The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good-fortune.
If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks.
Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.
Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred.
He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
Envy is a littleness of soul, which cannot see beyond a certain point, and if it does not occupy the whole space feels itself excluded.
Then you will be the one others envy, and you can remember the pain and reach out to them.
Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.
Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him.
Pity is for the living, envy is for the dead.
As a moth gnaws a garment, so doth envy consume a man.
All envy is proportionate to desire; we are uneasy at the attainments of another, according as we think our own happiness would be advanced by the addition of that which he withholds from us.
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
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.
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