Hatred Quotes

Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld


It is to the credit of human nature, that, except where its selfishness is brought into play, it loves more readily than it hates. Hatred, by a gradual and quiet process, will even be transformed to love, unless the change be impeded by a continually new irritation of the original feeling of hostility. - Nathaniel Hawthorne


Hatred ever kills, love never dies such is the vast difference between the two. What is obtained by love is retained for all time. What is obtained by hatred proves a burden in reality for it increases hatred. - Mohandas K. 'Mahatma' Gandhi


Friendship is the only cure for hatred, the only guarantee of peace. - Buddha [Siddhartha Gautama]


There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed. - Buddha


There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred. - Henry Ward Beecher


When evil men plot, good men must plan. When evil men burn and bomb, good men must build and bind. When evil men shout ugly words of hatred, good men must commit themselves to the glories of love. - Martin Luther King, Jr.


Hatred, which could destroy so much, never failed to destroy the man who hated, and this was an immutable law. - James Arthur Baldwin


Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule. - Buddha


The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.-Gotthold Ephraim Lessing


The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.-Jean de la Bruyere


The President, in talking about freedom and democracy, is sparking a wave of very positive democratic sentiment that might help us override both Islamic fundamentalism that has formed in that region, and also some of the hatred for our policies of invading Iraq.-Bill Richardson


The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity.-David O. McKay


The world perishes not from bandits and fires, but from hatred, hostility, and all these petty squabbles.-Anton Chekhov


There are better ways we can transform this virulent hatred - by living our ideals, the Peace Corps, exchange students, teachers, exporting our music, poetry, blue jeans.-Helen Thomas


There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder, but a hatred of all injury.-George Eliot


There is no detachment where there is no pain. And there is no pain endured without hatred or lying unless detachment is present too.-Simone Weil


There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred.-Henry Ward Beecher


This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.-Peace Pilgrim


Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.-Johannes Brahms


Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of the world, and to view this as the destruction of personal freedom and respect is to be assailed by the hatred and emotion of war, and to make hasty judgments.-Hideki Tojo


To cure the violence, we must identify and heal the causes of hatred and violence. If we don't deal with the causes we will never be safe.-Peter Yarrow


To me, the black black woman is our essential mother, the blacker she is the more us she is and to see the hatred that is turned on her is enough to make me despair, almost entirely, of our future as a people.-Alice Walker


To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster; either condemn or crown your hatred.-Pierre Corneille


Today a racist is synonymous with race hatred. Hating someone is a pretty unpleasant thing and few people are capable of hating others. Long-term hatred is a pathological disorder.-Steve Blake


Truth engenders hatred of truth. As soon as it appears, it is the enemy.-Tertullian


Wars such as those which have occurred in Iraq only allow hatred, violence and terror to proliferate.-Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero


We must stifle the voice of hatred and faction.-Bainbridge Colby


What a cruel thing war is... to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors.-Robert E. Lee


Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is immortal.-William Hazlitt


Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.-Anton Chekhov


Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics of the thing they oppose.-J. S. Habgood


Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.-Bertrand Russell


My family and I held no hatred for those people because we realized they were victims of their own ignorance.-Ryan White


My hatred is a thousand times more powerful than all your good intentions.-Jim Goad


My hatred is diamond-hard.-Jim Goad


My parents had this relationship that was really terrifying. I mean, the level of hatred that they had, and the level of physical abuse - my mother would beat up my father, basically - and I think I was drawn to images on television that were bright and reflective.-Augusten Burroughs


No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.-Aneurin Bevan


No attempt at ethical or social seduction can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.-Aneurin Bevan


Nothing brings people together more, then mutual hatred.Henry Rollins


Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.-George Byron


Of all the objects of hatred, a woman once loved is the most hateful.-Max Beerbohm


Of the love or hatred God has for the English, I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France, except those who die there.-Joan of Arc


One of my kids was born in 1968. There were going to be political difficulties, but they were never going to have that level of hatred and contempt that my brothers and my sister and myself were exposed to.-Toni Morrison


Only those who spread treachery, fire, and death out of hatred for the prosperity of others are undeserving of pity.-Jose Marti


Our enemy is motivated by hatred and will not stop planning more plots against until they are ultimately defeated. Today was an important and necessary victory in the war, but there is a long road ahead. We must remain committed if we are to succeed and protect our liberty.-Timothy Murphy


Out of Ireland have we come, great hatred, little room, maimed us at the start. I carry from my mother's womb a fanatic heart.-William Butler Yeats


Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred.-Arthur Golden


Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.-Eric Hoffer


I definitely feel we're moving forward. There's a lot more understanding... there's less fear and we're working on there being less hatred.-Melissa Etheridge


I do not believe the American people are going to confuse hatred for passion.-Ed Gillespie


I don't believe in fate or destiny. I believe in various degrees of hatred, paranoia, and abandonment. However much of that gets heaped upon you doesn't matter - it's only a matter of how much you can take and what it does to you.-Henry Rollins


I don't remember ever being full of dislike and hatred for people, like some kids I've come across now.-Jeffrey Bernard


I hated her now with a hatred more fatal than indifference because it was the other side of love.-August Strindberg


I have felt in my very blood, ever since I was born, a most unconquerable hatred towards the whole tribe of fools, and it arises from the fact that I feel myself a blockhead whenever I am in their company.-Giacomo Casanova


I have to ask Allah's forgiveness and not get angry, because they come to me out of love, and it's not fitting that I should turn to them in hatred.-Abdul Qadeer Khan


I love drugs, but I hate hangovers, and the hatred of the hangover wins by a landslide every time.-Margaret Cho


I once had a lot of hatred, mainly toward my father, an alcoholic.-Josh McDowell


I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.-Edith Cavell


I shall strive not to be guilty of adding any fuel to the flames of hatred and passion which, if continued to be fed, promise to burn up whatever is left by the war of decent human feeling in Europe.-Eamon de Valera


I think many people were surprised by the victory of the Congress, because it was really hard to see beyond the sort of haze of hatred that the Hindu nationalists had been spreading.-Arundhati Roy


I worship impersonal Nature, which is neither "good" or "bad", and who knows neither love nor hatred.-Savitri Devi


I would never say John Kerry would be a great president. I will say that George Bush has divided us; he has filled this country with hatred.-John Mellencamp


I'd learned a lot in the Army. I knew that above all things in the world I had to become so big, so strong that people and their hatred could never touch me.-Sammy Davis, Jr.


I'm not homophobic, I'm not a bigot, I'm not pandering to hatred.-Sonny Bono


If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.-Francois de La Rochefoucauld


If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.-Francois de La Rochefoucauld


If you and I are having a single thought of violence or hatred against anyone in the world at this moment, we are contributing to the wounding of the world.-Deepak Chopra


If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby "it."-T. S. Eliot


Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat. - Henry Emerson Fosdick


A Rattlesnake, if Cornered will become so angry it will bite itself. That is exactly what the harboring of hate and resentment against others is - a biting of oneself. We think we are harming others in holding these spites and hates, but the deeper harm is to ourselves. - E. Stanley Jones


Hate must make a man productive. Otherwise one might as well love. - Karl Kraus


All men kill the thing they hate, too, unless, of course, it kills them first. - James Thurber


Hatred is one long wait. - René Maran

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