33 Quotes About a Backstabbing Friend

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Having a friend do wrong to you can break your trust and faith in the individual. These quotes about a backstabbing friend serve as a reminder of what to look out for.

“A man who trusts can never be betrayed, only mistaken.”

“An honest enemy is always better than a friend who lies. Pay less attention to what people say and more attention to what they do. Their actions will show you the truth!”

“Backstabbers specialize in saying the wrong thing at the wrong time to the wrong person.”

“Be careful to whom you trust. Betrayal always come from the persons you trusted.”

“Be certain that he who has betrayed thee once will betray thee again.”

“Best way to keep your secrets from your enemies is to stop telling your friends.”

“Betrayal does that — betrays the betrayer.”

“Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.”

“True friends sometimes quarrel, but will never part. Fake friends will always smile with you but will keep stabbing you at the back.”

“False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us when we cross into the shade.”

“I would never betray a friend to serve a cause. Never reject a friend to help an institution. Great nations may fall in ruin before I would sell a friend to save them.”

“If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.”

“If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.”

“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.”

“It was a mistake, you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.”

“Its easier to guard against an enemy than a friend.”

“It’s hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it?.”

“Let them talk all they want behind your back, you know they’ll eventually shut up the moment they hear the sound of your footsteps.”

“Never trust someone easily. You’ll never know, they may be allies of your greatest enemy.”

“No one ever really pays for betrayal in silver…. The price of any betrayal always comes due in flesh.”

“One should rather die than be betrayed. There is no deceit in death. It delivers precisely what it has promised. Betrayal, though … betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope.”

“People are complicated creatures. On the one hand, able to perform great acts of charity. On the other, capable of the most underhanded forms of betrayal. It’s a constant battle that rages within all of us.”

“We fear our enemy but the bigger and real fear is that of a fake friend who is sweetest to your face and most vile 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.”

“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.”

“To understand loyalty you need to experience betrayal.”

“Trust is a fragile thing once earned, it affords us tremendous freedom but once trust is lost, it can be impossible to recover of course the truth is, we never know who we can trust. Those we’re closest to can betray us.”

“We can tolerate our true enemies, but not the back stabbers and betrayers.”

“We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.”

“When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself.”

“You know that you have been stabbed when you feel the deep pain of betrayal”

“You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I’ll rise.”

“Your life must be filled with such incredible loneliness that your only joy comes from destroying everyone else’s happiness.”

There is nothing like having a backstabbing friend to remind you of how hurtful people can be.

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