Without contraries there is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate are necessary to human existence.
It's not that I hate people, I just feel better when they're not around.Henry Chinaski in Bar Fly. (Sourced)
You have been told that God is a loving, gracious, merciful, kind, compassionate, wonderful, and good sky fairy who runs a day care in the sky and has a bucket of suckers for everyone because we're all good people. That is a lie... God looks down and says 'I hate you, you are my enemy, and I will crush you,' and we say that is deserved, right and just, and then God says 'Because of Jesus I will love you and forgive you.' This is a miracle.mark driscoll
I want the Brahmins to realize that the Dravidian people today are very much hating those who cunningly cheated them with absurdities. They are now aware of the particular community making a living by spreading the foolishness. People have begun to hate god, religion, caste, mythologies (puranas) and so on”.periyar e. v. ramasamy
I would permit no man, no matter what his colour might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.Booker T. Washington, Up From Slavery (1901) Ch. XI
hate is like fire; it burns those who hold it.Alden Loveshade, Same River Twice (1999).
I hate all Boets and Bainters.In John Campbell Lives of the Chief Justices,'Lord Mansfield' (1849).
I know that I shall meet my fate Somewhere among the clouds above; Those that I fight I do not hate, Those that I guard I do not love.1918 'An Irish Airman Foresees his Death', l.1.-4. Collected inThe Wild Swans at Coole (1919).
I don’t hate her personally, though if she were enough of a person to be worth such a strong emotion I think I easily could. What I hate is what she represents: the willingness of human beings to be reduced to a slick visual package, like a new television set up-to-the-minute casing, same old works.john brunner
When a man make of his personnal interests the mainspring of his life and he is greedy to make use of everything that can benefit him, he naturally enters into conflict with other persons, acting also in their interests, hence the disagreements that can become a hundred years old, and drive whole generations to a mutual hate.african spir
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.Jesus, The Bible, Matthew 5:44-45 (KJV)
It makes me hate war, but it doesn't make me believe that we're in a world that can live without war yet.Lt. Josh Rushing, Pentagon spokesman, in Control Room (2004), upon viewing footage of dead and wounded American soldiers in Iraq
This doctrine raises social life , inasmuch as it teaches us to hate no man, neither to despise, to deride , to envy , or to be angry with any.Glyn Lloyd-Hughes, in Essential Squashed Philosophers,