155 Hatred And Love Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of hatred and love quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about difference between love and hate.

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The Most Famous Hatred And Love Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Hatred can be overcome only by love. — Mahatma Gandhi

The human heart is a strange vessel. Love and hatred can exist side by side. — Scott Westerfeld

Love is a given, hatred is acquired. — Doug Horton

It feels better to love than to hate. — Stevie Wonder

Love makes everything lovely; hate concentrates itself on the one thing hated. — George Macdonald

Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have never seen where hatred overcomes love. When you love, you overcome. Love is the most powerful weapon. — T. B. Joshua

I hated her now with a hatred more fatal than indifference because it was the other side of love. — J. August Strindberg

Love hurts more than hate. — Michael Todd

The real love is to love them that hate you, to love your neighbor even though you distrust him. — Mahatma Gandhi

Short Hatred And Love Quotes

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  • Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • I love drugs, but I hate hangovers, and the hatred of the hangover wins by a landslide every time. — Margaret Cho
  • Hate is too great a burden to bear. — Coretta Scott King
  • The opposite of love is not hate. It is fear. — Gary Zukav
  • Let us only hate hatred; and once give love a play, we will fall in love with a unicorn. — Herman Melville
  • Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time. — Drake
  • Truth and love will overcome lies and hatred. — Vaclav Havel
  • We fluctuate long between love and hatred before we can arrive at tranquillity. — Heloise
  • The Opposite of Love is not hate, but power — C. S. Lewis
  • What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us. — Hermann Hesse

Top 10 Hatred And Love Quotes

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Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

In a world so torn apart by rivalry, anger, and hatred, we have the privileged vocation to be living signs of a love that can bridge all divisions and heal all wounds. — Henri Nouwen

I love drugs, but I hate hangovers, and the hatred of the hangover wins by a landslide every time. — Margaret Cho

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Hate is too great a burden to bear. — Coretta Scott King

When evil men plot, good men must plan. When evil men burn and bomb, good men must build and bind. When evil men shout ugly words of hatred, good men must commit themselves to the glories of love. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

You don't love hatred and evil, of course. You have to practice and see the real gull, the good in every one of them, and to help them see it in themselves. That's what I mean by love. — Richard Bach

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The opposite of love is not hate. It is fear. — Gary Zukav

Every moral act of love, of mercy, and of sacrifice brings to pass the end of the world where hatred, cruelty, and selfishness reign supreme. — Nikolai Berdyaev

To practice Zen Buddhism is to train oneself to eliminate hatred, anger and selfishness and to develop loving-kindness towards all. — Thich Thien-An

A calm mind releases the most precious capacity a human being can have: the capacity to turn anger into compassion, fear into fearlessness, and hatred into love. — Eknath Easwaran

Hatred And Love Image Quotes

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Hatred and love quote by Coretta Scott King

Hate is too great a burden to bear. — Coretta Scott King

Hatred and love quote by Gary Zukav

The opposite of love is not hate. It is fear. — Gary Zukav

Hatred and love quote Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it trut
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.

Love Turns To Hatred Quotes

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When love of one's people becomes an absolute, it turns into racism. When love of equality turns into a supreme thing, it can result in hatred and violence toward anyone who has led a privileged life. It is the settled tendency of human societies to turn good political causes into counterfeit gods. — Timothy Keller

Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is immortal. — William Hazlitt

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. — William Congreve

Hatred and love quote The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.

I have to ask Allah's forgiveness and not get angry, because they come to me out of love, and it's not fitting that I should turn to them in hatred. — Abdul Qadeer Khan

Pure good soon grows insipid, wants variety and spirit. Pain is a bittersweet, which never surfeits. Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust. Hatred alone is immortal. — William Hazlitt

One of the greatest lessons of my own life was learning to turn the inner rampage of hatred and anger toward my own father for his reprehensible behavior and abandonment of his family into an inner reaction more closely aligned with God and God-realized love. — Wayne Dyer

Hatred and love quote Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpac
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.

Love and hatred don't take turns; they exist side by side at the same time. And one's duty, one's obligation every day, is to choose to follow the nobler one. — Jamaica Kincaid

I think religion has always tried to turn hatred towards gay people. Religion promotes the hatred and spite against gays. But there are so many Christian people I know who are gay and love their religion... — Elton John

We ask the risen Jesus, who turns death into life, to change hatred into love, vengeance into forgiveness, war into peace. Yes, Christ is our peace, and through him to implore peace for all the world. — Pope Francis

When their love was not reciprocated, it could quickly turn to violent hatred. — Steig Larsson

Love And Hate Quotes

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You can't go to Heaven hating somebody. Forgive now. Be compassionate now. Be patient now. Be grateful now. Love Jesus and Mary now. Accept God's will now. — Mother Angelica

Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost. — Kahlil Gibran

I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There's no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it. — Eminem

Hatred and love quote How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

Don't search for heaven and hell in the future. Both are now present. Whenever we manage to love without expectations, calculations, negotiations, we are indeed in heaven. Whenever we fight, hate, we are in hell. — Shams Tabrizi

We cannot change the past, but we can change our attitude toward it. Uproot guilt and plant forgiveness. Tear out arrogance and seed humility. Exchange love for hate - thereby, making the present comfortable and the future promising. — Maya Angelou

If you form the habit of taking what someone else says about a thing without checking it out for yourself, you'll find that other people will have you hating your friends and loving your enemies. — Malcolm X

Hatred and love quote If I cut you off chances are you handed me the scissors.
If I cut you off chances are you handed me the scissors.

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference. — Elie Wiesel

If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing. — Malcolm X

I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies. — Pietro Aretino

Smile more than you cry, Give more than you take, and Love more than you Hate. — Drake

Hatred For Love Quotes

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What a cruel thing war is... to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors. — Robert E. Lee

What a cruel thing is war: to separate and destroy families and friends, and mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted us in this world; to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors, and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world. — General Robert E. Lee

What a cruel thing is war: to separate and destroy families and friends, and mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted us in this world; to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors, and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world. — Robert E. Lee

Hatred and love quote Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.

The opposite of love is apathy, and hate is really the same as love-if your so consumed with hatred for someone, you might as well be loving them because your thinking about them for the same amount of time. — Marilyn Manson

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My revolution is born out of love for my people, not out of hatred for others. — Immortal Technique

You are done for - a living dead man - not when you stop loving but stop hating. Hatred preserves: in it, in its chemistry, resides the mystery of life. — Emile M. Cioran

Hatred and love quote I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

It is worse for a liar to tell the truth than for a lover of truth to lie.... There is a truth which is of Satan. Its essence is that under the semblance of truth it denies everything that is real. It lives upon hatred of the real world which is created and loved by God. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Of the love or hatred God has for the English, I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France, except those who die there. — Joan of Arc

Wherever you go - in every country, or in every continent, people yearn and hunger for only one thing, to love and be loved. Love transcends international boundaries and heals the wounds of hatred, racial, prejudice, bigotry and ignorance. It is the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation. — Michael Jackson

There's no time for hatred, only questions. Where is love? Where is happiness? What is life? Where is peace? — Jeff Buckley

Love Not Hate Quotes

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It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not. — Andre Gide

Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me. — Marilyn Monroe

I think what motivates people is not great hate, but great love for other people. — Huey Newton

Hatred and love quote To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when the
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.

Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom. — Erik Erikson

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I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not. — Kurt Cobain

I love peace and quiet, I hate politics and turmoil. We women are not made for governing, and if we are good women, we must dislike these masculine occupations. — Queen Victoria

Hatred and love quote The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too m
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.

One can promise actions, but not feelings, for the latter are involuntary. He who promises to love forever or hate forever or be forever faithful to someone is promising something that is not in his power. — Friedrich Nietzsche

The greatest need in the world is the transformation of human nature. We need a new heart that will not have lust and greed and hate in it. We need a heart filled with love and peace and joy, and that is why Jesus came into the world. — Billy Graham

Instead of hating the people you think are war-makers, hate the appetites and disorder in your own soul, which are the causes of war. If you love peace, then hate injustice, hate tyranny, hate greed - but hate these things in yourself, not in another. — Thomas Merton

I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate -- it's apathy. It's not giving a damn. — Leo Buscaglia

Love Or Hate Quotes

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Love or hate me, I stay hate free They say we learn from mistakes, well, that's why they mistake me — Lil Wayne

I hated roses. I hated them for being so trite, so clichéd, a default, all-purpose flower that said I love you, I'm sorry, and get well soon. Give me peonies and tulips, orchids or gardenia. Those were flowers with character. — Justina Chen

All your life, you will be faced with a choice. You can choose love or hate…I choose love. — Johnny Cash

Hatred and love quote Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behi
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.

"Love me or hate me, I promise it won't make or break me." — Lil Wayne

There are forces in nature called Love and Hate. The force of Love causes elements to be attracted to each other and to be built up into some particular form or person, and the force of Hate causes the decomposition of things. — Empedocles

Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means you agree with everything they believe or do. Both are nonsense. You don’t have to compromise convictions to be compassionate. — Rick Warren

Hatred and love quote Love her but leave her wild.
Love her but leave her wild.

No one is born hating another person because of the color 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

That's why your middle finger close to your ring, coz it's either love or hate there ain't no in-between — Mike Stud

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil - hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars - must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Learn to be happy in any and all circumstances, whether you're experiencing pleasure or pain, whether there's loss or gain, whether the world loves you or hates you. Learn to be happy. — Frederick Lenz

No Hatred Quotes

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No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin. — Aneurin Bevan

No one is born with greed, prejudice, bigotry, patriotism and hatred; these are all learned behavior patterns. — Jacque Fresco

No medicine exists that can cure hatred. — African Proverbs

In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. — George Orwell

Feeling compassion for ourselves in no way releases us from responsibility for our actions. Rather, it releases us from the self-hatred that prevents us from responding to our life with clarity and balance. — Tara Brach

There is no fire like passion No crime like hatred, No sorrow like separation, No sickness like hunger, And no joy like the joy of freedom. — Gautama Buddha

The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. Whenever evil wins, it is only by default: by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles. — Ayn Rand

Once one assumes an attitude of intolerance, there is no knowing where it will take one. Intolerance, someone has said, is violence to the intellect and hatred is violence to the heart. — Mahatma Gandhi

There’s no need to glamorize one body type and slam another. We need to stop this absurd hatred towards bodies for being different sizes. It doesn’t help anyone and it’s getting old. — Jennie Runk

Standing, as I do, in view of God and eternity, I realise that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone (On the eve of her execution) — Edith Cavell

Love And Hate Relationship Quotes

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I have a love-hate relationship with white silk. — Alan Rickman

You can’t make yourself closer to God by hating someone else, whether you believe it’s righteous anger or not. The relationship between Soul—which is you—and God is one of love. And where there’s pure love, there is no room for anger of any kind. — Harold Klemp

People think we had a love-hate relationship. Well, I did not love him, nor did I hate him. We had mutual respect for each other, even as we both planned each other's murder. — Werner Herzog

If I have a love-hate relationship with Martinsville, then we're missing the love part of the equation. — Tony Stewart

For me, writing is a love-hate relationship. — Larry Wall

It is a love/hate relationship I have with the human race. I am an elitist, and I feel that my responsibility is to drag the human race along with me, that I will never pander to, or speak down to, or play the safe game. — Harlan Ellison

Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more. — Nicholas Sparks

I have had a love-hate relationship with my body. — Demi Moore

I would say that I have a love-hate relationship with almost everything in my life, including stand-up. — Chelsea Peretti

There is a love-hate relationship between New York and the rest of the country, but New York is unarguably the city that sets the standards, the city in which all who have anything to do with the arts dream of working and succeeding. — Harold C. Schonberg

Love And Fear Quotes

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Go forth in peace, for you have followed the good road. Go forth without fear, for he who created you has made you holy, has always protected you, and loves you as a mother. Blessed be you, my God, for having created me. — Clare of Assisi

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you must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right. — Rosa Parks

Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide. — Marva Collins

When we choose to love, we choose to move against fear, against alienation and separation. The choice to love is a choice to connect, to find ourselves in the other. — Bell Hooks

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world. — Jack Layton

If we wish to serve God and love our neighbor well, we must manifest our joy in the service we render to Him and them. Let us open wide our hearts. It is joy which invites us. Press forward and fear nothing. — Katharine Drexel

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. — James Baldwin

Now is the time to understand more, so we fear less. — Marie Curie

Love expects no reward. Love knows no fear. Love Divine gives - does not demand. Love thinks no evil; imputes no motive. To Love is to share and serve. — Sivananda

Understand the place of love in a spiritual life. A powerful and blissful type of love has no conditions, no ownership and no people involved. Be free from fear. Be who you are. That is love. — Ajahn Brahm

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Every time there are losses, there are choices to be made. You choose to live your losses as passages to anger, blame, hatred, depression and resentment, or you choose to let these losses be passages to something new, something wider, and deeper. — Henri Nouwen

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love, Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; And where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, Grant that I may not so much seek To be consoled as to console, To be understood as to understand, To be loved, as to love. — Francis of Assisi

What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence or lawlessness; but love and wisdom, and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country, whether they be white or they be black. — Robert Kennedy

Spending your time with true spiritual friends will fill you with love for all beings and help you to see how negative attachment and hatred are. Being with such friends, and following their example, will naturally imbue you with their good qualities, just as all the birds flying around a golden mountain are bathed in its golden radiance. — Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

It is an essential part of the interpretive work that it should keep in step with fluctuations between love and hatred, between happiness and satisfaction on the one hand and persecutory anxiety and depression on the other. — Melanie Klein

Religion, media and schools tell us to disregard animals, view them as commodities, property and resources, and convince us that animals cannot think clearly, nor act morally or altruistically, nor experience love and hatred, or kindness and terror, in the same way that we can. — Gary Yourofsky

Soon the day will come when science will win victory over error, justice a victory over injustice, and human love a victory over human hatred and ignorance. — Magnus Hirschfeld

Abraham Lincoln freed the black man. In many ways, Dr. King freed the white man. How did he accomplish this tremendous feat? Where others - white and black - preached hatred, he taught the principles of love and nonviolence. — Ronald Reagan

Best of all, Christmas means a spirit of love, a time when the love of God and the love of our fellow men should prevail over all hatred and bitterness, a time when our thoughts and deeds and the spirit of our lives manifest the presence of God. — George McDougall

Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love. It destroys community and makes brotherhood impossible. It leaves society in monologue rather than dialogue. Violence ends by defeating itself. It creates bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is no such thing as a faithless person; we either have faith in the power of love, or faith in the power of fear. For faith is an aspect of consciousness. Have faith in love, and fear will lose its power over you. Have faith in forgiveness, and your self-hatred will fall away. Have faith in miracles, and they will come to you. — Marianne Williamson

This is perhaps the greatest moral challenge Jesus left us: We all do pretty well in love when the persons we are loving are warm and gracious, but can we be gracious and mellow in the face of bitterness, jealousy, hatred, withdrawal? That's the litmus test of love. — Ronald Rolheiser

Love is a weapon of Light, and it has the power to eradicate all forms of darkness. That is the key. When we offer love even to our enemies, we destroy their darkness and hatred. — Yehuda Berg

In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows. As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love. — Masashi Kishimoto

What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? No martyr's cause has ever been stilled by an assassin's bullet... — Robert Kennedy

Could you understand the meaning of light if there were no darkness to point the contrast? Day and night, life and death, love and hatred, since none of these things can have any being at all apart from the existence of the other, you can no more separate them than you can separate the two sides of a coin. — Elizabeth Goudge

Meet hatred with hatred and you degrade yourself. Meet hatred with love and you elevate not only yourself but also the one who bears you hatred. — Ralph Waldo Trine

Self-criticism is not "love," and it is certainly not indifferent. It's a form of hatred. And when I name that, when I see it for what it is (raw and uncomfortable and saddening), when I refuse to sugar-coat self criticism, judgment, agitation, and constantly trying to improve myself, then I'm one quantum leap closer to freedom. — Danielle LaPorte

I don’t understand the hatred and fear of gays and bisexuals and lesbians… it’s a concept I honestly cannot grasp. To me, it’s not who you love… a man, a woman, what have you… it’s the fact that you love. That is all that truly matters. — Al Pacino

The God of the Bible is the God of liberation rather than oppression; a God of justice rather than injustice; a God of freedom and humanity rather than enslavement and subservience; a God of love, righteousness and community rather than hatred, self-interest and exploitation. — Allan Boesak

Love, respect, and friendship do unite a people as well as a common hatred does. — Anton Chekhov

Hatred of humanity and love of animals make a very bad combination. — Konrad Lorenz

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