Betray Quotes

An artist will betray himself by some sort of sincerity.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Even though I'm a tranquil guy now at this stage of my life, I have nothing but contempt and anger for those who betray the trust by exposing the identity of our sources. They are, in my view, the most insidious of traitors.

George Herbert Walker Bush

There are many kinds of smiles, each having a distinct character. Some announce goodness and sweetness, others betray sarcasm, bitterness and pride; some soften the countenance by their languishing tenderness, others brighten by their spiritual vivacity.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

A trustworthy person does not betray you, but you consider the betrayer to be trustworthy.

Ali al-Rida

When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?

Oliver Goldsmith

Better the rule of One, whom all obey, than to let clamorous demagogues betray our freedom with the kiss of anarchy.

Oscar Wilde

I'd rather betray others, than have others betray me.

Co Cāo

My techniques are concerned with reading signals from people, tiny unconscious clues that betray their thoughts. I tend to see it like a game...

Derren Victor Brown

Yes, no matter how we defend ourselves against the outside were always licked by something from the inside. Theres no defense against betrayal, and we all betray ourselves.

Alfred Bester

The public weal requires that men should betray, and lie, and massacre.

Michel de Montaigne

He who advises you to be reserved to your friends wishes to betray you without witnesses.

Don J. Manuel

There are many kinds of smiles, each having a distinct character. Some announce goodness and sweetness, others betray sarcasm, bitterness and pride; some soften the countenance by their languishing tenderness, others brighten by their spiritual vivac.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement.

Henry David Thoreau

Memory is the only afterlife I have ever believed in. But the forgetting inside us cannot be stopped. We are programmed to betray.

Michael Ignatieff

A suppressed resolve will betray itself in the eyes.

George Eliot

There is a peculiarity in the countenance, as everybody knows, which, though it cannot be described, is sure to betray the Englishman.

George Henry Borrow

To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions.

Kim Campbell

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.

Joseph Story

More men are guilty of treason through weakness than any studied design to betray.

François de la Rochefoucauld

Then you should have died! Died, rather than betray your friends, as we would have done for you!

Joanne Kathleen Rowling

To betray you must first belong

Harold Philby

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

Honore de Balzac

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

John LeCarre

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

Charles de Gaulle

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