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... view

By: Summer Altice

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

By: Ludovico Ariosto

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... view

By: Aristotle

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

By: J. M. Barrie

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

By: James M. Barrie

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

By: Jean Baudrillard

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

By: James Beattie

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

By: Aphra Behn

Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies... view

By: Elizabeth Bowen

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... view

By: Johannes Brahms

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

By: Dorothy Corkville Briggs

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... view

By: Van Wyck Brooks

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... view

By: George Byron

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... view

By: Lord Byron

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

By: Alexis Carrel

Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion... view

By: Emile M. Cioran

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

By: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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

By: Salvador Dali

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

By: Rodney Dangerfield

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?.. view

By: Mary Douglas

Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul... view

By: John Dryden

It is not love that is blind, but jealousy... view

By: Lawrence Durrell

Jealousy is the grave of affection... view

By: Mary Baker Eddy

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

By: Paul Eldridge

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

By: George Eliot

There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire.. view

By: George Eliot

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

By: George Eliot

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

By: Henry Ellis

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

By: Rupert Everett

Jealousy... is a mental cancer... view

By: B. C. Forbes

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

By: Pete Fountain

Jealousy is the fear of comparison... view

By: Max Frisch

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

By: Solomon Ibn Gabirol

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... view

By: Richard Le Gallienne

Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred... view

By: Arthur Golden

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... view

By: Robert A. Heinlein

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

By: Robert A. Heinlein

I do not say anything from jealousy... view

By: Anna Held

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... view

By: Martina Hingis

There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard... view

By: Washington Irving