Quotation Explorer - 'Envious'

Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. - Bible
Mindset matters... always. The difference found between the victorious and the envious, the successful and the haters; is mindset. - Steve Maraboli
When you're working, some people relax and wait for the invisible right time, but when they see your fortune, they wake up and strategize an envious attack. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Never be envious of what someone else has.You don't know the price they paid to get it, and you don't know the price they are paying to keep it. - Stephan Labossiere
Roots never get the appreciation that a flower does, but that doesn’t make them envious. - Debasish Mridha
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion. - Antisthenes Pinto
Virtue on earth is persecuted ever; the envious die, but envy never. - Moliere
But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun! Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief, That thou her maid are far more fair than she. - William Shakespeare
Some people are each envious of the person they used to be. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Heaven, envious of our joys, is waxen pale; And when we whisper, then the stars fall down To be partakers of our honey talk.(Dido, Queen of Carthage 4.4.52-54) - Christopher Marlowe
At the bottom of the mountain you have your scoffers and doubters, by midpoint you have your envious and haters, and when you reach to the top you have new friends and family you never met or thought existed. - Anthony Liccione
In order to become great we must allows others to become great before us, and not be envious of their greatness but rather rejoice in it. So that when we become great, there will be others who shall rejoice in ours. - George Mercado
If you learn to develop an abundant mentality you will not be envious of others, you will celebrate their successes, you share in their joys and pains; don't see life as a competition but a complimentary. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
An envious heart makes a treacherous ear. - Zora Neale Hurston
those, who are believed to be most self—abased and humble, are generally in reality the most ambitious and envious - Baruch Spinoza
I was in love with everything- I wanted to look with love at the angry people so that their eyes would be forced to respond; and I wanted to bring gifts to the envious and tell them that I am worthless. - Egon Schiele
Only the foolish, blinded by language's conventions, think of fire as red or gold. Fire is blue at it's melancholy rim, green in it's envious heart. It may burn white, or even, in it's greatest rages, black. - Salman Rushdie
How envious I am that the sun may kiss your porcelain skin and forever change how the world sees you. - Phar West Nagle
If someone loves you, they should not be envious of you pouring your heart and soul and time and energy into the things that you are passionate about, but instead....they should love you MORE because you are so involved in those things. - Sharon Swan
Go on your way , use you brain , be innovative, achieve your dreams and don’t turn back, because you left so many envious people behind you !! - Ibnoulkhatib Yahya
Do the kind of things that come from the heart, When you do, you won't be dissatisfied, you won't be envious, you won't be longing for somebody else's things. On the contrary, you'll be overhelmed with what comes back - Morrie Schwartz
As a bird with beautiful feathers is the target of hunters, so the gifted are targets of the envious. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Don't waste your time being envious of what you don't have or who you want to be. Instead, focus on what you do have and who you can become. - April Mae Monterrosa
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