Lovers have a right to betray you... friends don't.
Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them.
If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.
All our experience with history should teach us, when we look back, how badly human wisdom is betrayed when it relies on itself
That's life: trust and you're betrayed; don't trust and you betray yourself.
The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend.
We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
It's hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it....
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.
Anyone who hasn't experienced the ecstasy of betrayal knows nothing about ecstasy at all.
All a man can betray is his conscience.
Art is the Mirror of our betrayed ideals.
Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes.
To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal. You see, I could conceive death, but I could not conceive betrayal.
I could never hurt him enough to make his betrayal stop hurting. And it hurts, in every part of my body.
Naturally, when one makes progressive steps, there may be some who see it as a betrayal of their goals and interests.
I used to advertise my loyalty and I don't believe there is a single person I loved that I didn't eventually betray.
Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
It was a mistake," you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.
For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first.
I would rather my enemy's sword pierce my heart then my friend's dagger stab me in the back." Faustus - Don't Talk Back To Your Vampire
Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight.
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.
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