Quotes March 19, 2019

“Envy is thin because it bites but never eats.”
Spanish Proverb
“Envy, if surrounded on all sides by the brightness of another’s prosperity, like the scorpion confined within a circle of fire, will sting itself to death.”
Charles Caleb Colton
“Envy is the coward side of Hate, and all her ways are bleak and desolate.”
Henry Abbey
“Envy is a littleness of soul, which cannot see beyond a certain point, and if it does not occupy the whole space, feels itself excluded.”
William Hazlitt
“Take heed you harbour not that vice call’d Envy, lest another’s happiness be your torment, and God’s blessing become your curse.”
Wellins Calcott
“Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.”
“A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.”
Proverbs 14:30
“It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.”
“Our envy of others devours us most of all.”
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
“Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself.”
Danish Proverb
“Nothing sharpens sight like envy.”
Thomas Fuller
“Men are so constituted that every one undertakes what he sees another successful in, whether he has aptitude for it or not.”
Johann Von Goethe
“Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good-fortune.”
William Hazlitt
“Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man’s eyes.”
William Shakespeare
“Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred.”
François de la Rochefoucauld
“It is never wise to seek or wish for another’s misfortune. If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.”
Charley Reese

“Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.”
John Gay