Friends come and go, some leave footprints in our life while others with unspeakable scars. It will be hard to know who your true friends are until you find yourself in big trouble that is not criminal in nature, such as burying a dead body. Throughout the years, I’ve realized that we will remember not the hurtful words of our enemies, but the silence of our good friends in times of need.
Here are some sarcastic and eye-opening quotes about fake friends, back stabbers and betrayal by good friends. Remember, a friend to all is a friend to none, if a friend chooses not to defend another that is wrongfully accused, he or she will most definitely not be on your side when the time comes.
If someone backstabs you, you can reply intelligently by saying: “It is kind of hard to sit down with the knife on my back, can you actually grab that for me and don’t twist it.” Backstabbers are everywhere, more often than not, these people are childish.
When someone breaks your trust don’t feel stupid for trusting them. You didn’t do anything wrong, they’re just an untrustworthy person. – Sonya Parker
Betray a friend, and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself. – Aesop Fables
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
Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down. – Socrates
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.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
They can betray me but I choose not to betray my peace of mind. – Dodinsky
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. – William Blake
It was a mistake,” you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you. – David Levithan
For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first. – Suzanne Collins
It’s hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it…. – Nicole Richie
I used to advertise my loyalty and I don’t believe there is a single person I loved that I didn’t eventually betray. – Albert Camus
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. – Sherrilyn Kenyon
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
I could never hurt him enough to make his betrayal stop hurting. And it hurts, in every part of my body. – Veronica Roth
Betrayal is the only truth that sticks. – Arthur Miller
It’s very easy to get a boy to leave the room. It’s much harder to get him to leave your thoughts. – Elizabeth Eulberg
Betrayal is common for men with no conscience. – Toba Beta
It hurts to breathe. It hurts to live. I hate her, yet I do not think I can exist without her. – Charlotte Featherstone
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. – Confucius
To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal. You see, I could conceive death, but I could not conceive betrayal. – Malcolm X
Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime. – Mineko Iwasaki
Betrayal is never easy to handle and there is no right way to accept it. – Christine Feehan
Even as your body betrays you, your mind denies it. – Sara Gruen
True love is tested when betrayed. – Toba Beta
I would rather my enemy’s sword pierce my heart then my friend’s dagger stab me in the back. – Michele Bardsley
Trust, once lost, could not be easily found. Not in a year, perhaps not even in a lifetime. – J.E.B. Spredemann
Shattered legs may heal in time, but some betrayals fester and poison the soul. – George R.R. Martin
A stupid friend can hurt you more than a smart enemy. – Erol Ozan
We can depend on nobody in this world, and sometimes we even betray ourselves. – Dean Cavanagh
Love is whatever you can still betray. Betrayal can only happen if you love. – John le Carre
Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight. – Lauren Conrad
When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself. – Isaac Bashevis Singer