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.

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

Martin Farquhar Tupper

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

Tobsha Learner

Hatred is the atmosphere of hell.     

Martin Farquhar Tupper

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

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

Hatreds are the cinders of affection.     

Sir Walter Ralegh

Hate is not a good counselor.     

Victoria Wolff

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

Jonathan Swift

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

Cassandra Clare

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 a lack of imagination.     

Graham Greene

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


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

Richard Nixon

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 always sells well, but for repeat trade and the long pull happiness is sounder merchandise.     

Robert A. Heinlein

Most hatred is based on fear, one way or another.

Laurell K. Hamilton

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

Hate is always a clash between our spirit and someone else's body.

Cesar Pavese

Hatred is self-punishment.     

Hosea Ballou