69+ Best Hate Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational hate quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Hate Quotes

It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. Confucius

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies. Martin Luther King, Jr.

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate. Socrates

Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! Bob Marley

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

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too. Will Smith

The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference. Elie Wiesel

Inspirational Hate Quotes

Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn’t that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you. Marilyn Monroe

The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you. Markus Zusak

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate. Socrates

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

Our lack of forgiveness makes us hate, and our lack of compassion makes us hard-hearted. Pride in our hearts makes us resentful and keeps our memory in a constant whirlwind of passion and self-pity. Mother Angelica

More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate. Roy T. Bennett

If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate. C. JoyBell C

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

Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated. Coretta Scott King

Hate cages all the good things about you. Terri Guillemets

We may not know what each day has in store for us. We could be gone tomorrow. Any minute could truly be our goodbye. But we do have this moment. This time. Today. Right now. It takes way more effort to shell out hate then it does to allow love to flow freely in our lives. After all, it’s what we were born to do. Grace Gealey

The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less. Eldridge Cleaver

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater. George Washington Carver

Hate is like water in a dry gulch. The longer it runs, the deeper it digs. Ken Alstad

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies – or else? The chain reaction of evil – hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars – must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hate destroys the very structure of the personality of the hater…. when you start hating anybody, it destroys the very center of your creative response to life and the universe; so love everybody. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I feel sorry for anybody that could let hate wrap them up. Ain’t no such thing as I can hate anybody and hope to see God’s face. Fannie Lou Hamer

We hate some persons because we do not know them; and will not know them because we hate them. Charles Caleb Colton

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn’t part of ourselves doesn’t disturb us. Hermann Hesse

Deep Hate Quotes

I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain. James Baldwin

I feel like we’ll forever live in a country that’s divided… Divided by race… Divided by love and hate. Raheem DeVaughn

You reclaim your power by loving what you were once taught to hate. Bryant H. McGill

There is no beauty in sadness. No honor in suffering. No growth in fear. No relief in hate. It’s just a waste of perfectly good happiness. Katerina Stoykova Klemer

This world of ours… must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect. Dwight D. Eisenhower

Stronger than lover’s love is lover’s hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make. Euripides

I think that hate is a thing, a feeling, that can only exist where there is no understanding. Tennessee Williams

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Isn’t it funny. I’m enjoying my hatred so much more than I ever enjoyed love. Love is temperamental. Tiring. It makes demands. Love uses you, changes its mind. But hatred, now, that’s something you can use. Sculpt. Wield. It’s hard, or soft, however you need it. Love humiliates you, but Hatred cradles you. Janet Fitch

If it weren’t for greed, intolerance, hate, passion and murder, you would have no works of art, no great buildings, no medical science, no Mozart, no Van Gogh, no Muppets and no Louis Armstrong. Jasper Fforde

Nothing else wounds so deeply and irreparably. Nothing else robs us of hope so much as being unloved by one we love. Clive Barker

Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself. Richard M. Nixon

When we create hope and opportunity in the lives of others, we allow love, decency and promise to triumph over cowardice and hate. Kirsten Gillibrand

No one is born a monster. But I wish some people were. It would make it easier to hate them, to kill them, to forget their dead faces. Victoria Aveyard

You’re beginning to dislike me, aren’t you? Well, dislike me. It doesn’t make any difference to me now. W. Somerset Maugham

No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. Nelson Mandela

In the present case it is a little inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible to any public office of trust or profit in the Republic. But I do not repine, for I am a subject of it only by force of arms. H.L. Mencken

I have one problem, I don’t hate people. They disgust me and I want to get away from them. I do not have hatred. I have an escape mechanism. Charles Bukowski

There was a time when I thought I loved my first wife more than life itself. But now I hate her guts. I do. How do you explain that? What happened to that love? What happened to it, is what I’d like to know. I wish someone could tell me. Raymond Carver

The opposite of love is not hate. Hate is just love gone bad. The actual opposite of love is apathy. When you don’t care a damn as to what happens to the other person. Amish Tripathi

Hate looks just like everybody else until it smiles. Until it spins around and lies with lips and teeth carved into the semblance of something too passive to punch. Tahereh Mafi

That feelings of love and hate make rational judgments impossible in public affairs, as in private affairs, we can clearly enough see in others, though not so clearly in ourselves. Herbert Spencer

I can’t take it anymore. The waiting. The wanting. Something inside me snaps. I hate myself. I hate that I have to deal with this. I hate my life. And I hate how I can’t count on anyone to be completely there when I need them, exactly the way I need them to be. Susane Colasanti

Hate is like a swordfish, working through water invisibly and then you see it coming with blood along its blade, but transparency disarms it. Pablo Neruda

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn’t part of ourselves doesn’t disturb us. Hermann Hesse

I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain. James Baldwin

When you really know somebody you can’t hate them. Or maybe it’s just that you can’t really know them until you stop hating them. Orson Scott Card

Somewhere between love and hate lies confusion, misunderstanding and desperate hope. Shannon L. Alder

I don’t think you can ever be bitter about anything, because if you don’t allow your heart to stay open, then all you have is a filled heart of hate and bitterness, and you’re never able to love or like anybody. Debbie Reynolds

Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs. Charlotte Bronte

Hatred is a cold fire, and it gives no warmth. Laurell K. Hamilton

Blunted unto goodness is the heart which anger never stirreth, but that which hatred swelleth, is keen to carve out evil. Martin Farquhar Tupper

Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder no mind – listen to the birds. And don’t hate nobody. Eubie Blake

In time we hate that which we often fear. William Shakespeare

In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows. As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love. Masashi Kishimoto

The more people love you, the more there’s going to be people that hate you. Kylie Jenner

The worst enemy is one whose doctrines are founded in hate and are thus beyond debate. Tobsha Learner

Hatred is like fire–it makes even light rubbish deadly. George Elliot

It is easier to hate those we love, than love those whom we have hated. Norman MacDonald Maxims

Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better. Sydney J. Harris

Caroline was always moody and miserable, but I liked it. I liked feeling as if she had chosen me as the only person in the world not to hate, and so we spent all this time together just ragging on everyone, you know? John Green

The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish. Charlie Chaplin

A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves. Swami Sivananda

Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate; a child who fears noises becomes the man who hates them. Cyril Connolly

We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another. Jonathan Swift

She knew with painful certainty that the opposite of love was not hate, but indifference. Susan Wiggs

A person is born with feelings of envy and hate. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime, and any sense of loyalty and good faith will be abandoned. Xun Kuang

If you’re an advocate of gentleness, you’re simplistic and naive. If you’re an advocate of despair and hate, you’re sophisticated. Leo Buscaglia

You never really hate anyone as much as someone you cared about once. Cassandra Clare

Hate is a bottomless cup; I will pour and pour. Euripedes

Others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win, unless you hate them. And then, you destroy yourself. Richard Nixon

They hate because they fear, and they fear because they feel that the deepest feelings of their lives are being assaulted and outraged. And they do not know why; they are powerless pawns in a blind play of social forces. Richard Wright

The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance. Karl A. Menninger

The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring. Victor Hugo

But love like that doesn’t just disappear, does it? No matter how powerful the hate, there is always a little love left, underneath.
Yes. Horrible, isn’t it? N.K. Jemisin

We do not hate as long as we still attach a lesser value, but only when we attach an equal or a greater value. Friedrich Nietzsche

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