It can be difficult to make friends and even more difficult to trust others. It can be hard for some people to find someone who truly loves them and cares about them. A good friend should be someone who will show love, respect and not betray you. Unfortunately, not all friends are like this.
Sometimes even the best of friends can betray one another. It’s important and yet so difficult to learn to forgive and move forward. Here are some Best When A Friend Betrays You Quotes, sayings, and songs about friendship and love. This gives you a clear understanding of betrayal.
Top 100+ Best When A Friend Betrays You Quotes
The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.
Better to have an enemy who slaps you in the face than a friend who stabs you in the back.
Be careful who you tell your feelings to because some people are waiting for the opportunity to use them against you.
It wasn’t your fault. It was mine, for believing every word you said.
Blame and betrayal are the emotional enemies of improvement.
Betrayal doesn’t only break your heart but also darkens your soul. You’ll never forget the pain like a fog that forever lingers in the depths of your mind.
Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight. — Lauren Conrad
The knives of betrayal and drama cut deep and hurt… but they also trim away the nonsense and reveal your true friends. – Steve Maraboli
It’s hard to trust somebody when the one person who you completely opened up to is the person who later completely betrayed you.
The real betrayal is forgetting yourself.
It’s funny how sometimes the people you’d take a bullet for are the ones behind the trigger.
I’ve suffered betrayal with all five senses. For over a year.
You’re fluent in lies, excuses, and bullshit.
Love comes to those who still hope after disappointment, who still believes after betrayal, and who still love after they’ve been hurt.
Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as friends.
I trusted you, but now your words mean nothing because your actions spoke the truth.
Beware the person who stabs you and then tells the world they’re the world they’re the one who’s bleeding. – Jill Blakeway
Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
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
That was how dishonesty and betrayal started, not in big lies but in small secrets. — Amy Tan
When someone betrays you, it is a reflection of their character, not yours.
I will take his secret to the grave, telling people along the way. Betrayal is no sin if it is whimsical. – Tom Stoppard
They can betray me, but I choose not be betray my peace of mind. – Dodinsky
Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated. Betrayal of any one of those is to lose all three. — Ziad K. Abdelnour
Confession is not betrayal. What you say or do doesn’t matter; only feelings matter. If they could make me stop loving you-that would be the real betrayal. — George Orwell
Two people who were once very close can without blame or grand betrayal become strangers. Perhaps this is the saddest thing in the world. — Warsan Shire
Cheating is directly linked to lack of intelligence, insecurity, low self-esteem, and an overall sense of unhappiness with one’s own life.
It’s hard to tell who has your back from who has it long enough just to stab you in it. — Nicole Richie
Breaking someone’s trust is like crumpling up a perfect piece of paper. You can smooth it over but it’s never going to be same again.
Betrayal leaves us at a fork in the road. We can become stuck in a bad moment forever or we can put it behind us for good. We decide our path. – Carmen Harra
He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. – Sigmund Freud
Betrayal In Friendship Quotes
Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They’re only powerful when you got your back turned. – Eminem
I wish I could give you my pain just for one moment. Not to hurt you, but so that you could finally understand how much you hurt me.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings. – Anais Nin
Don’t feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them.
There are only really a few stories to tell in the end, and betrayal and the failure of love is one of those good stories to tell. – Sean Lennon
Love grows where trust is laid, and love dies where trust is betrayed.
I loved you at your darkest though you crucified me at mine. – Lennon Hodson
Why would you do that to me after I gave you everything that I had?
It’s like one day you flipped a switch and became someone I never knew.
Let me refresh your memory alright? I was the one who took your bullshit. I was the one who actually cared about you. I was the one who stuck around even when everyone told me to leave. I was the one who loved you even when you gave me every reason not to. Lastly, I was the one who was there for you when no one else was. I hope you can sleep on that – Unknown
Don’t be sorry. I trusted you. My mistake, not yours.
I don’t love you today as I loved you yesterday.
What had seemed like love was a betrayal. – Claudia Gray
Being hurt by someone you love is the worst feeling ever.
Betrayal answers betrayal, the mask of love is answered by the disappearance of love. — Albert Camus
Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the single person you thought would never hurt you.
You knew exactly what you were doing. That’s what hurts the most.
I Broke my own heart loving you.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Disappointment Friendship Betrayal Quotes
I tried to keep us together, but you were so busy keeping secrets.
It’s bad enough when you are betrayed by an enemy, but it is infinite times more painful when this betrayal is perpetrated by a loved one.
All wounds have the ability to heal. The only exception is the wound created by the betrayal of a loved one.
Everyone has a reason for cheating, but no excuse will never change the hurt and betrayal it causes.
There is nothing worse than betraying yourself.
You betrayed me. You hurt me. You broke my heart. You made me cry.
No pain can ever be compared to the pain of being betrayed by someone so special to your heart.
True love is tested when betrayed.
I have been constantly betrayed and deceived all my life. – Taylor Caldwell
You learned my secrets, scars, bruises, flaws and then you left.
I feel foolish and I feel betrayed.
The worst mistake a man can make is to betray a woman who actually fought for him and stood by him and supported him when he was going through the worst in his life.
If a girl ever steals your man, there’s no better revenge than letting her keep him. Real men.. can’t be stolen.
The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike. – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
The lesser the friends, the lesser the chances of betrayal. — Tupac Shakur
An honest enemy is better than a false friend. When in doubt, pay more attention to what people do and less to what they say. Actions not only speak louder than words, but they are also more difficult to fake. – Zero Dean
Friends are supposed to be there for you when you cry, not the reason you cry.
Betray a friend and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself. — Aesop
There is a big difference between being betrayed by an enemy and being betrayed by a friend. The latter hurts more.
If you’re betrayed, release disappointment at once. By that way, the bitterness has no time to take root. – Toba Beta
Forgive yourself for the blindness that put you in the path of those who betrayed you. Sometimes a good heart doesn’t see the bad.
I didn’t lose a friend, I just realized I never had one.
I’d rather have no friends than fake ones.
Hell is being betrayed by a trusted friend.
Life is not about who’s real to your face, it’s about who’s real behind your back.
You don’t lose friends, you just learn who your real friends are.
Friendship is not capable of ending for if it ends it is only because it never existed.
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
I may be many things, and there are even more I am not, but I would never do to you what you did to me, and I think that says a lot. – Jessica Kanoff
Beware the person that stabs you and then tells the world they’re bleeding! – Jill Blakeway
Then you should have died! Died, rather than betray your friends, as we would have done for you! – J. K. Rowlinghere are ways you can trust an enemy you can’t always trust a friend. An enemy’s never going to betray your trust. – Daniel Abraham
We’re not friends we’re strangers with memories.
Those who don’t know the value of loyalty can never appreciate the cost of betrayal.
When you realize you’ve been deeply betrayed, fear really hits you. That’s what you feel first. And then it’s anger and frustration. Then disappointment and disillusionment. – José N. Harris
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. – Confucius
Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you.
One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go. Whether it’s guilt, anger, love, loss or betrayal. Change is never easy. We fight to hold on and we fight to let go. If you’ve been hurt until it breaks your soul into pieces, your perspective in life will definitely change, and no one and nothing in this world could ever hurt you again. – Mareez Reyes
I think if people could step inside a person who has been betrayed by the love of their life and feel the agony it causes, no one who is human would have it in their heart to cause someone that much pain and heartache.
Sometimes the person you’d take a bullet for is behind the trigger.
Quotes About Friends Betraying You
It’s not about who is real to your face. It’s about who stays real behind your back.
Dear two-faced friend, I can’t seem to decide which face of yours to slap first.
Even the people who betray you are part of the plan.
When your so called friends say they have your back, make sure they’re not holding a knife.
I’m the kind of friend who will help you hide a dead body, but if you betray me, just remember, I know how to hide a body.
It is undoubtedly easier to believe in absolutes, follow blindly, mouth received wisdom. But that is self-betrayal. — John Ralston Saul
Trust is not established in the absence of betrayal, but in those whose betrayals least. – Wes Fessler
Be cautious of who is holding your quarters because as soon as they get four quarters they will change them for a dollar. – Alexis A. Davis
They can betray me but I choose not to betray my peace of mind. – Dodinsky
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
Shattered legs may heal in time, but some betrayals fester and poison the soul. – George R.R. Martin
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. – William Blake
Betrayed By Friends Quotes
Your biggest hater could be your closet friend. People pretend well.
Sometimes, instead of being hurt, you should look at betrayal as a gift. It makes it that much easier to sweep it up and toss it out with the rest of the trash. And why is that you ask? Because trash starts to stink…and when it does, it has no more value in your life. – Donna Schoenrock
When someone betrays me or lies to me, I never try to get even. I just change their role in my life.
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life. – Sophocles
Try not to stress over the shady people who betrayed you. I know it hurts but the truth is that they were always shady, they are never going to change and you are actually much better off now because at least you know who they really are.
You know that you have been stabbed when you feel the deep pain of betrayal. – Les Parrott
Forgive yourself for the blindness that let others betray you. Sometime a good heart doesn’t see the bad.
Loyalty is from above, betrayal is from below.
Do you believe a man can truly love a woman and constantly betray her? Never mind physically but betray her in his mind, in the very poetry of his soul. Well, it’s not easy but men do it all the time. – Mario Puzo
What had seemed like love was betrayal.
We met less than a week ago and in that time I’ve done nothing but lie and cheat and betray you. I know. But if you give me a chance…all I want is to protect you. To be near you. For as long as I’m able. – Marissa Meyer
We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.
Let’s call cheating what it is: a complete betrayal of trust. — Greg Behrendt
Even loss and betrayal can bring us awakening. — Buddha
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. — William Shakespeare
He, who had done more than any human being to draw her out of the caves of her secret, folded life, now threw her down into deeper recesses of fear and doubt. The fall was greater than she had ever known, because she had ventured so far into emotion and had abandoned herself to it. – Anaïs Nin
Her only way home was to betray her friend.
Pride had kept her running when love had betrayed her. – Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Betrayal is never easy to handle and there is no right way to accept it. – Christine Feehan
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
The worst kind of hurt is betrayal, because it means that someone will willing to hurt you just to make themselves feel better.
For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first. – Suzanne Collins
Best Friend Betrayal Quotes
I could never hurt him enough to make his betrayal stop hurting. And it hurts, in every part of my body. – Veronica Roth
Life has taught me that you can’t control someone’s loyalty. No matter how good you are to them, doesn’t mean that they will treat you the same. No matter how much they mean to you, doesn’t mean that they’ll value you the same. Sometimes the people you love the most, turn out to be the people you can trust the least.
Betrayal is so emotionally charged because the act of betrayal violates a couple’s core agreement- the promise to care for each other and keep each other safe.
Sometimes the people closest to you betray you, and your home isn’t a place you can be happy anymore. – Kristin Cast
Better to be slapped with the truth than kissed with a lie.
Betrayal would be a different sort of sick.
The worst feeling in the world is knowing you’ve been used and lied to by someone you trusted.
Betrayal can be extremely painful, but it’s up to you how much that pain damages you permanently. – Emily V. Gordon
Betrayal is common for men with no conscience. – Toba Beta
I’m mature enough to forgive you, but I’m not dumb enough to trust you again.
I regret opening up to some people, they didn’t deserve to know me like that.
Betrayal is the only truth that sticks. – Arthur Miller
An honest enemy is always better than a friend who lies. Payless attention to what people say, and more attention to what they do. Their actions will show you the truth.
So this was a betrayal. It was like being left alone in the desert at dusk without water or warmth. It left your mouth dry and will break. It sapped your tears and made you hollow. – Anna Godbersen
Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from which love grows. Love can only survive these injuries if they are acknowledged, healed, and rare. – Brene Brown
Silence is a true friend who never betrays. – Confucius
Be careful who you tell your feelings to, because some people are waiting for the opportunity to use them against you.
Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness. – Ibn Taymiyyah
I didn’t fall in love with you, I fell in love with the person you pretended to be.
I don’t love you today like I loved you yesterday.
If a girl ever steals your man, there’s no better revenge that letting her keep him. Real men.. can’t be stolen.
Don’t fear the enemy that attcks you, but the fake friend that hugs you.
You’re fluent in lies, excuses and bullshit.
What does it mean when a friend betrays you?
When a friend betrays you, it means that they have acted in a manner that goes against your trust and expectations of the friendship. This can take many forms, such as lying, spreading rumors, or taking advantage of your trust.
How does betrayal by a friend impact one’s life?
Betrayal by a friend can have a significant impact on a person’s life. It can cause feelings of hurt, disappointment, and mistrust, and can affect future relationships and the ability to trust others. It can also lead to low self-esteem and decreased confidence.
What should you do if a friend betrays you?
If a friend betrays you, it’s important to take the time to process your emotions and assess the situation. You can try to confront the friend and have an honest conversation about what happened, or you can choose to end the friendship. It’s also important to take care of yourself and seek support from trusted friends or a professional counselor.
How can you prevent friendship betrayal in the future?
To prevent friendship betrayal in the future, it’s important to have clear boundaries and open communication with your friends. Be cautious about who you trust and don’t hesitate to end a friendship if you feel that it is no longer healthy or beneficial for you. Additionally, work on building your self-esteem and self-confidence, as these qualities can make you less susceptible to being betrayed.
Can a friendship survive after betrayal?
It is possible for a friendship to survive after betrayal, but it will require effort and trust-building from both parties. If both individuals are willing to work on the relationship, they can rebuild their trust and strengthen the bond of friendship. However, in some cases, the damage from the betrayal may be too great, and it may be best to end the friendship.
In conclusion, “When a Friend Betrays You” quotes offer a powerful perspective on the hurt and disappointment that comes with friendship betrayal.
These quotes can provide comfort and understanding for those who have experienced this type of situation, and offer wisdom on how to deal with the emotions that come with it.
They serve as reminders that not all people are trustworthy, and to be cautious in future relationships. Ultimately, “When a Friend Betrays You” quotes encourage us to take care of ourselves and to seek support from trusted friends or professionals when dealing with this difficult experience.