E. M. Forster Quote

I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.


This has sometimes been misquoted as: If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the decency to betray my country. - What I Believe (1938)

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I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend I hope I should have the guts to betray my...

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I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend I hope I should have the guts to betray my...

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I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend I hope I should have the guts to betray my...

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I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend I hope I should have the guts to betray my...