Every betrayal contains a perfect moment, a coin stamped heads or tails with salvation on the other side.
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.
All trust involves vulnerability and risk, and nothing would count as a trust if there were no possibility of betrayal.
Mind what people do, not only what they say, for deeds will betray a lie.
All our experience with history should teach us, when we look back, how badly human wisdom is betrayed when it relies on itself.
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.
It was a mistake, you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.
It’s particularly hard to take being stabbed in the back close to home. There’s always a feeling of betrayal when people of your own group oppose you.