Envy Quotes

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
“Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.”
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something sometime in your life.
“You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something sometime in your life.”
Don't let idiots ruin your day.
“Don't let idiots ruin your day.”
Whoever is trying to bring you down, is already below you.
“Whoever is trying to bring you down, is already below you.”
When writing the story of your life, don't let anyone else hold the pen.
“When writing the story of your life, don't let anyone else hold the pen.”
Don't let anyone make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
“Don't let anyone make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.”
You can't be yourself within jealousy.
“You can't be yourself within jealousy.”
Anger, hatred and jealousy never solve problems, only affection, concern and respect can do that.
“Anger, hatred and jealousy never solve problems, only affection, concern and respect can do that.”
Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
“Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.”
A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.
“A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.”
The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
“The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.”
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.
“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.”
All you need to know and observe in yourself is this: Whenever you feel superior or inferior to anyone, that's the ego in you.
“All you need to know and observe in yourself is this: Whenever you feel superior or inferior to anyone, that's the ego in you.”
Jealousy implies dissatisfaction with what you are.
“Jealousy implies dissatisfaction with what you are.”
Jealousy is an inner consciousness of one's own inferiority. It is a mental cancer.
“Jealousy is an inner consciousness of one's own inferiority. It is a mental cancer.”
Transform jealousy to admiration, and what you admire will become part of your life.
“Transform jealousy to admiration, and what you admire will become part of your life.”
Envy creates silent enemies.
“Envy creates silent enemies.”
Unhappy people compare. Happy people don't care.
“Unhappy people compare. Happy people don't care.”
Jealousy is such a poisonous emotion because, at the end of the day, you're no better off, you're unhappier, and the person you're jealous of is still successful or good-looking or whatever they are.
“Jealousy is such a poisonous emotion because, at the end of the day, you're no better off, you're unhappier, and the person you're jealous of is still successful or good-looking or whatever they are.”
You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.
“You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.”
Even jealousy is based on fantasies, a fantasy that someone else has what belongs to you.
“Even jealousy is based on fantasies, a fantasy that someone else has what belongs to you.”
Make time for people who want to see you win, not just see you when you win.
“Make time for people who want to see you win, not just see you when you win.”
Waste no time on jealously, focus on you and your goals.
“Waste no time on jealously, focus on you and your goals.”
Noble hearts are neither jealous nor afraid because jealousy spells doubt and fear spells pettiness.
“Noble hearts are neither jealous nor afraid because jealousy spells doubt and fear spells pettiness.”
Jealousy is an ugly emotion, but it tells the truth. You mostly envy those who have what you desire.
“Jealousy is an ugly emotion, but it tells the truth. You mostly envy those who have what you desire.”
Don't be envious. Be inspired.
“Don't be envious. Be inspired.”
The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.
“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.”
Envy of others is always a reflection of something we feel about ourselves.
“Envy of others is always a reflection of something we feel about ourselves.”
You'll have true happiness when you live to give, not to get.
“You'll have true happiness when you live to give, not to get.”
Never hate jealous people. They are jealous because they think you are better than them.
“Never hate jealous people. They are jealous because they think you are better than them.”
When you criticize someone, see if you are doing it out of envy. Your criticism reveals more about yourself than you realize.
“When you criticize someone, see if you are doing it out of envy. Your criticism reveals more about yourself than you realize.”
Everyone experiences bouts of jealousy; but the dignified person conceals it, while the vulgar one acts upon it.
“Everyone experiences bouts of jealousy; but the dignified person conceals it, while the vulgar one acts upon it.”
Don't torment yourself with jealousy. It's a silly illusion that someone's life is better than yours when the truth is that each one of us is on a different path.
“Don't torment yourself with jealousy. It's a silly illusion that someone's life is better than yours when the truth is that each one of us is on a different path.”
Jealousy is a miserable feeling. It means you aspire to something that you cannot have.
“Jealousy is a miserable feeling. It means you aspire to something that you cannot have.”
Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but Jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time.
“Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but Jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time.”
You are jealous because you are unaware that everything you need is inside you.
“You are jealous because you are unaware that everything you need is inside you.”
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.
“The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.”
Maybe jealousy and envy would fade if we knew the full story behind success. Maybe we would be less likely to put people on a pedestal.
“Maybe jealousy and envy would fade if we knew the full story behind success. Maybe we would be less likely to put people on a pedestal.”
Jealousy sees things always with magnifying glasses which make little things large, of dwarfs giants, of suspicions truths.
“Jealousy sees things always with magnifying glasses which make little things large, of dwarfs giants, of suspicions truths.”
To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self.
“To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self.”
The spirit of envy can destroy; it can never build.
“The spirit of envy can destroy; it can never build.”
I thought that jealousy was an idea. It isn't. It's a pain. But I didn't feel as they do in a Broadway melodrama. I didn't want to kill anybody. I just wanted to die.
“I thought that jealousy was an idea. It isn't. It's a pain. But I didn't feel as they do in a Broadway melodrama. I didn't want to kill anybody. I just wanted to die.”
Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.
“Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.”
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
“A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.”
Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
“Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.”
To live without comparison is to remove a tremendous burden.
“To live without comparison is to remove a tremendous burden.”
Jealousy it's a completely useless emotion. I don't go there.
“Jealousy it's a completely useless emotion. I don't go there.”
Don't envy those who make their wealth in an ungodly way. The wicked seem to prosper now and live without care but they will spend their eternity in terror and despair.
“Don't envy those who make their wealth in an ungodly way. The wicked seem to prosper now and live without care but they will spend their eternity in terror and despair.”
If you are jealous of someone else take that energy and use it to focus on improving yourself.
“If you are jealous of someone else take that energy and use it to focus on improving yourself.”
In jealousy there is more of self-love than of love to another.
“In jealousy there is more of self-love than of love to another.”