Examples Of Loyalty In The Outsiders

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“The only people I owe my loyalty to are those who never made me question theirs”-Anonymous. Loyalty means to be supportive and true to someone or something. Loyalty is more important justice your friends and your family are the most important thing to you. Things are replaceable friends and family are not.

In fact as a result to being loyal you become closer to your family and friends. “I had to they were drowning you Ponyboy. They might have killed you.“-said Johnny in The Outsiders. Johnny values loyalty over everything else. He saw that Ponyboy was going to get drowned! If he thought that justice was more important than his friendship he would have gone to the police and let Pony die. The police take care of the Socs. but he didn’t do this. He took matter in his own hands and was loyal. In this case "Blood is thicker than water."-When Family Loyalty Becomes a Crime
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“They was gettin him for breakin the windows in the school building, and it was Two-Bit who did that. And Dally knew it. But he just took the sentence without battin an eye or denying it.”-The Outsiders. This quote symbolizes loyalty because when Dally took the blame he knew that Two-bit was irreplaceable and he didn’t mind going to jail for him. If Dally used justice he would have reported Two-bit. “Sixteen years on the streets and you can learn a lot. But all the wrong things, not the things that you want to learn”-The Outsiders. Another thing that proves my point is that they learned all this stuff on the streets and they know that Johnny killed Bob, so Dally is telling the cops they went to Texas for Johnny and Ponyboy. He is not having justice he is being
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