House Of The Red Fish Loyalty Quotes

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Our 28th president, Woodrow Wilson, once said, “ Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.” Loyalty has multiple definitions but they all go something to the effect of strong support or devotion. There are also many synonyms of loyalty, for example, honesty, obedience, reliability, and trustworthiness. In the novel, “ House of the Red Fish “ Tomi has many loyal friends and he has to be loyal to his family name. In the first place, loyalty has many definitions. On Google, the definition is “ the quality of being loyal to someone or something ” this is similar to the definition on dictionary.com “ the state or quality of being loyal; faithfulness to commitments or obligations.” All of the definitions on the internet or in a hard copy dictionary all say the same thing, loyalty is being loyal to someone/something and committing to them fully. …show more content…

Some of these synonyms include, honesty “the quality or fact of being honest; uprightness and fairness”, obedience “the act or practice of obeying; dutiful or submissive compliance”, reliability “the ability to be relied on or depended on, as for accuracy, honesty, or achievement”, and trustworthiness “deserving of trust or confidence; dependable; reliable”. Reliability and trustworthiness already have a similar meaning, but they both play into the meaning of loyalty in a comparable way. Even though the word has many different synonyms, all of them tie into the meaning of

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