Hater Quotes

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Anytime you try to do something great with your life, there are always going to be others trying to bring you down.

Maybe you’ve got a shot at celebrity, and your name is finally starting to get out there, but the bad reviews are pouring in, and the critics are shouting at you.

Or maybe your situation is a little more common—maybe you are just dealing with some internet trolls on your favorite message board. No matter what form hate takes, it is always hard to deal with.

Hater quotes can remind you that you’re not alone, and that everybody in the world has to deal with haters. Many of these quotes about haters come from ordinary people online who have had to struggle with negativity. Others come from famous celebrities who have gone on to achieve great things in their lives despite the haters who tried to bring them down.

When you read these quotes, you will realize that you too can achieve your dreams, and the fact that you have haters may very well mean that you are actually on your way to success.

After all, other people are taking the time to think about you. Positively or negatively, it means you are making an impact. And that’s something to draw strength from.

Quotes about Haters

“No matter how good you are, someone is always going to be against you. But never let them be the limit of your success.” – Terry Mark

The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.

Criss Jami

People will always have their opinion on you despite who you are and what your capable of.

Ana Chable

Learn to use the criticism as fuel and you will never run out of energy.

Orrin Woodward

Expect while reaching for the stars, people to whirl by with their dark clouds and storm upon you.

Anthony Liccione
“The hated man is the result of his hater’s pride rather than his hater’s conscience.” – Criss Jami

People who hate you because of a mere jealousy over your success hurt themselves in disguise. This is because you carry an image of who they wish they had become. Don’t hate them back because they may also become like you one day and it will mean hurting that image you carry!

Israelmore Ayivor

You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle.

Shannon L. Alder

I don’t have time, energy, or interest in hating the haters; I’m too busy loving the lovers.

Steve Maraboli

I don’t worry about the haters… They are just angry because the truth I speak contradicts the lie they live.

Steve Maraboli

It’s amazing the lies that people will believe about men when the truth is actually much more interesting.

“Be who you want to be and not care about what others think.” – Andrew Biersack

Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots.

Nishan Panwar

Some people have so little going on in their lives, they would rather discuss yours.


Remember, people only rain on your parade because they’re jealous of your sun and tired of their shade.


Behind every sucessful person lies a pack of Haters! I love my haters!

Gloria Tesch

Insecure people put others down to raise themselves up.

Habeeb Akande
“Haters are my favorite. I’ve built an empire with the bricks they’ve thrown at me. Keep on hating.” – C.M. Punk

Haters and bullies are always cowards, you know. They like to pick on little guys.

Scylar Tyberius

To hate everything is to be wounded by everything.

Marty Rubin

Pride attracts more haters and brings less friends.


A haters job is to hate you, and they stay on their job 24/7. So, if you’re expecting them to clock out, and leave you alone think again.

Sonya Parker

Wish all your enemies a long life, so they can see you succeed in life.

Nishan Panwar
“Remember what I told you. If they hated me, they will hate you.” – Sinead O’Connor

Remember that only God can judge us; forget the haters, because Somebody loves you.

Miley Cyrus

If you don’t like me, why do you waste your time making fun of me?

Chad Anderson

I treat my haters like AM radio, I just don’t listen to them.


If you’re not a tree hugger, then you’re a what, a tree hater?

Douglas Coupland

The best way to counter-attack a hater is to make it blatantly obvious that their attack has had no impact on you.

Timothy Ferris
“Don’t hate what you can’t imitate.” – Unknown

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.

George Washington Carver

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

Coretta Scott King

Has anything you’ve done made your life better?

American History X

I think that everybody wants to be heard, and the easiest way to be the loudest is to be the hater.

Tavi Gevinson

Love me or hate me. Either way I’m on your mind.


Hating is the sincerest form of flattery.

“Haters teach you to be grateful for the people you love, hard times teach to you be grateful for the times that are good, and God, well God teaches you everything you need to know.” – Carniel Dunlop

Remember, people who try to bring you down are already below you.


They don’t hate you. They hate themselves and take it out on you. There’s a difference.

Ritu Ghatourey

When people don’t want the best for you, they are not the best for you.

Gayle King

Haters may push you but determination will give you the keys to drive.

Gee Linder

There’s always going to be someone who doesn’t like you.

“If you judge me by my past, then you are totally behind schedule.” – Unknown

Being judged by others means that you’re that important that they have the time to think about you and talk about you.


So many assume. So little know.


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

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Animals don’t hate, and we’re supposed to be better than them.

Elvis Presley
“Hate hurts the hater more’n the hated.” – Madeleine L’Engle

I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him

Booker T. Washington

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.

Will Smith
Now that you’ve read these hater quotes, you should feel better prepared to deal with the haters in your life. Just remember, as angry as people make you, hating them back is never the answer.

Take comfort in the fact that their hatred stems only from jealousy and fear, and if you refuse to give your heart over to hate, you will never be one of them.

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Natalie Seale

Natalie Seale is a writer, researcher, and editor for keepinspiring.me. She holds an MA, MSc, and PhD in History from the University of Edinburgh, and has started two businesses since 2011. Natalie is an avid reader, a keen traveller, and enjoys cooking and walking with her English Spaniel. Her posts focus on inspiring others to live healthy, happy, and active lives.