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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.
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.
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh at.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The public weal requires that men should betray, and lie, and massacre.
Michel de Montaigne
The chief internal enemies of any state are those public officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people.
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.
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
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.
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.
Men are strong, women are smart, but no matter how smart, their bellies are always there to betray women and that's their downfall.
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.
You can't betray yourself too often, or you become somebody else.
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
I am not unaware that leaders betray, and sell out, and play false.
Mary Harris Jones
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 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.
We would betray Mexicans' hopes for change if we felt satisfied with what we've accomplished so far.
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.
If we say we believe in equality for all then we must fight for equality for all, not betray our immigrant sisters.
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.
If you entrust your data to others, they can let you down or outright betray you.
I shall try to write a poem that is about the moment but doesn't betray things that are true to me as a poet.
The scenarios of biological or chemical warfare painted in detail by the American media during the months after September 11 only betray the inability of the government to determine the magnitude of the danger.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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