"Be wary around your enemy once, and your friend a thousand times. A double-crossing friend knows more about what harms you." ~ Arabic proverb
"Is it right to be treated so bad / When you've given everything you had?" ~ Holland-Dozier-Holland, "Can I Get a Witness"
"War (huh) yeah / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing" ~ Edwin Starr
"And the Christmas bells that ring there are the clanging chimes of doom / Well tonight thank God it's them instead of you" ~ Band Aid, "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
"Cycle repeat to the lesson get learned, man / You play with fire, your bridges get burnt, man / Standoff, only making this worse" ~ Illy, "Papercuts"
"Cry, cry if it makes you feel better / Set it all down in a tear-stained letter" ~ Richard Thompson, "Tear-Stained Letter"
"When all tomorrows are gone / There will be teeth in the grass" ~ Iron & Wine