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Proverb: "critics' opinions ultimately do not effect you and are unlikely to change, so ignore them"[edit]

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  • 20003LW, "Playas Gon' Play", 3LW:
    Playas gonna play / Haters gonna hate / That's the way it is / That's just how it's been
  • 2006 — Rosilene Taylor, "Things Will Get Better", in A Sainted Sinner: Life Changes in Drastic Ways, AuthorHouse (2006), ISBN 1425925758, page 64:
    Like they say "Haters gonna hate"
    But why should you care? They don't make up your fait[sic]
    Let them say stuff about you
    Pay no attention to things that aren't true
  • 2012 — Eric Grzymkowski, A Year of Living Sinfully: A Self-Serving Guide to Doing Whatever the Hell You Want, Adams Media (2012), ISBN 9781440512537, unnumbered page:
    If anyone asks why you're wearing a bathrobe in public, just roll your eyes and keep on strutting. Haters gonna hate.
  • 2012 — Vanessa Wieland, "Amanda Palmer: On the Art of Songwriting, Staying Busy, & Being Honest", in 2012 Songwriter's Market (ed. Adria Haley), Writer's Digest Books (2012), ISBN 9781599632322, page 85:
    [Amanda Palmer:] I think the key is to NOT defend yourself too much. Haters gonna hate, especially in the age of the Internet, where everyone can hide behind their walls and masks while spewing venom, truisms, and righteousness.
  • 2012 — Nathaniel Smith, "Boogie Time!", The Spectrum, 14 February 2012:
    So, I'm disappointed but not surprised, because ‘haters gonna hate.'
  • 2012 — James Dempsey, "Why ageing and jaded Academy grandees keep giving Oscars to the wrong movies", Irish Independent, 24 February 2012:
    Haters gonna hate, with full voting rights and two tickets for the show.
  • 2012 — Andrew O'Hehir, "Pick of the week: The glorious pain of young love", Salon, 19 April 2012:
    Haters gonna hate, as we say on this side of the Atlantic, and I’m sure some people suspect that Hansen-Løve got her chance because of her personal connections.
  • 2012 — David Pogue, "Hate Mail and the New Religious Wars in Tech", The New York Times, 21 June 2012:
    Getting feedback like that is part of the tech critic’s job. I’m sure drama critics, music critics and art critics get their share of joyous mail, too. “Haters gonna hate,” as my teenage son reminds me.