Jealousy Quotes

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
– Buddha

If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.
– Charley Reese

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive.
– Havelock Ellis

Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.
– Bible

In jealousy there is more of self love than love.
– François Rochefoucauld

In jealousy there is more self love than love.
– François

It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.
– Lawrence Durrell

It is unforgivable to do what one doesn’t love especially if one succeeds.
– Christian Dior

I’ve spent most of my life walking under that hovering cloud,jealousy, whose acid raindrops blurred my vision and burned holes in my heart.
– Astrid Alauda

A competent and self confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
– Robert A. Heinlein

Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest.
– A.R. Orage

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

Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm; for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave.
– Bible

Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
– George Eliot

My wife’s jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.
– Rodney Dangerfield

Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.
– Paul Eldridge

Jealousy lives upon doubts, it becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
– François Rochefoucauld

Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.
– George Bernard Shaw

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

I’ve never been jealous. Not even when my dad finished the fifth grade a year before I did.
– Jeff Foxworthy