Betrayal Quotes

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

Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.

Arthur Miller

I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country

E. M. Forster

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

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

Charles de Gaulle

No soul of high estate can take pleasure in slander. It betrays a weakness.

Blaise Pascal

I sometimes react to making a mistake as if I have betrayed myself. My fear of making a mistake seems to be based on the hidden assumption that I am potentially perfect and that if I can just be very careful I will not fall from heaven. But a 'mistake' is a declaration of the way I am, a jolt to the way I intend, a reminder I am not dealing with the facts. When I have listened to my mistakes I have grown.

Hugh Prather

It is most true, stylus virum arguit, - our style betrays us.

Robert Burton

Betrayal is about learning not to idealize external sources.

Linda Talley

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

John LeCarre

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

Barbara Kingsolver

Betrayal can only happen if you love.

John Le Carre

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

Jeab Genet

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

Tennessee Wellians

Betrayal does that -- betrays the betrayer.

Erica Jong

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Updated On : September 08, 2013
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