Betrayal Quotes

Each betrayal begins with trust.


Betrayal does that -- betrays the betrayer.

Erica Jong

We have to distrust each other. It is our only defence against betrayal.

Tennessee Wellians

Anyone who hasn’t experienced the ecstasy of betrayal knows nothing about ecstasy at all.

Jeab Genet

Betrayal can only happen if you love.

John Le Carre

Every betrayal contains a perfect moment, a coin stamped heads or tails with salvation on the other side.

Barbara Kingsolver

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

John LeCarre

Betrayal is about learning not to idealize external sources.

Linda Talley

O lovers! Be careful in those dangerous first days! Once you’ve brought breakfast in bed you’ll have to bring it forever, unless you want to be accused of lovelessness and betrayal.

Milan Kundera

Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.

Arthur Miller

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

History is not the story of heroes entirely. It is often the story of cruelty and injustice and shortsightedness. There are monsters, there is evil, there is betrayal. That's why people should read Shakespeare and Dickens as well as history ~~ they will find the best, the worst, the height of noble attainment and the depths of depravity.

David C. McCullough

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