I do not want to see pictures of you with your ex-girlfriend.
Get rid of them, please.
Your Current Girlfriend.
- 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.
Talk about me all you want. We all know it's just jealousy.
Jealousy is a tiger that tears not only it's prey, but also it's own raging heart.
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
Updated: Mar 11, 2013