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Envy Quotes

I call that mind free which jealously guards its intellectual rights and powers, which calls no man master, which does not content itself with a passive or hereditary faith, and receives new truth as an angel from Heaven.
Woody Allen
The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself. Check yourself against this list of obstacles to a pleasing personality interrupting others sarcasm vanity being a poor listener insincere flattery finding fault challenging others without good cause giving unsolicited advice complaining attitude of superiority envy of others' success poor posture and dress.
Unknown
I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
Dudley Field Malone
The lusts and greeds of the body scandalize the Soul but it has to come to heel.
Logan Pearsall Smith
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
Herodotus
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of happiness.
Lao Tzu
Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several--from foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy.
Jean de la Bruyere
Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
Erica Jong
For not many men, the proverb saith, can love a friend whom fortune prospereth unenvying.
Aeschylus
To take the measure of oneself by reference to one's colleagues leads to envy or complacency rather than constructive self-examination.
Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.
The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
Salvador Dali
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Horace
Here at lastWe shall be freethe Almighty hath not builtHere for his envy, will not drive us henceHere we may reign secure, and in my choiceTo reign is worth ambition though in HellBetter to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven.
John Milton
Man will do many things to get himself loved he will do all things to get himself envied.
Mark Twain
I guess I kinda lost control, because in the middle of the play I ran up and lit the evil puppet villain on fire. No, I didn't. Just kidding. I just said that to illustrate one of the human emotions, which is freaking out. Another emotion is greed, as when someone kills someone for money, or something like that. Another emotion is generosity, as when you pay someone double what he paid for his stupid puppet.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us--avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
Francesco Petrarch
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