Sunday, July 03, 2011


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

You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.  
-Anne Lamott

We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.  -Jonathan Swift

In time we hate that which we often fear.  
-William Shakespeare

Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
~George Bernard Shaw

It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. 
This is how the whole scheme of things works. 
All good things are difficult to achieve;
 and bad things are very easy to get.  
~Rene Descartes

Hate is too great a burden to bear. 
It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.          
~Coretta Scott King

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. 
What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.  -Herman Hesse

Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat. 
-Henry Emerson Fosdick

I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.  
-James Baldwin

When we don't know who to hate, we hate ourselves.  -Chuck Palahniuk

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; 
only light can do that. 
Hate cannot drive out hate; 
only love can do that.  
~Martin Luther King, Jr.

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