75+ Best Infidelity Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Infidelity is the act or fact of having a romantic or sexual relationship with someone other than one’s husband, wife, or partner. Profoundly inspirational infidelity quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Infidelity Quotes

In a way, fraud in business is no different from infidelity in marriage or plagiarism in scholarly work. Even people committed to high moral standards succumb. Miroslav Volf

I think you still love me, but we can’t escape the fact that I’m not enough for you. I knew this was going to happen. So I’m not blaming you for falling in love with another woman. I’m not angry, either. I should be, but I’m not. I just feel pain. A lot of pain. I thought I could imagine how much this would hurt, but I was wrong. Haruki Murakami

I think infidelity is difficult, monogamy is difficult, and marriage is difficult. Maura Tierney

I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year. Edna St. Vincent Millay

Physical infidelity is the signal, the notice given, that all fidelities are undermined. Katherine Anne Porter

What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bees and he told me about the butcher and my wife. Rodney Dangerfield

There’s so many different ways to cheat. People think infidelity is the way to cheat. I think it’s sometimes far worse to emotionally cheat on somebody. Sandra Bullock

Cheating and lying aren’t struggles, they’re reasons to break up. Patti Callahan Henry

He, however, who begins with Metaphysics, will not only become confused in matters of religion, but will fall into complete infidelity. Maimonides

Someone told me the delightful story of the crusader who put a chastity belt on his wife and gave the key to his best friend for safekeeping, in case of his death. He had ridden only a few miles away when his friend, riding hard, caught up with him, saying ‘You gave me the wrong key! Anais Nin

The cultural expectation should be if there’s infidelity, the marriage is more important than fidelity. Dan Savage

Statistically speaking, there is a 65 percent chance that the love of your life is having an affair. Be very suspicious. Scott Dikkers

Mistresses is about the lives of four women, each going through different versions of infidelity. Their longtime friendship is what gets them through extremely challenging times. Rochelle Aytes

Such silence has an actual sound, the sound of disappearance. Suzanne Finnamore

As long as the Pentagon bankrolls the Pakistan army to fight its wars, and NATO troops remain in Afghanistan, there will be quarrels, charges of infidelity, a reduction in the household allowance, perhaps a separation but a divorce? Never. Tariq Ali

Touch. It is touch that is the deadliest enemy of chastity, loyalty, monogamy, gentility with its codes and conventions and restraints. By touch we are betrayed and betray others an accidental brushing of shoulders or touching of hands hands laid on shoulders in a gesture of comfort that lies like a thief, that takes, not gives, that wants, not offers, that awakes, not pacifies. When one flesh is waiting, there is electricity in the merest contact. Wallace Stegner

Despite the slowness, the infidelity, the errors and sins it committed and might still commit against its members, the Church, trust me, has no other meaning and goal but to live and witness Jesus. Pope Francis

When your lover is a liar, you and he have a lot in common, you’re both lying to you! Susan Forward

Love is understood, in a historical way, as one of the great human vocations but its counterspell has always been infidelity. This terrible, terrible betrayal that can tear apart not only another person, not only oneself, but whole families. Junot Diaz

There are all kinds of ways for a relationship to be tested, even broken, some, irrevocably; it’s the endings we’re unprepared for. Katherine Owen

I can’t stop watching Pan Am. When I was growing up, my father worked as an engineer in Turkey, and we always flew Pan Am. The stewardesses were so glamorous! When they gave me a set of those golden wings, I felt very grown-up. Not only is the show’s plot full of mystery and infidelity, they get the period details just right. Gayle King

I remember one desolate Sunday night, wondering Is this how I´m going to spend the rest of my life? Marrid to someone who is perpetually distracted and somewhat wistful, as though a marvelous party is going on in the next room, which but for me he could be attending? Suzanne Finnamore

It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe. Thomas Paine

I told my wife the truth. I told her I was seeing a psychiatrist. Then she told me the truth: that she was seeing a psychiatrist, two plumbers, and a bartender. Rodney Dangerfield

If you say, I love you, then you have already fallen in love with language, which is already a form of break up and infidelity.  Jean Baudrillard

I used to loathe ambivalence; now I adore it. Ambivalence is my new best friend. Suzanne Finnamore

You hear a lot of songs that are about people cheating or about infidelity. I haven’t really heard one before about connecting with the noble part of yourself. I know it sounds a little bit cheesy, but that’s the real deal. There are a lot of people who are making a genuinely good, sweet decision on a daily basis. Andy Grammer

Why did God make women so beautiful and man with such a loving heart? Walker Percy

Infidelity in a serious relationship? No, I have never had that kind of a conflict. My conflicts have been time elements, geographical elements. Sidharth Malhotra

When would he realize that it wasn’t his infidelity I couldn’t bear, but his cowardice? Tatiana de Rosnay

In my experience, I think there’s must ado about fidelity and infidelity. I think sometimes true emotional relationships can go beyond those. Karan Johar

Many partners of addicts have told me they feel bad about themselves for staying in the relationship because of the betrayal they’ve experienced. They imagine that the people who know their past judge them to be stupid for staying with the person who’s caused them so much pain. I often counter this thinking, explaining that leaving may seem quick and easy because they can pretend they’re okay and the problem has disappeared. However, if you leave your relationship, you’ll be stuck with your pain and sorrow without the person you loved to help you sort it out. Why is this true? Because even though it feels as if your pain comes from your partner, it’s actually coming from inside you. Alexandra Katehakis

No person is perfect. I haven’t, thank God, had any infidelity issues. But you can’t say what you won’t ever do. And you can’t say that you won’t have forgiveness in your heart if there were to be an issue like that. Tasha Smith

It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe. Thomas Paine

I am deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children. Tiger Woods

Sometimes your dearest friend whom you reveal most of your secrets to becomes so deadly and unfriendly without knowing that they were not really your friend. Michael Bassey Johnson

I do think that with any kind of infidelity, on some level unless you’re dealing with a sociopath there’s always a reason. Jessica Capshaw

A heart can stop beating for a while, one can still live. Suzanne Finnamore

Infidelity is a fairly common occurrence in society but very often not spoken about. Rasika Dugal

Infidelity is an opium of unfaithfulness. Toba Beta

Infidelity has always existed, but I feel like it was brushed under the carpet, behind the scenes. Now everyone is at it and they’ve stopped pretending they’re not. Karan Johar

The only people that can’t handle the truth are those that suffer so much anxiety that they will live in denial, in order to prevent their illusion from being destroyed and feeling more anxiety. Shannon L. Alder

Infidelity is horrible there’s nothing worse than that; it’s devastating. Jessica Capshaw

It is still cheating, even if nobody comes. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

I’ve never cheated or been cheated upon. I’ve seen my parents together and secure. So I feel the same way. Infidelity stems from low self esteem. You want to cheat when you don’t feel good about yourself. Preity Zinta

It is a pity he did not write in pencil. As you have no doubt frequently observed, the impression usually goes through a fact which has dissolved many a happy marriage. Arthur Conan Doyle

I find infidelity interesting because it’s so revelatory about people. It’s this really silent thing. Everyone acknowledges it as a general practice, but nobody likes to go beyond that, to get down to the nitty gritty. Junot Diaz

Finding out that you are not your lover’s only lover hurts, but not as much as discovering that you are the side chick or the side dick. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Writers are always writing about infidelity. It’s so dramatic. The wickedness of it, the secrecy, the complications, the finding that you thought you were one person but you’re also this other person. The innocent life and the guilty life. My God, it’s just full of stuff for a writer. I doubt it will ever go out of fashion. Alice Munro

Sex isn’t all that important, but it is when you love someone very much. Ava Gardner

People are always fascinated by infidelity because, in the end whether we’ve had direct experience or not there’s part of you that knows there’s absolutely no more piercing betrayal. People are undone by it. Junot Diaz

Soon he was online every night until one or two a.m. Often he would wake up at three of four a.m. and go back online. He would shut down the computer screen when I walked in. In the past, he used to take the laptop to bed with him and we would both be on our laptops, hips touching. He stopped doing that, slipping off to his office instead and closing the door even when A was asleep. He started closing doors behind him. I was steeped in denial, but my body knew. Suzanne Finnamore

I think what destroys Hollywood marriages is our work schedule, not so much infidelity. Eva Longoria

A pink razor is like a mouse, where ever it is the pussy will follow. Helen Ellis

Infidelity raises profound questions about intimacy. Junot Diaz

I’m talking about the language of flowers. It’s from the Victorian era, like your name. If a man gave a young lady a bouquet of flowers, she would race home and try to decode it like a secret message. Red roses mean love; yellow roses infidelity. So a man would have to choose his flowers carefully. Vanessa Diffenbaugh

I think that women are more sensitive to emotional infidelity than men. I think men are more scared of physical infidelity. Olivia Wilde

If theft is advantageous to everyone who succeeds at it, and adultery is a good strategy, at least for males, for increasing presence in the gene pool, why do we feel they are wrong? Shouldn’t the only morality that evolution produces be the kind Bill Clinton had being sorry you got caught? Robert J. Sawyer

Many women, sometime in their life, are going to get to a point where they have to admit infidelity. La India

The punishment of vertical rending was given to those who had destroyed marriages to satisfy their own lust. Cindy Pon

Callista Gingrich has, I suspect, given Newt’s advisers a giant headache. She’s a constant presence at her husband’s side and a constant reminder of his acknowledged infidelity. Newt cheated on his second wife with Callista, a woman 23 years his junior. Patti Davis

When the sweet talkin’s done, a man is a two face, a worrisome thing who’ll leave you to sing the blues in the night. Johnny Mercer

I don’t want to sell myself short. You hurt your spouse, not so much by the infidelity, but by the negative feelings about yourself that you bring home. Michael Zaslow

Women are also property in our bible; adultery is a property crime in the Old Testament, not a sex crime. Bill Maher

Infidelity is a deal breaker for me. I’ve broken up with people over it. You can’t do monogamy 90 percent of the time. Alanis Morissette

Fidelity is a living, breathing entity. On wobbly footing, it can wander, becoming something different entirely. Kay Goodstadt

When I was working on Drown this was way back in the mid 90s I had this idea that I wanted to do another collected stories. I wanted to do another book like Drown that focused specifically on infidelity. Junot Diaz

It was hard for them to accuse their wives of infidelity when their rival was an invisible man. Diane Wakoski

As a woman who experienced infidelity firsthand, I will always advise my girlfriends to only trust their husbands 95 percent and leave 5 percent for human error. Yolanda Hadid

It was your choice to sleep with her Gavin! It didn’t just happen! Belinda G. Buchanan

I had watched What Lies Beneath long before I signed Raaz. It was similar in terms of the story premise and the infidelity part. But I didn’t have to go and watch the other film. Once I read the script I wanted to bring my own perspective. I didn’t want to copy from a Hollywood film. Dino Morea

Does it count as staying if leaving is always on the mind? How much lying does a marriage need to survive? Claudia Lux

Although I wrote a book about infidelity around the world, I ended up concluding that fidelity is quite a good idea. Pamela Druckerman

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