Backstabbing Friends Quotes

Friendship takes time to build, and you can feel a sense of betrayal, hurt and confusion once you have discovered a friend has backstabbed you. Backstabbing usually occurs when a friend gossip lies, rumors or told your secrets. Sometimes, our friends will backstab us because of jealousy, revenge or from insecurity. And, in some situations, they might be fake friends pretending all along.

Browse through a collection of backstabbing friends quotes from celebrities, famous writers, and others sharing their experience and thoughts.

 

Mandy Hale- Real friends can never be lost

You don’t lose friends because real friends can never be lost. You lose people masquerading as friends and you’re better ...
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John Churton Collins- In prosperity our friends know us

In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends. John Churton Collins ...
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Misti Hemlock- When a friend leaves you

When a friend leaves you, you move on. When a best friend leaves you, part of you is gone. Misti ...
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Christian Nevell Bovee- False friends are like our shadow

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine but leaving us when ...
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Don’t Make Yourself Another Face- William Shakespeare

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another. William Shakespeare Source: Hamlet--Act 3, Scene 1, Page 6 ...
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The most dangerous enemy — Bianca Scardoni

The most dangerous enemy is not the one who lingers behind you in the shadows, but the one who walks ...
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He who purposely cheats his friend-Johann Kaspar Lavater

He who purposely cheats his friend, would cheat his God.      Johann Kaspar Lavater ...
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Hasidic Saying- A Friend Without Faults

One who looks for a friend without faults will have none. Hasidic ...
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Mikaela Tiu- Friendship is About Those That Never Left Your Side​

Friendship isn't about whom you have known the longest. It's about who came and never left your side.      Mikaela Tiu ...
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Walter Anderson- Vulnerable When Trusting Someone

We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone - but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find ...
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Albert Einstein- Trustworthy People

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.     Albert Einstein    ...
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Aesop Quote On Fooling People

You can fool people some of the time, but you can't fool them all of the time.      Aesop  ...
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Hebrew Proverb On Turning an Enemy Into a Friend

Who is mighty? He who makes an enemy into a friend.       Hebrew Proverb ...
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Enemies and Friends

The wise man learns more from his enemies than the fool does from his friends.      Benjamin Franklin ...
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Quote On Repairing Friendship

Keep your friendships in repair. Samuel Butler      ...
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Sara Shepard- Your Best Friend Might Be Your Enemy

Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies. Sara ...
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Thomas, Joy Division- Experience Betrayal to Understand Loyalty

To understand loyalty you need to experience betrayal. Thomas, Joy Division ...
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Mary Alice Young- People are Complicated Creatures

People are complicated creatures. On the one hand, able to perform great acts of charity. On the other, capable of ...
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Joseph Conrad- A Moral Bond Before Betrayal

They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All ...
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Muhammad- Three Signs of a Hypocrite

There are three signs of a hypocrite: when he speaks he speaks lies, when he makes a promise he breaks ...
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Ambrose Bierce- Fidelity and Betrayal

FIDELITY, n. A virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed. Ambrose Bierce ...
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Sanji Paul Arvind- Backstabbers and Betrayers

We can tolerate our true enemies, but not the back stabbers and betrayers. Sanji Paul Arvind     ...
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Mary Alice Young Quote On Trust and Betrayal

Trust is a fragile thing once earned, it affords us tremendous freedom but once trust is lost, it can be ...
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Nicole Richie Quote On Backstabbers

It's hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it? ...
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William Blake Quote On Forgiveness

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.    William Blake    ...
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Stephen King- Paying for betrayal

No one ever really pays for betrayal in silver.... The price of any betrayal always comes due in flesh. Stephen ...
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Johann Caspar Lavater- Repeating Betrayal

Be certain that he who has betrayed thee once will betray thee again. Johann Caspar Lavater ...
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Maya Angelou Quote On Rising Above Negativity

You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your ...
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Mary Margaret- Destroying Someone Else’s Happiness

Your life must be filled with such incredible loneliness that your only joy comes from destroying everyone else's happiness.      Mary ...
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Epictetus Quote On Gossiping

If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.   ...
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Abraham Lincoln- Being Two-Faced

If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?    Abraham Lincoln   ...
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Marilyn Monroe Quote On Two-Faced People

Sweetie, if you're going to be two faced, at least make one of them pretty. Marilyn Monroe ...
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Arabic Proverb On Helping Others

I taught him archery everyday, and when he got good at it he throw an arrow at me.      Arabic Proverb ...
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Oscar Wilde- Forgiving Enemies

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much. Oscar Wilde Forgiveness is a gift to ourselves. Our enemies ...
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Andre Gide Quote On Hate and Love

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.      Andre ...
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 Guy Laliberté – A Person Being a Friend or Backstabber

Sometimes, you have a fraction of a second to evaluate, when you first meet somebody, whether they might stab you ...
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Eminem Quote On Dealing With Backstabbers

Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They're only powerful when you got your back turned.      Eminem ...
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Lily Chatterjee- Grow Thick Skin and Watch Your Back

Grow a thick skin - a very thick skin. And watch your back. For every back, there is a knife ...
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Les Parrott Quote On Backstabbers

Backstabbers specialize in saying the wrong thing at the wrong time to the wrong person.      Les Parrott ...
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Sophocles Quote On Ending Friendship

He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life. Sophocles ...
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Les Parrott Quote On Backstabbing and Betrayal

You know that you have been stabbed when you feel the deep pain of betrayal. Les Parrott ...
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Louise Penny- The Pain From Betrayal and Backstabbing

When someone stabs you it's not your fault that you feel pain. Louise Penny ...
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Henry Rollins- Quote On People Walking Out of Life

It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew. Henry Rollins ...
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Jada Pinkett Smith- The Damages of Gossip

I have been affected by gossip and I know people who have been, too. I've seen marriages destroyed by gossip ...
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