Envy

"Fortunate is he who does not carry envy as a companion."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There may be love without jealousy, but there is none without fear."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Jealousy is all the fun you think they had."

Erica Jong
Erica Jong "Fear of Flying"

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Envy is the art of counting the other fellow`s blessings instead of your own."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Jealousy is the injured lover's hell."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Writers are as jealous as pigeons."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"What hurts much more than own failures are someone else's successes."


Rating: 5.83 (Number of Voters: 6)

"The gilded sheath of pity sometimes covers the dagger of envy."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Jealousy is a grievous passion that jealously seeks what causes grief."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'm kind of jealous of the life I'm supposedly leading."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter."

Françoise Sagan
Françoise Sagan "La Chamade"

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happiness is a hard master - particularly other people's happiness."

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Brave New World"

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Jealousy is not a barometer by which the depth of love can be read, it merely records the degree of the lover's insecurity."


Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Jealousy is the theory that some other fellow has just as little taste."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Envy is like a fly that passes all the body's sounder parts, and dwells upon the sores."


Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The only person worth envying is he person who doesn't envy."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"I envy people who drink. At least they have something to blame everything on."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is better to be envied than pitied."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Envy plus rhetoric equals "social justice"."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy."

Ivan Illich
Ivan Illich "Tools for Conviviality"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Blowing out another's candle will not make yours shine brighter."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies."


Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Envy is the basis of democracy."

Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell "Conquest of Happiness"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 7)

"Wisdom is more to be envied than riches."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness, n. An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Envy is a thousand times worse than hunger, since it is hunger of the spirit."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Few of us can stand prosperity. Another man's, I mean."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Following the Equator"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 8)

"Congratulation, n. The civility of envy."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Jealousy is always born with love but does not always die with it."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sometimes it is pleasant for a husband to have a jealous wife: he always hears what he loves being talked about."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods."

Elbert Green Hubbard
Elbert Green Hubbard "The Note Book of Elbert Hubbard"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"In jealousy there is more of self-love than love."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Equality is a slogan based on envy. It signifies in the heart of every republican: "Nobody is going to occupy a place higher than I"."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Envy is the ulcer of the soul."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 4)