100 Quotes About Betrayal

If not for betrayal, betrayal would have no meaning. It is the most hurtful, tragic, and heartbreaking wound that afflicts us all. No matter how much you love someone, or how happy you think you are, there is always the risk of being betrayed. If you’re not careful, it can alter your life in ways you never imagined possible Read more

Here are some of the best betrayal quotes to give you the motivation you need to remain guarded against it.

Yet each man kills the thing he loves By each...
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Yet each man kills the thing he loves By each let this be heard Some do it with a bitter look Some with a flattering word The coward does it with a kiss The brave man with a sword Oscar Wilde
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We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection. Love is not something we give or get; it is something that we nurture and grow, a connection that can only be cultivated between two people when it exists within each one of them — we can only love others as much as we love ourselves. 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. . Unknown
If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the...
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If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you're allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind. Shannon L. Alder
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I'm not really sure why. But... do you stop loving someone just because they betray you? I don't think so. That's what makes the betrayal hurt so much - pain, frustration, anger... and I still loved her. I still do. Brandon Sanderson
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When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, "What was it that you wanted and why didn't you fight for it? Shannon L. Alder
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Was it all in my head? A Lunar trick?” Her stomach twisted. “No.” She shook her head, fervently. How to explain that she hadn’t had the gift before? That she couldn’t have used it against him? “I would never lie–” The words faded. She had lied. Everything he knew about her had been a lie.“ I’m so sorry, ” she finished, the words falling lamely in the open air. Kai peeled his eyes away, finding some place of resignation off in the glistening garden. “You’re even more painful to look at than she is. . Marissa Meyer
Some stories have to be written because no one would...
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Some stories have to be written because no one would believe the absurdity of it all. Shannon L. Alder
They'll say you are bador perhaps you are mador at...
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They'll say you are bador perhaps you are mador at least you should stay undercover. Your mind must be bareif you would dareto think you can love more than one lover. David Rovics
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..The world gets blessed every now and then with unique souls who though burdened by their invisible crosses, still have the extraordinary strength to forge ahead in life and give others a helping hand at the same time. Despite their tribulations, most of us think they are fine. Even when the weight of their crosses become unbearable, even when they proceed in a breathless manner, we still have a hard time understanding that they are drowning. In fact, we even condemn them for failing to sacrifice more.. . Janvier ChouteuChando
What is the purpose of wealth if it cannot serve...
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What is the purpose of wealth if it cannot serve an ideal that enhances humanity and betters the lives of the people, even if that means those we have never met before in our lives? Janvier ChouteuChando
We still need to give our best to life even...
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We still need to give our best to life even if we do not understand the purpose of our existence on earth. Janvier ChouteuChando
With true love, you can move mountains, make unusual sacrifices,...
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With true love, you can move mountains, make unusual sacrifices, live a life of deprivations and still be happy. Janvier ChouteuChando
Never allow yourself to be sapped of your extraordinary energy...
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Never allow yourself to be sapped of your extraordinary energy that is the necessary ingredient for creating something new and progressive. Janvier ChouteuChando
... People who are the spices of this world are...
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... People who are the spices of this world are the natural souls with instincts and impulses that have not been pruned by evolution and civilization. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Most of the truly kind people of this world show some measure of discomfort when offered kindness. Their gratitude stems not only from their understanding of the depth of the force of kindness, but also from their conviction that kindness should not be taken for granted. Janvier ChouteuChando
So, you see; you have the soul of a missionary,...
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So, you see; you have the soul of a missionary, the heart of a revolutionary and the mind of a reformer. But what are you to yourself and the family and friends who will always be there for you? Janvier ChouteuChando
Writers are the most pathetic souls when it comes to...
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Writers are the most pathetic souls when it comes to expressing their own feelings. Their personalities are as complex as the characters they weave. Janvier ChouteuChando
Some honest people think it is better to know the...
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Some honest people think it is better to know the ways of the devil without being evil. Janvier ChouteuChando
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…our recollections bring out our joyful smiles, but hardly make us chortle or guffaw; our recollections often leave imprints on our faces that show our regrets, but they hardly produce sounds that echo the depth of those regrets. Janvier ChouteuChando
The selfish and self-centered have a hard time being kind,...
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The selfish and self-centered have a hard time being kind, even though you and I know that kindness is a source of relief to the soul. Janvier ChouteuChando
I think preconceived ideas or prejudgments are meant to give...
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I think preconceived ideas or prejudgments are meant to give us an edge whenever we are dealing with others we don’t know or haven’t made the effort to understand. Janvier ChouteuChando
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When we tend to be too hard on those we love, we erode the softness of our souls in the process, taking out the humanity within us that is the nucleus of our goodness, even if our actions are for their own sake. Janvier ChouteuChando
Perhaps fate has a way of turning things around and...
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Perhaps fate has a way of turning things around and making something good out of the action of someone who failed humanity without meaning to. Janvier ChouteuChando
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The writer is the cursed artist of the soul. The expression of his art is a reflection of his quest to understand man by unraveling the mysteries that have been haunting humankind from time immemorial. In the end of his journey to understand man, the writer becomes more human even though his soul ends up finding less peace. Janvier ChouteuChando
The scrupulous survivors in life are the best counterweight to...
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The scrupulous survivors in life are the best counterweight to unscrupulous survivors. Janvier ChouteuChando
Most people live lives that are full of mysteries, lives...
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Most people live lives that are full of mysteries, lives whose ultimate purpose we may never really understand. But for the sake of serenity, we must believe in life’s nobleness. Janvier ChouteuChando
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…the truest feeling of happiness is the security that comes with being loved. Janvier ChouteuChando
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A man can’t talk of true happiness if he has never known true love–the trusting, selfless and unconditional love that I took for granted. Janvier ChouteuChando
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The true leaders of our time, the legends of this world or the movers of the movers are the towering figures that are blessed with beautiful minds, receptive ears and directing voices. They are the ones we should emulate in life. Janvier ChouteuChando
Singers, actors or artists who touch on sorrow are trying...
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Singers, actors or artists who touch on sorrow are trying to give comfort to aggrieved souls by giving some meaning to their sorrows. Janvier ChouteuChando
Man craves joy far more than anything else in life,...
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Man craves joy far more than anything else in life, but there is nothing as madly intoxicating as the feeling of joy that comes from the soul. Janvier ChouteuChando
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When faced with difficulties, a humble, understanding, appreciative and selfless person finds it easy to win a friend. On the other hand, a temperamental, egoistic, condensing, self-absorbed, self-conceited and narrow-minded person who lacks the basic sense of humility easily loses friends when in distress. Janvier ChouteuChando
Kindness is a source of relief to the soul of...
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Kindness is a source of relief to the soul of the giver, creating a sense of fortitude that is incomprehensible to those who do not know what kindness is all about. Janvier ChouteuChando
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There are people who bring joy to our lives, but who fail to make us happy. They are the people for the moment. Never rely on their love because it is not sustainable. Their love is alike a comet that illuminates the sky, but then fades away because it lacks the sustainable energy of the sun. Janvier ChouteuChando
We need the wisdom to accept the fact that this...
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We need the wisdom to accept the fact that this world abounds with issues we cannot solve; and we need to part ways with those people, ideas and things that are a vexation to the soul. Janvier ChouteuChando
The narrow-minded find it convenient to create stereotypes, and then...
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The narrow-minded find it convenient to create stereotypes, and then try to fit everybody, everything and every situation into those stereotypes. Janvier ChouteuChando
Some people live their memorable years fighting against their basic...
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Some people live their memorable years fighting against their basic instincts only to succumb in the end to what was actually good for them. Janvier ChouteuChando
Writers understand the world better, but they lack the strength...
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Writers understand the world better, but they lack the strength to change it. Perhaps that is so because they understand their limitations more than others. Janvier ChouteuChando
Writers are the most tormented of all the different categories...
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Writers are the most tormented of all the different categories of artists that are out there in the world. Janvier ChouteuChando
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When singers, actors or artists touch on sorrow, they are trying to give comfort to aggrieved souls by giving some meaning to their sorrows. The job of the singer, actor or artists , in general, is to make us comfortable with our feelings or emotions―be it pain, hurt, anger, hatred, sadness, pleasure, love, cheerfulness or joy. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Male writers who never find the stabilizing force of an understanding woman in their lives usually end up as the jaded figures of their days, the types who give much artistic expression to the world, but who are lonely in their overcrowded worlds of love. Janvier ChouteuChando
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A writer needs a partner who can act as fuel to his artistic mind, yet has the great ability to sober him up and help him be in sync with the non-artistic part of his soul. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Writers are the most pathetic souls when it comes to expressing their personal feelings. Their personalities are as complex as the characters they have weaved. And in a curious way, without them really knowing it, writers are the sum total of the characters they created in their heads or in their writings. Yes, My Dear Tania; writers are capable of reflecting their characters, even though most of them are determined to be just like your ordinary guy next door. . Janvier ChouteuChando
We always emerge from the death of a loved one...
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We always emerge from the death of a loved one like a phoenix arising from its funeral pyre. Janvier ChouteuChando
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When somebody you love dies, a phase of life’s innocence dies with that person, and a part of you dies as well. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Societies and people that come close to being happy are those that do well in narrowing the disparity between their desires and their needs, especially the material things of life. Janvier ChouteuChando
In the world of today, human desires far supersede human...
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In the world of today, human desires far supersede human needs. Waste, as you can see, is the result of all of those contradictions. That is how we ended up complicating our world. Janvier ChouteuChando
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…a writer, like most artists, needs a partner who can act as the fuel to his artistic mind and soul, yet has the great ability to sober him up and help him be in sync with the non-artistic part of his soul. Janvier ChouteuChando
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In today’s world, human desires far supersede human needs. Waste, as you can see, is the result of that disparity. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Judgments based on preconceptions make life simple for us to deal with since that means we safely shield ourselves behind barriers of preconception that helped us feel safe in whatever views or assumptions we are having. Janvier ChouteuChando
We, humans, have come up with so many superficialities that...
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We, humans, have come up with so many superficialities that are completely unnecessary for our existence and happiness on earth. Janvier ChouteuChando
Most people have this tendency to make judgments on others...
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Most people have this tendency to make judgments on others based on preconceptions, especially when they are dealing with them for the first time. Janvier ChouteuChando
In dealing with others, man is inherently a slave to...
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In dealing with others, man is inherently a slave to his preconceptions, to the stereotypes he became familiar with that made life easier for him to comprehend. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Life is full of intriguing souls that you cannot penetrate… An uncomfortable percentage of those anguished and impregnable souls also have suffering hearts that are further tormented by a deluded mind. They will hurt out of an impulse, and then live their lives after that without the slightest remorse. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Avoid people who hurt from an impulse. I mean people who have this tendency to relish their capacity to hurt the good souls of this world, and who after hurting, wake up the next day without a trace of despondent brooding, and then move on with life never thinking that they should show some remorse or try to repent. Janvier ChouteuChando
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In your selflessness pursuit of things higher than yourself, you appear selfish or inconsiderate to those who truly love you and who have cared deeply about you from the first day you came into their lives. Janvier ChouteuChando
There is no bigger gratification than the realization of the...
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There is no bigger gratification than the realization of the things you believe in after overcoming all the odds. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Hold onto your creativity, that idealism that is rooted in some degree of innocence and a firm belief in something finer than the things we already have. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Never give up the freeness of your soul. Live your duty to mankind, nurture creatures of this world as a true mother of the earth, but never shut your imagination off from those desires that distinguish you from the ordinary. Never allow yourself to be sapped of that extraordinary energy that is the necessary ingredient for creating something new and progressive. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Isn’t reality based on the prevailing culture, the trend that people want to identify with? Janvier ChouteuChando
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At what point is normal natural? Janvier ChouteuChando
What is the purpose of achieving your dream if the...
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What is the purpose of achieving your dream if the people you had dreamed your achievements for are no longer there to reap the benefits? Janvier ChouteuChando
A yesterday missed can never be found even in a...
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A yesterday missed can never be found even in a fine tomorrow. Janvier ChouteuChando
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The people’s hero does not only have to be someone in possession of the scepter of power. It can be anyone capable of giving unity, prosperity, security, peace and a sense of worthiness to his people. Such a figure gets elevated to the status of a revered hero with the human touch if he imparts a sense of oneness on a multi-racial, multi-ethnic and multi-religious group; especially a diverse people who have been fighting one another for years and centuries.. Janvier Chando
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My patria vera or true fatherland is the place that enriches my soul. Janvier Chando
A person who tries to use reasoning to explain faith...
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A person who tries to use reasoning to explain faith gets lost in the wilderness of incomprehension. Janvier Chando
The purpose of life is to nurture joy, which involves...
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The purpose of life is to nurture joy, which involves those aspects of humanity that enrich the soul. Janvier Chando
It was one thing to be fooled, and another thing...
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It was one thing to be fooled, and another thing to be taken for a fool all the time. Janvier ChouteuChando
Love and hate when stretched to their extremes blind reasoning.
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Love and hate when stretched to their extremes blind reasoning. Janvier ChouteuChando
He learned...never to show his anger or hatred against a...
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He learned...never to show his anger or hatred against a stronger adversary, for fear of being crushed. Janvier ChouteuChando
A nationalist will blindly follow his country to his death...
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A nationalist will blindly follow his country to his death out of love for it. A patriot will stand up for and even against his country to his death out of love for it. Janvier ChouteuChando
...There is no greater dividing force in this world than...
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...There is no greater dividing force in this world than self-interest... Janvier Chando
Only a fool would find happiness from an achievement that...
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Only a fool would find happiness from an achievement that is detrimental to those he loves. Janvier ChouteuChando
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...No man is foolish when his friend betrays him because a man’s world is most serene when he has people to trust and call friends. After all, is it not often said that a friend is another self? Janvier ChouteuChando
...Never opt for war, no matter how simple it may...
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...Never opt for war, no matter how simple it may seem, especially when you know that peace is achievable, even if achieving that peace entails going through a complicated and protracted process, Janvier ChouteuChando
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...True classical dropouts in society are those who avoid difficult challenges and cling to the first opportunity that comes their way. They never test their talents. These latent talents will only help to produce the next cycle of dropouts... Janvier ChouteuChando
Sometimes, our pride compels us to engage in costly wars...
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Sometimes, our pride compels us to engage in costly wars when a true commitment to a compromising peace would have been the best course to pursue. Janvier ChouteuChando
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...A canonical leader is someone whose exemplary rule might have appeared to be for the alleviation of the pains and miseries of a particular group, but which in reality is for the advancement of humanism... Janvier ChouteuChando
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...A legendary leader distinguishes himself as someone who gets ahead of his people from an impasse and futile general consensus, and then finds new grounds that constitute the base from which a unique course of his people’s destiny is charted... Janvier ChouteuChando
...Bad leaders are known to destroy one, more or even...
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...Bad leaders are known to destroy one, more or even all of the foundations of their people’s way of life... Janvier ChouteuChando
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Most of our brains are out, but it is good what they did for themselves by leaving this country. They are Cameroon’s reserve for development, for the day that this country shall be free. Your late father was an intelligent man. He was even more than that. He was a sage. He once said to me that the intelligent Bamilekés are those who have sought a better future for themselves and for their families in British Cameroons. He was right. They have not been brainwashed as much as their francophone brothers have. If he were alive today, I am sure he would have judged that the intelligent Cameroonians are those who have sought refuge out of Cameroon. Janvier ChouteuChando
Life is a mighty joke that is not meant to...
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Life is a mighty joke that is not meant to be funny. Janvier ChouteuChando
It is easier for an ambitious friend to become an...
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It is easier for an ambitious friend to become an enemy than for an enemy to become a friend. It is even easier to make friends than you can find people to trust as friends. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Remember these, Sons! Truth presented with tenderness enriches the soul of man and enhances humanity in the process. A Franco-Cameroonian relation based on truth and nurtured with tenderness will be to the benefit not only of Kamerun and France, but also of mankind as a whole. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Sons, any man who is considered a success in life owes a lot to society. We have been very blessed, my dear sons. We have to show our appreciation to our society for making that possible. A time will come when you will meet other Kamerunians who share the same vision for this land. I am advising you to make them partners in our common goals when that time comes. We shouldn’t shy away from playing a formidable role in financing that political force that shall emerge. We must use our influence to ensure that it succeeds. . Janvier ChouteuChando
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Huh! Mankind always comes up with ideas to make up for the follies of the status quo. But what happens if those ideas are inflexible and fail to respond to the changing times. They end up betraying the people who believed in them. Janvier ChouteuChando
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True heroes and ideas never fall in the final sense of the word. They can only encounter temporary setbacks in their difficult journey to progress and success, Janvier ChouteuChando
Fear is a basic human instinct and an indicator of...
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Fear is a basic human instinct and an indicator of the gravity of a situation. It becomes an asset if it is effectively controlled. It becomes a weakness for a man if he lets it prevail over him. Janvier ChouteuChando
Human ties are the greatest distorters of reality because they...
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Human ties are the greatest distorters of reality because they tend to conceal man’s worst selfish instincts. Janvier ChouteuChando
Expose human ties for what they really are and you...
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Expose human ties for what they really are and you are most likely to find the worst forms of betrayal staring back at you. Janvier ChouteuChando
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...only the dreamers of a dream are capable of translating their dreams into worthy practical endeavors that are devoid of haunting errors. After all, they are the ones who carefully observed the link between their dreams and reality; they are the ones who worked consciously to blend them into one. Janvier ChouteuChando
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The people are like an audience watching a drama. They have characters whose sides they chose even before the start of the show, but they know little or nothing about the people behind the stage―the manipulators. Janvier ChouteuChando
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...We find our greatest peace when we embrace something that gives meaning to our lives. Often, it is love for somebody or something we can give up our lives for, or somebody or something that we are sure will never betray us. That love could be for a partner, for our offspring, for a country or for a belief... Janvier ChouteuChando
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The Romans construed Jesus Chris’s crucifixion as a defeat, but what do we have today? Christianity triumphed. Jesus Christ never betrayed himself, he never betrayed his mission and he never corrupted the ideas that God wants us to live by. The Cameroonian soul is genuine. It is noble, and it embodies humaneness. There is no reason to try to kill it because it will triumph ultimately. Janvier ChouteuChando
We were hooked when we woke. We had arms for...
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We were hooked when we woke. We had arms for each other. But I yearned to resume My dreams of another. Roman Payne
You may marry Miss Grey for her fifteen pounds but...
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You may marry Miss Grey for her fifteen pounds but you will always be my Willoughby. My nightmare. My sorrow. My past. My mistake. My regret. My love. Shannon L. Alder
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…deceitful! ” she decided with a little bounce of fury that briefly ballooned the silk of her trousers. “There! You deceitful …”“Gillia…”“…misleading, dishonest, insincere…”“ Those are all the same words, Gill–”“Ooh! Liar! ” She’d managed to get her hands on a small pillow. He ducked just as it whizzed past him. In justice, however, it did strike the mosaic vase behind him on an engraved mahogany pedestal, and it tipped and spun on its base before landing in a shattered heap on the bare floor. “Now, look what you’ve done! ” she accused tearfully and bolted from the room. V.S. Carnes
She was a ray of sunshine, a warm summer rain,...
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She was a ray of sunshine, a warm summer rain, a bright fire on a cold winter’s day, and now she could be dead because she had tried to save the man she loved. Grace Willows
Oh honey, someday a real man is going to make...
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Oh honey, someday a real man is going to make you see stars and you won't even be looking at the sky." Excerpt from Grace Willow's Last Minute Bride Grace Willows
We love out of compassion, passion or a sense of...
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We love out of compassion, passion or a sense of commitment. Janvier ChouteuChando