I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy.
If the crow had been satisfied to eat his prey in silence, he would have had more meat and less quarreling and envy.
Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels not its own happiness, but when it may be compared with the misery of others
Silence is the safest response for all the contradiction that arises from impertinence, vulgarity, or envy.
Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing. It's the rhythm of your life. It's the expression in time and movement, in happiness, joy, sadness and envy.
Posterity will do justice to that unprincipled maniac Gladstone, extraordinary mixture of envy, vindictiveness, hypocrisy and superstition; and with one commanding characteristic, whether Prime Minister or Leader of the Opposition, whether preaching, praying, speechifying or scribbling, never a gentleman.
Envy shoots at others and wounds itself
Envy is an insult to oneself.
On the way there is no harder pass than this: fortunate is he who does not carry envy as a companion.
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
Few men have the natural strength to honour a friend's success without envy.
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.
Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men
Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home
I envy people who drink - at least they know what to blame everything on.
Glamour cannot exist without personal social envy being a common and widespread emotion.
Want oś compassion is not to be numbered among the general faults of mankind. The black ingredient which fouls our disposition is envy. Hence our eyes, it is to be feared, are seldom turned up to those who are manifestly greater, better, wiser, or happier than ourselves, without some degree of malignity, we commonly look downward on the mean and miserable with sufficient benevolence and pity.
Then, there's the modern mother-in-law. In her mid 40s, she is the compact car of her breed: efficient, trim, attractive and in harmony with her times. She's pretty stiff competition for the plain young matron who's overweight and under-financed. If there is going to be friction in this relationship, it could start from envy and resentment in the younger woman. But Father Time is on her side, even if Mother Nature played her a dirty trick
With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.
I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.
Other passions have objects to flatter them, and seem to content and satisfy them for a while; there is power in ambition, pleasure in luxury, and pelf in covetousness; but envy can gain nothing but vexation
Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.
Envy eats nothing but its own heart
Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.
As a moth gnaws a garment, so doth envy consume a man.