When a government betrays the people by amassing too much power and becoming tyrannical, the people have no choice but to exercise their original right of self-defense — to fight the government.— Alexander Hamilton
Gorgeous Betrayal quotations
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.
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.
It's better to be hanged for loyalty than be rewarded for betrayal.
If someone betrays you once, it's their fault. If they betray you twice, it's your fault.
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Just because they say they're praying for you in your face, doesn't mean they aren't laughing at your struggle behind your back.
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.
A time comes when silence is betrayal.
We are not apart from nature, we are a part of nature.
And to betray nature is to betray us. To save nature is to save us.
I agree with Dante, that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality. There comes a time when silence becomes betrayal.
I'd rather betray the world than let the world betray me.
Only my dogs will not betray me.
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!'
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Four characteristics constitute anyone who possesses them a sheer hypocrite, and anyone who possesses one of them possesses a characteristic of hypocrisy till he abandons it: when he is trusted he betrays his trust, when he talks he lies, when he makes a covenant he acts treacherously and when he quarrels he abuses.
The betrayal of trust carries a heavy taboo.
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.
My heart is the throne of the Beloved, the Beloved the heart's destiny: Whoever breaks another's heart will find no homecoming in this world or any other.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
If someone hurt you, abandoned you, betrayed you.
.it says nothing about your meaningfulness but everything about their character.
The chief internal enemies of any state are not spies nor saboteurs nor the paid agents of foreign governments. They are, on the contrary, those myriads of public officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people.
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.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source.
Lovers have a right to betray you... friends don't.
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.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
Let's say a Soviet exchange student back in the '70s would go back and tell the KGB about people and places and things that he'd seen and done and been involved with. This is not really espionage; there's no betrayal of trust.
All along this path I tread, my heart betrays my weary head, with nothing but my love to save, from the cradle to the grave.
He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Espionage, for the most part, involves finding a person who knows something or has something that you can induce them secretly to give to you. That almost always involves a betrayal of trust.
I do here in the most solemn and bitter manner curse the Prime Minister of England [sic] for having cumulated all his other betrayals of the national interest and honour, by his last terrible exhibition of dishonour, weakness and gullibility. The depths of infamy which our accurst "love of peace" can lower us are unfathomable.
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.
One cannot be betrayed if one has no people.
Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime.
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.
Silence is a true friend who never betrays.
She wanted me to betray you guys, and I was like, 'Pfft, right, I'm gonna listen to a face in the potty sludge'.