Quotes of Betrayal

“ Love is whatever you can still betray. Betrayal can only happen if you love. ”

- John le Carré

“ The pain of their losses has been compounded by the betrayal of their own government. ”

- Connie Mack

“ If this be treason, make the most of it! ”

- Patrick Henry

“ Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They're only powerful when you got your back turned. ”

- Eminem

“ To me, that's treason. ”

- Alice Cooper

“ We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal. ”

- Tennessee Williams

“ If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. ”

- Edward M. Forster

“ Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader. ”

- Douglas William Jerrold

“ I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. ”

- E. M. Forster

“ It is all right to rat, but you can't re-rat. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ To betray you must first belong. ”

- Harold Philby

“ All our experience with history should teach us, when we look back, how badly human wisdom is betrayed when it relies on itself. ”

- Martin Luther

“ It is difficult for me to talk to you because I really feel duped. More importantly, I feel you betrayed millions of readers... As I sit here today, I don't know what is true, and I don't know what isn't. ”

- Oprah Winfrey

“ He felt at once betrayed and betrayer, deceived and deceiver. He was a criminal forced into crime, an unwilling whore. ”

- Peter Benchley

“ To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal. You see, I could conceive death, but I could not conceive betrayal. ”

- Malcolm X

“ There's a sort of rage a man feels when he's been deceived where he most trusted. It compares to no other anger. ”

- Orson Scott Card

“ It's hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it. ”

- Nicole Richie

“ When a woman wants to betray her husband, her actions are almost invariably studied but they are never reasoned. ”

- Honore de Balzac

“ In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate. ”

- Charles de Gaulle

“ A dagger has only a single point, but a traitor cuts from anywhere. ”

- Orson Scott Card

“ Love is whatever you can still betray... Betrayal can only happen if you love. ”

- John LeCarre

“ A true friend stabs you in the front. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Et tu, Brute! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Most of us regard good luck as our right, and bad luck as a betrayal of that right. ”

- William Feather

“ It's a very dark tale of greed, betrayal and revenge in Bulgaria - all with a brain transplant! ”

- Bruce Campbell

“ I feel you betrayed millions of readers. ”

- Oprah Winfrey

“ It's a huge betrayal of the public trust, and they know it. ”

- Bruce Schneier

“ Judas had given them the slip. ”

- Matthew

“ As a rule, the person found out in a betrayal of love holds, all the same, the superior position of the two. It is the betrayed one who is humiliated. ”

- Ada Leverson

“ He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. ”

- Sigmund Freud
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