Betraying Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Betraying

#1. Where will you go?" "To the safest place in London," he says with a rueful smile. "A place that loved your husband and will never forgive Duke Richard for betraying him. The only honest business in London." "Where d'you mean?" "The whorehouse," he says with a grin. - Author: Philippa Gregory
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#2. The false pride of perennial celebration, of wearing flag lapel pins while betraying the values that the flag stands for, is like the self-esteem curriculum for toddlers, where everything is praised and no achievement ultimately has meaning. - Author: Anne-Marie Slaughter
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#3. I think my love of truth and honesty forces me to notice that the liberal intelligentsia of Western countries is betraying itself where Islam is concerned. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#4. Marriage never stopped anyone from betraying. - Author: Cristiane Serruya
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#5. I realized that the whole time I was holding this beautiful stranger in my arms, feeding on her, it felt like I was betraying Sofia. - Author: Bella Forrest
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#6. I say, traitors; as some men live upon the reward of treachery, for their quiet and liberty; if it may be called a liberty, as it is redeemed with the betraying of the interest of Christ, and the blood of His people. - Author: Donald Cargill
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#7. The Revolution was a grand thing!" continued Monsieur Pierre, betraying by this desperate and provocative proposition his extreme youth and his wish to express all that was in his mind. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#8. You win," he panted. His fingers tightened on her hips as he shoved her back into the wall and kept her there. "I'm yours. Be gentle. - Author: Airicka Phoenix
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#9. When I was a punk teenager, I rebelled because lots of people in Iceland think that foreigners are evil and that if you don't wear woolen hats and eat sheep, you're betraying your heritage. - Author: Bjork
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#10. Identity without democracy is totalitarian; democracy without identity is weak and self-betraying. - Author: Dennis Prager
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#11. Besides, there was no honor in betraying a loyal friend. - Author: Seth Grahame-Smith
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#12. Who can describe
Women's hypocrisies! their subtle wiles,
Betraying smiles, feign'd tears, inconstancies!
Their painted outsides, and corrupted minds,
The sum of all their follies, and their falsehoods. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#13. So I was still guilty. And if I was not guilty because one cannot be guilty of betraying a criminal, then I was guilty of having loved a criminal. - Author: Bernhard Schlink
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#14. Treason, which begins by being cautious, ends by betraying itself. - Author: Alphonse De Lamartine
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#15. It's like that quote: 'If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.' The choice between a duty or a principle, you know? - Author: Zadie Smith
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#16. You can betray someone with a word or an action. You can betray them with silence or inaction too. And in betraying that one person, you can betray a whole world. - Author: Julie Bertagna
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#17. Was I betraying Joss? - Author: Chanda Hahn
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#18. No," Wednesday agreed. "You have tortured with silence. You let her grieve for a soul she did not lose, mourn a heart that should not have broken, and berate herself for betraying the man she loves ... with the man she loves. It can't be 'true' love without the truth, Rumbold. - Author: Alethea Kontis
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#19. Seeing it was James McQuillen who'd spoken so casually to Zane, sent a jolt of electricity down my spine; I readied my torpedoes. Target, the betraying bastard's manipulating mind. This Judas wouldn't have a chance to hang himself. I'd beat him to it. - Author: Carol Van Atta
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#20. A woman's best love letters are always written to the man she is betraying. - Author: Lawrence Durrell
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#21. Would you call what I'm going through a defection? Defection? For a moment I couldn't figure out what she meant.
Defection. Betraying your beliefs and convictions. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#22. There are some chagrins of the heart which a friend ought to try to console without betraying a knowledge of their existence, as there are physical maladies which a physician ought to seek to heal without letting the sufferer know that he has discovered their extent. - Author: Marguerite Gardiner, Countess Of Blessington
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#23. Hearts sounded different from person to person, betraying age or youth, joy, sorrow, fear, or courage, but that was all. - Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker
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#24. The boy and his heart had become friends, and neither was capable now of betraying the other. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#25. When we learn how to be in an intimate relationship without abandoning our sense of self, when we learn how to be kind without being self-sacrificing, when we learn how to cooperate with others without betraying our standards and convictions, we are practicing self-assertiveness. - Author: Nathaniel Branden
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#26. He almost felt like he was betraying Julia. But what did he owe her? It's not like she even would have cared. And Professor Sunderland was here. He wanted somebody who was part of his new world. Julia had her chance. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#27. If I were to be really petulant, I would say New York is the one doing the betraying. Because the New York I fell in love with doesn't really exist anymore. - Author: Moby
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#28. It is often observed that the first casualty of war is truth, but how do you tell the truth without betraying the sacrifice of those who accepted the terms of battle? War is a sacrificial system that creates its own justification. - Author: Stanley Hauerwas
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#29. Nothing is worth betraying someone you love. ~Aladdin - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#30. He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections. - Author: Samuel Adams
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#31. There is no honour in betraying your friends. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#32. In a self-betraying condition, how we present ourselves unavoidably becomes of the focus of our concern, and we mistakenly confuse it with how we really are. - Author: C. Terry Warner
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#33. It's emotional blackmail to say if you're a good businesswoman and a musician, you're betraying your music. - Author: Tori Amos
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#34. I can trip falling UP the stairs. I can trip over nothing. My own two feet are fully capable of betraying me without any warning. They're vicious, really. - Author: Willow Aster
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#35. It smells like... I think it's bile. Tooms must have taken it from his victims' livers.'
'Oh,' Mulder said. He sounded a little sick. 'Do you think there's any way I can quickly get it off my finger without betraying my cool exterior?'... Mulder hastily wiped his hand on the floor. - Author: Ellen Steiber
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#36. Indifference must be a crime in us, to be ranked but one degree below treachery; for deserting the commonwealth is next to betraying it. - Author: Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke
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#37. But there were certain incentives for slaves who showed loyalty to their masters, even if it meant betraying another slave. - Author: Tracey Bateman
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#38. Back in college, Neal had thought about joining the military; he would have been really good at the part where you have to deliver terrible news or execute a heartbreaking order without betraying how much it was costing you. Neal's face could fly the Enola Gay. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#39. Memories can be hard to forget and painful to remember that those who hate us now once loved us. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#40. I'm a woman, a mother, a daughter, a sister. I'm a real person operating in the world. For me to discuss the most private thing feels wrong. It feels like I'm betraying myself and my children. - Author: Nicole Kidman
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#41. No, what they want is to experience a passion so huge, overwhelming, powerful and irresistible that it obliterates any guilt or tension or culpability they might feel about betraying their perceived responsibilities. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#42. No one justifies lying, cheating, betraying, promise breaking, devastating and harming strangers. But we expect and we tolerate doing this to the one person in the world we promised most seriously to be faithful to forever: we justify divorce. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#43. Alas! How difficult it is to prevent the countenance from betraying guilt! - Author: Ovid
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#44. I know not what treason is, if sapping and betraying the liberties of a people be not treason ... - Author: Cato The Younger
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#45. You know what the really scary thing about bad dreams? It's that something's going on in your head, and you can't control it. I mean, It's like there's these bad worlds inside you. But it's just you ... it's like you're betraying yourself. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#46. It is remarkable how a man cannot summarize his thoughts in even the most general sort of way without betraying himself completely, without putting his whole self into it, quite unawares, presenting as if in allegory the basic themes and problems of his life. - Author: Thomas Mann
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#47. Trust is something you have to practice. Someday you're going to fall in love with someone, and you need to understand what trust is all about. What you doing now is developing bad practices of betraying people's trust. - Author: Ron Suskind
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#48. To kill someone, even treacherously is more manly than to wound a friend by betraying his confidence. - Author: Italo Svevo
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#49. I pause, unsure what to type. It would be weird to say I've missed you too, even though I have, because that feels like I'm betraying Porter. I'm so confused. Maybe he doesn't even mean it that way. Maybe he never did. Lord knows I'm not good at reading people. - Author: Jenn Bennett
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#50. There are so many ways to betray someone.
You can whisper behind his back.
You can deceive him on purpose.
You can deliver him into the hands of his enemy, when he trusts you.
You can break a promise.
The question is, if you do any of those things, are you also betraying yourself? - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#51. The Doctor: You betrayed me. You betrayed my trust, you betrayed our friendship, you betrayed everything I ever stood for. You let me down!
Clara: Then why are you helping me?
The Doctor: Why? Do you think I care for you so little that betraying me would make a difference? - Author: Steven Moffat
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#52. Any who may wish to profit himself alone from the knowledge given him, rather than serve others through the knowledge he has gained from learning, is betraying knowledge and rendering it worthless - Author: Haile Selassie
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#53. The zombie is in a lot of ways the perfect horror movie bad guy. It plays on so many fears all at once. The fear of predators, the fear of disease and the fear of loved ones betraying us - the ones we care about are turning around and trying to eat us. - Author: James Gunn
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#54. You're beautiful when you do that."
She dropped her gaze to his. "What's that?"
"Smile. - Author: Airicka Phoenix
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#55. He wanted to tell her that he'd learned a man could come to love again without betraying his first love. - Author: C.S. Harris
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#56. We were being offered exile on condition that we were silent about the reason we needed it. The silence chafed; it made us feel we were betraying those we had left behind. The British government was insisting on dealing with Hitler as a reasonable fellow, as if hoping he'd turn into one. - Author: Anna Funder
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#57. There are many different forms of betrayal, but one hurts the most, Betraying Your Self. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#58. Guilt has always its horrors and solicitudes; and, to make it yet more shameful and detestable, it is doomed often to stand in awe of those to whom nothing could give influence or weight but their power of betraying. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#59. I understand why there would be prohibitions on straying from monogamy because of the harm that it does not only to the person who is betrayed, but also to the person who is betraying. "Betray" is a sort of shorthand for what happens. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#60. First you have nothing, and then, astonishingly, after ripping out your brain and your heart and betraying your friends and ex-lovers and dreaming like a zombie over the page till you can't see or hear or smell or taste, you have something. - Author: T.C. Boyle
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#61. The risk is that you furnish the project with new suggestions to try and freshen it up; it's not always beneficial. You risk betraying the original intention with the story, forgetting what it is you really want to portray. - Author: Lars Von Trier
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#62. Damn, pity I can't bottle him, because I'd make a fortune - after I'd enjoyed him first of course. Her dirty thoughts made her blush even deeper, and she thanked the Dark Lord that the man couldn't read her mind even if her body seemed unable to stop betraying her. - Author: Eve Langlais
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#63. Every journalist who is not too stupid or full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible. He is a kind of confidence man, preying on people's vanity, ignorance, or loneliness, gaining their trust and betraying them without remorse. - Author: Janet Malcolm
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#64. Whatever you describe to another person is also a revelation of who you are and who you think you are. You can not describe anything without betraying your point of view, your aspirations, your fears, your hopes. Everything. - Author: James Baldwin
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#65. If Shakespeare thought comedy worthwhile, that means the rest of us can take a break from tragedy now and then without betraying our calling, even if the modern professional intellectual, a poseur by nature, has yet to discover this. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#66. That treacherous little black heart that sits behind my ribs, as always when I think of her, begins to beat to a slow and ominous rhythm, betraying me so cruelly that I wish I could rip it from my chest and be free of it forever. - Author: J.A. Redmerski
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#67. Friendship is one friend betraying another friend to a third friend. With a fond friendly smile. The greater the betrayal, the greater the intimacy - the greater the friendship. - Author: Craig Raine
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#68. I think you've forgotten that this place holds a lot more than just
betraying Hobgoblins. Call upon the spirits, summon fairies, raise the
dead! My brother, you have the power to do so
now get off of your butt
and use it! - Author: Richard P. Denney
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#69. The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion. - Author: Walter Benjamin
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#70. By changing the way I experienced things, even just involving different details than in reality, I often felt I was betraying the past and playing an unfair game with the reader where he (of course) would ask himself "Did this really happen?" - Author: Sasa Stanisic
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#71. Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread. A civilization which destroys what little remains of the wild, the spare, the original, is cutting itself off from its origins and betraying the principle of civilization itself. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#72. Myra was her best friend and she felt bad for betraying her but she was in love with Juan. "I'll be by later, - Author: Jahquel J.
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#73. When a man thinks he is reading the character of another, he is often unconsciously betraying his own. - Author: Joseph P. Farrell
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#74. The truth was, it was myself I couldn't trust, my eyes from betraying my heart. - Author: Elizabeth Chandler
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#75. To totalitarianism, an opponent is by definition subversive; democracy treats subversives as mere opponents for fear of betraying its principles. - Author: Jean Francois Revel
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#76. All who affirm the use of violence admit it is only a means to achieve justice and peace. But peace and justice are nonviolence ... the final end of history. Those who abandon nonviolence have no sense of history. Rathy they are bypassing history, freezing history, betraying history. - Author: Andre Trocme
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#77. The man who shouts every time he loses his house keys is betraying a beautiful but rash faith in a universe in which keys never go astray. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#78. Since one cannot know a radically better world is not possible, are we not betraying everyone by insisting on continuing to justify, and reproduce, the mess we have today? And anyway, even if we're wrong, we might well get a lot closer. - Author: David Graeber
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#79. When you speak to any, especially of quality, look them full in the face; other gestures betraying want of breeding, confidence, or honesty; dejected eyes confessing, to most judgments, guilt or folly. - Author: Frances Osborne
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#80. God would even have forgiven Judas Iscariot, had he asked for His forgiveness. Judas wasn't damned for betraying Christ. He was damned for despairing, for rejecting the possibility that he might be forgiven for what he had done. - Author: John Connolly
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#81. If the worst sin of all was betraying others, then what about people who lied to themselves? - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#82. I felt like I was betraying my family. But I knew that trying to explain my emotions in a movie like this was more important than leaving them unspoken. - Author: John Robinson
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#83. And yet we cannot define as skillful killing one's fellow citizens, betraying one's friends, and showing no loyalty, mercy, or moral obligation. These means can lead to power, but not glory. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#84. Magnus began to be truly alarmed. Will's voice would have shaken, betraying that his cruelty had been part of his playacting, but his son's laugh was that of someone genuinely delighted by the chaos erupting all around him - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#85. There's a place beyond words where experience first occurs to which I always want to return. I suspect that whenever I articulate my thoughts or translate my impulses into words, I am betraying the real thoughts and impulses which remain hidden. - Author: Jerzy Kosinski
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#86. It felt as if my body was, like, literally betraying me because I went from a very athletic, straight-up-and-down little kid to a very curvaceous woman, and it was just horrifying to me. - Author: Chaz Bono
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#87. The factory workers say that it's impossible to do anything right. If you arrive five minutes early you are a saboteur; if you arrive five minutes late you are betraying socialism; if you arrive on time they say, Where did you get the watch? - Author: Len Deighton
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#88. In life the turn coat (traitor) is never trustworthy by either side. The one that he betrayed will hate him and the other that benefited from his treachery will fear him. After all what is going to stop the "turn coat" from betraying him as well. - Author: Artur Pawlowski
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#89. God makes me play well. That is why I always make the sign of a cross when I walk out on to the pitch. I feel I would be betraying him if I didn't. - Author: Diego Maradona
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#90. Teachers wondered why I didn't speak up more in class. Why would I when I knew how precarious words could be, how betraying they were, how vulnerable they made you? - Author: Justina Chen
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#91. The greatest betrayal is betraying yourself. - Author: Ama H. Vanniarachchy
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#92. Caissa, the goddess of chess, had punished me for my conservative play, for betraying my nature. - Author: Garry Kasparov
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#93. When I'm at the greatest odds with my body, it's usually because I feel my body's betraying me, whether that's been in the past, struggling with my weight and feeling that I couldn't eat what I wanted to eat, or that I couldn't get my body to do what I wanted it to do. - Author: Demi Moore
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#94. In my eyes you're perfect, until you lie to me. Betraying my trust is something I can forgive, but never forget. Stay perfect. - Author: D.C. Akers
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#95. E foundation to a good friendship is trust but the foundation to good comedy is by betraying your friends. - Author: Daniel Tosh
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#96. You couldn't be perfect enough to keep the world from betraying you. - Author: Libba Bray
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#97. The fortunate man is the one who cannot take more than a couple of drinks without becoming intoxicated. The unfortunate wight is the one who can take many glasses without betraying a sign; who must take numerous glasses in order to get the 'kick'. - Author: Jack London
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#98. Love doesn't stop people from betraying each other - Author: Richelle Mead
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#99. Huh! Mankind always comes up with ideas to make up for the follies of the status quo. But what happens if those ideas are inflexible and fail to respond to the changing times. They end up betraying the people who believed in them. - Author: Janvier Chouteu-Chando
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#100. A human being who trades away individuality for conformity is nothing but a slave. - Author: Auliq Ice
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