Loyalty is a very important part of meaningful relationships?it's a strong foundation for trust, honesty, and caring. Your loyalty, when it's earned, is one of the most valuable things you can give someone. It's also important to note that loyalty is a two-way street and you should give and expect loyalty in equal measure! Loyalty takes teamwork?and we just so happen to have teamwork quotes as well. It's also an important quality in a leader, which these leadership quotes reinforce. These loyalty quotes will inspire you to practice loyalty and also stand by what it really means?and how loyalty is important to relationships with friends, family, romantic partners, your craft, and even yourself. We've got some self-love quotes to further develop that last crucial relationship! And for more inspiring words of wisdom, read these strength quotes that'll inspire you even in the hard times.

1. "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, author

2. ?It?s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.? ?Marlene Dietrich, singer and actress

3. ?No more important duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.? ?Edwin Hubbell Chapin, preacher and poet

4. ?Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.? ?J.R.R. Tolkien, author

5. ?Reliability is a most wonderful virtue. We should cultivate it. We should be consistent about the things we do, so that others will know they can count on us. But more important, we want to be able to count on ourselves. The greatest pain is to have to disappoint one?s self.? ?Sterling W. Sill, Mormon leader

6. ?Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable, than loyalty quotes .? ?Cicero, Roman scholar and philosopher

7. ?Now everyone dreams of a love faithful and true, but you and I know what this world can do. So let?s make our steps clear so the other may see. And I?ll wait for you?should I fall behind wait for me.? ?Bruce Springsteen, musician, "If I Should Fall Behind"

8. "Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses." ?Ann Landers, advice columnist

9. ?Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.? ?Socrates, Greek philosopher

10. ?Loyalty is a continuous phenomenon; you don?t score points for past action.? ?Natasha Pulley, author
11. ?Leadership is a two-way street, loyalty up and loyalty down.? ?Grace Hopper, computer scientist. Here are more great leadership quotes that'll help you realize your potential.

12. ?Loyalty...When I think of it, I wonder if I would rather have it than love. Whereas love is often an over-used word and an unpredictable feeling, the other is nothing but dependability.? ?Donna Lynn Hope, author

13. ?You don?t earn loyalty in a day. You earn loyalty day by day.? ?Jeffrey Gitomer, author and business trainer

14. ?Be loyal and trustworthy. Do not befriend anyone who is lower than yourself in this regard.? ?Confucius, Chinese philosopher

15. ?Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.? ?Misty Copeland, classical ballet dancer

16. "The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other." ?Mario Puzo, author and journalist. That seems to be the consensus when it comes to family loyalty quotes!

17. ?Loyalty is a characteristic trait. Those who have it, give it free of charge.? ?Ellen J. Barrier, author

18. ?We are sure to get opportunities as we show ourselves capable of being trusted.? ?Roy L. Smith, clergyman and author

19. ?When confronted with a challenge, the committed heart will search for a solution. The undecided heart searches for an escape.? ?Andy Andrews, author and speaker

20. "Loyalty cannot be blueprinted. It cannot be produced on an assembly line. In fact, it cannot be manufactured at all, for its origin is the human heart ? the center of self-respect and human dignity. It is a force which leaps into being only when conditions are exactly right for it ? and it is a force very sensitive to betrayal." ?Maurice Franks, attorney and author

21. ?The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty.? ?Zig Ziglar, personal development trainer and speaker. Read these other success quotes to aspire to greatness.

22. ?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, professor

23. ?A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.? ?William Shakespeare, playwright

24. "I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty." ?Summer Altice, actress and model

25. ?The only people I owe my loyalty to are those who never made me question theirs.? ?Anonymous

26. ?It is better to be faithful than famous.? ?Theodore Roosevelt, former U.S. president

27. "Sometimes it was worth all the disadvantages of marriage just to have that: one friend in an indifferent world." ?Erica Jong, author and poet. Here are more friendship quotes you'll want to share with your bestie.

28. ?Confidentiality is a virtue of the loyal, as loyalty is the virtue of faithfulness.? ?Edwin Louis Cole, religious leader

29. ?If you have three people in your life that you can trust, you can consider yourself the luckiest person in the whole world.? ?Selena Gomez, singer and actress

30. ?You cannot buy loyalty. You cannot buy the devotion of hearts, minds, and souls. You have to earn these things.? ?Clarence Francis, businessman

31. ?Love is a decision, not just an emotion. It is selfless, and a commitment.? ?Lydia McLaughlin , businesswoman
32. ?Be loyal to those who are not present. In doing so, you build the trust of those who are present.? ?Stephen Covey, author and businessman

33. ?Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness.? ?W. H. Murray, mountaineer and writer

34. ?A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.? ?Arnold H. Glasgow, businessman

35. "?it isn?t things and proximity, or even blood that holds us all together. What makes a family is love and loyalty." ?Genevieve Dewey, author, in Third Time's the Charm