Quotation Explorer - 'Envied'

Envy, as distasteful as it is, has seeped into my mind on rare occasions, and those I've envied, although few in number, have only been those that live a life of leisure with peace of mind and time to do such wonderful things as read. - Donna Lynn Hope
Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well. - Theodore Roosevelt
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted
He who has never envied the vegetable has missed the human drama.
It is better to be envied than pitied. - Herodotus
A corpse boasted of being pain and trouble free. No one envied his lot. - Marty Rubin
The envied are like bureaucrats; the more impersonal they are, the greater the illusion (for themselves and for others) of their power. - John Berger
When I was a girl I would look out my bedroom window at the caterpillars; I envied them so much. No matter what they were before, no matter what happened to them, they could just hide away and turn into these beautiful creatures that could fly away completely untouched. - Patch Adams
Most people do not want much. All they want is to be envied by most people. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
To be envied for your giftedness is better than to be accepted for your untalentedness. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I had forgotten. Disgust shadows desire.Another life is never safely envied. - Robert Wells
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