“ I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not. ”
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.