"Nature never did betray the heart that loved her."
"Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them."
"The chief internal enemies of any state are those public officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people."
"The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself."
"Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight."
"In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate."
"Not to transmit an experience is to betray it."
"Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray 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."
"Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun."