— Lynn Flewelling American writer 1958
— Julie Anne Peters American writer 1952
Source: By the Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead
— Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
— Larry David American comedian, writer, actor, and television producer 1947
When accused of being a self-loathing Jew; Curb Your Enthusiasm, Season 2, Episode 3, "Trick or Treat"
„I don't dislike adversities. What I dislike is myself being weak. I really hate it, but I think being weak means that you have the potential to become strong.“
— Yuzuru Hanyu Japanese figure skater (1994-) 1994
Other quotes, 2014
Original: (ja) 逆境は嫌いじゃないので。弱くなってる自分がすごく嫌なんです。それは本当に嫌いですけど、でも弱いというのは強くなれる可能性があると思ってるんで。
Source: Excerpt from a press conference at the NHK Trophy 2014, held on 30 November 2014, aired the same day in ネオスポ (Neospo) on TV Tokyo and 15 December 2014 in News Every on NTV.
„If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, who am I? And if not now, when? That which is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow [...] go and learn.“
— Hillel the Elder Mishnah rabbi -112 - 9 BC
Quoted by Jan Lundius, in Does WFP Deserve the Nobel Peace Prize?, Inter Press Service News Agency, (December 2020)
— Samuel Johnson English writer 1709 - 1784
Actually said by Giuseppe Baretti, February 13, 1766. The Samuel Johnson Sound Bite Page http://www.samueljohnson.com/apocryph.html#19, retrieved 24 October 2018
Source: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
„I had anger but never hate. Before the war, I was too busy studying to hate. After the war, I thought, What's the use? To hate would be to reduce myself.“
— Elie Wiesel writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor 1928 - 2016
Interview in O : The Oprah Magazine (November 2000)
Source: Dreamland (2000)
„This means nothing,” she said.
“Less than nothing,” he lied.
“I’ll hate myself later.”
“I hate myself now.“
— Gena Showalter American writer 1975
Source: The Darkest Pleasure