Jealousy Quotes - Page 2

Trifles light as air Are to the jealous confirmations strong As proofs of holy writ.
– William Shakespeare

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

Envy can be a positive motivator. Let it inspire you to work harder for what you want.
– Robert Bringle

Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
– Ambrose Bierce

Envy is the most stupid of vices, for there is no single advantage to be gained from it.
– Honore De Balzac

The venom clamours of a jealous woman poison more deadly than a mad dog’s tooth.
– William Shakespeare

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
– George Eliot

There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.
– Lope Vega

So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.
– William Shakespeare

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own.
– Harold Coffin

The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
– Salvador Dali

Peace of mind makes the body healthy, but jealousy is like a cancer.
– Bible

Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it.
– François Rochefoucauld

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

Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
– François Rochefoucauld

Jealousy is an awkward homage which inferiority renders to merit.
– Mme. de Puixieux

The jealous bring down the curse they fear upon their own heads.
– Dorothy Dix

The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
– Baltasar Gracian

Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.
– Elizabeth Bowen

As iron is eaten by rust, so are the envious consumed by envy.
– Antisthenes