Hate Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old hate quotes, hate sayings, and hate proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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

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

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.     


From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.


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

Henry Emerson Fosdick

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.     

Ren Maran

Hate cages all the good things about you.

Terri Guillemets

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

Eldridge Cleaver

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

Martin Luther King

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

Ken Alstad

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

Charles Caleb Colton

Hatred bounces.

E. E. Cummings

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

You lose a lot of time, hating people.

Marian Anderson

Hate brings to men wars and fear!     

Gertrude Buckingham

Hate less, live longer.

Terri Guillemets

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

Tennessee Williams

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

When we don't know who to hate, we hate ourselves.     

Chuck Palahniuk

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

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

Lord Byron

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

Hatred makes us all ugly.     

Laurell K. Hamilton

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

Hate misleads, fear distorts and love blinds.

Tim Lebbon

Hatred unlocks no doors in heaven.

William F. Devault