65 Spite Quotes On Success In Life

These spite quotes will inspire you. Spite, petty ill will or hatred with the disposition to irritate, annoy, or thwart or a desire to hurt, annoy, or offend someone.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging spite quotes, spite sayings, and spite proverbs.

Best Spite Quotes

  1. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” ~ Christopher Reeve
  2. “You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.” ~ Pearl S. Buck
  3. “A Rattlesnake, if Cornered will become so angry it will bite itself. That is exactly what the harboring of hate and resentment against others is — a biting of oneself. We think we are harming others in holding these spites and hates, but the deeper harm is to ourselves.” ~ E. Stanley Jones
  4. “Spite is a little word, but it represents as strange a jumble of feelings and compound of discords, as any polysyllable in the language.” ~ Charles Dickens
  5. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” ~ Victor Hugo

  6. “A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.” ~ Charles Kingsley , Love in spite quotes
  7. “It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.” ~ Anne Frank
  8. “Nothing should be done for spite’s sake.” ~ Winston Churchill
  9. “Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.” ~ Denis Waitley
  10. “You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.” ~ Jodi Picoult

  11. “Don’t cut off your nose yourself.” ~ Casey Stengel
  12. “Many believe – and I believe – that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up; I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.” ~ Michelangelo
  13. “I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  14. “Spite is never lonely; envy always tags along.” ~ Mignon McLaughlin
  15. “In spite of everything, I shall rise again” ~ Vincent Van Gogh

  16. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that” ~ James Neil Hollingworth
  17. “Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think.” ~ Richard Dawkins
  18. “Bravery is not the absence of fear but the forging ahead despite being afraid” ~ Robert Liparulo
  19. “Courage is not the absence of fear…” ~ Richard Stengel
  20. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it.” ~ Mark Twain

  21. “Jazz is music made by and for people who have chosen to feel good in spite of conditions.” ~ Johnny Griffin
  22. “In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  23. “You live in a deranged age, more deranged than usual because in spite of great scientific and technological advances, man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what he is doing.” ~ Walker Percy
  24. “The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it is not without doubt but in spite of doubt.” ~ Rollo May
  25. “My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.” ~ Lord Byron

  26. “To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed That can make life a garden.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  27. “In spite of all the yearnings of men, no one can produce a single fact or reason to support the belief in God and in personal immortality.” ~ Clarence Darrow
  28. “When to gratify a private appetite, it is once resolved upon that an ignorant and helpless creature shall be sacrificed, it is an easy matter to pick up sticks enough from any thicket where it has strayed, to make a fire to offer it up with.” ~ Laurence Sterne
  29. “Permanence, perseverance, and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.” ~ Thomas Carlyle , Doing things spite quotes
  30. “Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” ~ Carrie Fisher

  31. “We need to practice acting in spite of fear, in spite of doubt, in spite of worry, in spite of uncertainty, in spite of inconvenience, in spite of discomfort, and even to practice acting when we’re not in the mood to act.” ~ T. Harv Eker
  32. “Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.” ~ Joel Osteen
  33. “Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.” ~ Anne Frank
  34. “I maintain that two and two would continue to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five.” ~ James Whistler
  35. “The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.” ~ Victor Hugo

  36. “In spite of the cost of living, it’s still popular.” ~ Kathleen Norris
  37. “Even so, one step from my grave,
    I believe that cruelty, spite,
    The powers of darkness will in time
    Be crushed by the spirit of light.” ~ Boris Pasternak
  38. “Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.” ~ Richard Dawkins
  39. “In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can’t build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death.” ~ Anne Frank
  40. “Things in our country run in spite of government, not by aid of it.” ~ Will Rogers

  41. “I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the author’s political views.” ~ Edith Wharton
  42. “The time is out of joint: O cursed spite, that ever I was born to set it right!” ~ William Shakespeare
  43. “In spite of the unseasonable wind, snow, and unexpected weather of all sorts – a gardener still plants. And tends what they have planted … believing that Spring will come.” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher
  44. “Everything I do and say tells a story of who I am serving. If I am acting out of anger and spite, I am serving the father of darkness and spreading his darkness. If I am honoring to the Lord with my actions, I am serving to further the name of Jesus and spreading His light.” ~ Lysa TerKeurst , Out of spite quotes
  45. “Spite and ill-nature are among the most expensive luxuries in life.” ~ Samuel Johnson

  46. “Everything in life is speaking in spite of it’s apparent silence.” ~ Hazrat Inayat Khan
  47. “Our children will not survive our habits of thinking, our failures of the spirit, our wreck of the universe into which we bring new life as blithely as we do. Mostly, our children will resemble our own misery and spite and anger, because we give them no choice about it. In the name of motherhood and fatherhood and education and good manners, we threaten and suffocate and bind and ensnare and bribe and trick children into wholesale emulation of our ways.” ~ June Jordan
  48. “There are many kinds of revelation. But the most powerful is the vision which transcends the mental boundary between life and non-life, and Scotland is a place where this sort of revelation often approaches. Staring into a Scottish landscape, I have often asked myself why–in spite of all appearances–bracken, rocks, man and sea are at some level one.” ~ Neal Ascherson
  49. “Courage is not the absence of fear. Courage is action in spite of fear. Courageous people never really overcome their fears. They just become determined to push through them and to use that adrenaline to their advantage.” ~ Jeff Myers
  50. “I stopped painting in 1990 at the peak of my success just to deny people my beautiful paintings. And I did it out of spite.” ~ Vincent Gallo

  51. “For mortal men there is but one hell, and that is the folly and wickedness and spite of his fellows; but once his life is over, there’s an end to it: his annihilation is final and entire, of him nothing survives.” ~ Marquis de Sade
  52. “We may remark in passing that to be blind and beloved may, in this world where nothing is perfect, be among the most strangely exquisite forms of happiness. The supreme happiness in life is the assurance of being loved; of being loved for oneself, even in spite of oneself; and this assurance the blind man possesses. In his affliction, to be served is to be caressed. Does he lack anything? no. Possessing love he is not deprived of light. A love, moreover, that is wholly pure. There can be no blindness where there is this certainty.” ~ Victor Hugo
  53. “All known living bodies are sharply divided into two special kingdoms, based upon the essential differences which distinguish animals from plants, and in spite of what has been said, I am convinced that these two kingdoms do not really merge into one another at any point.” ~ Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
  54. “In spite of what moralists say, the, animals are scarcely less wicked or less unhappy than we are ourselves. The arrogance of the strong, the servility of the weak, low rapacity, ephemeral pleasure purchased by great effort, death preceded by long suffering, all belong to the animals as they do to men.” ~ Georges Cuvier
  55. “You have to not only live your life in spite of people who don’t understand you, you have to have more fun than they do.” ~ Taylor Swift

  56. “One trembles to think of that mysterious thing in the soul, which seems to acknowledge no human jurisdiction, but in spite of the individual’s own innocence self, will still dream horrid dreams, and mutter unmentionable thoughts.” ~ Herman Melville
  57. “I think a hero is someone who, if abroad or traveling, they go to the GOOP website to see what shops to go to, what restaurants to eat at, what clothes to buy, and they do that not fearlessly but in spite of their fear.” ~ Robert Downey, Jr.
  58. “By the way, the Harry Potter series is literature, in spite of what some people might say. The way J.K. Rowling worked that world out is quite something.” ~ Gary Oldman
  59. “I discovered that joy is not the negation of pain, but rather acknowledging the presence of pain and feeling happiness in spite of it.” ~ Lupita Nyong’o
  60. “In spite of its romantic frisson, the position of muse is very vague and largely thankless for the muse herself.” ~ Katie Roiphe

  61. “My family achieved success not in spite of, but because of the American system of taxation. After all, without reliable and safe roads thereā€™d have been no Disneyland; without high functioning legal systems and a well regulated business environment there would have been no copyright protection for Mickey Mouse.” ~ Abigail Disney
  62. “Love every man in spite of his falling into sin. Never mind the sins, but remember that the foundation of the man is the same – the image of God.” ~ John of Kronstadt
  63. “Courage, after all, is not being unafraid, but doing what needs to be done in spite of fear.” ~ James L. Farmer, Jr.
  64. “This, I thought, is what is meant by ‘thy will be done’ in the Lord’s Prayer, which I had prayed time and again without thinking about it. It means that your will and God’s will may not be the same. It means there’s a good possibility that you won’t get what you pray for. It means that in spite of your prayers you are going to suffer.” ~ Wendell Berry
  65. “The fact that the mind rules the body is, in spite of its neglect by biology and medicine, the most fundamental fact which we know about the process of life.” ~ Franz Alexander

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