quotes for haters

20 Perfect Quotes For Haters, Doubters, And Critics

Why They Hate?

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Yesterday we spoke about some quotes for failures, today they let’s talk about some quotes for haters.

Going on this success journey, the probability that everyone will love you is zero.

No matter how much you try, you will always meet people who disapprove with what you are doing for one reason or the other.

Sometimes they might have a logical reason why they hate you at other times they just do, they don’t know why.

Now when we are faced with such situations we have two choices, we either let the hate get to us or we decide to look past it and move on.

True moving past it is the best way to go but like many good choices, it is also the hard one.

The goal with this 20 quotes for haters is to get us to understand the reason for the hate and see the best ways to handle it.

This will make this good and hard choice easier to execute.

Quotes For Haters

20 quotes for haters

1. “Most haters are stuck in a poisonous mental prison of jealousy and self-doubt that blinds them to their own potentiality.“

quotes for haters by steve maraboli

This is a quote by Steve Maraboli, an American writer.

This quote reminds us that when we spend time hating we are using up time we would have spent on working on our goals.

Hate comes from jealousy and self-doubt, these are all qualities which are not suitable for success.


2. “I’ve been all over the world and I’ve never seen a statue of a critic.“

quotes for haters from leonard bernstein

This is a quote for haters by Leonard Bernstein.

He was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist.

This quote reminds us that no glory comes from hating.

The glory goes to the ones being criticized because they are the ones actually getting things done.

3. “Haters don’t really hate you, they hate themselves; because you’re a reflection of what they wish to be“quotes for haters by yaira n. jaun

This is a quote by Yaira N. Juan.

This quote digs into why haters hate.

This also tells us what we can do when we hate someone.

This is a sign that we want what they have and we need to work for it, instead of hating them for it.

4. “Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.“quotes for haters by ralph waldo emerson

This is a quote for haters by Ralph Waldo Emerson.

He was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century

This is a quick reminder to all of us to think about why we feel like what we are getting is hate or persecution.

Is it because what we are receiving is a contradiction of our ideas or because what the person is saying has nothing to do with what we did or said just who we are.

Having a clear distinction of this helps us take constructive criticism more gracefully.

5. “A creative life cannot be sustained by approval any more than it can be destroyed by criticism.“quotes for haters by will self

This is a quote by Will Self.
He is an English author, journalist, political commentator and television personality. Self is the author of eleven novels, five collections of shorter fiction, three novellas, and five collections of non-fiction writing.

We need to be detached from praise and criticism.

Basing the success of our creation by how many people like or hate it,  is a sad road to be on.

6. “There will be haters, there will be doubters, there will be non-believers, and then there will be you proving them wrong.“

This is a quote by  Jennifer Van Allen.

She is a counselor and author in the USA.

We will always have people who hate, people who disapprove no matter what we do.

In fact, even if we do nothing, we will have people still disapproving that.

We can’t please everyone.

We need to be ready for that as we proceed to go after our dreams.

7. “A critic is a legless man who teaches other people to run“

This is a quote from Channing Pollock.

He was an American magician and film actor.

I can remember watching football matches and thinking I know the better moves to get the goals.

It is funny how we think we can do better when we have never tried.

This is the same with people who criticize.

I always criticized and thought acting was easy until the moment the director yelled action on my first movie.

Does who act, don’t think it is wise to criticize, they encourage and tell you how to do better from experience.

8. “The motive behind criticism often determines its validity. Those who care criticize where necessary. Those who envy criticize the moment they think that they have found a weak spot.“

This is a quote by Criss Jami.

He is an American poet, essayist, existentialist philosopher, songwriter, and the creator/designer of Killosopher Apparel.

When do they criticize?

This differentiates haters from those who do criticize for good.

Haters criticize when they think it will hurt you the most.

Those who want our good criticize when they think it will help you the most.

9. “There will always be haters. And the more you grow the more they hate; the more they hate the more you grow.“

This is a quote for haters by Anthony Liccione.

He is the author of ‘Please Pass Me ‘ and ‘the blood and butter’

If we work for growth, then we should be ready for more hate.

Very clear statistics can be seen when we look at the likes and dislikes on youtube videos.

The more views videos get, the more dislikes they get.

10. “You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.“

This is a quote by John Wooden.

He was an American basketball player and head coach at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Praise might make you too proud.

When you lose your humility, you cut down on your opportunities to grow.

Criticism might make you feel discouraged to keep moving on.

Either can be dangerous for success, it is best to stay away.

11. “Who do you spend time with? Criticizers or encouragers? Surround yourself with those who believe in you. Your life is too important for anything less.“

This is a quote by Steve Goodier.

He is the author of one minute can change a life.

Who you surround yourself with influences your ambitions and who you subsequently become.

Criticizers will make you aspire for less in order to fit in or please them.

Encouragers will make you reach for more than you thought possible.

12. “Mindset matters… always. The difference found between the victorious and the envious, the successful and the haters; is mindset.“

This is a quote by Steve Maraboli.

He is the author of the book ‘ Life, the Truth, and Being Free’

Haters have a mindset which makes them think they can’t be you but at least they can feel better by making you hate who you are.

Successful peoples don’t have time to hate because their mindset keeps them busy.

Their mindset, tells them they can do whatever they set their mind to and so they do that.

13. “If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.“

This is a quote by François de La Rochefoucauld.

He was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs.

Finding pleasure in the faults of others is because we get to feel we are not alone

We have faults and you just found someone one who does too, so this makes us happy.

When we find joy in the faults of others, this should ring a bell, we have some work to do on us.

Haters are not perfect people.

14. “Hatred imprisons the haters; love opens doors.“

This is a quote by Debasih Mridha.

He is the author of Sweet Rhymes from Sweet Hearts

If you will like to take the high road and help your haters, the best way to do this is by showing them, love.

This love will free your haters from the prison they built for themselves.

Just be compassionate and act in a way which tells your haters, they are worthy of your love.

This is truly the best way to make friends from haters.

15. “Their doubt is your fuel for dreams. You just have to drive.“

This is another one from Criss Jami, an American poet.

As usual, you need to turn the negative into a positive.

You need to find the bright side of the hate.

The bright side is the fuel it gives you.

The drive to prove them wrong because the last thing you will want to do is prove them right.

16. “In time we hate that which we often fear.“
William Shakespeare

This is a quote by William Shakespeare.

He was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist.

Sometimes hate comes from fear.

They fear you, you look like a threat to them and they don’t like that.

Hating someone who might be a trait will do nothing good for you, all it will do is cultivate pointless negative emotions.

This hate can be overcome with knowledge.

The truth is we feel most threatened by what we don’t fully know.

17. “I have already settled it for myself so flattery and criticism go down the same drain and I am quite free.“

This is a quote for haters by Georgia O’Keeffe.

She was an American artist. She was best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes.

Freeing yourself from it all is the way to go.

Free from flattery and criticism.

Free to create what is true to you despite the way it is received.

18. “Hate isn’t healthy, it damages the hater more than the one who’s hated!“

This is a quote for haters by Eric Jerome Dickey.

He is a New York Times best-selling American author best known for his novels about contemporary African-American life.

For your sake don’t hate.

You harm yourself morethan the person you wish you could.

Don’t let the hate given impact you, be compassionate to the person who hates, and show them love to free them.

19. “Haters are important because they show you you’re doing something right.“
Nuno Roque

This is a quote by Nuno Roque.

He is a Portuguese artist, actor, singer-songwriter and director.

I personally prefer to be hated than ignored.

You see there are levels of success, first they ignore you, then they oppose , and then they love you.

Being hated means you have moved closer to success.

True the love comes but the hate never stops, each level just adds on the next.

20. “The tower of success stands on the pillars of vision, action, patience and the character to withstand criticisms.“

This is a quote for haters by Amit Ray.

Dr. Amit Ray is an Indian author, and spiritual master. He is known for his teachings on meditation, yoga, peace and compassion.

We need vision to see our goals or dreams.

We need action to make those dreams a reality.

We need patience to stay strong despite the challenges on the road.

We need to be able to withstand criticisms because they will come.

Be Your Best Self

So as we have seen from the quotes for haters listed above haters are ;

People who wished they could be you

People who are imprisoned by the hate

People who feel threatened by you .

To be your best self is become detached from the criticism and praise.

And the best you could do for them is to show them, love.

Love will free them and inspire them to be better.

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