"It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not."
André Gide | Autumn Leaves, Philosophical eLibrary, 2012, (Feuillets d'automne, 1941, trans. Jeanine Parisier Plottel)
Frequently misattributed to Marilyn Monroe or Kurt Cobain.
Bette Davis Variante: "It's better to be hated for who you are, than to be loved for someone you're not. It's a sign of your worth sometimes, if you're hated by the right people."
"Es ist besser, für das, was man ist, gehasst zu werden, als für das, was man nicht ist, geliebt zu werden."
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