Quotations About / On:
I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone.
(Tallulah Bankhead (1903-1968), U.S. screen actor. Tallulah, ch. 1 (1952).)
Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating.
(Andrea Dworkin (b. 1946), U.S. feminist critic. Right-Wing Women, ch. 6 (1978).)
If our caricaturists do not hate their enemies, it is not because they are too big to hate them, but because their enemies are not big enough to hate.
(Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936), British author. "Conceit and Caricature," All Things Considered (1908).)
You must embrace the man you hate, if you cannot be justified in knocking him down.
(Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694-1773), British statesman, man of letters. Letter, January 15, 1753, first published 1774. The Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son, vol. 2, no. 297, ed. Charles Strachey (1901).)
Since we hate the same people, we should be friends.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
To really know someone is to have loved and hated him in turn.
(Marcel Jouhandeau (1888-1979), French writer. "Erotologie," Défense de l'enfer (1935).)
To make oneself hated is more difficult than to make oneself loved.
(Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Vogue (New York, November 1, 1956).)
I hated the idleness, the stupidity, the respectability, the petty unselfishness.
(E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. Where Angels Fear to Tread, ch. 5 (1905).
Miss Abbott speaking of the town of Sawston.)
The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.
(Eldridge Cleaver (b. 1935), U.S. civil rights leader, writer. Soul on Ice (1968).
Written from Folsom Prison, California, June 25, 1965.)
Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he is, the more hated and mistrusted he becomes.
(Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. De Officiis, II, 34.)