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True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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
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.
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
Why are we so obsessed with monogamous fidelity?
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
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.
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
The moral code of Heaven for both men and women is complete chastity before marriage and full fidelity after marriage.
Ezra Taft Benson
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.
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
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.
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.
Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise.
Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands.
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.'
The cultural expectation should be if there's infidelity, the marriage is more important than fidelity.
Remarkable contributions are typically spawned by a passionate commitment to transcendent values such as beauty, truth, wisdom, justice, charity, fidelity, joy, courage and honor.
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.
Fidelity is a gift not a requirement.
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.
Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the pledge that assures fidelity.
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.
Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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