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Envy quotes (18)
Love looks through a telescope; envy through a microscope.
Josh Billings Category: Envy
The truest mark of being born with great qualities is being born without envy.
François Duc de La Rochefoucauld Category: Envy
The grass is always greener on the other side.
Proverb Category: Envy
Keep yourselves far from envy; it eateth up and taketh away good actions like as fire eateth up and burneth wood.
Prophet Muhammad Category: Envy
The things which belong to others please us more And that which is ours is more pleasing to others.
Publilius Syrus Category: Envy
Attribute not the good actions of another to bad causes: thou canst not know his heart; but the world will know by this that thine is full of envy.
Akhenaton Category: Envy
PAIN n. An uncomfortable frame of mind that may have a physical basis in something that is being done to the body or may be purely mental caused by the good fortune of another.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Envy
But O how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes!
William Shakespeare Category: Envy
Envy is the adversary of the fortunate.
Epictetus Category: Envy
It is the eyes of other people that ruin us. If all but myself were blind I should want neither a fine house nor fine furniture.
Benjamin Franklin Category: Envy
As iron is eaten away by rust so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Antisthenes Category: Envy
Every other sin hath some pleasure annexed to it or will Admit of an excuse: envy alone wants both.
Robert Burton Category: Envy
If the grass on the other side of the fence appears greener ... it must be all the fertilizer they are using.
Kevin Rodowicz Category: Envy
Envy is like a fly that passes all a bodys sounder parts And dwells upon the sores.
George Chapman Category: Envy
Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already. Of the things you have select the best: and then reflect how eagerly they would have been sought if you did not have them.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Category: Envy
The covetous man is ever in want.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace Category: Envy
Whenever a friend succeeds a little something in me dies.
Gore Vidal Category: Envy
When men are full of envy they disparage everything whether it be good or bad.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus Category: Envy