Quotes March 30, 2019

“Envy shoots at others and wounds itself.”
English Proverb
“Keep yourselves far from envy; it eateth up and taketh away good actions, like as fire eateth up and burneth wood.”
“Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man’s self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.”
Francis Bacon
“Envy is like a fly that passes all the body’s sounder parts, and dwells upon the sores.”
Arthur Chapman
“Envy is a gun with a faulty breech-lock which flares back and burns the gunner.”
Austin O’Malley
“Jealousy—Tormenting yourself, for fear you should be tormented by another.”
Paul Chatfield
“Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Pure love allows no room for jealousy.”
James Lendall Basford (1845–1915), Sparks from the Philosopher’s Stone
“Jealousy is simply and clearly the fear that you do not have value. Jealousy scans for evidence to prove the point – that others will be preferred and rewarded more than you. There is only one alternative – self-value. If you cannot love yourself, you will not believe that you are loved. You will always think it’s a mistake or luck.”
Jennifer James
“Jealousy is an awkward homage which inferiority renders to merit.”
de Puixieux
“Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest.”
R. Orage
“O jealousy! thou magnifier of trifles.”
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
“Envy lurks at the bottom of the human heart like a viper in its hole.”
Honoré de Balzac
“Never love unless you can bear with all the faults of man: Men will sometimes jealous be, Though but little cause they see.”
Thomas Campion, ‘Never Love Unless’
“Jealousy injures us with the dagger of self-doubt.”
Terri Guillemets
“Envy is the most stupid of vices, for there is no single advantage to be gained from it.”
Honore de Balzac
“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.”

“Envy is a waste of time.”
Author Unknown