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Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.

Tags: Good, Men  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

He that is jealous is not in love.

Tags: Jealous, Love  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.

Tags: Fear, Love  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping.

Tags: Jealous, Lost  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Lovers may be - and indeed generally are - enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.

Tags: May, Self  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.

Tags: Merely, Success  ✍ Author: Salvador Dali

My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.

Tags: May, Wife  ✍ Author: Rodney Dangerfield

Jealousy is the grave of affection.

Tags: Affection, Grave  ✍ Author: Mary Baker Eddy

Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.

Tags: Love, Passion  ✍ Author: John Eldredge

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

Tags: Anger, Love  ✍ Author: George Eliot

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

Tags: Heart, Short  ✍ Author: George Eliot

There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.

Tags: Fire, Passion  ✍ Author: George Eliot

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.

Tags: Alive, Love  ✍ Author: Havelock Ellis

Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.

Tags: Cruel, Fire  ✍ Author: Jean Gabin

There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report.

Tags: Good, Nature  ✍ Author: Paul Gallico

The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.

Tags: Die, Win  ✍ Author: Baltasar Gracian

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.

Tags: Envy, Powerful  ✍ Author: Philip Gilbert Hamerton

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

Tags: Insecurity, Neurotic  ✍ Author: Robert A. Heinlein

Love is that 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.

Tags: Happiness, Love  ✍ Author: Robert A. Heinlein

Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.

Tags: Give, Jealous  ✍ Author: Patrick Henry

There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.

Tags: Regard, Strong  ✍ Author: Washington Irving

I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation, till the grave opened to give me rest, than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress.

Tags: Jealous, Life  ✍ Author: Gillian Jacobs

I think it's important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state - meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do.

Tags: Positive, Yourself  ✍ Author: Heidi Klum

I am drawn to women who are independent and creative, which is problematic because it's a struggle, a competition of careers. There's jealousy.

Tags: Struggle, Women  ✍ Author: Marilyn Manson

Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!

Tags: Hate, Life  ✍ Author: Bob Marley
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I don't get jealousy, I don't get how people hate each other - I never did.

Tags: Hate  ✍ Author: Nas

There tends to be a jealousy in England towards countries that are successful.

Tags: Countries, Successful  ✍ Author: Chris O\'Dowd

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.

Tags: Sports, War  ✍ Author: George Orwell

The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.

Tags: Jealous, Others  ✍ Author: William Penn

Critics? Don't talk to me of critics! You think some jackanapes journalist, his soul eaten away by the maggots of jealousy and failure, has anything worthwhile to say of art? I don't.

Tags: Art, Failure  ✍ Author: Jonathan Raban

What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity can give us no assistance in bearing them.

Tags: Give, Pain  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.

Tags: Contains, Love  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.

Tags: Change, Passion  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.

Tags: Doubt, Lives  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.

Tags: Frightful, Laughter  ✍ Author: Francoise Sagan

People can do all kinds of things that maybe aren't wise in hindsight because of jealousy.

Tags: Maybe, Wise  ✍ Author: Enrique Vila-Matas

There is no greater glory than love, nor any great punishment than jealously.

Tags: Great, Love  ✍ Author: Lope de Vega

My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused much of an upheaval in the home. It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son.

Tags: Home, Mother  ✍ Author: Conrad Veidt

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.

Tags: Liberty, May  ✍ Author: George Washington

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

Tags: Halo, Moral  ✍ Author: H. G. Wells

You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.

Tags: Jealous, Stars  ✍ Author: Gary Allan

People are taken aback by a confident, pretty girl who knows what she wants in life and isn't going to let anyone get in her way. And you know what it's all about? Jealousy.

Tags: Girl, Life  ✍ Author: Summer Altice

As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.

Tags: Away, Passion  ✍ Author: Mary Antin

From heresy, frenzy and jealousy, good Lord deliver me.

Tags: Good, Lord  ✍ Author: Francis Arinze

That is ever the way. Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.

Tags: Good, Wishes  ✍ Author: J. M. Barrie

That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.

Tags: Good, Wedding  ✍ Author: James M. Barrie

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

Tags: Judgment, Negative  ✍ Author: Jean Baudrillard

No jealousy their dawn of love overcast, nor blasted were their wedded days with strife; each season looked delightful as it past, to the fond husband and the faithful wife.

Tags: Love, Wedding  ✍ Author: James Beattie

It's a completely useless emotion - jealousy. I don't go there.

Tags: Emotion, Useless  ✍ Author: Joy Behar

I don't get jealous of people. Jealousy is such a waste of time because you're jealous of them, and they go about their lives and have a wonderful time, so what's the point?

Tags: Jealous, Time  ✍ Author: Joy Behar

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

Tags: Health, Reason  ✍ Author: Brian Behlendorf

I don't watch that much comedy. I think it's professional jealousy. That and a lack of support for my community.

Tags: Comedy, Support  ✍ Author: Michael Ian Black

Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.

Tags: Alone, Feeling  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Bowen

Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.

Tags: Bad, Health  ✍ Author: Johannes Brahms

The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare. Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another, comparisons only fan the fires.

Tags: Another, Feeling  ✍ Author: Richard Briers

Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.

Tags: True, Vanity  ✍ Author: Van Wyck Brooks

I have experienced jealousy, possessiveness, verbal abuse and violence from men, but I have also experienced jealousy, possessiveness, verbal abuse and violence from women, usually when I failed to respond to their advances.

Tags: Men, Women  ✍ Author: Julie Burchill

I do a lot of sexy publicity, but I have yet to have any bad experiences regarding jealousy.

Tags: Bad, Sexy  ✍ Author: Brooke Burke

Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.

Tags: May, Self  ✍ Author: George Byron

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

Tags: Hatred, Life  ✍ Author: Alexis Carrel

Love shouldn't be about jealousy or anything like that. It should be about commitment and being able to trust that person. If you can't have that from the get-go, there's a problem.

Tags: Love, Trust  ✍ Author: Aaron Carter

Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion.

Tags: Secret, Worship  ✍ Author: Emile M. Cioran

Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight.

Tags: Humbled, Sight  ✍ Author: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.

Tags: Betrayed, Jealous  ✍ Author: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.

Tags: Love, Time  ✍ Author: Drake

Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.

Tags: Soul  ✍ Author: John Dryden

I feel like a lot of the female relationships I see on TV or in movies are in some way free of the kind of jealousy and anxiety and posturing that has been such a huge part of my female friendships, which I hope lessens a little bit with age.

Tags: Age, Hope  ✍ Author: Lena Dunham

It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.

Tags: Blind, Love  ✍ Author: Lawrence Durrell

It's amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy.

Tags: Amazing, Clarity  ✍ Author: Rupert Everett

Jealousy... is a mental cancer.

Tags: Cancer, Mental  ✍ Author: B. C. Forbes

What we used to say was whoever had the bow tie got to lead the band. There was never any jealousy.

Tags: Band, Used  ✍ Author: Pete Fountain

I have never been jealous. Not even when my dad finished fifth grade a year before I did.

Tags: Dad, Jealous  ✍ Author: Jeff Foxworthy

If one of two lovers is loyal, and the other jealous and false, how may their friendship last, for Love is slain!

Tags: Friendship, Love  ✍ Author: Anatole France

Jealousy is the fear of comparison.

Tags: Comparison, Fear  ✍ Author: Max Frisch

Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred.

Tags: Hatred, Passion  ✍ Author: Jeff Goldblum

Man is jealous because of his amour propre; woman is jealous because of her lack of it.

Tags: Jealous, Woman  ✍ Author: Germaine Greer

I do not say anything from jealousy.

 ✍ Author: Anna Held

But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods.

Tags: Great, Success  ✍ Author: Keith Hernandez

That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's so little and they don't have so many athletes.

Tags: Training, Weather  ✍ Author: Martina Hingis

In my experience lust only ever leads to misery. All that suspicion and jealousy and anguish it unleashes. I don't want those things in my life.

Tags: Experience, Life  ✍ Author: Chrissie Hynde

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.

Tags: Fun  ✍ Author: Erica Jong

More men die of jealousy than of cancer.

Tags: Die, Men  ✍ Author: Joseph P. Kennedy

I don't think that you can fake warmth. You can fake lust, jealousy, anger; those are all quite easy. But actual, genuine warmth? I don't think you can fake it.

Tags: Anger, Fake  ✍ Author: Keira Knightley

Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves.

Tags: Dog, Thieves  ✍ Author: Karl Kraus

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent.

Tags: Evil, Pet  ✍ Author: Milan Kundera

I hate jealousy, I hate possessiveness. I'm nobody's possession.

Tags: Hate, Nobody  ✍ Author: Olga Kurylenko

The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.

Tags: Jealous, Time  ✍ Author: Johann Kaspar Lavater

There's no regret. You can't regret. I mean, I've felt regret but I've also refused to allow regret to sow a seed and live in me because I don't believe it. You feel it, it's like guilt, it's like jealousy, it's like all those horrible things. You've just got to snip them and get them out, because they're no good.

Tags: Good, Mean  ✍ Author: Jude Law

On the same line of reasoning, if Australians were to be Australians, or rather if Australians were as separate from any other nation as Australia from any other land, there would be no jealousy between them on England's account.

Tags: Between, Rather  ✍ Author: Henry Lawson

I like jealous men. I love jealousy. I do.

Tags: Love, Men  ✍ Author: Adriana Lima

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

Tags: Accept, Another  ✍ Author: Rob Lowe

Obviously, in dealing with a relationship, sexuality has to be involved, and jealousy and emotions like that. And I don't know, I've always been intrigued by those emotions.

Tags: Emotions, Involved  ✍ Author: Adrian Lyne

Sure, I can get a little bit jealous. The good part about jealousy is that it comes from passion. It's also the dangerous part and it's an ugly emotion that hurts.

Tags: Good, Jealous  ✍ Author: Matthew McConaughey

Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl.

Tags: Bed, Love  ✍ Author: George Meredith

The jealousy and resentment that animate the terrorists also affect many of our former cold war allies.

Tags: Cold, War  ✍ Author: Richard Perle

The knives of jealousy are honed on details.

Tags: Details, Knives  ✍ Author: Ruth Rendell

When I see a good singer, I get teary-eyed. Part of it is jealousy because all comedians are frustrated rock stars. That's a fact.

Tags: Good, Rock  ✍ Author: Jeff Ross

Jealousy is the tie that binds, and binds, and binds.

Tags: Binds, Tie  ✍ Author: Galen Rowell

Don't waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind.

Tags: Sometimes, Time  ✍ Author: Max Schmeling

Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.

Tags: Genius, Mediocrity  ✍ Author: Fulton J. Sheen

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