Quotation Explorer - 'Fidelity'

Fidelity to commitment in the face of doubts and fears is a very spiritual thing. - Gordon Atkinson
For the great mass of mankind, the only saving grace needed is a steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart for the short moment of each human effort. - Joseph Conrad
Of all the inanimate objects, of all men's creations, books are the nearest to us for they contain our very thoughts, our ambitions, our indignations, our illusions, our fidelity to the truth, and our persistent leanings to error. But most of all they resemble us in their precious hold on life. - Joseph Conrad
Novels are forged in passion, demand fidelity and commitment, often drive you to boredom or rage, sleep with you at night. - David Leavitt
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
FIDELITY, n. A virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed. - Ambrose Bierce
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness. - George Santayana
In truth, I am nothing but a plodding mediocrity please observe, a plodding mediocrity for a mere mediocrity does not go very far, but a plodding one gets quite a distance. There is joy in that success, and a distinction can come from courage, fidelity and industry. - Benjamin N. Cardozo
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
Cranes carry this heavy mystical baggage. They're icons of fidelity and happiness. The Vietnamese believe cranes cart our souls up to heaven on our wings. - Mitchell Burgess
Happiness is attained, not through self-interest, but through unconditional fidelity in endless love of eternal light. - Aaron Cohen
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down. - Robert Benchley
Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. - Helen Keller
I have no talent for making new friends, but oh such genius for fidelity to old ones. - Daphne du Maurier
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