Jealousy Quotes

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

George Bernard Shaw

Oh, the jealousy, the greed is the unraveling. It's the unraveling and it undoes all the joy that could be.

Joni Mitchell

Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one's self-respect.

Emma Goldman

Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as we pass from suspicion to certainty

FranÁois de la Rochefoucauld

Jealousy is the most dreadfully involuntary of all sins

Iris Murdoch

Don't hold grudges; it's pointless. Jealousy too is a non-cathartic, negative emotion.


Yet he was jealous, though he did not show it, For jealousy dislikes the world to know it

Lord Byron

There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard

Washington Irving

Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves

Joseph Addison

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.

Erica Jong

Jealousy is nothing more than a fear of abandonment


And oft, my jealousy shapes faults that are not.

William Shakespeare

Jealousy... is a mental cancer.

B.C. Forbes

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive.

Havelock Ellis

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

Paul Eldridge
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