71 Backstabber Quotes and Sayings about Fake Friends

These backstabber quotes are going to help you find fake friends.

Backstabbers are individuals who consciously betray others, frequently inflicting unforeseen harm.

This act of betrayal is especially devastating when it emanates from friends we deeply trust.

We often share our innermost secrets and fears with these friends, expecting understanding and confidentiality.

Yet, these disloyal individuals shatter this trust and loyalty, causing significant emotional damage.

They exploit our vulnerabilities, manipulating our trust to their advantage and striking when we least expect it.

The pain of such betrayal can be profound and lasting, reminding us of the importance of discerning genuine friendship from deceitful companionship.


Best Backstabber Quotes

Bestfriends has 11 letters, but so does Backstabber. ~ Wiz Khalifa.

Liars are always most disposed to swear. ~ Vittorio Alfieri.

We fear our enemy but the bigger and real fear is that of a fake friend who is sweetest to your face and most vile behind your back. ~ Mufti Ismail Menk.


You know that you have been stabbed when you feel the deep pain of betrayal. ~ Les Parrott.

Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They’re only powerful when you got your back turned. ~ Eminem.


Don’t worry about those who talk behind your back, they’re behind you for a reason. ~ Unknown.

Do not mistake kindness for ignorance. Evil is better addressed with sweetness. ~ Naide P Obiang.

The same person that speaks highly of you will be the same person that downs you. Be careful who you call friends. ~ Jerico Mosley.


When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself. ~ Isaac Bashevis Singer.

I don’t tolerate liars. When somebody lies to me, that’s really, like, just unbearable. ~ John Lydon.


Backstabbers are most often passive-aggressive. ~ Shirley Babilya Dickinson.

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Ultimate Backstabber Quotes

It’s sad how the same people who say they care about you are the same ones who tear you down when they get the chance. ~ Unknown.

Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you. ~ Dale Carnegie.

This is what happens. You tell your friends your most personal secrets, and they use them against you. ~ Sophie Kinsella.


Backstabbers do things behind your back and are frequently at a loss when confronted. ~ Maryln Appelbaum.

Backstabbers specialize in saying the wrong thing at the wrong time to the wrong person. ~ Les Parrott.

He could shake your hand and stab you in the back at the same time. ~ Hunter S. Thompson.

Be very careful of who you share your problems with, remember that not every friend that smiles at you is your best friend. ~ Kemmy Nola.

If you’re betrayed, release disappointment at once. By that way, the bitterness has no time to take root. ~ Toba Beta.


Fire false friends. They are in to fast-forward your fall and failure. ~ Israelmore Ayivor.

Backstabbers typically hold grudges and women especially will hold onto past grievances bringing things forward many years later. ~ Shirley Babilya Dickinson.

When all is said, and all is done, and everyone looks back Will you be known for what you were – that knife in someone’s back ~ Kurt Philip Behm.

You got my pride and slashed my mind / And carved your name so deep You took a stab at making sure Your memory I’d always keep ~ Jeffrey A. Ross.

Famous Backstabber Quotes

It is hard to deal with someone who smiles and pretends to like you to your face and sticks that eight inch blade in your back when you turn around. ~ Nishan Panwar.

Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you. ~ Unknown.


The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that’s also a hypocrite! ~ Tennessee Williams.

It’s better to be alone than to have a fake friend. ~ Ann Palacios.

I’ve got more respect for someone who comes out and says they don’t like me than for the ones who act like they do but talk bad about me when I’m not around. ~ Mitchell Perry.

A traitor is everyone who does not agree with me. ~ George III.


That’s the mark of a great storyteller, never to give away secrets in advance. ~ Ian McDiarmid.

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade. ~ Christian Nestell Bovee.

If they talk about other people with you, they will talk about you with other people. ~ Carlos Wallace.

Powerful Backstabber Quotes

The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them. ~ Will Rogers.

The snake will always bite back. ~ Jake Roberts.

I’m not crying because of you; you’re not worth it. I’m crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are. ~ Steve Maraboli.


It is against the principles of human rights to bully another human being. ~ Shenita Etwaroo.

All trust involves vulnerability and risk, and nothing would count as trust if there were no possibility of betrayal. ~ Robert C. Solomon.

Fake friends; those who only drill holes under your boat to get it leaking; those who discredit your ambitions and those who pretend they love you, but behind their backs they know they are in to destroy your legacies. ~ Israelmore Ayivor.

Backstabbers referred to as backbiters by some, are people who speak badly of someone without that person’s knowledge. In person they are polite and friendly, all the while collecting information to twist and use for their own purposes. ~ Barbara L. Brook.


I hate two-faced people, it’s so hard to decide which face to slap first. ~ Unknown

Watch who you call friend, because friends are the same ones that will leak your business to everyone after yall not friends anymore. ~ Ritu Ghatourey.

Sweetie, if you’re going to be two faced, at least make one of them pretty. ~ Marilyn Monroe.

A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines. ~ Benjamin Franklin.


When you talk about me, it says more about you. ~ Joe Budden.

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. ~ Khalil Gibran.

Once people stop talking with you then they start talking about you. ~ Sushan R Sharma.

The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed but that he cannot believe anyone else. ~ George Bernard Shaw.

Never trust someone who will just get up and tell you another person’s story or secrets, cause they’ll share yours just the same. ~ Christon Henry.

Every coin has two sides, just like most people have two faces. ~ Rashida Rowe.


Neither a fake friend nor a liar can be trusted, with a secret. ~ Ellen J. Barrier.

They smile in your face, all the time they want to take your place. ~ Sonia J. Ruffin

No wise man ever thought that a traitor should be trusted. ~ Cicero.

People become backstabbers because they are first stabbed at the back. ~ Adrain Furnham.

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.


Never wound a snake; kill it. ~ Harriet Tubman.

To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal. You see, I could conceive death, but I could not conceive betrayal. ~ Malcolm X.

Top Backstabber Quotes

People don’t say stuff about me behind my back… just to my face. ~ William Cook.

A stab from a friend cuts deeper than a stab from a foe. ~ Amit Kalantri.

If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? ~ Abraham Lincoln.

Do not get sucked in by the hero-worship, because it is just a matter of time before those roses they are throwing turn into daggers. ~ Dr. Phil McGraw.


You got nothing to lose. You don’t lose when you lose fake friends. ~ Joan Jett.

Liars need to have good memories. ~ Algernon Sidney.

Betrayal is the only truth that sticks. ~ Arthur Miller.

To have a traitor for an ally is to have an enemy in waiting. ~ Jacqueline Carey.

Profound Backstabber Quotes

People who talk behind you, always left behind you! ~ Sophieya.

Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight. ~ Lauren Conrad.


Confidantes tell your secrets are backstabbers and not true friends. ~ Shirley Babilya Dickinson.

Some people will pretend to care just so they can get a better seat to watch your struggle. Every helping hand isn’t always there to help. ~ Unknown.

Being betrayed is one of the most valuable lessons life can teach. ~ Shania Twain.

Most people want to see you to do better, but not doing better than them. ~ London Mond.

Someone who smiles too much with you can sometime frown too much with you at your back. ~ Michael Bassey Johnson.

So these were the 71 quotes about Backstabbers.

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