quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Powerful Being Betrayed quotations

Being betrayed quote If someone betrays you once, it's their fault. If they betray you twice, it's yo

If someone betrays you once, it's their fault. If they betray you twice, it's your fault.

It's better to be hanged for loyalty than be rewarded for betrayal.

There are three signs of a hypocrite: when he speaks he speaks lies, when he makes a promise he breaks it, and when he is trusted he betrays his trust.

Being betrayed quote I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have

I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.

How can you and I really expect to glide naively through life, as if to say, 'Lord, give me experience, but not grief, not sorrow, not pain, not opposition, not betrayal, and certainly not to be forsaken. Keep from me, Lord, all those experiences which made Thee what Thou art! Then, let me come and dwell with Thee and fully share Thy joy!'

Basic anxiety can be roughly described as a feeling of being small, insignificant, helpless, deserted or endangered in a world that is out to abuse, cheat, humiliate, betray, envy... . And special in this is the child's feeling that the parents' love, their Christian charity, honesty, generosity ... may be only a pretense.

To be an artist is a blessing and a privilege.

Artists must never betray their true hearts. Artists must look beneath the surface and show that there is more to this world than what meets the eye.

Being betrayed quote A time comes when silence is betrayal.

A time comes when silence is betrayal.

Daily I expect to be murdered or betrayed or reduced to slavery if the occasion arises. But I fear nothing, because of the promises of heaven.

Don't feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them.

If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.

Being betrayed quote Only my dogs will not betray me.

Only my dogs will not betray me.

One cannot be betrayed if one has no people.

The church would betray its own love for God and its fidelity to the gospel if it stopped being . . . a defender of the rights of the poor . . . a humanizer of every legitimate struggle to achieve a more just society . . . that prepares the way for the true reign of God in history.

I know not what treason is, if sapping and betraying the liberties of a people be not treason.

Memorial Day will be celebrated ... by the usual betrayal of the dead, by the hypocritical patriotism of the politicians and contractors preparing for more wars, more graves to receive more flowers on future Memorial Days. The memory of the dead deserves a different dedication. To peace, to defiance of governments.

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.

To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal.

Everyone suffers at least one bad betrayal in their lifetime.

It’s what unites us. The trick is not to let it destroy your trust in others when that happens. Don’t let them take that from you.

Be true to Love. Do not betray Her. Then, on the day that the forest of the mind bursts into flames, you will not run. You will remain silent and still; for this is when Love bears Her sweetest fruit: untouched Presence.

While overeating would be seen by some as an indulgence of self, it is in fact a profound rejection of self. It is a moment of self-betrayal and self-punishment, and anything but a commitment to one's own well-being.

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

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.

The people can never willfully betray their own interests: But they may possibly be betrayed by the representatives of the people; and the danger will be evidently greater where the whole legislative trust is lodged in the hands of one body of men, than where the concurrence of separate and dissimilar bodies is required in every public act.

Oh lovers! be careful in those dangerous first days! once you've brought breakfast in bed you'll have to bring it forever, unless you want to be accused of lovelessness and betrayal.

Afghanistan will be a brother of Pakistan. Afghanistan will never betray a brother

When you give someone your whole heart and he doesn't want it, you cannot take it back. It's gone forever.

The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.

I'm a military man, I did what I did only because my country had to be saved from tribalism and feudalism. If I failed, it was only because I was betrayed. The so-called genocide was nothing more than just a war in defence of the revolution and a system from which all have benefited.

To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal.

You see, I could conceive death, but I could not conceive betrayal.

Being betrayed is one of the most valuable lessons life can teach.

If man were immortal he could be perfectly sure of seeing the day when everything in which he had trusted should betray his trust, and, in short, of coming eventually to hopeless misery. He would break down, at last, as every good fortune, as every dynasty, as every civilization does. In place of this we have death.

We are all teachers, or should be. Anyone who relays experience to another person is a teacher. Not to transmit your experience is to betray it.

If man were immortal he could be perfectly sure of seeing the day when everything in which he had trusted should betray his trust, and, in short, of coming eventually to hopeless misery. He would break down, at last, as every good fortune, as every dynasty, as every civilization does. In place of this we have death.

All a man can betray is his conscience.

We are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not. Otherwise they turn up unannounced and surprise us, come hammering on the mind's door at 4am of a bad night and demand to know who deserted them, who betrayed them, who is going to make amends. We forget all too soon the things we thought we could never forget.

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.

I'm trying to take culture and put it onstage, demonstrate it is capable of sustaining you. There is no idea that can't be contained by life: Asian life, European life, certainly black life. My plays are about love, honor, duty, betrayal - things humans have written about since the beginning of time.

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