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Best 82 Quotes About Shady People

Quotes About Shady People

This post contains some of the best Quotes About Shady People.

Quotes About Shady People

1. “A person’s character is shown through their actions in life, not where they sit on Sunday.” ― Navonne Johns

2. “A shady business never yields a sunny life.” ― B. C. Forbes

3. “An honest enemy is better than a false friend. When in doubt, pay more attention to what people do and less to what they say. Actions not only speak louder than words, they are more difficult to fake.” ― Zero Dean

4. “At the end of the day, people will let you down, they will label you as something you are not, it is all to make them feel better, it is about them not you.” — Leon Brown

5. “Avoid people who mess with your head. Avoid people who intentionally and repeatedly do say things that they know upset you. Avoid people who expect you to prioritize them but refuse to prioritize you. Avoid people who can’t and won’t apologize sincerely. Avoid. Avoid.”

6. “Be careful who you share your weaknesses with. Some people can’t wait for the opportunity to use them against you.”

7. “Be very selective when it comes to choosing friends. People nowadays don’t know the true meaning of friendship and loyalty.”

8. “Before you fake your lifestyle on Facebook, please block the people who know you in real life.”

9. “Before you fake your lifestyle on Facebook, please block the people who know you in real life.”

10. “Betray a friend, and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself.” — Aesop

11. “Characterize people by their actions and you will never be fooled by their words.”

12. “Controllers, abusers, and manipulative people don’t question themselves. They don’t ask themselves if the problem is them… They always say the problem is someone else.” ― Darlene Ouimet

13. “Don’t blame a clown for acting like a clown. Ask yourself why you keep going to the circus.”

14. “Don’t follow my shadow if you’re going to be shady with me.”

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15. “Don’t take people for granted. No matter how much they love you, people get tired eventually. We are all given chances, but you never know when the last chance may be.”

16. “Don’t waste time to expose shady people for what they are. Their true colors will shine through soon enough.”

17. “Everybody isn’t your friend. Just because they hang around you and laugh with you doesn’t mean they’re for you. Just because they say they got your back doesn’t mean they won’t stab you in it. People pretend well. Jealousy sometimes doesn’t live far. So know your circle. At the end of the day real situations expose fake people so pay attention.” ― Trent Shelton

18. “Everywhere we see shadowy minds, cloudy brains! World needs more light of wisdom!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

19. “Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hour. True friends are like stars, you don’t always see them, but they are always there.” — Habeeb Akande

20. “Fake friends: Once they stop talking to you, they start talking about you.”

21. “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Nope. Shame on you and only you. You took advantage of my giving nature and what you thought were unlimited second chances, and even worse, tried to make me feel bad about it, and I will not change who I am. But I will change where you fit in my life. What a shame for you.”

22. “I can’t stand fakes! Don’t look me in the eye and be nice when behind my back you are nothing but unpleasant about me. You either like me, or you don’t. If you don’t, then leave me alone to get on with my life while you get on with yours.”

23. “I don’t hate shady people, at least they have my pretty life to talk about at my back.”

24. “I know what I bring to the table, so trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.”

25. “I like playing weird, kind of shady people.” ― Paul Giamatti

26. “I really do try to see the best in people. But seriously, some of the shady people are making it so damn hard.”

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27. “I thought only trees were supposed to be shady, but there are forests full of shady people too!”

28. “I used to rush to defend myself against false accusations, but now I watch to see who believes it, so I know who to cut off first. In this season, I can’t be connected to nobody that can’t discern the plot against me.”

29. “I’d rather eat crumbs with bums… Than steaks with snakes.”

30. “If you have to sneak to do it, lie to cover it up, or delete it to avoid it being seen, then you probably shouldn’t be doing it.”

31. “If you’re wrong. Own up to what you didn’t do right. That’s how you learn and earn respect.”

32. “In the end, we all discover who’s fake, who’s true, and who would risk it all for you.”

33. “It’s easier to hide your light under a bushel than to keep your shady side dark.” — Helen Rowland

34. “It’s hard to confront someone without knowing, [but] I think the first thing you should do in a relationship – any kind of relationship – is confront. Then, if they seem shady, maybe go for the email or the text message.” — Chloe Grace Moretz

35. “Karma says you will never understand the damage you did to someone until the same thing is done to you. That’s why I am here.”

36. “Life is too short for selfish and shady friends.”

37. “My biggest regrets in life are being too damn nice, apologizing when I didn’t do anything wrong, and making unworthy people a priority.”

38. “Not every friend request is a friend request. Some are just surveillance cameras.”

39. “Not everybody is your friend. Just because they’re hanging around and laughing with you doesn’t mean they’re friends of yours. People pretend to be good. At the end of the day, real situations expose fake people, so be careful.”

40. “Not everyone will have the heart you have. Not everyone will appreciate you and what you do for them. It won’t be easy having a kind heart in a cruel world. Be prepared.” ― Tony Gaskins

41. “Not telling me something or hiding something on purpose is just the same as lying.”

42. “People get mad when you treat them how they treat you.”

43. “People show their true colors unintentionally; pay attention.”

44. “People who have done you wrong will always think your posts are about them.”

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45. “Selfish people often mistake selfishness for strength. It takes no talent, no intelligence, no self control and no effort to sacrifice other people for your ego.”

46. “Shady people all around, I’ll do my work without making a sound.” ― Abhishek Dhal

47. “Shady people can be role models, use them as examples of what not to do.”

48. “Shady people do not respect other people’s rights in life, even if you think that they are your friend. Shady people like drama and picking apart other people’s lives.”

49. “Shady people do shady things.”

50. “Shady people don’t bother me a bit. Mean people who disguise themselves as nice people bother me a whole lot.”

51. “Shady people show their shade eventually, but that doesn’t mean you have to sit under it. Be the sun.”

52. “Shady people will expose themselves. Don’t disrupt your happiness by trying to be Sherlock Holmes. Just sit back and pay attention. The truth will surface!” ― Tony Gaskins

53. “Shady people will expose themselves. Just sit back and pay attention.”

54. “Silly me for thinking honesty and friendship were important these days. The new trend is all about being secretive and shady!”

55. “Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as friends and family.”

56. “Some people aren’t loyal to you. They are loyal to their need of you. Once their needs change, so does their loyalty.”

57. “Some people aren’t satisfied until they sabotage someone else’s happiness. Be careful who you trust, not everyone who smiles at you is your friend.”

58. “Some people have a knack, for example, of being able to tell when someone’s lying to them. They may not know what the truth is, but they can tell when someone is trying to lead them astray or sell them something shady.” — George Orwell

59. “Something I learned about people… If they do it once they’ll do it again.”

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60. “Sometimes we have to remove people without warning we’re getting too old to be explaining what they already know they’re doing wrong.”

61. “Stay real, stay loyal, or stay away from me.”

62. “Stop being loyal to people that do you dirty.”

63. “Stop expecting loyalty from people who can’t even give you honesty.”

64. “Stop letting people who do so little for you, control so much of your mind, feelings, and emotions.”

65. “Thanks for the memories, even though they weren’t so great.”

66. “The best way to stop being frustrated is not to expect anything from someone.”

67. “The only people I owe my loyalty to are the people who never made me question theirs.”

68. “The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.”

69. “The secret lives of politicians are always shady. People need to accept the fact that their leaders aren’t perfect. No one is.” — Evan Rachel Wood

70. “There is no shortage of shady people working in the disability and workers’ compensation system.” ― Steven Magee

71. “There’s something wrong with your character if opportunity controls your loyalty.”

72. “Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don’t hesitate. Fumigate.” — Mandy Hale

73. “Trust the vibes you get, energy doesn’t lie.”

74. “Try not to stress over shady people who betrayed you. I know it hurts, but the truth is that they were always shady, they’re never going to change, and you’re actually much better off now because at least you know who they really are.”

75. “Well, you can’t trust most people in this game, period; it can be a very shady business.” — Marvin Hagler

76. “What I don’t understand is how a person can tell you so many lies and never feel bad about it.”

77. “When people act shady, allow them. When people betray your trust, allow them. But never, ever sink to their level…”

78. “You deserve an Oscar for the show you put on; because, at the end of the day, you’re still a shady person.”

79. “You have to shine a light on shady people. The future is too bright to sit under their shade. The truth will eventually expose the fake!” ― Tony A. Gaskins Jr.

80. “You look like something I drew with my left hand.”

81. “You’ll never shine. Throwing shade.”

82. “Your actions and your words should always agree with each other. Don’t say one thing, then do another.”

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