Treason Quotes

Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!

Joseph Addison

Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader.

Douglas Jerrold

We are a rebellious nation. Our whole history is treason; our blood was attained before we were born; our creeds were infidelity to the mother church; our constitution treason to our fatherland.

Theodore Parker

Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!

Joseph Addison

Though those who are betrayed do feel the treason sharply, yet the traitor stands in worse case of woe.

William Shakespeare

This principle is old, but true as fate, Kings may love treason, but the traitor hate.

Thomas Dekker

Treason doth never prosper: what's the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason.

Sir John Harrington

The man who pauses on the paths of treason, Halts on a quicksand, the first step engulfs him.

Aaron Hill

Some guard these traitors to the block of death, Treason's true bed and yielder up of breath.

William Shakespeare

Everything secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.

Lord Acton

There is a mercy which is weakness, and even treason against the common good.

George Eliot

We're in a war. People who blast some pot on a casual basis are guilty of treason.

Daryl Gates

America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape.

William Blum

But the technology was accessible, which suggests incompetence on the part of our counterintelligence community and the Clinton Administration, and may in fact rise to the level of treason.

Charles Foster Bass

No baseness or cruelty of treason so deep or so tragic shall enter our human world, but that loyal love shall be able in due time to oppose to just that deed of treason its fitting deed of atonement.

Josiah Royce

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Updated On : October 05, 2013
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