Indeed envy is a defect; worse than any other.
The body is a device to calculate the astronomy of the spirit.
Giving thanks for abundance is sweeter than the abundance itself...
Burdens are the foundations of ease and bitter things the forerunners of pleasure
On the way there is no harder pass than this: fortunate is he who does not carry envy as a companion.
Students of cunning have consumed their hearts and learned only tricks; they've thrown away real riches: patience, self-sacrifice, generosity. Rich thought opens the way.