Jealous And Envy Quotes by Emma Goldman, Robert A. Heinlein, Havelock Ellis, Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Elizabeth Bowen, George Eliot and many others.
Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one
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.
Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
The truest mark of being born with great qualities is to be born without envy.
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.
So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.
Jealousy dislikes the world to know it.
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves.
If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.
Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
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.
Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight.
Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.
You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.