Betrayal Quotes

Oscar Wilde

Yet each man kills the thing he loves By each let this be heard Some do
Yet each man kills the thing he loves
By each let this be heard
Some do it with a bitter look
Some with a flattering word
The coward does it with a kiss
The brave man with a sword

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.

Sara Gruen

Even as your body betrays you, your mind denies it.

David Rovics

They'll say you are bad
or perhaps you are mad
or at least you
should stay undercover.
Your mind must be bare
if you would dare
to think you can love
more than one lover.

Jean Genet

To write is your last resort when you've betrayed someone.

A.J. Darkholme

Trust is not a gasoline-soaked blanket that succumbs to the matches of betrayal, never able to be used for its warmth again; it’s a tapestry that wears thin in places, but can be patched over if you have the right materials, circumstances, and patience to repair it. If you don’t, you’re always the one who feels the coldest when winter comes.

Melchor Lim

When someone hurts you time and time again, accept the fact that they don't care about you. Its a tough pill to swallow, but its necessary medicine.

Jourdane Erasquin

There are times that the emotions we keep in our hearts, no matter how abundant, are better left unexpressed.

C.M Maria

You can wait as long as you like, pretty one, it won't make any difference. He will never see you as anything more than some victim he has to protect. Why he thinks it his duty to protect you from the inevitable, I do not know... unless he knows something we do not...

Lyna Jones

Our ability to transcend betrayal is directly tied to our willingness to identify ourselves as love activists rather than victims of the Universe.

Mary Balogh

One day you will learn that love does not always betray you.

Danka V.

What irritated me most in that entire situation was the fact that I
wasn’t feeling humiliated, or annoyed, or even fooled. Betrayal was
what I felt, my heart broken not just by a guy I was in love with, but
also by, as I once believed, a true friend.

Marissa Meyer

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.

George Orwell

Confession is not betrayal. What you say or do doesn't matter; only feelings matter. If they
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.

Kahlil Gibran

Thus with my lips have I denounced you, while my heart, bleeding within me, called you tender names.

It was love lashed by its own self that spoke. It was pride half slain that fluttered in the dust. It was my hunger for your love that raged from the housetop, while my own love, kneeling in silence, prayed your forgiveness.

Charlotte Featherstone

It hurts to breathe. It hurts to live. I hate her, yet I do not think I can exist without her.

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.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Ah," she cried, "you look so cool."

Their eyes met, and they stared together at each other, alone in space. With an effort she glanced down at the table.

You always look so cool," she repeated.

She had told him that she loved him, and Tom Buchanan saw.

Thomas Moore

Disappointments in love, even betrayals and losses, serve the soul at the very moment they seem in life to be tragedies. The soul is partly in time and partly in eternity. We might remember the part that resides in eternity when we feel despair over the part that is in life.

Maverick Hill

I always listen to what people don't say, it's a lot more interesting than the bullshit they want you to believe.

Maverick Hill

You can lie but you can't re-write history. Even if you could, what would you say to those who lived it and helped you thru, some of the darkest periods of your life?

Stacey T. Hunt

You and I were meant to be together, even if we weren't meant to be happy.

Roman Payne

We were hooked when we woke.
We had arms for each other.
But I yearned to resume
My dreams of another.

Megan Johns

Innocence invites protection, yet we might be smarter to protect ourselves against it...

William Shakespeare

For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar's angel:
Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him!
This was the most unkindest cut of all

Edmond Mbiaka

Unlike people, God will never turn His back on you. Trust in Him with all your heart, and you will never have to worry about being betrayed.

Suzanne Collins

For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first.

Albert Camus

I used to advertise my loyalty and I don't believe there is a single person I loved that I didn't eventually betray.

William Shakespeare

Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly.

Edward P. Jones

(Her husband's departure ...) had picked Mildred up by the hair and dropped her down at the doorstep of insanity.
From "Butterfly on F street

Victor L Guerrero

Would you invest your money in a company that ALWAYS showed a loss? Then why invest your heart in someone that has no intention of buying it? Renting my heart is not an option.

Sarah E. Olson

Howard: Sometimes a betrayal can be so subtle that it clouds the whole thing.

Nita: It would have to be a real betrayal. Not like canceling an appointment. It would be like you’d end the relationship in the middle.

Howard: Why would I call it off?

Nita: I don’t know!

Ashly Lorenzana

They say blood is thicker than water. It's also more treacherous, prone to betrayal, full of shit and quite honestly, I wouldn't put much weight into it at all.

Karen Marie Moning

She waited, thinking you were different from those who used and betrayed her. She believed you would find her, come charging to her rescue. That belief was as misplaced as the monsters we faced were deadly. The day came she finally lost her faith in you, and I was there as I’ve always been there when she needed me.

Jake Wood ability to trust had been shattered into splinters, its fragmented shards slicing through every darkened recess of my mind, his absolution won my over all the more.

Charles Colton

When we fail, our pride supports us, and when we succeed it betrays us.

Auliq Ice

No one knows your success or failure best than your enemy who pretends to be your greatest friend.

Sam Tanenhaus

Our nemesis is time, against which we have a single ally, memory, and even it betrays us.

William Shakespeare

Time shall unfold what pleated cunning hides: Who cover faults, at last shame them derides.

Stephen King

A woman who would steal your love when your love was really all you had to give was not much of a woman.

Adam Levin

The point was to learn what it was we feared more: being misunderstood or being betrayed.

Michael Bassey Johnson

The reason people fear to confide in anyone is that even an internal friend can make personal details external, and it will remain eternal.

Bryant McGill

There is nothing worse than fear. Fear is worse than cancer, fear is worse than torture, fear is worse than betrayal and fear is even worse than death.

Dorothy Koomson

You can't stay here any more. My fears have been irrational and they've forced me to make unwise decisions and accept the unacceptable.

Phindiwe Nkosi

Instead of hating, my heart cries mercy! Mercy on me! Mercy on me! Mercy on me!

Hillary Rodham Clinton

You can't keep snakes in your backyard and expect them only to bite your neighbors. You know, eventually those snakes are going to turn on whoever has them in the backyard.

Enock Maregesi

Kushirikiana na maadui wa nchi yetu ni hatia ya kosa la uhaini. Adhabu yake ni kifo, au kifungo cha maisha.

Enock Maregesi

Kusaliti nchi, ambayo majeshi ya ulinzi na usalama yameundwa kuilinda, ni miongoni mwa makosa makubwa kabisa kuweza kufanywa na mtu! Adhabu yake ni kifungo cha maisha jela, au kunyongwa hadi kufa.

Enock Maregesi

Unaweza kusaliti nchi kwa sababu za kiitikadi, kisiasa, matatizo ya akili, au pesa. Ukifanya hivyo na ukabainika; utawajibika kwa adhabu ya kifo, au maisha.

Anna Funder

Betrayal clearly has its own reward: the small deep human satisfaction of having one up on someone else. It is the psychology of the mistress, and this regime used it as fuel.

J.E. Cross

Between the sands of time and tradition is a multitude of truths untold.

Chelsea Handler

After discovering him in his threesome, I spent the next two weeks in bed suffering from a severe case of vagina elbow. It's a condition not unlike tennis elbow, but you get it from masturbating.

Dianna Hardy

And then there was Lydia.

Lydia who had hurtled into his life – into their lives – with hair like fire, eyes like amethysts and a fuck-me scent so palpable that he’d betrayed the only woman he’d ever loved.

Oliver Neubert

I love to walk through snow, to climb mountains, to smell the fresh air and I love to dream about flying. Soaring through the air, watching the earth from above, feeling the wind in my face and touching the clouds would be an amazing experience.

Marie Rukoski

If you won't be my friend, you'll regret being my enemy

Brian D. Anderson

You cannot be betrayed by your enemies, only your friends.

P.C. Cast

Then your heart is a black, shriveled thing, because you absolutely betray me.

Arthur Miller

Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.

C. Elizabeth

A dream you once were,
A dream of all my realities,
A dream I can no long strive for
In the wake of my manly betayals

John Fowles

The human race is unimportant. It is the self that must not be betrayed."

"I suppose one could say that Hitler didn't betray his self."

"You are right. He did not. But millions of Germans did betray their selves. That was the tragedy. Not that one man had the courage to be evil. But that millions had not the courage to be good.

Haruki Murakami

Can'ttrustpeople. Won'tdoanygood. They'llkillyoueverytime. They'llkilleachother. They'llkilleveryone.

Siobhan Fallon

Be safe, she whispered. Then she closed her eyes and said in a low, broken monotone, "I love you.


Siobhan Fallon

Justin K. McFarlane Beau

They cannot hurt you; their active participation, the enthusiasm in their willingness to try, proves their natural affinity and disposition to ruin, chaos, and sabotage.

Some do not learn you to earn you, they learn you to burn you.

William Shakespeare

The time approaches
That will with due decision make us know
What we shall say we have and what we owe.
Thoughts speculative their unsure hopes relate,
But certain issue strokes must arbitrate;
Towards which, advance the war.
They exit marching.

Lloyd DeMause

Whenever a group produces murderers, the early parental relationship must have been abusive and neglectful. Yet this elementary truth has not even begun to be considered in historical research; just stating that poor mothering lies behind wars seems blasphemous.

Irum Zahra

I grow weary of the love
That lasts for a night
When it should be there
The next sunrise

Innocent Mwatsikesimbe

Can trust be trusted?

Courtney Giardina

Marriage is not easy, I thought to myself. It’s not supposed to be easy. It’s two different people, from two different backgrounds, trying to build a life together for better or worse. It’s something you have to work at every single day. There are going to be hard times and those are the times you are supposed to fight like hell.

Veronica Roth

I could never hurt him enough to make his betrayal stop hurting. And it hurts, in every part of my body.

Brandon Sanderson

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.

Mette Ivie Harrison

George stared at the dove. What would she say if she could speak to him? What would she wish for, for her father? For she, too, had been harmed by a man who had meant to show his utmost love for her.
It made George wonder why love was suppose to be such a wonderful thing. As far as he could tell, love was just another excuse for causing pain.

Syed Arshad

It's not love that you hate, it's the loved one who betrayed.

Augustine Sam

Perfect love, like perfect partner does not exist. We create our own perfect love. If you care to know, a a good partner is like a construction engineer. To build the kind of house he want, he must pick the material that best suits his needs and maybe his wallet too.

Auliq Ice

Deep down a broken heart, all the sadness one can bear is misery.

Renee Dyer

I always thought high school was supposed to be a time for finding yourself, but I guess that's only if you fit into the mold people have made for you.


I am betrayed and played but right now im feeling nothing pain but to forgive, it's because I love God too much that I can't hate.

Stacey Scott Mae

There is no substantive difference between being stabbed to death in the living beating heart with a physical knife and feeling the plunging stabbing pain of betrayal.

Oliver Markus

Nobody has ever killed themselves over a broken arm. But every day, thousands of people kill themselves because of a broken heart. Why? Because emotional pain hurts much worse than physical pain.

Monika Ramzy

You cant laugh at a joke agian and agian, but why do you keep crying over the same thing over and over agian?

Rachel Caine

It's not your enemies who are likeliest to hurt you. It is, always, those you trust.

Paul Hoffman

...the older I get, the more I believe that if love is to be judged by most of its visible effects, it looks more like hatred than friendship.

Sun Fire Elements

Asking forgiveness is not an admission of cowardice and of sin, It is to show that having inner peace is far more important than pride especially if they think that you have wronged them in any way.

Donna Lynn Hope

You don't build a family by tearing down another one.

Rukhsar Din

When I recall memories, it all seems like a film, not a reality.

Holly Black

You can always count on your family to love you. And to betray you. And then to feel guilty about it.

Auliq Ice

A human being who trades away individuality for conformity is nothing but a slave.

Derekica Snake

...fool me once, shame on me…fool me twice…I deserved to get fucked over.

Ikechukwu Izuakor

When you are fed with the spoon of betrayal, you can choose to spit it out and live or swallow it and die

Ama H.Vanniarachchy

People do not change. It is just that they change the masks they wear and the acts they put on, with new costumes, new dialogues and new settings.That is human nature.

Mike A. Lancaster

Dreams so often become nightmares. Family can so easily become foes. And people are always more stupid than you give them credit for.

Nicole Richie

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

Toba Beta

Friendship's enemy is betrayal.

J.R.R. Tolkien

You renounce your friendship even in the hour of our need ' he said. 'Yet you were glad indeed to receive our aid when you came at last to these shores fainthearted loiterers and well-nigh emptyhanded. In huts on the beaches would you be dwelling still had not the Noldor carved out your haven and toiled upon your walls.

Madeline Miller

There is no honour in betraying your friends.

James Joyce

Never back a woman you defend, never get quit of a friend on whom you depend, never make face to a foe till he’s rife and never get stuck to another man’s pfife.

Jane Austen

...for to be sunk, though but for an hour in your esteem is a humiliation to which I know not how to submit. -Susan

Michael Bassey Johnson

Sometimes your dearest friend whom you reveal most of your secrets to becomes so deadly and unfriendly without knowing that they were not really your friend.

Erol Ozan

A stupid friend can hurt you more than a smart enemy.

Lauren Oliver

Every day, streets papered with more and more for .
Reward, reward, reward.
Reward for information.
If you see something, say something.
A paper town, a paper world: paper rustling in the airm whispering to me, hissing out a message of posion and jealousy.
If you know something, do something.
I'm sorry, Lena.

Galina Nelson

I love to talk to flowers. They are sensitive. And sometimes I just want to have couple of wings and fly away... Will you ever notice?

Arthur Schopenhauer

To become reconciled to a friend with whom you have broken, is a form of weakness; and you pay the penalty of it when he takes the first opportunity of doing precisely the very thing which brought about the breach.

Elizabeth Bowen

One's sentiments - call them that - one's fidelities are so instinctive that one hardly knows they exist: only when they are betrayed or, worse still, when one betrays them does one realize their power.

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