Quotations About / On: HATE
You made me hate myself.
(Gilbert Ralston, U.S. screenwriter, and Daniel Mann. Willard (Bruce Davison), Willard, to his cruel employer, just before attacking him with rats (1971).)
Ah, why can't I know if I love, or if I hate?
(Jean Racine (1639-1699), French playwright. Hermione, in Andromache, act 5, sc. 1 (1667).)
I have loved him too much not to hate him!
(Jean Racine (1639-1699), French playwright. Hermione, in Andromache, act 2, sc. 1 (1667).)
When our hatred is too fierce, it places us beneath those we hate.
(François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 338 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
I hate admitting that my enemies have a point.
(Salman Rushdie (b. 1948), Indian-born-British author. Hamza, in "Mahound," The Satanic Verses (1988).)
Whom we fear more than love, we are not far from hating.
(Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. Third edition, London (1751). Clarissa, in Clarissa, vol. 1, p. 20, AMS Press (1990).)
Women have very little idea of how much men hate them.
(Germaine Greer (b. 1939), Australian feminist writer. The Female Eunuch, "Loathing and Disgust," (1970).)
Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
Hate traps us by binding us too tightly to our adversary.
(Milan Kundera (b. 1929), Czechoslovakian author, critic. Immortality, pt. 1, ch. 5 (1991).)
To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction.
(Minna Antrim (b. 1861), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions, p. 60 (1901).)