Dependable allegiance to people and institutions.

a.k.a. faithfulness, fidelity

Complementary virtues

Contrasting vices

  • betrayal
  • disloyalty

Virtues possibly in tension

How to acquire or strengthen it


Notes and links

Mentioned elsewhere

Inspirational quotes

  • “The glory of a servant is fidelity, which cannot be without diligence, as well as truth.” ―William Penn
  • “The ground for the steadfastness and constancy for which we are searching in friendship is faithfulness.” ―Cicero
  • “The wise man is intelligently, not blindly, loyal.” (Analects of Confucius, XV.XXXVI)