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  • You can only be jealous of someone who has something you think you ought to have yourself.

    FaceBook post by Margaret Atwood from Nov 12, 2016
  • There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.

    Washington Irving (1835). “The complete works”, p.475
  • Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.

    Jealousy   Fire   Coal  
  • What is envy? It is nothing but passive jealousy. Maybe jealousy is too strong a phenomenon; envy is a little passive. The difference may be of degrees, but it is not of quality, it is only of quantity. Envy can become jealousy at any moment; envy is just jealousy in progress. Mind has to drop all envies and jealousies.

  • Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.

    Jealousy   Hatred   Mind  
  • The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.

    Jealousy   Winning   Envy  
  • The heart of the jealous knows the best and most satisfying love, that of the other's bed, where the rival perfects the lover's imperfections.

    Djuna Barnes (2014). “Nightwood”, p.70, Faber & Faber
  • Surround yourself with positive people.

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

    Love   Jealousy   Anger  
    The Mill on the Floss bk. 1, ch. 10 (1860)
  • Then you will be the one others envy, and you can remember the pain and reach out to them.

    Jealousy   Pain   Envy  
    Jennifer James (1986). “Success Is the Quality of Your Journey”, William Morrow Paperbacks
  • Drop jealousy and envy, for they make you ugly. Be loving, be accepting, and most of all... be happy just the way you are.

    Life   Envy   Ugly  
  • My brother, do men grieve over the fight of cats and dogs? So the jealousy, envy, and elbowing of common men should make no impression on your mind.

    Dog   Brother   Cat  
    Swami Vivekananda (1963). “Complete Works”
  • The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.

    William Penn (1782). “The Select Works of William Penn....”, p.188
  • The only causes of regret are laziness, outbursts of temper, hurting others, prejudice, jealousy, and envy.

    Hurt   Regret   Women  
    Germaine Greer (1972). “The female eunuch”
  • The source of sexual power is curiosity, passion. You are watching its little flame die of asphyxiation. Sex does not thrive on monotony. Without feeling, inventions, moods, no surprises in bed. Sex must be mixed with tears, laughter, words, promises, scenes, jealousy, envy, all of the spices of fear, foreign travel, new faces, novels, stories, dreams, fantasies, music, dancing, opium, wine.

    Dream   Sex   Laughter  
  • Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.

    John Dryden, Samuel Johnson (1822). “The Poems of John Dryden”
  • Kindness, love, patience, understanding, and unity will increase as we serve, while intolerance, jealousy, envy, greed, and selfishness decrease or disappear. The more we give of ourselves, the more our capacity to serve, understand, and love will grow.

    Kindness   Giving   Envy  
  • Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.

    Jealousy   Running   Real  
    George Bernard Shaw (2015). “The Collected Works of George Bernard Shaw: Plays, Novels, Articles, Letters and Essays: Pygmalion, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Candida, Arms and The Man, Man and Superman, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles And The Lion, The New York Times Articles on War, Memories of Oscar Wilde and more”, p.3698, e-artnow
  • My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.

  • Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight.

    Jealousy   Sight   Firsts  
  • Trifles light as air are to the jealous confirmations strong as proofs of holy writ.

    Jealousy   Strong   Light  
    'Othello' (1602-4) act 3, sc. 3, l. 323
  • More men die of jealousy than of cancer.

    Jealousy   Cancer   Men  
  • The Soul of the World is nourished by people's happiness. And also by unhappiness, envy, and jealousy. To realize one's Personal Legend is a person's only real obligation. All things are one.

    Real   People   Envy  
    Paulo Coelho (2009). “The Alchemist - 10th Anniversary Edition”, p.22, Harper Collins
  • Anger he smiles, towering in shiny metallic purple armor. Queen Jealousy, envy waits behind him, her fiery green gown sneers at the grassy ground.

    Queens   Revenge   Purple  
    Jimi Hendrix (2013). “Starting At Zero: His Own Story”, p.120, A&C Black
  • Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.

  • Envy is the most stupid of vices, for there is no single advantage to be gained from it.

    Jealousy   Stupid   Envy  
  • The truest mark of being born with great qualities is to be born without envy.

  • O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-ey'd monster, which doth mock The meat it feeds on.

    Jealousy   Envy   Tragedy  
    'Othello' (1602-4) act 3, sc. 3, l. 165
  • People are taken aback by a confident, pretty girl who knows what she wants in life and isn't going to let anyone get in her way. And you know what it's all about? Jealousy.

    Jealousy   Girl   Taken  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.

    House in Paris (1935) pt. 2, ch. 8
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