Quotes of Envious

“ The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor. ”

- Socrates

“ The only person worth envying is he person who doesn't envy. ”

- Unknown

“ The only person worth envying is he person who doesn't envy. ”

- Unknown

“ Maybe I was a little jealous or envious of the abstract painters - but the truth was I thought what they were doing was boring. ”

- Larry Rivers

“ My greatest happiness is to serve my gracious King and Country and I am envious only of glory; for if it be a sin to covet glory I am the most offending soul alive. ”

- Horatio Nelson

“ I'm not a religious person. If I get close to religion it's in these moments when people faint and shudder and have orgasms with religious fervor - I don't think they're kidding. And I'm envious. ”

- David Duchovny

“ You can't be envious and happy at the same time. ”

- Frank Tyger

“ Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious. ”

- Baruch Benedict de Spinoza

“ These people abstain, it is true: but the bitch Sensuality glares enviously out of all they do. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ There is not a more mean, stupid, dastardly, pitiless, selfish, spiteful, envious, ungrateful animal than the Public. It is the greatest of cowards, for it is afraid of itself. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ The heaven of the envied is hell for the envious. ”

- Baltasar Gracian

“ The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause. ”

- Baltasar Gracian

“ Should envious tongues some malice frame; to soil and tarnish your good name; Live it Down! ”

- Henry Rink

“ I judge the relative strength of a man by how envious they become, of others, who enjoy a measure of success. ”

- Barry Munro

“ As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion. ”

- Antisthenes

“ An envious heart makes a treacherous ear. ”

- Zora Neale Hurston

“ I feel a bit like Ellen Glasgow who said that she was the master and characters did what she said. I'm envious of authors whose characters become so real to them that they take off in their own directions, but my philosophy of teaching, as well as writing, is to demystify the process. ”

- James Gunn

“ RICH, adj. Holding in trust and subject to an accounting the property of the indolent, the incompetent, the unthrifty, the envious and the luckless. That is the view that prevails in the underworld, where the Brotherhood of Man finds its most logical development and candid advocacy… ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Someone receives a promotion, gets an important assignment, makes a major discovery, or moves into the president's office. "He's lucky," an envious person remarks. "He gets the breaks; they're always in his favor." In reality, luck or the breaks of life had little or nothing to do with it… ”

- Kenneth Hildebrand

“ Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s. ”

- Desiderius Erasmus
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