125 Infidelity Quotes to Heal and Inspire

The Most Famous Infidelity Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages. — Frank Pittman

Never tell a loved one of an infidelity: you would be badly rewarded for your troubles. Although one dislikes being deceived, one likes even less to be undeceived. — Ninon De L'Enclos

When cheated, wife or husband feels the same. — Euripides

Even in civilized mankind faint traces of monogamous instinct can be perceived. — Bertrand Russell

It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be. — Brigitte Bardot

If you marry a man who cheats on his wife, you'll be married to a man who cheats on his wife. — Ann Landers

In business partnerships and marriage partnerships, oh, the cheating that goes on. — Proverbs

Adultery is the injury of nature. — Plato

Trouble looms when monogamy is no longer a free expression of loyalty but a form of enforced compliance. — Esther Perel

Know this, if someone has cheated on you who truly loves you, they have hurt themselves as much as they have hurt you. — Jada Pinkett Smith

Short Infidelity Quotes

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  • Borrowed wives, like borrowed books, are seldom returned. — American Proverbs
  • Lies don’t end relationships the truth does. — Shannon Alder
  • It takes longer to build a relationship than it does to destroy one. — Matshona Dhliwayo
  • To fight against the infidels is Jihad; but to fight against your evil self is greater Jihad. — Abu Bakr
  • One is easily fooled by that which one loves. — Moliere
  • I wanted secular, non-Muslim people to stop kidding themselves that Islam is peace and tolerance. — Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  • Never be a slave of loyalty to unloyal people. — Shannon Alder
  • Once a guy has sex with you more than five times, he loves you. — Cardi B
  • Adultery is an evil only inasmuch as it is a theft; but we do not steal that which is given to us. — Voltaire
  • Infidels: Repent of Mohammedanism or burn in hell forever, throughout eternity. — J. B. Stoner

Marriage Infidelity Quotes

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Marriage is a very sacred institution and should not be degraded by allowing every other type of relationship to be made equivalent to it. — Benjamin Carson

It is ironic that most guy will ‘never’ have enough time to spend with their wives, but they always have time to visit the divorce lawyer. — Corey Wayne

In a way, fraud in business is no different from infidelity in marriage or plagiarism in scholarly work. Even people committed to high moral standards succumb. — Miroslav Volf

I haven't been faithful to my wife. Our marriage has been tainted with my infidelities. I was irresponsible. — David Boreanaz

The cultural expectation should be if there's infidelity, the marriage is more important than fidelity. — Dan Savage

I think what destroys Hollywood marriages is our work schedule, not so much infidelity. — Eva Longoria

The alcoholism got me and I ruined my first marriage with drinking and the lying and the deceit and infidelity, and all of that. The whole bloody thing. — Malachy McCourt

Say what you will, making a marriage work is a woman's business. — Phyllis Mcginley

The 'perfect marriage' of food and wine should allow for infidelity". — Roy Andries De Groot

Rush is the death of marriage. — Matthew Ashimolowo

Infidel Quotes

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The militant Muslim is the person who beheads the infidel, while the moderate Muslim holds the feet of the victim. — Marco Polo

The law which their prophet Mohamed has given to muslims is that any harm done to any one who does not accept their law and any appropriation of his goods, is no sin at all. — Marco Polo

Should one permit an infidel to continue in his role as a Corrupter of the Earth, the moral suffering of the infidel will be all the worse. Should one kill the infidel, and this stops him from perpetrating his misdeeds, his death will be a blessing to him. — Ruhollah Khomeini

We're not attacking Islam but Islam has attacked us. The God of Islam is not the same God. It's a different God, and I believe it [Islam] is a very evil and wicked religion. — Franklin Graham

The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his father, in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. — Thomas Jefferson

The hood-winked husband shows his anger, and the word jealous is flung in his face. Jealous husband equals betrayed husband. And there are women who look upon jealousy as synonymous with impotence, so that the betrayed husband can only shut his eyes, powerless in the face of such accusations. — August Strindberg

Infidel, n. In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople, one who does. — Ambrose Bierce

Islam was like a mental cage. At first, when you open the door, the caged bird stays inside: it is frightened. It has internalized its imprisonment. It takes time for bird to escape, even after someone has opened the doors to its cage. — Ayaan Hirsi Ali

The real object of the First Amendment was not to countenance, much less advance Mohammedanism, or Judaism or infidelity, by prostrating Christianity; but ... to prevent any national ecclesiastical establishment which should give to a hierarchy the exclusive patronage of the national government. — Joseph Story

It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe. — Thomas Paine

Monogamy Quotes

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Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same. — Oscar Wilde

Woman wants monogamy; Man delights in novelty. Love is woman's moon and sun; Man has other forms of fun. Woman lives but in her lord; Count to ten, and man is bored. With this the gist and sum of it, What earthly good can come of it? — Dorothy Parker

The only men who become Gods, even the Sons of God, are those who enter into polygamy — Brigham Young

I can't imagine anything more stressful than monogamy. — Errol Flynn

If you're looking for monogamy, you'd better marry a swan. — Nora Ephron

Talk about polygamy! There is no true philosopher on the face of the earth but what will admit that such a system, properly carried out according to the order of heaven, is far superior to monogamy for the raising of healthy, robust children! — Brigham Young

Marriage requires a special talent, like acting. Monogamy requires genius. — Warren Beatty

It is a fact worthy of note that the shortest lived nations of which we have record have been monogamic. Rome...was a monogamic nation and the numerous evils attending that system early laid the foundation for that ruin which eventually overtook her. — George Q. Cannon

The growth of property and the desire for its transmission to children was, in reality, the moving power which brought in monogamy to insure legitimate heirs, and to limit their number to the actual progeny of the married pair. — Lewis Henry Morgan

Hard work is damn near as overrated as monogamy. — Huey Long

Unfaithful Quotes

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Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time. — Horace Mann

I'm not saying girls are perfect, because we all know that's not true. But why be unfaithful to her if she was true to you. — Tupac Shakur

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The original is unfaithful to the translation. — Jorge Luis Borges

A foolish physician he is, and a most unfaithful friend, that will let a sick man die for fear of troubling him; and cruel wretches are we to our friends, that will rather suffer them to go quietly to hell, then we will anger them, or hazard our reputation with them. — Richard Baxter

A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot. — Pancho Villa

In the midst of these pleasing ideas we should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections. — Samuel Adams

Irrevocable commitment to any religion is not only intellectual suicide; it is positive unfaith because it closes the mind to any new vision of the world. Faith is, above all, openness - an act of trust in the unknown. — Alan Watts

Saints cannot exist without a community, as they require, like all of us, nurturance by a people who, while often unfaithful, preserve the habits necessary to learn the story of God. — Stanley Hauerwas

Genius is an intellect that has become unfaithful to its destiny. — Arthur Schopenhauer

Theism is so confused and the sentences in which "God" appears so incoherent and so incapable of verifiability or falsifiability that to speak of belief or unbelief, faith or unfaith, is logically impossible. — A.J. Ayer

Having An Affair Quotes

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The war... was an unnecessary condition of affairs, and might have been avoided if forebearance and wisdom had been practiced on both sides. — Robert E. Lee

When you are on stage you are having an affair with three thousand people. — Gelsey Kirkland

Marriage is not a simple love affair, it's an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice of ego to a relationship in which two have become one. — Joseph Campbell

Communism is for us not a state of affairs which is to be established, an ideal to which reality [will] have to adjust itself. We call communism the real movement which abolishes the present state of things. The conditions of this movement result from the premises now in existence. — Karl Marx

Writing a poem is like having an affair, a one-night stand; a short story is a romance, a relationship; a novel is a marriage-one has to be cunning, devise compromises, and make sacrifices. — Amos Oz

A wise man should not divulge the formula of a medicine which he has well prepared; an act of charity which he has performed; domestic conflicts; private affairs with his wife; poorly prepared food he may have been offered; or slang he may have heard. — Chanakya

Statistically speaking, there is a 65 percent chance that the love of your life is having an affair. Be very suspicious. — Scott Dikkers

"I have seen those symptoms before," said Holmes, throwing his cigarette into the fire. "Oscillation upon the pavement always means an affaire de coeur." — Arthur Conan Doyle

Some poets marry a language; some have affairs with it; some treat it as a parent, some as a child, some as an equal, or as a friend. — Stephen Burt

Sunset Boulevard' - the story of Hollywood movies draped on a depressing sex affair - is an uncompromising study of American decadence displaying a sad, worn, methodical beauty few films have had since the late twenties. — Manny Farber

Monogamous Relationship Quotes

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If someone talks about union, fidelity, a monogamous relationship, love, blessing; I would say it sounds like marriage to me. And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage. — George Carey

While I'm generally silent on the affairs of my biological mother, her recent tirade has taken a gross turn. I have never been approached by Dave Grohl in more than a platonic way. I'm in a monogamous relationship and very happy. Twitter should ban my mother. — Frances Bean Cobain

My mom is going to kill me for talking about sleeping with people. But I don't want to put myself in the position where I'm in a monogamous relationship right now. I'm not dating just one person. 'Sex and the City' changed everything for me because those girls would sleep with so many people. — Lindsay Lohan

I'm in a monogamous relationship and very happy. — Frances Bean Cobain

Every society in the history of man has upheld the institution of marriage as a bond between a man and a woman. Why? Because society is based on one thing: that society is based on the future of the society. And that's what? Children. Monogamous relationships. — Rick Santorum

Monogamous heterosexual love is probably one of the most difficult, complex and demanding of human relationships. — Margaret Mead

If I wasn't in a monogamous gay relationship I would have sex with all of you — Sara Quin

I'm sure that if I had a partner and that partner cheated on me, that I would be devastated if we were in a committed, monogamous relationship. So of course, it's a devastating thing. — Jenny Slate

For me, the highest level of sexual excitement is in a monogamous relationship. — Warren Beatty

People in long-term, monogamous relationships are crushed by the expectation that a partner is going to provide everything they are looking for and wondering why they are dissatisfied when they have four of the ten boxes checked. — Steve Almond

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More Infidelity Quotes

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My opinion is that there would never have been an infidel, if there had never been a priest. The artificial structures they have built on the purest of all moral systems, for the purpose of deriving from it pence and power, revolts those who think for themselves, and who read in that system only what is really there. — Thomas Jefferson

Worry is nothing but practical infidelity. The person who worries reveals his lack of trust in God and that he is trusting too much in self. — Lee Roberson

But you are not my wife. You are a woman who will go to bed with anyone who flatters your antics. That’s. — R.K. Narayan

In fact, an Islamic revival - already abetted from the outside not only by Iran but also by Saudi Arabia - is likely to become the mobilizing impulse for the increasingly pervasive new nationalisms, determined to oppose any reintegration under Russian - and hence infidel - control. — Zbigniew Brzezinski

People that have trust issues only need to look in the mirror. There they will meet the one person that will betray them the most. — Shannon Alder

You can bet there's something fishy going on. I guess some large mouth bass left that lipstick on our shirt. — Dolly Parton

We all sat there laughing and sipping tea peacefully, an infidel and representatives from three warring sects of Islam. And I thought if we can get along this well, we can accomplish anything. The British policy was ‘divide and conquer.’ But I say ‘unite and conquer. — Greg Mortenson

You can't trample infidels when you're a tortoise. I mean, all you could do is give them a meaningful look. — Terry Pratchett

Liberals believe in burning the American flag, urinating on crucifixes, and passing out birth control pills to 11-year-olds without telling their parents -- but God forbid an infidel touch a Quran at Guantanamo. — Ann Coulter

Infidelity is such a pretty word, so light and delicate. Whereas the act itself is dark and thick with guilt, betrayal, confusion, pain, and (okay) sometimes enormous pleasure. — Cynthia Heimel

[W]hat makes patriotic and religious fanatics such dangerous opponents is not the deaths of the fanatics themselves, but their willingness to accept the deaths of a fraction of their number in order to annihilate or crush their infidel enemy. — Jared Diamond

The god of Islam tells his people, "Beat your wife. Go kill infidels. Go Kill Christians and Jews." This is in the Koran; it has been for 1400 years. Their god tells them to kill everybody who doesn't believe in the god of the Koran. — Mosab Hassan Yousef

Will African-Americans break away from the pack thinking and reject immorality-- because that's the reason the family's breaking apart--alcohol, drugs, infidelity. You have to reject that, and it doesn't seem--and I'm broadly speaking here, but a lot of African-Americans won't reject it — Bill O'Reilly

If you say, I love you, then you have already fallen in love with language, which is already a form of break up and infidelity. — Jean Baudrillard

There is no such thing as separation of church and state. It is merely a figment of the imagination of infidels. — W. A. Criswell

When your lover is a liar, you and he have a lot in common, you're both lying to you! — Susan Forward

Freethinkers are generally those who never think at all. — Laurence Sterne

You could have told me yourself that you found someone else, instead I heard it through the grapevine. — Gladys Knight

The violence we do to ourselves in order to remain faithful to the one we love is hardly better than an act of infidelity. — Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Reviling a Muslim is disobedience to God, and fighting with him is infidelity. — Elijah Muhammad

In any triangle, who is the betrayer, who the unseen rival, and who the humiliated lover? Oneself, oneself, and no one but oneself! — Erica Jong

In Conclusion

Quotes about infidelity often highlight the significance of honesty and the devastating consequences of dishonest actions. They may emphasize the importance of fidelity and the damage caused by breaking that trust. Through simple words and phrases, these quotes aim to convey the emotional turmoil and heartache that infidelity can bring. They can provide comfort and solace to those who have experienced betrayal, reminding them that they are not alone in their struggles.

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