65 Treason Quotes On Success In Life

These treason quotes will inspire you. Treason is the crime of betraying one’s country, especially by attempting to kill or overthrow the sovereign or government; or the action of betraying someone or something.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging treason quotes, treason sayings, and treason proverbs.

Best Treason Quotes

  1. “I’m wary of a certain human nature. More than anything, I fear treason.” ~ Mylene Farmer
  2. “No wise man ever thought that a traitor should be trusted.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  3. “A nation can survive its fools, even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within….for the traitor appears not to be a traitor…he rots the soul of a nation…he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  4. “Treason seldom dwells with courage.” ~ Walter Scott

  5. “If this be treason, make the most of it!” ~ Patrick Henry
  6. “In a free society, we are supposed to know the truth. In a society where truth becomes treason, we are in big trouble.” ~ Ron Paul
  7. “The difference between treason and patriotism is only a matter of dates.” ~ Alexandre Dumas
  8. “Any appeasement of tyranny is treason.” ~ William Allen White
  9. “I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.” ~ Aeschylus

  10. “We have come to a point where it is loyalty to resist, and treason to submit.” ~ Carl Schurz
  11. “When a man begins to feel that he is the only one who can lead in this republic, he is guilty of treason to the spirit of our institutions.” ~ Calvin Coolidge
  12. “The President of the United States would be liable to be impeached, tried, and upon conviction of treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors, removed from office; and would afterwards be liable to prosecution and punishment in the ordinary course of law. The person of the King of Great Britain is sacred and inviolable: There is no constitutional tribunal to which he is amenable, no punishment to which he can be subjected without involving the crisis of a national revolution.” ~ Alexander Hamilton
  13. “Treason doth never prosper. What’s the reason? Why, when it prospers, none dare call it treason.” ~ John Harington
  14. “Treason is the highest crime of a civil nature of which a man can be guilty.” ~ Noah Webster

  15. “Should I keep back my opinions at such a time, through fear of giving offense, I should consider myself as guilty of treason towards my country, and of an act of disloyalty toward the Majesty of Heaven, which I revere above all earthly kings.” ~ Patrick Henry
  16. “Congressmen who willfully take action during wartime that damages morale and undermine the military are saboteurs and should be arrested, exiled, or hung” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  17. “Truth is treason in the empire of lies.” ~ Ron Paul
  18. “Treason is a strong word, but not too strong to characterize the situation in which the Senate is the eager, resourceful, and indefatigable agent of interests as hostile to the American people as any invading army could be.” ~ David Graham Phillips
  19. “Pity for the guilty is treason to the innocent.” ~ Terry Goodkind

  20. “I know not what treason is, if sapping and betraying the liberties of a people be not treason.” ~ Cato the Younger
  21. “The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.” ~ T. S. Eliot
  22. “The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.” ~ William Shakespeare
  23. “In a free society we’re supposed to know the truth. In a society where truth becomes treason, then we’re in big trouble. And now, people who are revealing the truth are getting into trouble for it.” ~ Ron Paul
  24. “In a democratic society, the only treason is silence.” ~ Anna Quindlen

  25. “The portrayal of Senator Joe McCarthy as a wild-eyed demagogue destroying innocent lives is sheer liberal hobgoblinism. Liberals weren’t cowering in fear during the McCarthy era. They were systematically undermining the nation’s ability to defend itself while waging a bellicose campaign of lies to blacken McCarthy’s name. Everything you think you know about McCarthy is a hegemonic lie. Liberals denounced McCarthy because they were afraid of getting caught, so they fought back like animals to hide their own collaboration with a regime as evil as the Nazis.” ~ Ann Coulter
  26. “Fellowship in treason is a bad ground of confidence.” ~ Edmund Burke
  27. “Liberals have a preternatural gift for striking a position on the side of treason…Whenever the nation is under attack, from within or without, liberals side with the enemy.” ~ Ann Coulter
  28. “It is the just decree of Heaven that a traitor never sees his danger till his ruin is at hand.” ~ Pietro Metastasio
  29. “Treason is a matter of dates.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

  30. “When I look at the Republicans, I am tempted to dismiss them as the Treason Party. Seriously, were a band of traitors to concoct a series of positions deliberately designed to weaken America, they would be hard pressed to beat the current GOP dogma – hobble education, starve the government by slashing taxes to the rich, kneecap attempts to jumpstart the economy by fixating on debt, invite corporations to dominate political discourse, balkanize the population by demonizing minorities and immigrants and let favored religions dictate social policy.” ~ Neil Steinberg
  31. “If I am traitor, who did I betray? I gave all my information to the American public, to American journalists who are reporting on American issues. If they see that as treason, I think people really need to consider who they think they’re working for. The public is supposed to be their boss, not their enemy.” ~ Edward Snowden
  32. “Write on my gravestone: ‘Infidel, Traitor.’, infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor to every government that oppresses the people.” ~ Wendell Phillips
  33. “Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls.” ~ Edward Coke
  34. “When war comes, reason is regarded as treason.” ~ I. F. Stone

  35. “Let America realize that self-scrutiny is not treason. Self-examination is not disloyalty.” ~ Richard Cushing
  36. “The traitor to Humanity is the traitor most accursed; Man is more than Constitutions; better rot beneath the sod, Than be true to Church and State while we are doubly false to God.” ~ James Russell Lowell
  37. “A nation can survive its fools and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  38. “The man who pauses on the paths of treason, Halts on a quicksand, the first step engulfs him.” ~ Aaron Hill
  39. “No owl is afraid of the night, no snake of the swamp and no traitor of the treason!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

  40. “Treason, which begins by being cautious, ends by betraying itself.” ~ Alphonse de Lamartine
  41. “I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to make any man’s virtues the means of deceiving him.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  42. “As success converts treason into legitimacy, so belief converts fiction into fact, and “nothing is but what is not.” ~ Samuel Laman Blanchard
  43. “Sometimes duplicity and treason are markers of the enemy, and sometimes, the failed intention of a masterful ally. But, nevertheless, as they burden you with a vexing brand of love, they become nothing more than the kiss of Judas, pressing a crown of thorns into your flesh.” ~ Addison Webster Moore
  44. “After life’s fitful fever he sleeps well. Treason has done his worst. Nor steel nor poison, malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing can touch him further.” ~ William Shakespeare

  45. “Though those that are betray’d Do feel the treason sharply, yet the traitor stands in worse case of woe” ~ William Shakespeare
  46. “More men are guilty of treason through weakness than any studied design to betray.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  47. “One must commit acts of the highest treason only when dressed in the most resplendent finery.” ~ Grant Morrison
  48. “Americans cannot comprehend how their fellow countrymen could not love their country. But the left’s anti-Americanism is intrinsic to their entire worldview. Liberals promote the right of Islamic fanatics for the same reason they promote the rights of adulterers, pornographers, abortionists, criminals, and Communists. They instinctively root for anarchy against civilization. The inevitable logic of the liberal position is to be for treason.” ~ Ann Coulter
  49. “The traitor to Humanity is the traitor most accurst.” ~ James Russell Lowell

  50. “A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason is a state that breaks an unwritten law.” ~ Kurt Huber
  51. “Such was the unhappy condition of the Roman emperors, that, whatever might be their conduct, their fate was commonly the same. A life of pleasure or virtue, of severity or mildness, of indolence or glory, alike led to an untimely grave; and almost every reign is closed by the same disgusting repetition of treason and murder.” ~ Edward Gibbon
  52. “I love discourse. I’m dying to have my mind changed. I’m probably the only liberal who read Treason, by Ann Coulter. I want to know, you understand? I like listening to everybody. This to me is the elixir of life.” ~ Jack Nicholson , Treason quotes love
  53. “We have sworn, and not lightly. This oath we will keep. We are threatened with many evils, and treason not least; but one thing is not said: that we shall suffer from cowardice, from cravens or the fear of cravens. Therefore I say that we will go on, and this doom I add: the deeds that we shall do shall be the matter of song until the last days of Arda.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  54. “I love treason but hate a traitor.” ~ Julius Caesar

  55. “But the technology was accessible, which suggests incompetence on the part of our counterintelligence community and the Clinton Administration, and may in fact rise to the level of treason.” ~ Charles Bass
  56. “The treason pleases, but the traitors are odious.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes
  57. “Treason and murder ever kept together, As two yoke-devils sworn to either’s purpose, Working so grossly in a natural cause That admiration did not whoop at them; But thou, ‘gainst all proportion, didst bring in Wonder to wait on treason and on murder; And whatsoever cunning fiend it was That wrought upon thee so preposterously Hath got the voice in hell for excellence.” ~ William Shakespeare
  58. “The only ethical principle which has made science possible is that the truth shall be told all the time. If we do not penalize false statements made in error, we open up the way for false statements by intention. And a false statement of fact, made deliberately, is the most serious crime a scientist can commit.” ~ Dorothy L. Sayers
  59. “Cynicism is intellectual treason.” ~ Norman Cousins

  60. “We have legalized confiscation, consecrated sacrilege, and condoned high treason.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  61. “If for every error and every act of incompetence one can substitute an act of treason, many points of fascinating interpretation are open to the paranoid imagination.” ~ Richard Hofstadter
  62. “In one consort there sat cruel revenge and rancorous despite, disloyal treason and heart-burning hate.” ~ Edmund Spenser

  63. “All men should have a drop of treason in their veins if nations are not to go soft like so many sleepy pears.” ~ Rebecca West
  64. “… it is more than petty treason to the Republic, to call a free citizen a servant. The whole class of young women, whose bread depends upon their labor, are taught to believe that the most abject poverty is preferable to domestic service. Hundreds of half-naked girls work in the paper-mills, or in any other manufactory, for less than half the wages they would receive in service; but they think their equality is compromised by the latter, and nothing but the wish to obtain some particular article of finery will ever induce them to submit to it.” ~ Frances Trollope

Treason the crime of trying to overthrow your country’s government or of helping your country’s enemies during war.

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