Quotes: The Power of Hate
"You are done for - a living dead man - not when you stop loving but stop hating. Hatred preserves: in it, in its chemistry, resides the "mystery" of life."
— Emile Cioran
"Good. Use your aggressive feelings, boy. Let the hate flow through you."
"If you don't already want to murder me, you will before I'm through with you. The urge to kill one's superior is intrinsic to the nature of our enterprise."
"My natural dislike for you is slowly growing into a great hate."
"HATRED IS WOT DRIVES ME!"
"Your eyes are full of hate, Forty-One. That's good. Hate keeps a man alive. It gives him strength."
"The willpower that comes from self-hatred is stronger and longer-lasting than any faith or resolve, no matter how noble."
Tarvek: How are you still moving?!
"There are any number of plausible, scientific explanations for what followed, but I think it was just a question of hatred."
"Passionate hate can give meaning and purpose to an empty life."
— Eric Hoffer
Razer: Taste the power of my rage!
: Rage has no real
power. It is the orphaned child of fear and despair.
"I have hate. It is a burning fire inside me that I cannot quench. It is a force that I struggle at all times to bring to heel lest it bring me low in my haste. It preoccupies my thoughts and forces me to do things that I otherwise might not. It is my greatest weakness but also my greatest strength. It is not the best trait for a warrior but it is all I have left... and it is enough."
"Rage is a hell of an anesthetic."
"Revenge is the prime ingredient in the fountain of youth. I've kept myself alive for hundreds of years with a steady diet of jealousy and hate, awaiting the day when I will eclipse your family's thieving reputation."
Hatred is the Emperor's greatest gift to humanity.
"However you look at it, in these books "power" tends to be an expression of the essential nature of the person or being whose power it is. On those occasions when we've seen Lord Foul act directly, he seems to exert the withering force of pure scorn. IMHO, that's pretty intense."
Stephen R. Donaldson on his iconic Big Bad
, Lord Foul the Despiser.
"Hate gets a bad rap. It can keep you going sometimes when nothing else will."
"Everyone will tell you to let it go and move on, but
don't! Instead, let it fester and boil inside of you! Take these feelings and lock them away. Let them fuel your actions. Let hate be your ally, and you will be capable of wonderfully horrid things!"
My armour is Contempt
My shield is Disgust
My sword is Hatred
In the Emperor's Name
Let none survive
"How long have I been here, banished to the realm of nothingness? It is only by relying upon my anger and hatred that I have been able to retain my sense of self here, where all existence is nullified."
"Anger and hate are supreme."
"See how powerless you are to save them? Savor that rage and despair. Let it empower you!"