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Lovers have a right to betray you... friends don't.
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh at.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.
I like animals because they are not consciously cruel and don't betray each other.
When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself.
Love is whatever you can still betray. Betrayal can only happen if you love.
John le Carre
Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
I treat everyone as a friend, but if they betray me, that's it. They're out of my life in one way or another.
The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.
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
But we're born as children and we look at the world with open eyes... And we don't judge and we don't betray. We're not jealous. We're not envious. We're not even weary, which is a danger also as kids. They have to learn a certain amount of awareness.
Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.
The public weal requires that men should betray, and lie, and massacre.
Michel de Montaigne
I'll never tell a lie. I'll never make a misleading statement. I'll never betray the confidence that any of you had in me. And I'll never avoid a controversial issue.
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
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.
Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom and stability may calculate on every loss which can be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.
They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience.
Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks.
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun.
Not to transmit an experience is to betray it.
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.
Charles de Gaulle
I'd rather betray the world than let the world betray me.
Once the curtain is raised, the actor is ceases to belong to himself. He belongs to his character, to his author, to his public. He must do the impossible to identify himself with the first, not to betray the second, and not to disappoint the third.
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?
We would betray our values and play into our enemies' hands if we were to treat Muslims differently than anyone else. In fact, to cave to popular sentiment would be to hand a victory to the terrorists, and we should not stand for that.
Men are strong, women are smart, but no matter how smart, their bellies are always there to betray women and that's their downfall.
Do not betray the people.
Muqtada al Sadr
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