Quotations Topic: Envy (33 Quotations)
Men are so constituted that every one undertakes what he sees another successful in, whether he has aptitude for it or not.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
None of the affections have been noted to fascinate and bewitch but envy.
Nothing sharpens sight like envy.
Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself.
Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
The envied are like bureaucrats; the more impersonal they are, the greater the illusion (for themselves and for others) of their power.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
There is no sweeter sound than the crumbling of ones fellow man.
They that envy others are their inferiors.
Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.
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