You are not a victim. No matter what you have been through, you’re still here. You may have been challenged, hurt, betrayed, beaten, and discouraged, but nothing has defeated you. You are still here! You have been delayed but not denied. You are not a victim, you are a victor. You have a history of victory.
— Steve Maraboli
Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes.
— Tom Cochrane
Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
— betrayed quotation by William Wordsworth
The betrayal of trust carries a heavy taboo.
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.
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.
Even though we are deceived, still believe.
Though we are betrayed, still forgive. Love completely even those who hate you.
Lovers have a right to betray you... friends don't.
Maybe I wanted to hear it so badly that my ears betrayed my mind in order to secure my heart.
The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.
Only my dogs will not betray me.
When we fail our pride supports us and when we succeed, it betrays us.
A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself.
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.
Fidelity. A virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
Passions spin the plot: We are betrayed by what is false within.
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
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.
Husbands are chiefly good lovers when they are betraying their wives.
The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.
To betray you must first belong.
Man is a mind betrayed, not served, by his organs.
I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech, adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices. What role does silence have in all this noise?
If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.
If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained.
He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself.
To have frequent recourse to narrative betrays great want of imagination.
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh at.
When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself.
Naturally, when one makes progressive steps, there may be some who see it as a betrayal of their goals and interests.
A jay hasnt got any more principle than a Congressman.
A jay will lie, a jay will steal, a jay will deceive, a jay will betray; and four times out of five, a jay will go back on his solemnest promise.
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.
No doubt I shall go on writing, stumbling across tundras of unmeaning, planting words like bloody flags in my wake. Loose ends, things unrelated, shifts, nightmare journeys, cities arrived at and left, meetings, desertions, betrayals, all manner of unions, adulteries, triumphs, defeats... these are the facts.