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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.
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.
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?
Men are strong, women are smart, but no matter how smart, their bellies are always there to betray women and that's their downfall.
I would rather do what I did than crawl in front of a ritualistic Left and lie the way those other comrades did betray my own soul.
The chief internal enemies of any state are those public officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people.
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh at.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.
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.
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.
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
Do not betray the people.
Muqtada al Sadr
Those who say that life is worth living at any cost have already written an epitaph of infamy, for there is no cause and no person that they will not betray to stay alive.
There is nothing less to our credit than our neglect of the foreigner and his children, unless it be the arrogance most of us betray when we set out to 'Americanize' him.
Charles Horton Cooley
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.
The fact that we can't easily foresee clues that would betray an intelligence a million millennia farther down the road suggests that we're like ants trying to discover humans. Ask yourself: Would ants ever recognize houses, cars, or fire hydrants as the work of advanced biology?
The minute the church and pastors start saying what do people want and then giving it to them, we betray our calling. We're called to have people follow Jesus. We're called to have people learn how to forgive their enemies.
Eugene H. Peterson
I am not unaware that leaders betray, and sell out, and play false.
Mary Harris Jones
You can never betray the people who are dead, so you go on being a public Jew; the dead can't answer slurs, but I'm here. I would love to think that Jesus wants me for a sunbeam, but he doesn't.
I will not betray my country.
If we say we believe in equality for all then we must fight for equality for all, not betray our immigrant sisters.
If you entrust your data to others, they can let you down or outright betray you.
I think critics are very useful. But I think that they, in a way, betray their position when they stop people looking for themselves.
If my career continues along its current arc, people will probably look at me and see a writer who is obsessed with the relationship between rich and poor and with how the rich somehow or other always manage to betray the poor, even when they don't mean to.
To betray, you must first belong.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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