Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.
Strength to Love (1963), Last paragraph of section III of Antidotes for fear, page 122.
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
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
The passion of hatred is so durable and so inveterate that the surest prognostic of death in a sick man is a wish for reconciliation.Les haines sont si longues et si opiniâtres que le plus grand signe de mort dans un homme malade, c'est la réconciliation
I don't want you to take this the wrong way, but I hate you.Scarlet Overkill
We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them.Charles Caleb Colton
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.Martin Luther King, Jr. Strength to Love (1963).
When our hatred is too keen it places us beneath those we hate.François de La Rochefoucauld Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims (1665–1678) maxim 348.
I could never hate anyone I knew.Attributed to Charles Lamb; reported in Alfred Ainger, Charles Lamb (1882), chapter 6, p. 124. Other biographers have also attributed this sentence to him, although the circumstances under which he said it are given variously.
I will tell you what to hate. Hate hypocrisy, hate cant, hate indolence, oppression, injustice; hate Pharisaism; hate them as Christ hated them with a deep, living, godlike hatred.Frederick William Robertson, reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 298.
Hatred, as well as love, renders its votaries credulous.Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Confessions (1782), bk. v.
Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed.Bertrand Russell, as quoted in Evan Esar The Dictionary of Humorous Quotations (1949), p. 174
Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.Yoda
Hate is like fire; it burns those who hold it.Alden Loveshade, Same River Twice (1999).
Hatreds are the cinders of affection.Sir Walter Raleigh, letter to Sir Robert Cecil. May 10, 1593.
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