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From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate. – Socrates What does that mean? Sometimes seen as “Hatred arrives from deepest desires.” this quote, while not definitely sourced, is still quite interesting to me, and still applicable today. This quote is about very strong emotions. Deep desire is a powerful motivator, especially when thwarted. […]

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I shall never allow myself to stoop so low as to hate any man.

I shall never allow myself to stoop so low as to hate any man. – Booker T. Washington What does that mean? This is something he said a lot. It has been recorded in slight variants, including substituting ‘permit’ for ‘allow’ as well as “I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate […]

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Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. – Martin Luther King Jr. What does that mean? To me, this quote is about a fundamental truth of the universe, and the corresponding relationship in the human heart. It starts out stating the obvious. Darkness is […]

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The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred

The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? This quote lauds those who can conquer their inner demons of anger and hatred. In doing so, the quote says that it is both a rare accomplishment and a worthy goal. The term hero is often overused in […]

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Once your mind is calm and full of love, there is no room for hatred or fear. Others will trust you because of your open heart.

Once your mind is calm and full of love, there is no room for hatred or fear. Others will trust you because of your open heart. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? This quote has two parts. The first part talks about how to achieve an open heart, the second part talks about what will […]

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I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”

I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Muhammad Ali What does that mean? To me, it means that if you are willing to put up with something you don’t like now, you can have something better afterwards.  To […]

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