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Top 21 Self-Hate Quotes

Self-Hate Quotes

This post contains some of the best self-hate quotes to inspire you to embrace self-love and self-compassion.

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Self-Hate Quotes

1. “All hatred of others is a reflection of self-hatred. All love of others is a reflection of self-love.” – Alan Cohen

2. “Depression can be a form of self hatred.” – Michele Mcknight Baker

3. “If the pursuit of perfection is a way to prove our worth, in the end the pursuit will only prove our imperfections.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

4. “If you had a person in your life treating you the way you treat yourself, you would have gotten rid of them a long time ago…” ― Cheri Huber

Self-Hate Quotes

5. “Racism is not simply about one man’s irrational hatred of another but his self-hatred, doubting his own moral goodness and purpose.” – Michael R French

6. “Self-hate takes a person only so far. Bitterness and self-loathing might spur a person towards seeking personal improvement. To live productively and happily one must find internal peace.” ― Kilroy J. Oldster

7. “Self-hate takes a person only so far. Bitterness and self-loathing might spur a person towards seeking personal improvement.” – Kilroy J. Oldster
8. “Self-hatred is the best vehicle for making people do as they’re told because they are hungry to get approval.” – Melinda Gebbie

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9. “Self-hatred is worse than loneliness.” – John Irving

Self-Hate Quotes

10. “The worst lies are the lies we tell ourselves. We live in denial of what we do, even what we think. We do this because we’re afraid.” – Richard Bach

11. “There is no greater tragedy than the tragedy of hating yourself because you will always have to live with that tragedy unless you start finding a way to love yourself!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

12. “When we don’t know who to hate, we hate ourselves.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

13. “You can’t hammer yourself with hatred and build a life of happiness.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

14. “You can’t hate your origin and not end up hating yourself. You can’t hate Africa and not hate yourself.” – Malcolm X

15. “You can’t hate/love others without loving/hating yourself first.” – Tyga

16. “We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.” – Malcolm X

17. “We never get to love by hate, least of all by self-hatred.” – Basil W. Maturin

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18. “Hiding from yourself is the surest path to self hatred, self pity and a whole lot of missed potential.” – Jon Westenberg

Self-Hate Quotes

19. “Feeling compassion for ourselves in no way releases us from responsibility for our actions. Rather, it releases us from the self-hatred that prevents us from responding to our life with clarity and balance.” – Tara Brach

20. “It’s critical to have a good relationship with YOU & it will not exist within self-hatred.” – Donna Reiners

21. “Self-hate is an autonomous process with a life of it’s own, an endless tape loop of conditioning, creating and shaping the world in which we live.” – Cheri Huber

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