Quotation Explorer - 'Jealousy'

Mankind are tolerant of the praises of others as long as each hearer thinks that he can do as well or nearly as well himself, but, when the speaker rises above him, jealousy is aroused and he begins to be incredulous. - Thucydides
In that instant he learned what jealousy was. He wanted to know the name of every other man she had ever looked at, whether they had touched her- and most especially where to find these men so that he could kill them.
Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time. - Drake
MIND is not a dustbin to keep anger, hatred and jealousy. But it is the treasure box to keep, love happiness and sweet memories. - Swami Vivekananda
Don't waste your time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind. The race is long and in the end, it's only with yourself. - Baz Luhrmann
Jealousy is a normal human emotion. When people act on that emotion, they then become a hater. - Ron Baratono
when there is a bit mistrust, jealousy will arise and ended with misunderstanding - Tun Teja
So full of artless jealousy is guilt,It spills itself in fearing to be spilt. - William Shakespeare
O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on. - William Shakespeare
Hate is strong, fear is mighty, jealousy is powerful, but love is invincible. - Matshona Dhliwayo
[T]hat mutual jealousy, that intolerantly keen edge of criticism, that irrational hunger for a beautiful perfection, that life and wisdom do presently and most mercifully dull. - H.G. Wells
We need to get rid of hate, envy, jealousy, discord in ourselves, so we can reach a solution in terms of peace in order to feel that time has come for human happiness. - Chico Xavier
Don't show a friend your gift, or your bag of money if you still want to maintain your relationship, but if nay, go on, and all you'll see is hate and jealousy, and you'll fight with him in the street like a dog and all you'll feel is regret. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When a woman shows confidence and another claims arrogance, she is usually suffering from jealousy. - Teresa Mummert
I wish to live without hate, whim, jealousy, envy, and fear. I wish to be simple, honest, frank, natural . . to face any obstacle and meet every difficulty unabashed and unafraid. - Elbert Hubbard
My heart is too valuable to allow hatred and jealousy to rent a spot. - Mufti Ismail Menk
Jealousy is all the fun you think they had. - Erica Jong
Sex does not thrive on monotony. Without feeling, inventions, moods,no surprises in bed. Sex must be mixed with tears, laughter, words, promises, scenes, jealousy, envy, all the spices of fear, foreign travel, new faces, novels, stories, dreams, fantasies, music, dancing, opium, wine. - Anaïs Nin
Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits. - Paul Eldridge
There's no jealousy in the grave. - Rudyard Kipling
There are two types of seeds in the mind: those that create anger, fear, frustration, jealousy, hatred and those that create love, compassion, equanimity and joy. Spirituality is germination and sprouting of the second group and transforming the first group. - Amit Ray
Jealousy is not there to encourage you to make someone fail, but there to encourage one to do more than the one they envy. - Unarine Ramaru
Jealousy is the art of burning yourself inside out. - Debasish Mridha
One day of happiness is worth more than a lifetime of sorrow .... Under ordinary circumstances, jealousy is a suspicion to the person who excites it and degrading to the person who indulges it. - Victor Hugo
True love is jealousy in disguise: A man cannot restrict his lover from going to the club because he hates her, he actually hates the men who would come around and touch her. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace. - Milan Kundera
If you are honest, truthful, and transparent, people trust you. If people trust you, you have no grounds for fear, suspicion or jealousy. - Dalai Lama XIV
The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents. - Salvador Dalí
Jealously would kill you from inside, if you water the plant of jealousy with anger instead of hard work - Paolo Coelho
In jealousy there is more of self-love, than of love to another. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as we pass from suspicion to certainty. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
One of the tortures of jealousy is that it can never turn its eyes away from the thing that pains it. - George Eliot
My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was. - Rodney Dangerfield
When Darkness surrounds you, look for the stars. When Jealousy whispers, kill it with laughter. When Hate hurts you, love with all your strength. - M.J. Abraham
Love is the 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. - Robert Heinlein
In this world one must be like everybody else if he doesn't want to provoke scorn or envy or jealousy. - Mark Twain
This is not about jealousy. It's all about loyalty, honesty and respect. - Pravinee Hurbungs
There's a war between two wolves inside everybody. One is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies and ego. The other's good. It's love, peace, beauty, happiness, truth, hope, joy, humility, kindness, and empathy. "Who wins...?""The one you feed". - MK Asante
Jealousy shows weakness and we must be strong to except ourselves for who we truly are. - Sarah van Waterschoot
In cities where peace and the arts flourish, men are more consumed by jealousy, worry, and anxiety than they are in cities under the blight of a besieging army. Private sorrows are more bitter than public suffering. - Voltaire
Jealousy is a detestable motive. - Lailah Gifty Akita
People who hate you because of a mere jealousy over your success hurt themselves in disguise. This is because you carry an image of who they wish they had become. Don't hate them back because they may also become like you one day and it will mean hurting that image you carry! - Israelmore Ayivor
Humanity has one strength that no one has: that is we may feel the feelings, pain, jealousy, failure, love, happiness of others and identify with them, and even see the world through their own eyes. - Orhan Pamuk
Her death...brought me as nothing else could do to know and end my jealousy of God. It saved her faith from assault. - Sheldon Vanauken
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. - H. G. Wells
CIf you are honest, truthful, and transparent, people trust you. If people trust you, you have no grounds for fear, suspicion or jealousy. - Dalai Lama XIV
Fear, anger, jealousy, hatred of self and others are the outcomes of the lack of connectivity with your inner self. Connecting with your inner self and awakening your inner sensuality is not a luxury anymore, but it has become the necessity. - Vishwas Chavan
Stay close 2 those who r by ur side in happy times, because they do not harbor jealousy or envy in their hearts, only joy 2 c u happy... - Paulo Coelho
Nature is at work.. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.
Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several--from foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy. - Jean de la Bruyere
Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time. - Arab proverb
Jealousy is a general human behavior, Until it's not changed. - Srishtie
If a person's mind is controlled by forces of revenge and jealousy, it cannot express love & sympathy. And even if they show love and sympathy to others it will yield no good result. The thought will not be reflected in love but in hate. - Virchand Gandhi
Jealousy is the art of injuring ourselves more than others. - Alexandre Dumas
That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse. - James M. Barrie
The enemy stays in the hearts of friends. Watch what your friends know about you and watch what you tell your friends, remember, egoism breeds jealousy and ends a relationship in discord. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Jealousy is not the remedy.It is the illness. - Gabbo De La Parra
Have you ever seen a jealous person acting nice? Jealousy and hate are really close. They don't hate you;they hate what you stand for. - Cameron How to be a Girl
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. - Fulton J. Sheen
A person has to be too much selfish to fulfill own wish of being surrounded by many people often, else s/he feels suffocated due to hatred or hidden jealousy from the most public around her/him. - Anuj Somany
As jealousy entered, trust left... and their dream of a relationship began to wither into a nightmare... a nightmare in which love just wasn't enough. - Steve Maraboli
The anger from jealousy makes you powerful and full of energy. - anthony grime
Jealousy - that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive. - Havelock Ellis
The voice of jealousy strikes from those who aim to hurt you, not those who love you! - Dee Waldeck
with the pain jealousy instils and the love hate relationship it creates surely its just easier to appreciate what you have then what you could loose - Richard Kent
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