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The Best Quotes About Hatred  

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A list of the best hatred quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous hatred quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic hatred quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational hatred quotes from that same writer.

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Some evils are cured by contempt.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil. Niccolò Machiavelli
Hatred is inveterate anger. Cicero
I will not permit any man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. Booker T. Washington
To hate fatigues. Jean Rostand
If we miraculously became the people we hate, how lovable we would find ourselves.
We are almost always guilty of the hate we encounter. Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues
Take time for all things; great haste makes great waste. Benjamin Franklin
That one I love who is incapable of ill will, and returns love for hatred. Living beyond the reach of I and mind, and of pain and pleasure, full of mercy, contented, self-controlled, with all his heart and all his mind given to Me -- with such a one I am in love.
Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated. George Bernard Shaw
One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time. G. K. Chesterton
Like fragile ice anger passes away in time. Ovid
Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat. Harry Emerson Fosdick
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
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared. Cicero
Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to hate. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Press no further with hate. Virgil
There is something to that old saying that hate injures the hater, not the hated. Peace Pilgrim
Never in this world can hatred be stilled by hatred; it will be stilled only by non-hatred -- this is the law of eternal. Gautama Buddha
Hatreds are the cinders of affection. Walter Raleigh
Do nothing hastily but catching of fleas. Thomas Fuller
Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there is the lowest degree of culture. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Hatred is a boomerang which is sure to hit you harder than the one at whom you throw it.
A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates, is a sick man. Archibald MacLeish
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 Bruyère