104+ Best Hate Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Hate is to dislike someone or something very much. Inspirational hate quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Powerful Collection of Most 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

The hardest thing in life is to forgive. But hate is self-destructive. If you hate somebody you’re not hurting the person you hate, you’re hurting yourself. Forgiveness is healing. – Louis Zamperini

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

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It is better to receive less money and be happy with what you are doing, than to receive lots of money and hate what you are doing. – Catherine Pulsifer

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

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

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

Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn’t matter which color does the hating. It’s just plain wrong. – Muhammad Ali

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

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

Animals don’t hate and we’re supposed to be better than them. – Elvis Presley

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

Always remember, others may hate you, but those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself. – Richard Nixon

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

God’s love so fills my thoughts, I find that hate is crowded from my mind. – Catherine Pulsifer

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate. – Socrates

Hate cages all the good things about you. – Terri Guillemets

Hate can never defeat love when that love is exercised in the power of the One whose nature is love. The light of God’s love will dispel the darkness. – Sammy Tippit

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

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

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

Each life is a journey that takes us to places we either love, hate, or wish for something totally different. – Byron Pulsifer

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

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

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. – Andre Gide

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

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

Together, we are going to create a world with more love, more understanding, and more compassion. When we see beyond the surface and get to know people for their stories, for their unique experiences, and for their distinct gifts, hate becomes impossible and love becomes inevitable. – Laura Jack

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

The remarkable thing is that we really love our neighbor as ourselves: we do unto others as we do unto ourselves. We hate others when we hate ourselves. We are tolerant toward others when we tolerate ourselves. We forgive others when we forgive ourselves. – Eric Hoffer

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

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

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

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.

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

It is harder to hate a person after you have prayed for them. It is harder to curse someone after you have asked God to bless them. Prayer pulls the sting of resentment. – E. Stanley Jones

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

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

Perhaps because of pressure from parents or school, or from society, many people go through life doing work that they hate, and denying them the opportunity to develop their true talents and strengths and passions. – Joshua Osenga

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

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

We have often heard people use the expression “I hate you” when they are simply expressing anger. At times, however, intense anger may indeed swell into a state that we can reasonably label “hatred,” even though it is transient. – Aaron T. Beck M.D.

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

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

Let no man pull you so low as to hate him. – Martin Luther King Jr.

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

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress. – Charles Kettering

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

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

Love is one-eyed, hate is blind. – Danish Proverb

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

Never get in office politics gossiping about those you resent or hate. – Jane John-Nwankwo,

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

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

When we enter into intimate communion with God, He converts hate into love, anger into peace, and fear into courage. – Sammy Tippit

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

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

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

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

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

Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in this world, but has not solved one yet. – Maya Angelou

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

Hate wins when you choose not to make things. – Dan Norris

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

Any fool can fight back. Anyone can fight back. Anyone can retaliate. Anyone can respond with something mean. God wants you to love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who hurt you, and turn the other cheek. – Rick Warren

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

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 Nixon

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

In order to confront hatred, we must learn to live in love and be able to resist the temptation of showing hate and acting in retaliation. – Sunday Adelaja

Dislike what deserves it, but never hate: for that is of the nature of malice; which is almost ever to persons, not things, and is one of the blackest qualities sin begets in the soul. – Willliam Penn

Hate the sin, love the sinner. – Gandhi

Hate always sells well, but for repeat trade and the long pull happiness is sounder merchandise. – Robert A. Heinlein

The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it. – George Orwell

Those who hate most fervently must have once loved deeply; those who want to deny the world must have once embraced what they now set on fire. – Kurt Tucholsky

Let the trails that bore my ancestors blood and tears, and the chains that bound their freedom serve as reminders to all, of our hate and savagery against one another, and ensure its trust that we as a people choose never to repeat such ignorance. – Jacqualine Williams Rippy

Hate is always a clash between our spirit and someone else’s body. – Cesar Pavese

Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hate is a lack of imagination. – Graham Greene

There are those who hate to see their birthday arrive. Ah, but not I. For each year is a gift, each day is a gift. – Theodore W. Higginsworth

Hatreds are the cinders of affection. – Sir Walter Ralegh

Too often, people in our communities and around the world are beaten down by hate that we consciously or unconsciously spread. But it’s hate we should be beating. The prize for doing so is a sweeter future for all of us. – Sally Kohn,

Hate is not a good counselor. – Victoria Wolff

You must not hate those who do wrong or harmful things; but with compassion, you must do what you can to stop them – for they are harming themselves, as well as those who suffer from their actions. – Dalai Lama

Hatred is the atmosphere of hell. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

Hate misleads, fear distorts and love blinds. – Tim Lebbon

Hatred unlocks no doors in heaven. – William F. Devault

Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure. – Lord Byron

Hatred makes us all ugly. – Laurell K. Hamilton

When we don’t know who to hate, we hate ourselves. – Chuck Palahniuk

You lose a lot of time, hating people. – Marian Anderson

Hate brings to men wars and fear! – Gertrude Buckingham

Hatred is one long wait. – Ren Maran

Hatred is self-punishment. – Hosea Ballou

Hate less, live longer. – Terri Guillemets

Hatred bounces. – E. E. Cummings

Love me or hate me, both are in my favour. If you love me, I’ll always be in your heart… If you hate me, I’ll always be in your mind. – William Shakespeare

If you have been hated, you have also been loved. – Henry James

Love those that hate you, but to love those one hates is impossible. – Leo Tolstoy

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.

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