Betrayal Quotes

Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends — they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies. (“Wuthering Heights”)

Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third may profit by their example . If this be treason, make the most of it.

When Fortune flatters, she does it to betray.

On this tenth day in June, 1940, the hand that held the dagger has struck it into the back of its neighbor.

I am in blood stepp’d in so far that, should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o’er. (Macbeth)

Et tu, Brute? (“Julius Caesar”)

When our blessed Lord said on the night of the Last Supper, “One of you is about to betray Me,” eleven men leaned forward saying, “Is it I? Is it I? Is it I?” One man pulled back and said, “Is it I?” When one is falsely accused, he will advance toward the aggressor or […]

Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself.

Action is transitory a step, a blow, The motion of a muscle, this way or that ‘Tis done, and in the after-vacancy We wonder at ourselves like men betrayed.

Do not fear your enemies. The worst they can do is kill you. Do not fear friends. At worst, they may betray you. Fear those who do not care; they neither kill nor betray, but betrayal and murder exists because of their silent consent.