When hate is out of your life your journey and others is made simpler, and joy will so find its way into your life.
The hate he had for Neal caused not only for Lionel to hate him but it also for Lionel and his friends relationships to crumble apart.
If Lionel would've stopped the hate he wouldn't have wasted 3 years of his life.
The hate inside Lionel's heart was so great, not only did it hurt those around him but also hurt himself to the point that all he thought about was himself and how sorry people should feel for him.
Hate is a feeling that boils with rage. Hate is a feeling you lose with age. Hate is a feeling that eats inside. Hate is unnecessary.
Stay away from "still" people. Still broke, still complaining, still hating, and still nowhere. In the story Goin Fishing he doesn't stop his hate for Neal which stops him from any progression.