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Quotation by Thomas Aquinas
Love must precede hatred, and nothing is hated save through being contrary to a suitable thing which is loved. And hence it is that every hatred is caused by love.
Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274), Italian philosopher, theologian. Summa Theologica, pt. 2, 2nd pt., qu. 29, art. 2 (1273).
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