Quotes About Jealousy

These Quotes About Jealousy would provide a insightful perspective on the emotion of jealousy and how to deal with it...


Best Quotes on Jealousy

"Jealousy is a pain which seeks what causes pain."
~German Proverb


The Jealous Are Troublesome To Others

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"The jealous are troublesome to others,
but a torment to themselves."
~William Penn

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"All wise men, to decline the envy of their own virtues,
...ascribe them to Providence and Fortune."
~Francis Bacon

"When another is vastly superior to you,
there is no remedy but to love him."
~Goethe

"As rust corrupts iron, so envy corrupts man."
~Greek Proverb

"Envy slays itself by its own arrows."
~Greek Proverb

"Envy is the sorrow of fools."
~German Proverb

"Envy does not so much want the things for itself;
it merely wants to take them away from the other person.
The Stoics defined it as "grief at someone else's good."
...It is the quality, not so much of the jealous,
but rather of the embittered mind."
~William Barclay


Overcoming Jealousy

"Love expels jealousy."
~French Saying

"Virtue conquers envy."
~Latin Saying

"The kernel of all jealousy is lack of love."
~Carl Jung

"Envy we must overcome by generosity and nobleness of soul."
~Cervantes


Funny Quotes About Jealousy

"I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries
with a lot of pleasure."
~Clarence Darrow

"Jealousy shuts one door and opens two."

"People wrapped up in themselves make very small packages."
~Anonymous

"All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson


Proverbs And Sayings On Jealousy

"No jealousy, no love."
~German Saying

"Jealousy is cruel as the grave."
~Old Testament, Song of Songs

"Love, being jealous, makes a good eye look asquint."

"Jealousy is nourished by doubt."
~French Proverb

"Nothing sharpens sight like envy."

"Envy has no holidays."
~Latin Proverb

"Envy never enriched any man."

"Envy and wrath shorten the life."
~Apocrypha

"The envious die, but envy never."
~French Proverb

"Men always hate most what they envy most."

"Expect not praise without envy until you are dead."


Othello Quotes On Jealousy

"O, beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock
The meat it feeds on."
~William Shakespeare, Othello, III

"Trifles light as air
Are to the jealous confirmation strong
As proofs of Holy writ."
~William Shakespeare, Othello, III


More Quotes About Jealousy

"Every time you turn green with envy you are ripe for trouble."
~Anonymous

"Jealousy dislikes the world to know it."
~Lord Byron

"Jealousy, the jaundice of the soul."
~John Dryden

"Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Envy...desires not so much its own happiness as another's misery."
~Samuel Johnson

"Better... to be envied than pitied."
~Periander

"Vice of envy is...always a confession of inferiority."
~Theodore Roosevelt

"Grass is always greener on the other side of the fence."
~Dutch Saying

"To an envious man nothing is more delightful than another's
misfortune, and nothing more painful than another's success."
~Baruch Spinoza

"Malic sucks up the greater part of its own venom,
and poisons itself with it."
~Montaigne

"Only vain people wage war against the vanity of others."
~Countess of Blessington

"I can endure my own despair,
But not another's hope."
~William Walsh


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