108 Haters Quotes to Help You Deal with Negativity and Keep Moving Towards Your Dreams

Haters Quotes to Help You Deal with Negativity and Keep Moving Towards Your Dreams

When you have a dream or you start getting successful at something then there will always be naysayers.

Those who doubt. Those who sling hurtful or negative words. Those who want to keep you where you have been.

It’s no fun. But it is unavoidable if you want to go outside of your comfort zone and towards a dream.

So in today’s post I’d like to share timeless wisdom on how to handle that challenge. This is 105 of the best and most powerful haters quotes.

I hope you’ll find something helpful and motivating here.

And if you want even more uplifting and helpful motivation then check out this post with quotes on boundaries and this one filled with you are amazing quotes.

Motivational Haters Quotes

“Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.”
– George Washington Carver

“The best way to torture haters is with your happiness. There’s nothing people hate more than seeing you be successful.”
– Anurag Prakash Ray

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

“Behind every successful person lies a pack of haters! I love my haters!”
– Gloria Tesch

“Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positive; it will take their breath away. Insecure people put others down to raise themselves up.”
– Habeeb Akande

“Never wrestle with pigs for the pigs remain clueless and you end up muddy.”
– Orin Woodard

“Haters only hate things they can’t be and the people they can’t be. It’s just a little thing called jealousy.”
– Lil Wayne

“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.”
– Steve Goodier

“When people try to discredit you, just remember who you are and whose you are. Raise your head high and keep pushing.”
– Germany Kent

“To all the haters out there I wish you the best. You can’t bring me down. I wake up everyday grateful for the opportunity and grateful to the fans.”
– Justin Bieber

“Having haters is just a part of the business, and the more haters you have, the more people like you—that’s how I view it because I try to see the positive in things.”
– Nick Jonas

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
– Martin Luther King Jr.

“The best revenge is massive success.”
– Frank Sinatra

“When we judge or criticize another person, it says nothing about that person; it merely says something about our own need to be critical.”
– Unknown

“Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.”
– Amelia Earhart

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”
– Henry Ford

“There will be haters, there will be doubters, there will be non-believers, and then there will be you, proving them wrong.”
– Karina Barton

“When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”
– John A. Shedd

“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

“Do today what others won’t and achieve tomorrow what others can’t.”
– Jerry Rice

“Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.”
– Robert Tew

“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.”
– Michael Jordan

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves to the ordinary.”
– Cecil Beaton

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
– Viktor Frankl

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

Helpful Haters Quotes

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

“Haters are just confused admirers because they can’t figure out why everyone loves you.”
– Paulo Coehlo

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

“Those who pray for your downfall are concentrating negative thoughts towards you, without taking cognisance of the slippery ground in which they are standing, which could lead to their downfall.”
– Michael Bassey Johnson

“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

“Don’t think for one minute that you are any less worthy of love and peace and harmony just because of all the hate spewed by human devils. Because that is what those haters are, you know, devils!”
– Scylar Tyberius

“People who project negativity typically have low self-esteem. They feel badly about themselves, and their negativity is simply a reflection of those feelings.”
– Hendrie Weisinger

“Non believers spend too much time thinking about you and what you do. Those haters can’t really shut down the bright lights of the world, they only waste their own time and energy in the end.”
– Unknown

“Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.”
– Dale Carnegie

“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”
– Winston S. Churchill

“You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage.”
– Chinonye J. Chudolue

“Don’t destroy yourself by allowing negative people to add gibberish and debris to your character, reputation, and aspirations. Keep all dreams alive but discreet, so that those with unhealthy tongues won’t have any other option than to infect themselves with their own diseases.”
– Michael Bassey Johnson

“Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I’ll show you someone who has never achieved much.”
– Joan Collins

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

“Always remember… Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots.”
– Ziad K. Abdelnour

“It is much more valuable to look for the strength in others. You can gain nothing by criticizing their imperfections.”
– Daisaku Ikeda

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

“They don’t hate you. They hate themselves and take it out on you. There’s a difference.”
– Ritu Ghatourey

“The characteristic feature of the loser is to bemoan, in general terms, mankind’s flaws, biases, contradictions, and irrationality-without exploiting them for fun and profit.”
– Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“Haters will say what they want, but their hate will never stop you from chasing your dream.”
– Justin Bieber

“Insecure people put others down to raise themselves up.”
– Habeeb Akande

“Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.”
– Coretta Scott King

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”
– Ray Goforth

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”
– Jack Canfield

Wise Haters Quotes

“Don’t give to anyone the power to put you down. Haters are losers pretending to be winners.”
– Paulo Coelho

“Haters never win. I just think that’s true about life, because negative energy always costs in the end.”
– Tom Hiddleston

“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

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
– Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Hate can be a deeply stimulating emotion. The world becomes easier to understand and much less terrifying if you divide everything and everyone into friends and enemies, we and they, good and evil.”
– Fredrik Backman

“Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.”
– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; because there is not effort without error and shortcomings; but who does actually strive to do the deed; who knows the great enthusiasm, the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement and who at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly.
So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

“Haters are like crickets. Crickets make a lot of noise, you hear it but you can’t see them, then right when you walk by them, they’re quiet.”
– Israel Houghton

“Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you.”
– Israelmore Ayivor

“The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.”
– William Penn

“Your success hurt the haters. It’s that simple. So focus on you and your path forward and let their hate consume them. Let that negative energy stay in those negative people and not spread into your mind.”
– Unknown

“I think that everybody wants to be heard, and the easiest way to be the loudest is to be the hater.”
– Tavi Gevinson

“Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.”
– Aristotle

Insightful Haters Quotes

“Haters are the people who will broadcast your failures and whisper your success.”
– Will Smith

“From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.”
– Socrates

“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.”
– Coco Chanel

“I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.”
– James Baldwin

“Being betrayed is one of the most valuable lessons life can teach.”
– Shania Twain

“Don’t think that just because you made it to the next level that the haters and naysayers disappear. Remember, new levels bring new devils.”
– Steve Maraboli

“Often those that criticize others reveal what he himself lacks.”
– Shannon L. Alder

“I’ve got more respect for someone who comes out and says they don’t like me than for the ones who act like they do but talk bad about me when I’m not around.”
– Mitchell Perry

“He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“Haters don’t hate you… The reality is, they fear that they will never be able to get to where you are right now.”
– Leah Remillet

“Most people want to see you do better, but not doing better than them.”
– London Mond

“If you’re absent during my struggle, don’t expect to be present during my success.”
– Will Smith

“It ain’t how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward.”
– Rocky Balboa

“It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.”
– Confucius

“Don’t criticize what you don’t understand, son. You never walked in that man’s shoes.”
– Elvis Presley

Short Haters Quotes

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

“I don’t worry about the haters. They are just angry because the truth I speak contradicts the lie they live.”
– Steve Maraboli

“Haters hate because I am what they ain’t.”
– Unknown

“My mom always said that there would be haters. Not everyone can love ya.”
– Joel Madden

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

“Pride attracts more haters and brings less friends.”
– Unknown

“I’m not really concerned with trying to turn haters into believers.”
– Kreayshawn

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

“Remember that only God can judge us; forget the haters, because Somebody loves you.”
– Miley Cyrus

“Find yourself friends who will talk shit to your face but stand up for you behind your back.”
– Dan Go

“Don’t listen to the pessimism of negative viewers and thinkers. Spend time with people who lift you up.”
– Unknown

“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.”
– William Blake

“Haters and bullies are always cowards, you know. They like to pick on little guys.”
– Scylar Tyberius

Quick and Powerful Haters Quotes

“It’s not your job to like me—it’s mine.”
– Byron Katie

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

“Behind every successful person lies a pack of haters.”
– Eminem

“If someone looks at you with an ugly fiendish eye, just ignore and keep moving towards your goal.”
– Unknown

“To anyone that ever told you you’re no good, they’re no better.”
– Hayley Williams

“The question isn’t who is going to let me: it’s who is going to stop me.”
– Ayn Rand

“(To the haters) You are not extinguishing the bright lights of mankind, you’re simply burying yourself in an unmarked grave.”
– Steve Maraboli

“Dear haters, I have so much more for you to be mad at, just be patient.”
– Unknown

“Pay close attention to the people who don’t clap when you win.”
– Leonardo DiCaprio

“Hating is the sincerest form of flattery.”
– M.L. Rio

“Tough times never last, but tough people do”
– Dr. Robert Schuller

“Wish all your enemies a long life, so they can see you succeed in life.”
– Nishan Panwar

“Hate is… It’s too easy. Love. Love takes courage.”
– Hannah Harrington

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”
– Alice Walker

“The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.”
– Criss Jami

“Remember: no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

“Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.”
– Benjamin Franklin

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