Jealousy Quotes

Posted by Vebra on March 25, 2012

Dear Boyfriend,
I do not want to see pictures of you with your ex-girlfriend.
Get rid of them, please.

Sincerely,
Your Current Girlfriend.

Jealousy Quotes
Such is the inconsistency of real love, that it is always awake to suspicion, however unreasonable; always requiring new assurances from the object of its interest.
- Ann Radcliffe

Envy can be a positive motivator. Let it inspire you to work harder for what you want.
- Robert Bringle

Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
- Fulton J. Sheen

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

Jealousy can be a new way to prove love, but they may also offend the dignity of a woman perfectly delicate.
- n/a

Talk about me all you want. We all know it's just jealousy.
- n/a

Jealousy is a tiger that tears not only it's prey, but also it's own raging heart.
- n/a

Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest.
- A. R. Orage

Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Our envy of others devours us most of all.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.
- Maya Angelou

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

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

Jealousy isn't a pleasant quality, but if it isn't overdone (and if it's combined with modesty), apart from its inconvenience there's even something touching about it.
- Milan Kundera

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 -- in fact, they're almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other. Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil.
- Robert Heinlein

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

Plain women are always jealous of their husbands. Beautiful women never are. They are always so occupied with being jealous of other women's husbands.
- Oscar Wilde

If envy were a fever, all the world would be ill.
- Danish Proverb

Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
- François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

The truest mark of being born with great qualities is being born without envy.
- Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Envy is the most stupid of vices, for there is no single advantage to be gained from it.
- Honore de Balzac

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.
- Harold Coffin

The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
- Baltasar Gracián

Envy is a littleness of soul, which can not see beyond a certain point, and if it does not occupy the whole space feels itself excluded.
- William Hazlitt

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