Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Disloyalty

"Be and continue poor, young man, while others around you grow rich by; fraud and disloyalty; be without place or power, while others beg their way upwards; bear the pain of disappointed hopes, while others gain their by; flattery; forego the gracious pressure of the hand, for which others cringe and crawl. Wrap yourself in your own virtue, and seek a friend and your daily bread. If you have, in such a course, grown gray; with unblenched honor, bless God and die." - Richard Heinzelmann

"Mistakes, even occasional incompetence, could be understood and forgiven, but not disloyalty." - Joseph Anthony Califano, Jr.

"Let America realize that self-scrutiny is not treason. Self-examination is not disloyalty." - Richard Cushing, fully Richard James Cushing, aka RIchard Cardinal Cushing

"We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty." -

"You must work well with others and be loyal to your team. Disloyalty is the worst of all traits." - Donald Trump

"Thinking implies disagreement; and disagreement implies nonconformity; and nonconformity implies heresy; and heresy implies disloyalty - so, obviously, thinking must be stopped." - Adlai Ewing Stevenson

"Thinking implies disagreement; and disagreement implies nonconformity; and nonconformity implies heresy; and heresy implies disloyalty - so, obviously, thinking must be stopped." -

"Thinking implies disagreement; and disagreement implies nonconformity; and nonconformity implies heresy; and heresy implies disloyalty - so, obviously, thinking must be stopped." -

"The smallest disloyalty to ourselves offends us more than the deepest treachery towards others." - François de La Rochefoucauld, François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac, Francois A. F. Rochefoucauld-Liancourt

"Cliques… are like dry rot in the administration… Every clique is a refuge for incompetence. It fosters corruption and disloyalty, it begets cowardice, and consequently is a burden upon and a drawback to the progress of the country. Its instincts and actions are those of the pack." -

"We can become great in the eyes of others, but we’ll never become successful when we compromise our character and show disloyalty toward friends or teammates. The reverse is also true: No individual or team will become great without loyalty." - John Wooden, fully John Robert Wooden