Betrayal Quotes: A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself. A true gentleman is one that apologizes anyways, even though he has not offended a lady intentionally. He is in a class all of his own because he knows the value of a woman’s heart.
Abusers are able to fool those outside the home because they usually only abuse those inside the home.
After a breakup, the loyal one stays single and deals with the damages until healed. The other one is already in another relationship.
All a man can betray is his conscience. – Joseph Conrad
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
All trust involves vulnerability and risk, and nothing would count as trust if there were no possibility of betrayal. – Robert C. Solomon
An honest enemy is always better than a friend who lies. Pay less attention to what people say, and more attention to what they do. Their actions will show you the truth.
And that was the thing about her. She kept on surviving with bullet holes in her lungs, and knife marks itched in her back. She never let anything get in her way. Resilient, a fighter, not by choice but a warrior by heart. – K.A
Anyone who hasn’t experienced the ecstasy of betrayal knows nothing about ecstasy at all. – Jean Genet
Backstabbers specialize in saying the wrong thing at the wrong time to the wrong person. – Les Parrott
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Be cautious of who is holding your quarters because as soon as they get four quarters, they will change them for a dollar. – Alexis A. Davis
Betrayal can only happen if you love. – John le Carre
Betrayal does that betrays the betrayer. – Erica Jong
Betrayal is about learning not to idealize external sources. – Linda Talley
Betrayal is common for men with no conscience. – Toba Beta
Betrayal is my favorite subject. – Norman Jewison
Betrayal is never easy to handle and there is no right way to accept it. – Christine Feehan
Betrayal is one of my biggest fears. Betrayal happens on many different levels all the time, and there is no worse feeling than realizing someone you thought you could trust has gone against you. – Katie Lee
Betrayal is the only truth that sticks. – Arthur Miller
Better to have an enemy who slaps you in the face than a friend who stabs you in the back.
Beware the person that stabs you and then tells the world they’re bleeding! – Jill Blakeway
Breaking someone’s trust is like crumpling a perfect piece of paper.
Cheat on a Leo and you lose a King and Queen that would have given you the world if you asked for it.
Cheating is directly linked to lack of intelligence, insecurity, low self-esteem, and an overall sense of unhappiness with one’s own life.
Confession is not betrayal. What you say or do doesn’t matter; only feelings matter. If they could make me stop loving you-that would be the real betrayal. – George Orwell
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Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They’re only powerful when you got your back turned. – Eminem
Deep down, my mom had long suspected I was gay. Much of her anger and hurt came from her sense of betrayal that she was the last to be told. – Chaz Bono
Do you believe a man can truly love a woman and constantly betray her? Never mind physically but betray her in his mind, in the very poetry of his soul. Well, it’s not easy but men do it all the time. – Mario Puzo
Do you believe a man can truly love a woman and constantly betray her? Never mind physically but betray her in his mind, in the very “poetry of his soul”. Well, it’s not easy but men do it all the time. – Mario Puzo
Don’t be sorry I trusted you. My mistake, not yours.
Don’t bite the hand that feeds you. – English Proverbs
Don’t invent it with your small mind and share it with your big mouth.
Don’t play the victim to the circumstances you created.
Don’t saw off the branch you’re sitting on. – Swedish Proverbs
Don’t tell me what they said about me. Tell me why they were so comfortable to say it around you.
Each betrayal begins with trust.” — Martin Luther
Even as your body betrays you, your mind denies it. – Sara Gruen
Even the people who betray you are part of the plan. Jesus couldn’t get t the cross without Judas.
Every betrayal contains a perfect moment, a coin stamped heads or tails with salvation on the other side. – Barbara Kingsolver
Everyone suffers at least one bad betrayal in their lifetime. It’s what unites us. The trick is not to let it destroy your trust in others when that happens. Don’t let them take that from you. – Sherrilyn Kenyon
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us when we cross into the shade. – Christian Nevell Bovee
Familial betrayal is, to me, the most heartbreaking kind – because if you can’t trust your family to love you and protect you, who can you really trust? – Alexandra Bracken
Fool me once, shame on me. Fool me twice, I deserved to get fucked over. – Derekica Snake
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For me, I always wonder what’s worse: an emotional betrayal or a physical betrayal? That’s a really tough call. – Hilarie Burton
For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first. – Suzanne Collins
For too long, musicians have been the greatest enemy of music. Their lack of desire to proselytize is a kind of betrayal. – Charles Hazlewood
Forgive yourself for the blindness that put you in the path of those who betrayed you. Sometimes a good heart doesn’t see the bad.
Forgiveness doesn’t excuse their behavior. Forgiveness prevents their behavior from destroying your heart.
Friends are supposed to be there for you when you cry, not the reason you cry.
Grow a thick skin – a very thick skin. And watch your back. For every back, there is a knife. – Lily Chatterjee
Have you ever been so disappointed that you don’t believe anyone anymore?
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
He who advises you to be reserved to your friends wishes to betray you without witnesses. – Don J. Manuel
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life. – Sophocles
He, who had done more than any human being to draw her out of the caves of her secret, folded life, now threw her down into deeper recesses of fear and doubt. The fall was greater than she had ever known, because she had ventured so far into emotion and had abandoned herself to it. – Anaïs Nin
How did I ever give someone the power to f..ck me up this bad?
I could become very rich in Guatemala but by the low method of ratifying my title, opening a clinic, and specializing in allergies. To do that would be the most horrible betrayal of the two ‘I’s’ struggling inside me: the socialist and the traveler. – Che Guevara
I could never hurt him enough to make his betrayal stop hurting. And it hurts, in every part of my body. – Veronica Roth
I go to movies expecting to have a whole experience. If I want a movie that doesn’t end, I’ll go to a French movie. That’s a betrayal of trust to me. A movie has to be complete within itself; it can’t just build off the first one or play variations. – Joss Whedon
I had to take false steps and go through hard times to come out to where I am now. I can’t imagine living without acting. It’s not easy, and I don’t disrespect anyone who steps out of it after a certain point. Having a family and a house is cool. It’s not a betrayal. But if you’re going to be an actor, it has to be more than a passing interest. – Marylouise Burke
I have never known a more vulgar expression of betrayal and deceit. – Lucien Bouchard
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I knew they would kill me when they found out but, he struggled for words, releasing a sharp breath. I think I realized that I would rather die because I betrayed them, than live because I betrayed you. – Marissa Meyer
I know the feeling of confusion and betrayal. I know the feeling of fearing for my life. – Jason Reynolds
I may be many things, and there are even more I am not, but I would never do to you what you did to me, and I think that says a lot. – Jessica Katoff
I reward loyalty with loyalty and disloyalty with distance.
I used to advertise my loyalty and I don’t believe there is a single person I loved that I didn’t eventually betray. – Albert Camus
I was torn between holding o to what you promised and accepting the reality of you not being able to deliver. – R.H Sin
I will remember and recover, not forgive and forget.
If another woman steals your man, there’s no better revenge than letting her keep him. Real men can’t be stolen.
If there’s one thing that a Taurus can’t stand, it’s betrayal.
If you didn’t see it with your own eyes, or hear it with your own ears.
If you get that gut feeling that something isn’t right about a person or situation, trust it.
If you have to pretend I am a crapper person so you don’t feel guilty about all the crappy things you’ve done to me, then so be it. Whatever helps you sleep at night. Just know, your delusions will never change my reality.
If you show me you don’t give a f..ck, I’ll show you that I’m better at it.
If you spend too long holding on to the one who treats you like an option, you’ll miss finding the one who treats you like a priority.
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If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind. – Shannon L. Alder
If you’re betrayed, release disappointment at once. By that way, the bitterness has no time to take root. – Toba Beta
In life you can easily trust someone, but once the trust is broken, it’s very difficult to trust anyone again. – Sushan Sharma
Is it possible to succeed without any act of betrayal? – Jean Renoir
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. – William Blake
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. – Confucius
It was a mistake, you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you. – David Levithan
It was never my enemies I had to watch out for. It was the ones screaming I love you.
It’s a shame that the very people who you protect are the first ones to turn their backs on you. – Autumn Kohler
It’s effortless to let go of self-absorbed people. It’s challenging to let go of someone you care about and it’s exceedingly difficult to let go of an ideal and a belief in someone because what exacerbates the disappointment of finding out they weren’t who they presented themselves to be, is the betrayal of it. – Donna Lynn Hope
It’s hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it. – Nicole Richie
It’s like one day you flipped a switch and became someone I never knew.
It’s not the future you are afraid of. It’s the fear of the past repeating itself that haunts you. – T.W.W
It’s particularly hard to take being stabbed in the back close to home. There’s always a feeling of betrayal when people of your own group oppose you. – Catharine MacKinnon
I’m not crying because of you; you’re not worth it. I’m crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are. – Steve Maraboli
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I’m not really sure why. But do you stop loving someone just because they betray you? I don’t think so. That’s what makes the betrayal hurt so much – pain, frustration, anger… and I still loved her. I still do. – Brandon Sanderson
I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you. – Friedrich Nietzsche
Just because they say they’re praying for you in your face, doesn’t mean they aren’t laughing at your struggle behind your back. – Trent Shelton
Life has taught me that you can’t control someone’s loyalty. No matter how good you are to them, doesn’t mean that they will treat you the same. No matter how much they mean to you, doesn’t mean that they’ll value you the same. Sometimes the people you love the most, turn out to be the people you can trust the least.
Life is not about who’s real to your face, it’s about who’s real behind your back.
Love and marriage are wonderful arenas in which to place a character. We are most likely to risk our morals and beliefs while in love. Betrayal gives tremendous insights into a character as well. – Anita Shreve
Love comes to those who still hope after disappointment, who still believe after betrayal and who still love after they’ve been hurt.
Love is understood, in a historical way, as one of the great human vocations – but its counterspell has always been infidelity. This terrible, terrible betrayal that can tear apart not only another person, not only oneself, but whole families. – Junot Diaz
Love is whatever you can still betray. Betrayal can only happen if you love. – John le Carre
Mind what people do, not only what they say, for deeds will betray a lie. – Terry Goodkind
Most people cheat because they’re paying more attention to what they’re missing rather than what they have.
Muhammad is more human, more self-doubting, even self-tortured at times. His story is full of adventure, intrigue, betrayal. – Deepak Chopra
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Naturally, when one makes progressive steps, there may be some who see it as a betrayal of their goals and interests. – Louis Farrakhan
Never apologize for trusting your intuition – your brain can play tricks, your heart can be blind, but your gut is always right.
Never believe a liar’s “truth”, a cheater’s “answers”, or a player’s love.
Never underestimate the power of my intuition. I can recognize your game before you ever play it.
Not telling me something or hiding something on purpose is just the same as lying.
Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the single person you thought would never hurt you.
Oh, I’m sorry. I thought you meant what you promised. Silly me.
Once you have really hurt someone, it will always be in the back their mind even if they still have a smile on their face.
Once you realize you deserve better, letting go will be the best decision ever.
One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go. Whether it’s guilt, anger, love, loss or betrayal. Change is never easy. We fight to hold on and we fight to let go. If you’ve been hurt until it breaks your soul into pieces, your perspective in life will definitely change, and no one and nothing in this world could ever hurt you again. – Mareez Reyes
One should rather die than be betrayed. There is no deceit in death. It delivers precisely what it has promised. Betrayal, though … betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope. – Steven Deitz
Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee. – William Penn
People are always fascinated by infidelity because, in the end – whether we’ve had direct experience or not – there’s part of you that knows there’s absolutely no more piercing betrayal. People are undone by it. – Junot Diaz
Pleasure which must be enjoyed at the expense of another’s pain, can never be such as a worthy mind can fully delight in. – Samuel Johnson
Poor people and working people have not been the focus of the Obama administration. That for me is not just a disappointment but a kind of betrayal. – Cornel West
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Pride had kept her running when love had betrayed her. – Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Rather than writing about international events, I write about individual lives. There is elation and sadness, death and birth, love and jealousy, co-operation and betrayal. All the great emotional transactions that happen wherever people come together. – Tom Drury
Realizing that the one person who you told everything to, was actually hiding everything from you.
Relationships take two people. Not one person being faithful, and another acting single.
Remember that sociopath wears a mask of sanity. It is easier for them to make you out to be crazy- than it is for you to expose the reality of who they are.
Remembering a past situation can provoke a person to feel the exact emotions that were attached to that specific memory.
She’s in love with the way he used to be. She’s in love with the person he never truly was. – R.H Sin
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Silence is a true friend who never betrays. – Confucius
Slavery was the betrayal of the American Promise at the moment that promise was made. – Steve Erickson
Sleeping alone is better than sharing your bed with someone who shares their bed with someone else when you’re not around.
Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story.
Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight. – Lauren Conrad
Some people aren’t loyal to you. They are loyal to their need of you. Once their needs change, so does their loyalty.
Something I learned about people; if they do it once, they’ll do it again.
Sometimes the people closest to you betray you, and your home isn’t a place you can be happy anymore. – Kristin Cast
Sometimes the person you’d take a bullet for ends up being the one behind the gun.
Sometimes you gotta play the fool, to fool the fool, who thinks they’re fooling you.
Sometimes, instead of being hurt, you should look at betrayal as a gift. It makes it that much easier to sweep it up and toss it out with the rest of the trash. And why is that you ask? Because trash starts to stink…and when it does, it has no more value in your life. – Donna Schoenrock
Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime. – Mineko Iwasaki
Stop swimming across oceans for people who won’t jump a puddle for you.
Tales of power and ambition and intrigue and betrayal and desire – when you’re telling those in a big way, you automatically want to go to Shakespeare. – Beau Willimon
betrayal quotes about snakes and trust
That’s the end of their part in your story.
The betrayal of trust carries a heavy taboo. – Aldrich Ames
The Bible is very resonant. It has everything: creation, betrayal, lust, poetry, prophecy, sacrifice. All great things are in the Bible, and all great writers have drawn from it and more than people realize, whether Shakespeare, Herman Melville or Bob Dylan. – Patti Smith
The biggest mistake I made in life is trusting one person who has betrayed me multiple times. I wish I wasn’t this nice.
The fear really hits you. That’s what you feel first. And then it’s the anger and frustration. Part of the problem is how little we understand about the ultimate betrayal of the body when it rebels against itself. – Charles Bronson
The hardest part about walking away from someone is the part where you realize that, no matter how slowly you go, they will never run after you.
The issue of the Betrayal was so central to that, I felt the need to comment upon it. My choices were to ignore the games and put them ‘outside’ of continuity or to integrate them. I chose the latter. – Raymond E. Feist
The knives of betrayal and drama cut deep and hurt… but they also trim away the nonsense and reveal your true friends. – Steve Maraboli
The male, for all his bravado and exploration, is the loyal one, the one who generally feels love. The female is skilled at betrayal and torture and damnation. – Charles Bukowski
The problem is that everywhere the gas drilling industry goes, a trail of water contamination, air pollution, health concerns and betrayal of basic American civic and community values follows. – Josh Fox
The problem is you still don’t think that you did anything to hurt me.
The real betrayal is forgetting yourself.
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The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.
The thorn from the bush one has planted, nourished and pruned pricks more deeply and draws more blood. – Maya Angelou
The three touchstones that woke Buddha up – sickness, old age, and death – are a pretty good place to start when crafting a tragic tale. And if we need to get more specific: heartbreak, destruction, miscomprehension, natural disasters, betrayal, and the waste of human potential. – Paul Di Filippo
The worst feeling is feeling unwanted by the person you want the most.
The worst kind of hurt is betrayal. Because it means someone was willing to hurt you just to make themselves feel better.
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. – Heather Brewer
There are only really a few stories to tell in the end, and betrayal and the failure of love is one of those good stories to tell. – Sean Lennon
There are three signs of a hypocrite: when he speaks, he speaks lies, when he makes a promise he breaks it, and when he is trusted he betrays his trust. – Muhammad
There comes a time when silence is betrayal. – MLK
There is always a lesson of a lifetime to learn in every betrayal. – Edmond Mbiaka
There is no greater blessing than a family hand that lifts you from a fall; but there is not lower curse than a family hand that strikes you when you’re down. – Wes Fessler
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh at. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is nothing more painful than the times when your paranoia turns out to be perfectly working intuition.
There is nothing worse than betraying yourself. – Oprah
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There’s a lot of stupid men out there who feel like makeup is a betrayal of the truth, and that is so funny to me. – Katya Zamolodchikova
There’s only so many times you can allow someone to let you down before you can’t handle the disappointment anymore.
Those who don’t know the value of loyalty can never appreciate the cost of betrayal.
Three things cannot be long hidden; the sun, the moon, and the truth. – Confucius
To betray, you must first belong. – Kim Philby
To love without criticism is to be betrayed. – Djuna Barnes
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
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. – Tom Cochrane
True love and loyal friends are two of the hardest things to find.
Trust can be lost within seconds, takes a lifetime to regain, and is never as strong again afterward.
Trust can take years to build, but only a second to break.
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Trust is not established in the absence of betrayal, but in those whose betrayal is least. – Wes Fessler
Try not to stress over the shady people who betrayed you. I know it hurts but the truth is that they were always shady, they are never going to change, and you are actually much better off now because at least you know who they really are.
We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal. – Tennessee Williams
We met less than a week ago and in that time I’ve done nothing but lie and cheat and betray you. I know. But if you give me a chance…all I want is to protect you. To be near you. For as long as I’m able. – Marissa Meyer
We met less than a week ago and, in that time, I’ve done nothing but lie and cheat and betray you. I know. But if you give me a chance…all I want is to protect you. To be near you. For as long as I’m able. – Marissa Meyer
What hurts more than losing you is knowing you’re not fighting to keep me.
When I was 15, I made a solo record. It made Artie very unhappy. He looked upon it as something of a betrayal. – Paul Simon
When marketers influence habits, they influence peoples’ self-identity. And so when a group or company does something that doesn’t correspond to our core values, it feels like a betrayal. – Charles Duhigg
When no one you know tells the truth, you learn to see under the surface. – Cassandra Clare
When someone betrays you, it is the reflection of their character, not yours.
When someone breaks your trust don’t feel stupid for trusting them. You didn’t do anything wrong they’re just an untrustworthy person. – Sonya Parker
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When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself. – Isaac Bashevis Singer
When you care about someone, you can’t just turn that off because you learn they betrayed you. – Paula Stokes
When you realize you’ve been deeply betrayed, fear really hits you. That’s what you feel first. And then it’s anger and frustration. Then disappointment and disillusionment. – José N. Harris
When you’re out of sight for as long as I was, there’s a funny feeling of betrayal that comes over people when they see you again. – Esther Williams
Why would you do that to me after I gave you everything that I had?
You are going to break your promise. I understand. And I hold my hands over the ears of my heart, so that I will not hate you. – Catherynne M. Valente
You can smooth it over but it’s never going to be the same again.
You can’t betray yourself too often, or you become somebody else. – Ed Harris
You can’t fix yourself while holding on to the person who broke you. – R.H Sin
You gotta leave before you get left.
You knew what you were doing and you know it would hurt me but somehow that still didn’t stop you.
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You know that you have been stabbed when you feel the deep pain of betrayal. – Les Parrott
You made me feel that you really like me. And then you just left, just like it was nothing.
You see that’s what I think is such a terrible, terrible betrayal, the trust that people have in government. – Ralph Steadman
You stabbed me then pretend you were the one who was bleeding.
You want to believe that there’s one relationship in life that’s beyond betrayal. A relationship that’s beyond that kind of hurt. And there isn’t. – Caleb Carr
You’re not sorry you did it, you’re sorry I found out.
‘It was a mistake,’ you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you. – David Levithan
“An honest enemy is better than a false friend. When in doubt, pay more attention to what people do and less to what they say. Actions not only speak louder than words, they are more difficult to fake.” – Zero Dean
“Be careful who you tell your feelings to because some people are waiting for the opportunity to use them against you.”
“Betray a friend and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself.” — Aesop
“Betrayal answers betrayal, the mask of love is answered by the disappearance of love.” — Albert Camus
“Betrayal can be extremely painful, but it’s up to you how much that pain damages you permanently.” – Emily V. Gordon
“Betrayal doesn’t only break your heart but also darkens your soul. You’ll never forget the pain like a fog that forever lingers in the depths of your mind.”
“Betrayal is never easy to handle and there is no right way to accept it.” – Christine Feehan
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“Betrayal is so emotionally charged because the act of betrayal violates a couple’s core agreement- the promise to care for each other and keep each other safe.”
“Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.” – Arthur Miller
“Betrayal leaves us at a fork in the road. We can become stuck in a bad moment forever or we can put it behind us for good. We decide our path.” – Carmen Harra
“Better to have an enemy who slaps you in the face than a friend who stabs you in the back.”
“Beware the person who stabs you and tells the world they’re the one who’s bleeding.” – Jill Blakeway
“Beware the person who stabs you and then tells the world they’re the world they’re the one who’s bleeding.” – Jill Blakeway
“Blame and betrayal are the emotional enemies of improvement.”
“Blood makes you related, Loyalty makes you family.”
“Breaking someone’s trust is like crumpling up a perfect piece of paper. You can smooth it over but it’s never going to be the same again.”
“Confession is not betrayal. What you say or do doesn’t matter; only feelings matter. If they could make me stop loving you-that would be the real betrayal.” — George Orwell
“Don’t be sorry. I trusted you. My mistake, not yours.”
“Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you.”
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“Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.”
“Even loss and betrayal can bring us awakening.” — Buddha
“Familial betrayal is, to me, the most heartbreaking kind – because if you can’t trust your family to love you and protect you, who can you really trust?” – Alexandra Bracken
“For me, I always wonder what’s worse: an emotional betrayal or a physical betrayal? That’s a really tough call.” – Hilarie Burton
“Forgive yourself for the blindness that let others betray you. Sometimes a good heart doesn’t see the bad.”
“Friends are supposed to be there for you when you cry, not the reason you cry.”
“I didn’t fall in love with you, I fell in love with the person you pretended to be.”
“I knew they would kill me when they found out but”, he struggled for words, releasing a sharp breath. “I think I realized that I would rather die because I betrayed them, than live because I betrayed you.” – Marissa Meyer
“I trusted you, but now your words mean nothing because your actions spoke the truth.”
“I used to advertise my loyalty and I don’t believe there is a single person I loved that I didn’t eventually betray.” — Albert Camus
“I will take his secret to the grave, telling people along the way. Betrayal is no sin if it is whimsical.” – Tom Stoppard
“Is it possible to succeed without any act of betrayal?” – Jean Renoir
“It is better to have an enemy who honestly says they hate you.”
“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.”
“It was a mistake”, you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you. – David Levithan
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“It’s hard to tell who has your back from who has it long enough just to stab you in it.” — Nicole Richie
“It’s hard to trust somebody when the one person who you completely opened up to is the person who later completely betrayed you.”
“Let’s call cheating what it is: a complete betrayal of trust.” — Greg Behrendt
“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” — William Shakespeare
“Love and marriage are wonderful arenas in which to place a character. We are most likely to risk our morals and beliefs while in love. Betrayal gives tremendous insights into a character as well.” – Anita Shreve
“Love comes to those who still hope after disappointment, who still believes after betrayal, and who still love after they’ve been hurt.”
“Love is whatever you can still betray. Betrayal can only happen if you love.” – John le Carre
“Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the single person you thought would never hurt you.”
“Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from which love grows. Love can only survive these injuries if they are acknowledged, healed, and rare.” – Brene Brow
“Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as friends.”
“Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight.” — Lauren Conrad
“Sometimes you don’t need to hear their excuses or what they have to say for themselves because their actions already spoke the truth.”
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“That was how dishonesty and betrayal started, not in big lies but in small secrets.” — Amy Tan
“The knives of betrayal and drama cut deep and hurt… but they also trim away the nonsense and reveal your true friends.” – Steve Maraboli
“The lesser the friends, the lesser the chances of betrayal.” — Tupac Shakur
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“The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.”
“The worst feeling in the world is knowing you’ve been used and lied to by someone you trusted.”
“The worst kind of hurt is betrayal, because it means that someone will willing to hurt you just to make themselves feel better.”
“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.” – Heather Brewer
“There is a big difference between being betrayed by an enemy and being betrayed by a friend. The latter hurts more.”
“There is something wrong with your character if opportunity controls your loyalty.”
“They can betray me, but I choose not be betray my peace of mind.” – Dodinsky
“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.” – Tom Cochrane
“Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated. Betrayal of any one of those is to lose all three.” — Ziad K. Abdelnour
“Two people who were once very close can without blame or grand betrayal become strangers. Perhaps this is the saddest thing in the world.” — Warsan Shire
“We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.” – Tennessee Williams
“We’re not friends, we’re not enemies, we’re just strangers with some memories.”
“What had seemed like love was betrayal.”
“When someone betrays you, it is a reflection of their character, not yours.”
“You know that you have been stabbed when you feel the deep pain of betrayal.” – Les Parrott