Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
Indeed envy is a defect; worse than any other.
Envy assails the noblest: the winds howl around the highest peaks. Author:
Envy will merit as its shade pursue, But like a shadow, proves the substance true.
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Envy is like a fly that passes all the body's sounder parts, and dwells upon the sores.
Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.
It was well said that envy keeps no holidays.
Envy lurks at the bottom of the human heart, like a viper in its hole.
When we envy another, we make their virtue our vice.
Those who raise envy will easily incur censure.
Envy lies between two beings equal in nature though unequal in circumstances.
There is but one man who can believe himself free from envy; and it is he who has never examined his own heart.
All envy is proportionate to desire.
Envy, like flame, blackens that which is above it, and which it cannot reach.
No metal can--no, not the hangman's axe--bear half the keenness of thy sharp envy.
In the dark colony of night, when I consider man's magnificent capacity for malice, madness, folly, envy, rage, and destructiveness, and I wonder whether we shall not end up as breakfast for newts and polyps, I seem to hear the muffled cries of all the words in all the books with covers closed.
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.
When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people.
By common consent grey hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead, but from the competition and mutual envy of the living.
Great honours are great burdens, but on whom They are cast with envy, he doth bear two loads. His cares must still be double to his joys, In any dignity.
Every time that I think of the crucifixion of Christ, I commit the sin of envy.
In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy