Top 25 Jealousy Quotes, Sayings About Jealousy And Envy

The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you. —Bette Midler

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. —Carrie Fisher

Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others– it only changes yours. —Shannon Alder

Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up? —Sean Covey

Jealousy Quotes - symptom of neurotic insecurity

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

Jealousy Quotes - just wasting time

Don’t waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind. —Mary Schmich

Jealousy Quotes - more self-love

In jealousy there is more self-love than love. —Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Jealousy Quotes - die multiple times

The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied wins applause. —Baltasar Gracian

Gossip is just a tool to distract people who have nothing better to do from feeling jealous of those few of us still remaining with noble hearts. —Anna Godbersen

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

Nothing brings on jealousy like laughter. —Françoise Sagan

Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy. —François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they’re jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights. —Shannon L. Alder

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

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

More Quotes and Sayings About Jealousy And Envy

Jealousy Quotes - tormenting themselves

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

Jealousy Quotes - love and envy

Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. —Josh Billings

Jealousy Quotes - lacking in self-worth

Envy is a symptom of lack of appreciation of our own uniqueness and self worth. Each of us has something to give that no one else has. —Elizabeth O’Connor

Jealousy Quotes - envious at others

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

I love being in love, but I also love other things, like not being jealous, overly sensitive, or needy. —Dark Jar Tin Zoo

Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well. —Theodore Roosevelt

There was no pleasure like being envied on a mass scale. —Anna Godbersen

There is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much destructive feeling as ‘moral indignation,’ which permits envy or hate to be acted out under the guise of virtue. —Erich Fromm

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

Envy is the religion of the mediocre. It comforts them, it soothes their worries, and finally it rots their souls, allowing them to justify their meanness and their greed until they believe these to be virtues. —Carlos Ruiz Zafón

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