Quotes of Jealousy

“ It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. ”

- Aeschylus

“ Our envy of others devours us most of all. ”

- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

“ Such is the inconsistency of real love, that it is always awake to suspicion, however unreasonable; always requiring new assurances from the object of its interest. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ Do not envy a sinner; you don't know what disaster awaits him. ”

- Bible

“ Jealousy is all the fun you think they had. ”

- Erica Jong

“ Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. ”

- H. G. Wells

“ It is better to be envied than pitied. ”

- Herodotus

“ I am completely in charge of the choices I make about what I am doing to lose weight and get healthy. And you know what? We all have this power. Don’t be angry with me for something good I’ve done for myself. Be angry with yourself for not having the courage to do the same in your own life. ”

- Jennifer Hudson

“ Papa said that I should never be jealous of another's marriage. Whatever joys I imagine them having are just my imaginings. The reality is far more complicated and vast. ”

- Laura Moncur

“ Envy can be a positive motivator. Let it inspire you to work harder for what you want. ”

- Robert Bringle

“ They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it. ”

- Sallust

“ Envy is the ulcer of the soul. ”

- Socrates

“ O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock The meat it feeds on. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Whoever envies another confesses his superiority. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Comparison is the thief of joy. ”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“ Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not. ”

- Ann Brashares

“ A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not. ”

- Seneca

“ The truest mark of being born with great qualities, is being born without envy. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ Envy is pain at the good fortune of others. ”

- Aristotle

“ The spirit of envy can destroy; it can never build. ”

- Margaret Thatcher

“ To live without comparison is to remove a tremendous burden. ”

- Jiddu Krishnamurti

“ Nothing sharpens sight like envy. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ It is not greed that drives the world, but envy. ”

- Warren Buffett

“ Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied. ”

- Mark Twain

“ The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you. ”

- Bette Midler

“ Surrounded by the flames of jealousy, the jealous one winds up, like the scorpion, turning the poisoned sting against himself. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ The fastest way to lose friends and alienate people is to get better and improve yourself. ”

- Life Math Money

“ Noble hearts are neither jealous nor afraid because jealousy spells doubt and fear spells pettiness. ”

- Honore de Balzac

“ People hate those who make them feel their own inferiority. ”

- Lord Chesterfield

“ Jealousy is the only vice that gives no pleasure. ”

- Patrick Henry
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