You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I'll rise!— Maya Angelou
Helpful I Hate You quotations
Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends.
Don't wait for miracles, your whole life is a miracle.
When the world pushes you to your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray.
I call on you not to hate, because hate does not leave space for a person to be fair and it makes you blind and closes all doors of thinking.
White people think when you love yourself you hate them.
No, when I love myself they become irrelevant to me.
Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me.
Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.
I have never seen where hatred overcomes love.
When you love, you overcome. Love is the most powerful weapon.
Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.
Hate comes from Intimidation. Love comes from Appreciation.
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.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.
I ain't never been hater. I ain't got no time.
I hate the word homophobia. It's not a phobia. You are not scared. You are an asshole.
And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.
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.
The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.
When you complain, you make yourself a victim.
Leave the situation, change the situation or accept it, all else is madness.
You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.
I used to hate old-timers who didn't praise the younger wrestlers, but you've got to pass the torch sometime. If you're old, that torch gets too heavy for you and you can't carry it, so it won't do you any good.
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you, too.
Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside.
When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad.
For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.
I think the hardest thing in life is to forgive.
Hate is self destructive. If you hate somebody, you're not hurting the person you hate, you're hurting yourself. It's a healing, actually, it's a real healing...forgiveness.
My pain may be the reason for somebody's laugh.
But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody's pain.
All your life, you will be faced with a choice. You can choose love or hate…I choose love.
You know why they hate me, cause they love me.
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.
I like to play pranks on my girlfriend, you know, keep things fresh for me, make me laugh, you know? She hates it. But like, the other night, I put Saran wrap over the toilet seat, you know, which doesn't sound that original, but she's bulimic.
I love her and that's the beginning and end of everything.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want.
If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
I'ma be here for a while. None of these clowns can hurt me.
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.