All men hate the wretched; how, then, must I be hated, who am miserable beyond all living things! Yet you, my creator, detest and spurnme, thycreature, towhomthou art bound by ties only dissoluble by the annihilation of one of us. 782Mary Godwin Shelley: 1818 Frankenstein's monster. Frankenstein, ch.10.
'Would you just as soon get off the earth?' holding ourselves aloof in pride of distinction saying to ourselves this costs us nothing as though hate has no cost as though hate ever grewanything worth growing.Carl Sandburg: 1936 On'the red men'.The People,Yes.
Boys' hate was dangerous, it was keen and bright, a miraculous birthright, like Arthur's sword snatched out of the stone.Alice ne e Laidlaw Munro: 1971Lives of Girls and Women,'Changes and Ceremonies'.
One foot in Eden still, I stand And look across the other land. The world's great day isgrowing late, Yet strange these fields that we have planted So long with crops of love and hate.Edwin Muir: 1956 One Foot in Eden,'One Foot in Eden'.
For never can true reconcilement grow Where wounds of deadly hate have pierced so deep.john milton: 1665 Satan. Paradise Lost (published1667), bk.4, l.98-9.
Ye have heard that it hath been said,Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hatethineenemy.But Isayuntoyou,Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to themthat hate you, and pray for them whichdespitefully use you, and persecute you.Bible (NewTestament): St Matthew 5:43-4.
In the nightmare of the dark All the dogs of Europe bark, And the living nations wait, Each sequestered in its hate.wystan hugh auden: 1940 'In Memory of W.B.Yeats', pt.3.
London, hast thou accused me Of breach of laws, the root of strife? Within whose breast did boil to see, So fervent hot, thy dissolute life, That even the hate of sins that grow Within thy wicked walls so rife, For to break forth did convert so That terror could it not repress.Surrey, Henry Howard, Earl of: 1557 'London, hast thou accused me'.
Familles! je vous hais! Foyers clos; portes referme es; possessions jalouses du bonheur. Families! I hate you! Enclosed hallways, shut doors, jealous possessions of happiness.Andre Paul Guillaume Gide: 1897 Les Nourritures terrestres, pt.4.
Thesecret of managing a ball club istokeepthefiveguys who hate you away from the five who are undecided.Casey (Charles Dillon) Stengel: Quoted in ColinJarmanThe Guinness Dictionary of Sports Quotations (1990).
The poet must be free to love or hate as the spirit moves him, freeto change, freeto be a chameleon, freetobe an enfant terrible. He must above all never worry about his effect on other people.Power requires that one do just that all the time. Power requires that the inner person never be unmasked.No, we poetshavetogo naked. And since this is so, it is better that we stay private people; a naked public person would be rather ridiculous, what?May Sarton: 1965 Hilary Stevens. Mrs Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing, pt.2.
As he drew near, he gazed upon the gate Ne'er to be entered more by him or Sin, With such a glance of supernatural hate, As made Saint Peter wish himself within; He pattered with his keys at a great rate, And sweated through his apostolic skin: Of course his perspiration was but ichor, Or some such other spiritual liquor.Rochdale: 1822 The Vision of Judgement, stanza 25.
God wasgood onthephysical and emotional sides and a great one for hate. He generously spilled his own hate into his dearest creation.Wilson: 1984 Enderby's Dark Lady.
I hate a fellow whom pride, or cowardice, or laziness drives into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl; let him come out as I do, and bark.Samuel known as Dr Johnson Johnson: 1782 Remark,10 Oct, alluding to Jeremiah Markland. Quoted in James Boswell The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791), vol.4.
I hate all that don't love me, and slight all that do.George Farquhar: 1699 The Constant Couple, act1, sc.2.
You've got to be taught to be afraid Of people whose eyes are oddly made, Of people whose skin is a different shade. You've got to be carefully taught. You've got to be taught before it's too late, Before you are six or seven or eight, To hate all the people your relatives hate. You've got to be carefully taught.Hammerstein, Oscar, II: 1949 'You've Got to Be Carefully Taught', song from South Pacific (music by Richard Rodgers).
I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort.Henry James: Remark to his niece. Quoted in Leon Edel The Letters of Henry James (1953-72), vol.4, introduction.
The greatest deliberative body in the worldhas too often been debased to the level of a forum of hate and character assassination sheltered by the shield of congressional immunity.Margaret Chase Smith: 1950 'Declaration of Conscience'address to the Senate,1 Jun, denouncing accusations by SenatorJoseph R McCarthy.
O cease! must hate and death return, Cease! must men kill and die? Cease! drain not to its dregs the urn Of bitter prophecy. The world is weary of the past, Oh, might it die or rest at last!Percy Bysshe Shelley: 1822 'Hellas', l.1096-101.
I write because I hate being told. I didn't realise that for a long while. I thought it was I hated: that the unfairnesses that were explained as were wasn't.Janice Galloway: HOW IT IS LIFE JUST HOW IT ISJUST HOW IT IS. BUT HOW IT IS1993 'Objective Truth and the Grinding Machine'. In Brown and Munro (eds) Writers Writing (1993).
'I hate discussions of feminism that end up with who does the dishes,'she said. So do I. But at the end, there are always those damned dishes.Marilyn French: 1977 The Women's Room, bk.1, ch.21.
If there is anything I hate in a woman, it's want of character.George Bernard Shaw: 1898 MrsWarren. MrsWarren's Profession, act 2.
La haine est toujours plus clairvoyante et plus inge nieuse que l'amitie . Hate is always more clairvoyant and ingenious than friendship.Pierre-Ambroise Choderlos de Laclos: 1782 Les Liaisons dangereuses, letter113.
If you hate a man, though only in secret, never trust him, because hate is hardly to be hidden.Jane Baillie ne e Jane Baillie Welsh Carlyle: Quoted in Alexander Carlyle (ed) New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle (1903),'Mrs Carlyle's Notebook'.
I hate liberality. Nine times out of ten it is cowardiceand the tenth time, lack of principle.Attributed.