Favorite Quotations ~  Hate In My Heart

"When our hatred is violent, it sinks us even beneath those we hate. " ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Hate can only flourish where love is absent. ~ William C. Menninger

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

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

Always remember, others may hate you, but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. ~ Richard Nixon

There are plenty of good reasons for fighting, but no good reason ever to hate without reservation, to imagine that God Almighty Himself hates with you, too. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle

Hatred, which could destroy so much, never failed to destroy the man who hated, and this was an immutable law. ~ James Baldwin, Notes of a Native Son

Whom they have injured, they also hate. ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A hateful act is the transference to others of the degradation we bear in ourselves. ~ Simone Weil

You’ve got to know someone pretty well to hate them. ~ Bette Davis

I tell you there is such a thing as creative hate. ~ Willa Cather

Impotent hatred is the most horrible of all emotions; one should hate nobody whom one cannot destroy. ~ Johann von Goethe

People must learn to hate and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love. ~ Nelson Mandela

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

Hate traps us by binding us too tightly to our adversary. ~ Milan Kundera, Immortality

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

Hatred eats the soul of the hater not the hated. ~ Alice Herz Sommer

Hate, like prayer, changes the person involved in the activity, not the person the activity is aimed at. ~ John Marks Templeton, Discovering Laws Of Life