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110+ Jealousy Quotes And Sayings

Jealousy is that unpleasant emotion you feel when you think someone’s trying to take what’s yours. Jealousy might creep up on you if someone flirts with your sweetie or copies your unique style.Jealousy defines an unhappy feeling because someone has something that you would like or can do something that you would like to do. This is a collection of 110+ Jealousy quotes and sayings.


1. Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive. Havelock Ellis
2. Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that. Oliver Stone
3. Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it. William Shenstone
4. Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties. Gene Tierney
5. Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. H. G. Wells
6. Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time. Drake
7. Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies. Elizabeth Bowen
8. Jealousy is the fear of comparison. Max Frisch
9. The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves. William Penn
10. Jealousy... is a mental cancer. B. C. Forbes
11. Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. Fulton J. Sheen
12. The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time. Johann Kaspar Lavater
13. You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars. Gary Allan
14. He that is jealous is not in love. Saint Augustine
15. Envy and jealousy are incurable diseases. Robert Kraft
16. Don't waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind. Mary Schmich
17. Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love. Francois de La Rochefoucauld
18. Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it. William Shenstone
19. To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter. Francoise Sagan
20. Jealousy is all the fun you think they had. Erica Jong
21. A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy. Jean Baudrillard
21. There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy. Lope de Vega
22. Man is jealous because of his amour propre; woman is jealous because of her lack of it. Germaine Greer
23. It is not love that is blind, but jealousy. Lawrence Durrell
24. Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves. Karl Kraus
25. It's amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy. Rupert Everett
26. The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
27. Jealousy is the worst trait in any person. Adam DeVine
28. Jealousy is a scary thing. Laura Dern
29. The knives of jealousy are honed on details. Ruth Rendell
30. Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred. Arthur Golden
31. Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love. George Eliot
32. Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness. Francois de La Rochefoucauld
33. Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire. Solomon Ibn Gabirol
34. Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul. John Dryden
35. Jealousy is the tie that binds, and binds, and binds. Helen Rowland
36. Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
37. Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl. George Meredith



38. People can do all kinds of things that maybe aren't wise in hindsight because of jealousy. Kristin Bauer van Straten
39. The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare. Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another, comparisons only fan the fires. Dorothy Corkille Briggs
40. The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves. William Penn
41. Jealousy seldom punishes with the severity it suffers. Norman MacDonald
42. Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart. George Eliot
43. Jealousy is always born with love, but doesn't always die with it. Francois De La Rochefeould
44. Jealousy is an awkward homage which inferiority renders to merit. Mme . De Puisieux
45. Jealousy, the jaundice of the soul. John Dryden
46. Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. Carrie Fisher
47. So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt. William Shakespeare
48. Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy. François de La Rochefoucauld
49. Margaret was not a ready lover, but where she loved she loved passionately, and with no small degree of jealousy. Elizabeth Gaskell
50. Men are jealous of every woman, even when they don’t have the slightest interest in her themselves. Jan Neruda
51. The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents. Salvador Dalí
52. Jealousy’s a weak emotion. Jay-Z
53. You can't be yourself within jealousy. Toba Beta
54. Animals don't know as much about jealousy as people, but they're not ignorant of it, either. Stephen King
55. Humans are suspicious and jealous creatures. When they see something perfect, they want to find a flaw. Gosho Aoyama
56. Trifles light as air are to the jealous confirmations strong as proofs of holy writ. William Shakespeare
57. Envy is for people who don’t have the self-esteem to be jealous. Bauvard
58. Marriage and its entourage of possession and jealousy enslave the spirit. Irvin D. Yalom
59. Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves. Joseph Addison
60. He who is jealous, is never jealous of what you see, with what is imagined is enough. Jacinto Benavente
61. What is jealousy but a reflection of your own failures? Michael Connelly
62. Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run. George Bernard Shaw
63. Jealousy is a disease, it's like a poison. Francesca Marciano
64. The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring. Victor Hugo
65. Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. Josh Billings
66. In a not too distant future, reason and education will have driven home the lesson of the futility of jealousy. Pitigrilli
67. Jealousy is perhaps the most involuntary of all strong emotions. It steals consciousness, it lies deeper than thought. It is always there, like a blackness in the eye, it discolours the world. Iris Murdoch
68. True friendship doesn't include jealousy. Eraldo Banovac
69. Jealousy is being called up to what you can have, instead of called out for what you don't have. Jackie Viramontez
70. Jealousy is not contemptible real love has a beak and claws. Simone de Beauvoir
71. Because I believe there is nothing so self-destroying, and no emotion quite so despicable, as jealousy. Daphne du Maurier



72. Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies. Elizabeth Bowen
73. Jealousy, that diseased crow pecking at your heart. Stewart Stafford
64. Jealousy is projected self-pity. Narcissismus Decimus Maximus
75. Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy. Heraclitus
76. Jealousy of another means you need to work on making you proud of yourself. Sam Owen
77. Jealousy often turns people into irresponsible storytellers. Kevin Keenoo
78. The jealousy holds neither the colours and nor the places. It is voiceless and timeless a time bomb within you to blow up only you, not others. Ehsan Sehgal
79. Stay away to abuse and misemploy knowledge, and neutrality with jealousy since it reflects the lack of sense. Ehsan Sehgal
80. Jealousy often turns people into irresponsible storytellers. Kevin Keenoo
81. Insecurity creates ditches for others and oneself as well. Kushiro Shoko
82. Love emancipates you from prison of envy and jealousy. It makes u invisible to hatred and oblivious of self. Irrfan ishaq
83. Haters never seem to realize that jealousy is an infinite torture to which you condemn yourself. Steve Maraboli
84. Guard your heart against anger, bitterness, envy, jealousy….! Lailah Gifty Akita
86. Jealousy is a normal human emotion. When people act on that emotion, they then become a hater. Ron Baratono
87. The spirit of envy can destroy; it can never build. Margaret Thatcher
88. The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch. Jim Rohn
89. Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time. Arab proverb
90. More than jealousy or possessiveness pettiness kills love. Marty Rubin
91. A desert lily need not turn jealous eyes toward the common violet. Colleen Houck
92. People that are jealous and envious of you are too freaking lazy to step up their own game. April Mae Monterrosa
93. Success causes others to be jealous and hate. Sunday Adelaja
94. Jealousy is like wood ants, it will nibble away, until there's nothing left. Charmaine J.Forde
95. To live with a mind full of grudges and jealousy, is to bargain to be constantly punished by negative feelings and emotions. Edmond Mbiaka
96. Gossip is the sound of jealously. Anton Rubaclini
97. If you're not at least a tiny bit jealous at this point, you might want to check for your own pulse. Emily Matchar
98. Jealousy is a general human behavior, Until it's not changed. Srishtie
99. What we did see was that jealousy is fear: it can corrode even if quite baseless. Sheldon Vanauken
100. Jealousy is like a cactus its respond and reaction is thorny. Kishore Bansal
101. Jealousy is not there to encourage you to make someone fail, but there to encourage one to do more than the one they envy. Unarine Ramaru
102. Jealousy devours us, we are its dish of the day. Charles de Leusse
103. I consider jealousy a humiliating and degrading feeling, and I shall never allow myself to be influenced by it. Leo Tolstoy
104. Think about the suffering we cause ourselves internally through getting angry or jealous. Gyalwa Dokhampa
105. Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time. Drake
106. Jealous is an ugly thing. Jennifer L. Armentrout
107. Even jealousy is based on fantasies: a fantasy that someone else has what belongs to you. Anna Deavere Smith
108. When a woman shows confidence and another claims arrogance, she is usually suffering from jealousy. Teresa Mummert
109. A popular man arouses the jealousy of the powerful. Frank Herbert
110. The knives of jealousy are honed on details. Ruth Rendell
111. If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang. Charley Reese
112. Envy is an insult to oneself. Yevgeny Yevtushenko
113. What is inspiration in strangers is jealousy in kinsmen. Raheel Farooq
114. Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts. Jean Vanier
115. Jealousy smells like the water in the bottom of a flower vase after the flowers have died. Megan Hart
116. There are no preconditions for jealousy. You don't have to be right, you don't have to be reasonable.
117. Of the seven deadly sins, only envy is no fun at all. Joseph Epstein
118. Jealousy knows neither morality nor empathy. Ella Leya

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