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  • To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction.
    * Minna Antrim

  • Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure;
    Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
    * Lord Byron

  • 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.
    * E. M. Cioran

  • Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise.
    * Cyril Connolly

  • Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.
    * Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.
    * Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

  • As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turneth to the deadliest hate.
    * John Lyly

  • The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
    * Friedrich Nietzsche

  • It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
    * Tacitus