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Innately, there are qualities in human beings that are always repetitive. There are things like love and hate and jealousy that are just going to be there forever. Shiloh Fernandez

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

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. James Beattie

My rule of writing is that no one can do what you can do, so jealousy or competitiveness are pointless. I am always happy when one of my sisters has a book published that I get to read. Hallie Ephron

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. Chrissie Hynde





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

‘Toy Story’ we found, sorta by accident, because we didn’t know what we were doing, the idea of being replaced by somebody. Everybody has that fear, or encounters this jealousy at some point. Pete Docter

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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. Adrian Lyne

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Jealousy is an awkward homage which inferiority renders to merit. Mme. de Puixieux

Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest. A.R. Orage

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

[T]he ear of jealousy heareth all things. The Bible (Apocrypha), Wisdom of Solomon 1:10

Envy is the most stupid of vices, for there is no single advantage to be gained from it.  Honore de Balzac

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

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. Lord Byron

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. Heidi Klum

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

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

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Jealousy… is a mental cancer. B.C. Forbes

Jealousy hyphenates love in all the wrong places.  Terri Guillemets

If envy were a fever, all the world would be ill.  Danish Proverb

Envy slays itself by its own arrows. Author Unknown

And oft, my jealousy shapes faults that are not. William Shakespeare

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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! Bob Marley

Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it’s on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you’ve got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration. Taylor Swift

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

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

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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Jealousy injures us with the dagger of self-doubt.  Terri Guillemets

Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.  François de La Rochefoucauld

Envy is ignorance. Ralph Waldo Emerson

O jealousy! thou magnifier of trifles. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Envy lurks at the bottom of the human heart like a viper in its hole.  Honoré de Balzac

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

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. Aaron Carter

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

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

Jealousy is the fear of comparison. Max Frisch

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Envy is a littleness of soul, which cannot see beyond a certain point, and if it does not occupy the whole space feels itself excluded. William Hazlitt, Characteristics, 1823



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

The truest mark of being born with great qualities is being born without envy. Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Jealousy is a crutch.  Terri Guillemets

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive. Havelock Ellis, On Life and Sex: Essays of Love and Virtue, 1937

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Jealousy is the worst trait in any person. Adam DeVine

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

He that is jealous is not in love. Saint Augustine

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

Jealousy is the grave of affection. Mary Baker Eddy

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It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. Aeschylus

O! beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock
The meat it feeds on.
William Shakespeare, Othello

Envy is a symptom of lack of appreciation of our own uniqueness and self worth.  Each of us has something to give that no one else has. Elizabeth O’Connor

Envy assails the noblest:  the winds howl around the highest peaks. Ovid

A show of envy is an insult to oneself. Yevgeny Alexandrovich Yevtushenko

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Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious. Baruch Spinoza

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. H. G. Wells

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

I want my music to be accessible to every listener because I know that I really have something to say in terms of really, you know, removing thorns from people, thorns that really makes us unaware that we are bleeding with these thorns, like pain, grief, jealousy and so on. Vusi Mahlasela

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? Joy Behar

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Envy is a waste of time. Author Unknown

The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.  Baltasar Gracián, translated from Spanish

It is not love that is blind, but jealousy. Lawrence Durrell, Justine, 1957

It is never wise to seek or wish for another’s misfortune. If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang. Charley Reese

He that is not jealous is not in love. St. Augustine

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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. Matthew McConaughey

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

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

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. George Orwell

I’m not really easy to live with! There needs to be unlimited patience and unconditional love. Men I’ve known before loved my independent spirit and were proud of my success, to the point that they’d become jealous of the time I devote to my career. Milla Jovovich

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Never love unless you can
Bear with all the faults of man:
Men will sometimes jealous be,
Though but little cause they see.
Thomas Campion, “Never Love”

Every other sin hath some pleasure annexed to it, or will admit of an excuse:  envy alone wants both. Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy

Trifles light as air
Are to the jealous confirmations strong
As proofs of holy writ.
William Shakespeare, Othello

The jealous bring down the curse they fear upon their own heads. Dorothy Dix

Pity is for the living, envy is for the dead.  Mark Twain

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Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it. François Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Maxims

Whoever envies another confesses his superiority. Samuel Johnson, The Rambler

Jealousy—Tormenting yourself, for fear you should be tormented by another.  Paul Chatfield

Never waste jealousy on a real man:  it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run. George Bernard Shaw

In jealousy there is more self-love than love.  François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Maxims, 1665

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. Saint Augustine

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. Jude Law

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. Robert A. Heinlein