a person or cause / is trusty fortitude worthy of applause. / Unflinching honesty to a person or cause / is tenacious candor worthy of applause. Wallace Dean LaBenne
See with loyalty it’s an action / No matter how you feel about me I'll know you have my back. Evan Moss
It isn't an easy thing to give your loyalty to someone you don't know, especially when that person chooses to reveal nothing of himself. Megan Whaler Turner
Together we shared a bond, not even death would violate. Dee Remy
Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I've ever thought I’d have. Ernie Banks
I have a loyalty that runs in my bloodstream, when I lock into someone or something, you can't get me away from it because I commit that thoroughly. That’s in friendship, that’s a deal, that’s a commitment. Don't give me paper – I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it. But if you shake my hand, that’s for life… Jerry Lewis
The highest compact we can make with our fellow is –Let there be truth between us two forevermore. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
I belong to the people I love, and they belong to me--they, and the love and loyalty I give them, form my identity far more than any word or group ever could. Veronica Roth
Love and loyalty run deeper than blood. Richelle Mead
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
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
But what are loyalty and caring really worth? To me? Everything. Richelle Mead
Be loyal and trustworthy. Do not befriend anyone who is lower than yourself in this regard. Confucius
What makes a woman beautiful is her loyalty to and her friendships with other women, and her honesty with men. Vanessa Marcil
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