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Some guard these traitors to the block of death, Treason's true bed and yielder up of breath. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

For while the treason I detest, The traitor still I love. (Quote by - John Hoole)

The man who pauses on the paths of treason, Halts on a quicksand, the first step engulfs him. (Quote by - Aaron Hill)

Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor? (Quote by - Frank Moore Colby)

This principle is old, but true as fate, Kings may love treason, but the traitor hate. (Quote by - Thomas Dekker)

There is something peculiarly sinister and insidious in even a charge of disloyalty. Such a charge all too frequently places a strain on the reputation of an individual which is indelible and lasting, regardless of the complete innocence later proved. (Quote by - John Lord O'brian)

Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin! (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

He [Caesar] loved the treason, but hated the traitor. (Quote by - Plutarch)

Tarquin and Caesar had each his Brutus--Charles the First, his Cromwell--and George the Third--("Treason!" shouted the Speaker) may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it. (Quote by - Patrick Henry)

Treason doth never prosper: what's the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason. (Quote by - Sir John Harrington)

O that a soldier so glorious, ever victorious in fight, Passed from a daylight of honor into the terrible night; Fell as the mighty archangel, ere the earth glowed in space, fell-- Fell from the patriot's heaven down to the loyalist's hell! (Quote by - Thomas Dunn English)

Is there not some chosen curse, Some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, Red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man Who owes his greatness to his country's ruin? (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Cynicism is intellectual treason. (Quote by - Norman Cousins)

And then I stole all courtesy from heaven, And dressed myself in such humility That I did pluck allegiance from men's hearts, Loud shouts and salutations from their mouths Even in the presence of the crowned king. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Treason is not own'd when 'tis descried; Successful crimes alone are justified. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader. (Quote by - Douglas Jerrold)

To break training without permission is an act of treason. (Quote by - John Heisman)

Write on my gravestone: "Infidel, Traitor." --infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor to every government that oppresses the people. (Quote by - Wendell Phillips)

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. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

No wise man ever thought that a traitor should be trusted. (Quote by - Cicero)

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. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

Thou art a traitor. Off with his head! Now by Saint Paul I swear I will not dine until I see the same. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Supposition all our lives shall be stuck full of eyes; For treason is but trusted like the fox, Who, ne'er so tame, so cherished and locked up, Will have a wild trick of his ancestors. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

We are a rebellious nation. Our whole history is treason; our blood was attained before we were born; our creeds were infidelity to the mother church; our constitution treason to our fatherland. (Quote by - Theodore Parker)

Know my name is lost, By treason's tooth bare-gnawn and canker-bit; Yet am I noble as the adversary I come to cope. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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