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Jealousy Of Others Quotes


"Jealous is every virtue of the others, and a dreadful thing is jealousy. Even virtues may succumb by jealousy." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The only causes of regret are laziness, outbursts of temper, hurting others, prejudice, jealousy, and envy." - Germaine Greer

"Jealousy - the Auschwitz of emotions." - Christopher Titus

"Incivility is not a Vice of the Soul, but the effect of several Vices; of Vanity, Ignorance of Duty, Laziness, Stupidity, Distraction, Contempt of others, and Jealousy." - Jean De La Bruyere

"Jealousy has the amazing power to illuminate a single person in an intense beam of light, keeping the multitude of others in total darkness." - Milan Kundera

"Possibly, more people kill themselves and others out of hurt vanity than out of envy, jealousy, malice or desire for revenge." - Iris Murdoch

"The jealousy of the dead is lasting!" - Jean Garrigue

"Jealousy is one of love's parasites." - Josh Billings

"Jealousy is the paralysis of love." - Luc De Clapiers

"Jealousy always gets the best of me." - Eric Halvorsen

"O jealousy! thou magnifier of trifles." - Friedrich Schiller

"jealousy is indeed the shadow of love." - Ayala Malakh-Pines

"jealousy ... survives every other passion of mankind ..." - Virginia Woolf

"Jealousy is a strange transformer of characters." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Jealousy, the jaundice of the soul." - John Dryden

"Jealousy is the grave of affection." - Mary Baker Eddy

"Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul." - John Dryden

"Jealousy is the fear of comparison." - Max Frisch

"Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl." - George Meredith

"Jealousy destroys the matrimonies; jealousy destroys the friendships, jealousy provokes religious wars, fratricidal hates, murderers and all kind of suffering." - Samael Aun Weor

"Part of the reason people abroad resent the United States is something Americans can do very little about: envy. The richest, most powerful country in the world attracts the jealousy of others in much the same way that the richest, most powerful man in a small town attracts the jealousy of others." - Mohsin Hamid

"Rejoice in the prosperity of others. When you feel contemptuous, or even a twinge of jealousy, toward the accomplishments or life-styles of others, you are harboring negativity where love must reside." - Wayne Dyer

"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

"Jealousy is simply and clearly the fear that you do not have value. Jealousy scans for evidence to prove the point - that others will be preferred and rewarded more than you. There is only one alternative - self-value. If you cannot love yourself, you will not believe that you are loved. You will always think it's a mistake or luck. Take your eyes off others and turn the scanner within. Find the seeds of your jealousy, clear the old voices and experiences. Put all the energy into building your personal and emotional security. Then you will be the one others envy, and you can remember the pain and reach out to them." - Jennifer James

"Most of the world is like a mental hospital. Some persons are sick with jealousy, others with anger, hatred, passion. They are victims of their habits and emotions. But you can make your home a place of peace." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"Our very best friends have a tincture of jealousy even in their friendship; and when they hear us praised by others, will ascribe it to sinister and interested motives if they can." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Jealousy is in a manner just and reasonable, as it tends to preserve a good which belongs, or which we believe belongs to us, on the other hand envy is a fury which cannot endure the happiness of others." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The test of Ahimsa is absence of jealousy." - Swami Vivekananda

"Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"More men die of jealousy than of cancer." - Joseph P Kennedy

"For love, thou know'st, is full of jealousy" - William Shakespeare

"What is jealousy but a reflection of your own failures?" - Michael Connelly

"Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion." - Emil Cioran

"I measured love by the extent of my jealousy." - Graham Greene

"Thou tyrant, tyrant Jealousy, Thou tyrant of the mind!" - John Dryden

"Jealousy is the suspicion of one's own inferiority." - Emily Post

"A popular man arouses the jealousy of the powerful," - Frank Herbert

"Jealousy is the forerunner of love, and often its awakener." - Francis Marion Crawford

"jealousy is the direct result of self-betrayal." - Edna O'Brien

"Jealousy ... is the most obvious sign of impotency." - Helen Nielsen

"Jealousy takes root in the soil of insecurity." - Beth Moore

"Jealousy is nothing more than a fear of abandonment" - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Why art thou silent and invisible, Father of Jealousy?" - William Blake

"In jealousy there is more of self-love than love." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Jealousy is the most dreadfully involuntary of all sins." - Iris Murdoch

"Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion." - Emile M Cioran

"The knives of jealousy are honed on details." - Ruth Rendell

"A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity." - Robert A Heinlein

"Jealousy means ego, jealousy means unconsciousness. Jealousy means that you have not known even a moment of joy and bliss; you are living in misery. Jealousy is a by-product of misery, ego, unconsciousness." - Rajneesh

"Because of jealousy you are in constant suffering; you become mean to others. And because of jealousy you start becoming phony, because you start pretending. You start pretending things that you don't have, you start pretending things which you CAN'T have, which are not natural to you. You become more and more artificial. Imitating others, competing with others, what else can you do? If somebody has something and you don't have it, and you don't have a natural possibility of having it, the only way is to have some cheap substitute for it." - Rajneesh

"Only God can give us a selfless love for others, as the Holy Spirit changes us from within. This is one reason we must receive Christ, for apart from His Spirit we can never be freed from the chains of selfishness, jealousy, and indifference. Will others see Christ's love in your life today?" - Billy Graham

"Our knowledge of what the richer than ourselves possess, and the poor do not, has never been more widespread. Therefore, envy, which is wanting what others have, and jealousy, which is not wanting others to have what one has, have never been more widespread." - John Fowles

"Jealousy is the very reverse of understanding, of sympathy, and of generous feeling. Never has jealousy added to character, never does it make the individual big and fine." - Emma Goldman

"I don't mind saying in advance that in my opinion jealousy is normal and healthy. Jealousy arises out of the fact that children love. If they have no capacity to love, then they don't show jealousy." - Donald Woods Winnicott

"Jealousy is always born with love, but does not die with it. In jealousy there is more of self-love than of love to another." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"With fear, possessiveness enters the picture, then jealousy rears its ugly head. Jealousy is the opposite of desiring life and freedom of choice for one's partner." - Peter Shepherd

"The spirit of liberty is not merely, as multitudes imagine, a jealousy of our own particular rights, but a respect for the rights of others, and an unwillingness that any man, whether high or low, should be wronged and trampled under foot." - William Ellery Channing

"Your actions are your own. Your choices are your own. Each of us carries a burden of guilt for decisions made or not made. You can let that rule your whole life or you can put it behind you and move on. Only a madman lets jealousy determine the course of his existence. Only a weak man blames others for his own errors." - Juliet Marillier

"We ask ourselves and each of us may wonder: Does the Lord feel truly at home in my life? Do we allow him to do a 'cleansing' in our hearts and to drive out the idols, those attitudes of greed, jealousy, worldliness, envy and hatred, that habit of gossiping and tearing down others?" - Pope Francis

"The sin of pride may be a small or a great thing in someone's life, and hurt vanity a passing pinprick or a self-destroying or even murderous obsession. Possibly, more people kill themselves and others out of hurt vanity than out of envy, jealousy, malice or desire for revenge." - Iris Murdoch

"Right now, make a list of what you admire about yourself- don't stop until you've filled a page. Sit and relish each quality and accomplishment. When you remember how much you have to be proud of, you don't need to envy others. Instead of wallowing in your jealousy, use your friends' accomplishments as inspiration to pursue the life you want." - Phil Mcgraw

"There is something to be said for jealousy, because it only designs the preservation of some good which we either have or think wehave a right to. But envy is a raging madness that cannot bear the wealth or fortune of others." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Whatever you desire for yourself, affirm it for others, and it will help you both. We reap what we sow. If we send out thoughts of love and health, they return to us like bread cast upon the waters; but if we send out thoughts of fear, worry, jealousy, anger, hate, etc., we will reap the results in our own lives." - Charles F. Haanel

"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

"One of the problems when you become successful is that jealousy and envy inevitably follow. There are people - I categorize them as life's losers - who get their sense of accomplishment and achievement from trying to stop others. As far as I'm concerned, if they had any real ability, they wouldn't be fighting me, they'd be doing something constructive themselves." - Donald Trump

"Any society which gives lip-service to the idea of equal opportunity is going to generate jealousy of others who are better off than you are, even if the thing that's in short supply can't be carved up and shared without destroying it." - John Brunner

"Why do we feel jealousy? Therapists often regard the demon as a scar of childhood trauma or a symptom of a psychological problem. And it's true that people who feel inadequate, insecure, or overly dependent tend to be more jealous than others." - Helen Fisher

"The very purpose of religion is to control yourself, not to criticize others. Rather, we must criticize ourselves. How much am I doing about my anger? About my attachment, about my hatred, about my pride, my jealousy? These are the things which we must check in daily life." - Dalai Lama

"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 springs more from love of self than from love of another." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Fame is the penalty of success. Jealousy is the penalty of fame." - Sivananda

"Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The embodiment of kindness is often made difficult by our long ingrained patterns of fear & jealousy." - Sharon Salzberg

"Jealousy is the sister of love, as the devil is the brother of angels." - Jean de Boufflers

"There is a kind of love, the excess of which forbids jealousy." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"anger and jealousy are spasms of the nerves, not of the heart." - Ellen Glasgow

"Fame is the penalty of success. Jealousy is the penalty of fame." - Swami Sivananda

"The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents." - Salvador Dali

"People can do all kinds of things that maybe aren't wise in hindsight because of jealousy." - Kristin Bauer Van Straten

"There never was one particle of... jealousy... in the heart of Hyrum Smith." - Heber J Grant

"Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that." - Oliver Stone

"Jealousy is the result of one's lack of self-confidence, self-worth, and self-acceptance." - Sasha Azevedo

"We should take care, in inculcating patriotism into our boys and girls, that is a patriotism above the narrow sentiment which usually stops at one's country, and thus inspires jealousy and enmity in dealing with others... Our patriotism should be of the wider, nobler kind which recognises justice and reasonableness in the claims of others and which lead our country into comradeship with...the other nations of the world." - Robert Baden-Powell

"Jealousy is a virtue of democracies which preserves them from tyrants." - Anatole France

"Strong jealousy in a beautiful love is the autumn in the middle of a hot summer!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love..." - George Eliot

"I don't believe in monogamy, possessing people, the rightness or inevitability of jealousy." - Kate Millett

"Jealousy. Depression. Love. They pretty much demonstrate the whole range of human emotion." - Brandon Stanton

"Marriage and its entourage of possession and jealousy enslave the spirit." - Irvin D Yalom

"Love often re-illumines his extinguished flame at the torch of jealousy." - Lady Marguerite Blessington

"Togetherness, passion, laughter, faith, trust, and jealousy are the essential ingredients of love" - Shahrukh Khan

"Quite often, ambition operates on a level of irritation. Not even jealousy, just irritation." - Geoff Dyer

"War, hate, jealousy, racism - what are they but manifestations of fear?" - F. Paul Wilson

"Jealousy is an inner consciousness of one's own inferiority. It is a mental cancer." - B C Forbes

"Transform jealousy to admiration, and what you admire will become part of your life." - Yoko Ono

"Jealousy is the lifelong noose hanging about the neck of love." - Caitlin Thomas

"The cure for the sin of envy and jealousy is to find our contentment in God" - Jerry Bridges

"Jealousy is cruel as a tomb, its embers are embers of fire." - Solomon

"Bless you for your jealousy; it is a sign of empathy." - Yoko Ono

"Good God, the souls of all my tribe defend From jealousy!" - William Shakespeare

"I definitely don't feel a sense of jealousy or competition, and that's a really good feeling." - Ariel Pink

"[John] Adams never hid his jealousy and resentment of the other Founders, especially Benjamin Franklin." - Gordon S. Wood

"When I learned to switch jealousy for admiration, it unblocked a lot of things." - Alfonso Cuaron

"The level of jealousy and insecurity in this industry [restaurant] is far greater than ever before." - Gordon Ramsay

"Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive." - Havelock Ellis

"Animals don't know as much about jealousy as people, but they're not ignorant of it, either." - Stephen King

"Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire." - Solomon Ibn Gabirol

"So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt." - William Shakespeare

"In westerns, you meet a hardy bunch of characters. There is no jealousy on such pictures." - John Wayne

"A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy." - Jean Baudrillard

"Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive." - Alexis Carrel

"Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive." - Havelock Ellis

"Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it." - William Shenstone

"Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love." - George Eliot

"What is envy? It is nothing but passive jealousy. Maybe jealousy is too strong a phenomenon; envy is a little passive. The difference may be of degrees, but it is not of quality, it is only of quantity. Envy can become jealousy at any moment; envy is just jealousy in progress. Mind has to drop all envies and jealousies." - Rajneesh

"You must control your anger and jealousy and possessive nature or, as you become more powerful and your will increases in strength, you will injure others." - Frederick Lenz

"Envy grieves. Jealousy rages." - Mason Cooley

"Short-term performance envy causes many of the shortcomings that lock most investors into a perpetual cycle of underachievement. Watch your competitors not out of jealousy but out of respect and focus your efforts not on replicating others' portfolios but on looking for opportunities where they are not. The only way for investors to significantly outperform is to periodically stand far apart from the crowd, something few are willing, or able, to do." - Seth Klarman

"Your desintation is a life of meaning, fulfillment, creativity and joy. A life free of fears, obsessions, compulsions, and addictions, without the insecurities others activates so easily and the torments they create in you. WHen you resist your [life] experiences, you resist the guidance they offer. Anger, resentment jealousy and fear each show you in their own way what you need to change inside yourself in order to reach your destination. Are you listening?" - Gary Zukav

"One would always want to think of oneself as being on the side of love, ready to recognize it and wish it well -but, when confronted with it in others, one so often resented it, questioned its true nature, secretly dismissed the particular instance as folly or promiscuity. Was it merely jealousy, or a reluctance to admit so noble and enviable a sentiment in anyone but oneself?" - Shirley Hazzard

"It is true that some have greater power of resistance than others, but everyone has the power to close his heart against doubt, against darkness, against unbelief, against anger, against hatred, against jealousy, against malice, against envy. God has given this power unto all of us, and we can gain still greater power by calling upon Him for that which we lack. If it were not so, how could we be condemned for giving way to wrong influences?" - George Q. Cannon

"Although we are all the same in not wanting problems and wanting a peaceful life, we tend to create a lot of problems for ourselves. Encountering those problems, anger develops and overwhelms our mind, which leads to violence. A good way to counter this and to work for a more peaceful world is to develop concern for others. Then our anger, jealousy and other destructive emotions will naturally weaken and diminish." - Dalai Lama

"Mentally, physically and emotionally we are the same. We each have the potential to good and bad and to be overcome by disturbing emotions such as anger, fear, hatred, suspicion and greed. These emotions can be the cause of many problems. On the other hand if you cultivate loving kindness, compassion and concern for others, there will be no room for anger, hatred and jealousy." - Dalai Lama

"Jealousy sees things always with magnifying glasses which make little things large, of dwarfs giants, of suspicions truths." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake." - George Washington

"Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence . . . the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake." - George Washington

"People say that jealousy is the greatest enemy of love. They're wrong. The greatest enemy of love is boredom." - Nicole Kidman

"Negative states of mind, such as anger, resentment, fear, envy, and jealousy, are products of the ego." - Eckhart Tolle

"Jealousy ... is an affliction of the spirit which, unlike some sins of the flesh, gives no one any pleasure." - Muriel Spark

"People say that jealousy is the greatest enemy of love. They"re wrong. The greatest enemy of love is boredom." - Nicole Kidman

"I got a lot of texts from friends and emails from friends and most of them were just pure jealousy." - Michael Schur

"Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude." - Aphra Behn

"Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart." - George Eliot

"Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties." - Gene Tierney

"Purity means lack of hatred, jealousy, fear, greed and lust - the absence of anything that can stain consciousness." - Frederick Lenz

"Christian love is the only kind of love in which there is no rivalry, no jealousy. There is jealousy among the lovers of art; there is jealousy among the lovers of song; there is jealousy among the lovers of beauty. The glory of natural love is its monopoly, its power to say, 'It is mine. ' But the glory of Christian love is its refusal of monopoly." - George Matheson

"Jealousy is almost like a shadow of love. If we can grow our love, it takes over the whole energy of jealousy and transforms it into love. It is an alchemical change." - Rajneesh

"You will not accept credit that is due to another, or harbor jealousy of an explorer who is more fortunate." - Abbott Lawrence Lowell

"Whom the gods notice they destroy. Be small... and you will escape the jealousy of the great." - Philip K Dick

"Jealousy is the most radical primeval and naked form of admiration in war paint, so to speak." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Envy and jealousy are the private parts of the human soul. Perhaps the comparison can be extended." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Jealousy is the fire of envy that seeks to destroy another's beauty, rather than to create its own." - Wes Fesler

"Confidence is everywhere the parent of despotism. Free government is founded in jealousy, and not in confidence." - Thomas Jefferson

"It will be a great pity if any feeling of jealousy or egotism gain ground amongst you." - Swami Vivekananda

"when however small a measure of jealousy is mixed with misunderstanding, there is always going to be trouble." - John Irving

"The words carry their own momentum. A confession in motion tends to stay in motion. Newton's first law of jealousy." - Erica Jong

"Jealousy smells like the water in the bottom of a flower vase after the flowers have died." - Megan Hart

"Jealousy sees things always with magnifying glasses which make little things large, - of dwarfs giants, suspicions truths." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Jealousy is the fear of losing the thing you love most. It's very normal. Suspicion is the thing that's abnormal." - Jerry Hall



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