Jealousy Quotes (72)

Quotes and citations about jealousy


People are taken aback by a confident, pretty girl who knows what she wants in life and isn't going to let anyone get in her way. And you know what it's all about? Jealousy.

By : Summer Altice

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From heresy, frenzy and jealousy, good Lord deliver me.

By : Ludovico Ariosto

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Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.

By : Aristotle

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That is ever the way. Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.

By : J. M. Barrie

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That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.

By : James M. Barrie

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A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.

By : Jean Baudrillard

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No jealousy their dawn of love overcast, nor blasted were their wedded days with strife

By : James Beattie

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Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.

By : Aphra Behn

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Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.

By : Elizabeth Bowen

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Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.

By : Johannes Brahms

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The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare. Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another, comparisons only fan the fires.

By : Dorothy Corkville Briggs

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Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.

By : Van Wyck Brooks

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Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.

By : George Byron

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Lovers may be - and indeed generally are - enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.

By : Lord Byron

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Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive.

By : Alexis Carrel

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Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion.

By : Emile M. Cioran

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Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight.

By : Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.

By : Salvador Dali

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My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.

By : Rodney Dangerfield

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Religion can make it worse. Are you supposing that if people were encouraged to believe in a transcendent reality, and to be encouraged by grand rituals and music and preaching, to love their neighbors, then they would put jealousy and frustration aside?

By : Mary Douglas

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Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.

By : John Dryden

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It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.

By : Lawrence Durrell

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Jealousy is the grave of affection.

By : Mary Baker Eddy

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Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.

By : Paul Eldridge

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Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.

By : George Eliot

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There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire

By : George Eliot

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Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.

By : George Eliot

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

By : Henry Ellis

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It's amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy.

By : Rupert Everett

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Jealousy... is a mental cancer.

By : B. C. Forbes

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What we used to say was whoever had the bow tie got to lead the band. There was never any jealousy.

By : Pete Fountain

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Jealousy is the fear of comparison.

By : Max Frisch

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Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.

By : Solomon Ibn Gabirol

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There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report.

By : Richard Le Gallienne

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Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred.

By : Arthur Golden

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Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy.

By : Robert A. Heinlein

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

By : Robert A. Heinlein

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I do not say anything from jealousy.

By : Anna Held

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That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's so little and they don't have so many athletes.

By : Martina Hingis

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There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.

By : Washington Irving

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