Best Quotes About Fidelity

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

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

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

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

Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends. -Alexander Pope

It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe. -Thomas Paine

Physical infidelity is the signal, the notice given, that all fidelities are undermined. -Katherine Anne Porter

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

If you say, I love you, then you have already fallen in love with language, which is already a form of break up and infidelity. -Jean Baudrillard

Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the pledge that assures fidelity. -Ellen Key

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

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

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 think what destroys Hollywood marriages is our work schedule, not so much infidelity. -Eva Longoria

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

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

He, however, who begins with Metaphysics, will not only become confused in matters of religion, but will fall into complete infidelity. -Maimonides

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

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

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

I don't want to sell myself short. You hurt your spouse, not so much by the infidelity, but by the negative feelings about yourself that you bring home. -Michael Zaslow

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

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

Because I've been on the receiving end of infidelity, I know how much it hurts. -Rachel Hunter

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

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

The cultural expectation should be if there's infidelity, the marriage is more important than fidelity. -Dan Savage

We are acknowledging the close personal nature of our 10 years at war and the strong bonds of fidelity that Marines have for one another, especially for those fellow Marines who we have lost. -James F. Amos

I am deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children. -Tiger Woods

Infidelity is a deal breaker for me. I've broken up with people over it. You can't do monogamy 90 percent of the time. -Alanis Morissette

The general consensus among historians, among the ones who can handle the fact that 'Lincoln' is, in fact, historical fiction, is that we demonstrate enormous fidelity to history and that, beyond that, we've actually contributed a line of thinking about Lincoln's presidency that's somewhat original. -Tony Kushner

Marriage is another trap. If you are someone who likes independence, it's another stamp against that. And you have to swear to fidelity. -Carla Bruni

When I talk about the importance of the institution of marriage, I think of the commitment and the significance of standing in front of those closest to you and promising fidelity to your partner 'til death do you part.' -Mark Udall

I can't stop watching 'Pan Am.' When I was growing up, my father worked as an engineer in Turkey, and we always flew Pan Am. The stewardesses were so glamorous! When they gave me a set of those golden wings, I felt very grown-up. Not only is the show's plot full of mystery and infidelity, they get the period details just right. -Gayle King

When I was working on 'Drown' – this was way back in the mid-'90s – I had this idea that I wanted to do another collected stories. I wanted to do another book like 'Drown' that focused specifically on infidelity. -Junot Diaz

People are always fascinated by infidelity because, in the end – whether we've had direct experience or not – there's part of you that knows there's absolutely no more piercing betrayal. People are undone by it. -Junot Diaz

Love is understood, in a historical way, as one of the great human vocations – but its counterspell has always been infidelity. This terrible, terrible betrayal that can tear apart not only another person, not only oneself, but whole families. -Junot Diaz

I find infidelity interesting because it's so revelatory about people. It's this really silent thing. Everyone acknowledges it as a general practice, but nobody likes to go beyond that, to get down to the nitty-gritty. -Junot Diaz

Infidelity raises profound questions about intimacy. -Junot Diaz

Remarkable contributions are typically spawned by a passionate commitment to transcendent values such as beauty, truth, wisdom, justice, charity, fidelity, joy, courage and honor. -Gary Hamel

I believe in marriage and fidelity. -Gloria Vanderbilt

In a way, fraud in business is no different from infidelity in marriage or plagiarism in scholarly work. Even people committed to high moral standards succumb. -Miroslav Volf

I think that women are more sensitive to emotional infidelity than men. I think men are more scared of physical infidelity. -Olivia Wilde

My judicial philosophy is fidelity to the law. -Sonia Sotomayor

Despite the slowness, the infidelity, the errors and sins it committed and might still commit against its members, the Church, trust me, has no other meaning and goal but to live and witness Jesus. -Pope Francis

There's so many different ways to cheat. People think infidelity is the way to cheat. I think it's sometimes far worse to emotionally cheat on somebody. -Sandra Bullock

I like passion in voices. I like passion in music. And I find that, sometimes with today's music, it's just so perfect – it's that high fidelity and all of the auto-tuning and all that stuff. It's too perfect for my ears. -Lindi Ortega

The moral code of Heaven for both men and women is complete chastity before marriage and full fidelity after marriage. -Ezra Taft Benson

Devotion, as it relates to the title of my memoir, means fidelity – as in fidelity to a person or a practice. I think it's certainly possible to feel devotion without having faith, at least in the religious sense of the word. -Dani Shapiro

Why are we so obsessed with monogamous fidelity? -Richard Dawkins

'Mistresses' is about the lives of four women, each going through different versions of infidelity. Their longtime friendship is what gets them through extremely challenging times. -Rochelle Aytes

I've never cheated or been cheated upon. I've seen my parents together and secure. So I feel the same way. Infidelity stems from low self-esteem. You want to cheat when you don't feel good about yourself. -Preity Zinta

I am not going to speculate about the emotions that might be involved in avian infidelity. -Tim Birkhead

Infidelity is horrible – there's nothing worse than that; it's devastating. -Jessica Capshaw

I do think that with any kind of infidelity, on some level – unless you're dealing with a sociopath – there's always a reason. -Jessica Capshaw

Callista Gingrich has, I suspect, given Newt's advisers a giant headache. She's a constant presence at her husband's side – and a constant reminder of his acknowledged infidelity. Newt cheated on his second wife with Callista, a woman 23 years his junior. -Patti Davis

I think lawyers have a fidelity to the system itself that's always got to be with them, and indeed, most of the defense lawyers I know observe that. -Scott Turow

Men don't deceive their wives unless they love them. When they love them most, they deceive them. It's a form of fidelity, their deceit. -Jean Giraudoux

I love 'Love Actually' and particularly the story with Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson. I think it's possibly the best exploration of infidelity that's ever been done because it really feels accurate and real. -John Requa

I think fidelity is absolutely important, especially in the acting industry, which is littered with broken relationships because people are away filming for months. -Raza Jaffrey

Everything we do these days – our lust for ever more comfort, pleasure, and distraction, our refusal to engage with the mandates of reality, our fidelity to cults of technology and limitless growth, our narcissistic national exceptionalism – all of this propels us toward the realm where souls abandon all hope. -James Howard Kunstler

There are so many games where you fight aliens or zombies, and they have very high-fidelity graphics, but they don't ask the question of why the events are happening. -Hideo Kojima

When I was a child I had a nightmare, and in the morning, I asked my mother and father, 'If I kill someone, would you still love me?' My parents were very preoccupied with this, but I think I'm not the only one to ask for that – not love, but absolute fidelity. -Claire Denis

Inside a company, you can mandate that everyone use the same technology, which means you can go a little bit, I don't know, higher fidelity than the lowest common denominator technology. -Stewart Butterfield

The laws receive their force and authority from an oath of fidelity, either tacit or expressed, which living subjects have sworn to their sovereign, in order to restrain the intestine fermentation of the private interest of individuals. -Cesare Beccaria

Fidelity and allegiance sworn to the King is only such a fidelity and obedience as is due to him by the law of the land; for were that faith and allegiance more than what the law requires, we would swear ourselves slaves and the King absolute; whereas, by the law, we are free men, notwithstanding those oaths. -Isaac Newton

No person is perfect. I haven't, thank God, had any infidelity issues. But you can't say what you won't ever do. And you can't say that you won't have forgiveness in your heart if there were to be an issue like that. -Tasha Smith

It is necessary above all that the citizens, who have rallied round the constitution, should be assured that the rights it guarantees will be respected with such a scrupulous fidelity as will reduce to despair its enemies, hidden or avowed. -Marquis de Lafayette

I feel happy that twenty-five years of vicissitudes in my fortune, and firmness in my principles, warrant me in repeating here that if, to recover her rights, it is sufficient for a nation to resolve to do so, she can preserve them only by rigid fidelity to her civil and moral duties. -Marquis de Lafayette

Many women, sometime in their life, are going to get to a point where they have to admit infidelity. -La India

As long as the Pentagon bankrolls the Pakistan army to fight its wars, and NATO troops remain in Afghanistan, there will be quarrels, charges of infidelity, a reduction in the household allowance, perhaps a separation – but a divorce? Never. -Tariq Ali

When it shall be known that, at the time which I was accused of wishing to sunder this island from France – my benefactress – I repeated the oath of fidelity to her, I take pleasure in believing that the government I own, and my fellow-citizens, will render me the justice I merit, and that the enemies of my brethren will be reduced to silence. -Toussaint Louverture

Through fidelity, we situate ourselves and maintain ourselves in the hands of God so exactly as to become one with them in their action. -Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Inside a company, you can mandate that everyone use the same technology, which means you can go a little bit, I don't know, higher-fidelity than the lowest-common-denominator technology. There are a lot of things that Slack gives you that email doesn't when you think about internal use. -Stewart Butterfield

I couldn't vote to confirm any candidate who supports executive amnesty. The attorney general is a top law enforcement officer in this country – the senior person – and anyone who occupies that office must have fidelity to the laws of the United States duly passed, and to the Constitution of the United States. -Jeff Sessions

Personally, I think fidelity is important. I don't see any point in being together if you're not being honest, having fun together, and respecting one another. Why would you stay in a relationship otherwise? -Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Nothing scales quite the way a sci-fi feature does, I mean, you can always add more visual effects; you can spend a lot of money on the visual fidelity alone. -Burnie Burns

There is an animated version of 'Lazer Team,' with all the action sequences, that exists. It's a pre-visual fidelity, and the voice acting is terrible because it's one of our animators doing it. But we could sit there and watch what the scene is supposed to look like while we're doing individual shots. -Burnie Burns

Writers are always writing about infidelity. It's so dramatic. The wickedness of it, the secrecy, the complications, the finding that you thought you were one person but you're also this other person. The innocent life and the guilty life. My God, it's just full of stuff for a writer. I doubt it will ever go out of fashion. -Alice Munro

Diversified interests must exist in every community, and that system which is best calculated to promote the general interest is the one which should be adopted and adhered to with fidelity. -Sam Houston

The appointing power vested in the president imposes delicate and onerous duties. So far as it is possible to be informed, I shall make honesty, capacity, and fidelity indispensable prerequisites to the disposal of office, and the absence of either of these qualities shall be deemed sufficient cause for removal. -Zachary Taylor

Faith properly informs the religious lawyer or judge, and morality is not in tension with fidelity to the law. -William H. Pryor

In my experience, I think there's must ado about fidelity and infidelity. I think sometimes true emotional relationships can go beyond those. -Karan Johar

Infidelity has always existed, but I feel like it was brushed under the carpet, behind the scenes. Now everyone is at it – and they've stopped pretending they're not. -Karan Johar

Scandal sells books; fidelity does not. -Coretta Scott King

I think that in any language when you have a real relationship, and there is love and respect between people, infidelity is always something difficult to accept – whether you are Chinese, British, French. I think that is a universal concept… or problem. -Jean-Michel Jarre

For most of us, fidelity is faithfulness to an obligation, trust, or duty. For the men and women of the FBI, fidelity also means fidelity to country. It means fidelity to justice and the law, fidelity to the Constitution, fidelity to equality and liberty. -Robert Mueller

'Attaboys' help people. I am huge on attaboy. Confidence is the great ingredient to living and art, with fidelity to self. It's so important to surround yourself with people who give you confidence. -Jeffrey Tambor

I had some problems with fidelity in my life but pretty much got along with everybody. -O. J. Simpson

You hear a lot of songs that are about people cheating or about infidelity. I haven't really heard one before about connecting with the noble part of yourself. I know it sounds a little bit cheesy, but that's the real deal. There are a lot of people who are making a genuinely good, sweet decision on a daily basis. -Andy Grammer

As a woman who experienced infidelity firsthand, I will always advise my girlfriends to only trust their husbands 95 percent and leave 5 percent for human error. -Yolanda Hadid

Infidelity in a serious relationship? No, I have never had that kind of a conflict. My conflicts have been time elements, geographical elements. -Sidharth Malhotra

I think infidelity is difficult, monogamy is difficult, and marriage is difficult. -Maura Tierney

When you're recording live, really good vintage instruments onto two-inch tape, it's the best fidelity you can get. -Adrian Younge

The origins of modern marital instability lie largely in the triumph of what many people believe to be marriage's traditional role – providing love, intimacy, fidelity, and mutual fulfillment. The truth is that for centuries, marriage was stable precisely because it was not expected to provide such benefits. -Stephanie Coontz

My interest is in completing an image that is spectacular beyond belief. My fidelity is to the image and the art and not to the bragging rights of making every stroke on every flower. I'm realistic. -Kehinde Wiley

Although I wrote a book about infidelity around the world, I ended up concluding that fidelity is quite a good idea. -Pamela Druckerman

I just really try to stay focused on what the material is wanting to do. My basic assumption is that no one will ever listen to it anyway. It's fidelity to the material. That's my contract: It's me and the material. And if it connects with other people, I'm thrilled. -Max Richter

I think judges have to have the ability to put aside their personal views and rule on the facts of the case with fidelity to the law and the Constitution. -Susan Collins

No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than they once were. -Anthony Kennedy

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