Quotes of Enmity

“ The heart knoweth his own bitterness. ”

- Bible

“ Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. ”

- William Congreve

“ A nation is a society united by a delusion about it's ancestry and by a common hatred of it's neighbours. ”

- William Ralph Inge

“ I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone. ”

- Edith Cavell

“ Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs. ”

- Charlotte Bronte

“ Here's a sigh to those who love me And a smile to those who hate; And whatever sky's above me, Here's a heart for every fate. ”

- Lord Byron

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

- Hermann Hesse

“ Out of Ireland have we come, great hatred, little room, maimed us at the start. I carry from my mother's womb a fanatic heart. ”

- William Butler Yeats

“ No attempt 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

“ Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people we personally dislike. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ He was an embittered atheist ”

- George Orwell

“ If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby "it.". ”

- Jerome K. Jerome

“ I hate writing, I love having written. ”

- Dorothy Parker

“ Heav'n has no rage, like love to hatred turn'd, Nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorn'd. ”

- William Congreve

“ There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds — not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder, but — a hatred of all injury. ”

- George Eliot

“ To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character. ”

- Aristotle

“ To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster: Either condemn or crown your hatred. ”

- Pierre Corneille

“ I hate a man who always says, "Yes" to me. When I say, "No," I like a man who also says, "No.". ”

- Samuel Goldwyn

“ I hate housework! You make the beds; you do the dishes. And six months later you have to start all over again. ”

- Joan Rivers

“ There is something to that old saying that hate injures the hater, not the hated. ”

- Peace Pilgrim

“ High above hate I dwell, 0 storms! Farewell. ”

- Louise Imogen Guiney

“ To correct the evils, great and small, which spring from want of sympathy and from positive enmity among strangers, as nations or as individuals, is one of the highest functions of civilization. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ You are at enmity with yourself. ”

- Jacob Boehme

“ We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ It is not love of self but hatred of self which is at the root of the troubles that afflict our world. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it - to that end a slight physical antipathy must probably help. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Sigh therefore, thou son of man, with the breaking of thy loins; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes. ”

- Bible

“ Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right. ”

- Crystal Eastman

“ He that fears you present will hate you absent. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ 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
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