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Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Trust

I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
Friedrich Nietzsche

It takes years to build trust and only seconds to destroy it.

The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend.
Heather Brewer

Betrayal can only happen if you love.
John Le Carre

I'm not crying because of you; you're not worth it. I'm crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.
Steve Maraboli

The trust has broken down. It will take some time to change attitudes and attitudes are going to be needed to develop trust.
Jens Stoltenberg

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
Ernest Hemingway

I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.
Stanley Baldwin

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Stephen King

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the final form of love.
Reinhold Niebuhr

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi

Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Mark Twain

Forgiveness is the oil of relationships.
Josh McDowell

Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
George MacDonald

Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again.
Dag Hammarskjold

Forgiveness is the only way to heal ourselves and be free from the past.
Desmond Tutu

Forgiveness is the final form of acceptance.

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Loyalty

True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington

The only true test of loyalty is fidelity in the face of ruin and despair.
Eric Felten

Loyalty is the strongest glue which makes a relationship last for a lifetime.
Mario Puzo

Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.
Woodrow T. Wilson

Loyalty is the pledge of truth to oneself and others.
Ada Velez-Boardley

Loyalty is the strongest bond between two people, and it is not something that can be broken easily.

Loyalty is the foundation of any relationship, and without it, the relationship will crumble.

Loyalty is a two-way street. If I'm asking for it from you, then you're getting it from me.
Harvey Specter

Loyalty is a characteristic trait. Those who have it, give it free of charge.

Loyalty is the key to any successful relationship. If you can't be loyal, then you're not worth being with.

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Second Chances

The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!
Tennessee Williams

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke

The only thing necessary for the persistence of evil is for enough good people to do nothing.
Edmund Burke

The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Forgiveness is giving someone another chance to make things right.
Tony Robbins

The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving.
Elizabeth Gilbert

The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.
Henry L. Stimson

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Henry Ford

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Hurt

Betrayal is the ultimate salt in the wound.

The knife of betrayal cuts deep, and the wound lasts forever.

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Healing

The most painful thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.

Betrayal is the deepest wound inflicted upon the heart.

Betrayal is the only truth that pays.

Betrayal is the breaking or violation of a presumptive contract, trust, or confidence that produces moral and psychological conflict within a relationship amongst individuals, between organizations or between individuals and organizations.

Betrayal is the ultimate betrayal.
Evan Hunter

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Regret

It is better to have an enemy who honestly says they hate you than to have a friend who's putting you down secretly.

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Learning

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert H. Humphrey

Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks.
Waqar Ahmed

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
Muhammad Ali

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Woodrow T. Wilson

The only true test of friendship is the time your friend spends on you.
John Marsden

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert H. Humphrey

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Boundaries

True friends are always together in spirit.
L.M. Montgomery

The most important thing in life is your family. There are days you love them, and others you don't. But, in the end, they're the people you always come home to. Sometimes it's the family you're born into and sometimes it's the one you make for yourself.
Carrie Bradshaw

The only people worthy to be in your life are the ones that help you through the hard times and laugh with you after the hard times pass.

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.
Ernest Hemingway

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Communication

The biggest problem with communication is we don't listen to understand. We listen to reply.
Stephen Covey

The worst distance between two people is misunderstanding.
Neena Gupta

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Peter Drucker

The best time to make friends is before you need them.
Ethel Barrymore

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Perspective

Betrayal is never easy to handle and there is no right way to accept it.
Christine Feehan

The greatest betrayal in life is not a friend deceiving you. It's you deceiving yourself.

Betrayal is the only truth that pays for treachery.
Francis Bacon

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Growth

The most important thing in a friendship is trust. Without it, even the strongest friendship can fall apart.

Friendship is not about whom you have known the longest...It's about who came, and never left your side.

True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Honesty

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson

Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.
William Shakespeare

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty.
Zig Ziglar

Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.
Mother Teresa

Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth-telling, truth-speaking, truth-living, and truth-loving.
James E. Faust

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
Josh Billings

Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.
James Altucher

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash

Honesty is the best image.
Tom Wilson

Honesty is the highest form of intimacy.
Norman Cousins

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Broken Promises

Promises are only as strong as the person who gives them.
Stephen Richards

Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Norman Vincent Peale

Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
Hannah Arendt

Promises are the sweetest lies.

Promises are like pie crusts, they are made to be broken.
Jonathan Swift

Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day.
German Proverb

Promises are like the butterfly, which disappear after beautiful hover.

Friendship And Betrayal Quotes About Moving On

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
William Blake

The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.

Sometimes the person you'd take a bullet for ends up being the one behind the gun.
Tupac Shakur

Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.
Arthur Miller

The betrayal of trust carries a heavy taboo.
Aldrich Ames

Betrayal is the ultimate form of selfishness.

The worst feeling in the world is knowing you've been used and lied to by someone you trusted.

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
Steve Jobs

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