Top 30 Quotes About Jealousy

Here is a collection of top 30 jealousy quotes to describe feelings of jealousy nd envy.

Jealousy Quotes :

  • Jealousy is a human trait, cultivated by petty people who will never be what they want to be, or will never have what they want to have.
  • “Jealousy isn’t a pleasant quality, but if it isn’t overdone (and if it’s combined with modesty), apart from its inconvenience there’s even something touching about it.”    ~Milan Kundera
  • “To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.”  ~Francoise Sagan
  • “Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.”  ~William Shenstone
  • “Jealousy is the tie that binds, and binds, and binds.”  ~Helen Rowland
  • “Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.”  ~Carrie Fisher
  • “Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.”  ~Solomon Ibn Gabirol
  • “Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.”  ~François de La Rochefoucauld
  • “In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.”  ~François de La Rochefoucauld
  • “Don’t waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind.”  ~Mary Schmich

Envy Jealousy Quotes :

  • “Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.”  ~Fulton J. Sheen
  • “You can’t be yourself within jealousy.”  ~Toba Beta
  • “Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.”  ~John Dryden
  • “Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.”  ~Havelock Ellis
  • “O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-ey’d monster, which doth mock. The meat it feeds on.”  ~William Shakespeare
  • “Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?”  ~Sean Covey
  • “The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.”  ~William Penn
  • “Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks.”  ~Shannon L. Alder
  • “The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.”  ~Bette Midler
  • “He who is jealous, is never jealous of what you see, with what is imagined is enough.”  ~Jacinto Benavente

Quotes On Jealousy :

  • “It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.”  ~Lawrence Durrell
  • “Jealousy… is a mental cancer.”  ~B. C. Forbes
  • “Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.”  ~H.G. Wells
  • “Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.”  ~George Eliot
  • “Humans are suspicious and jealous creatures. When they see something perfect, they want to find a flaw.”  ~Gosho Aoyama
  • “Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others – it only changes yours.”  ~Shannon L. Alder
  • “As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.”  ~Antisthenes
  • “You can only be jealous of someone who has something you think you ought to have yourself.”  ~Margaret Atwood
  • “Animals don’t know as much about jealousy as people, but they’re not ignorant of it, either.”  ~Stephen King
  • “So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.”  ~William Shakespeare

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