Envy Quotes

Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy Napoleon, but Napoleon envied Caesar, Caesar envied Alexander, and Alexander, I daresay, envied Hercules, who never existed.

Bertrand Russell

Who among us hasn't envied a cat's ability to ignore the cares of daily life and to relax completely?

Karen Brademeyer

You can't be envious and happy at the same time

Frank Tyger

Envy eats nothing but its own heart

German Proverb

I envy people who drink - at least they know what to blame everything on.

Oscar Levant

Pity is for the living, envy is for the dead

Mark Twain

Envy is like a fly that passes all the body's sounder parts, and dwells upon the sores

Arthur Chapman

Envy is blind, and she has no other quality than that of detracting from virtue

Titus Livy

Sympathy one receives for nothing, envy must be earned.

Robert Lembke

Have you noticed that weak people are the ones who delight to show you how weak you are, while, at the same time, strong people are the ones who delight to show you how strong you are?

Laura Teresa Marquez

Bless the upward hearts who find all war, all envy, and all regret to be unacceptable, especially inside themselves.

Laura Teresa Marquez

There is much less envy of the rich by the poor than there is of the happy by the unhappy; by those who believe by those who don’t believe.

Dennis Prager

When men are full of envy, they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.

Marcus T Cicero

In the race of men is much greed and envy; but of truth, little.

Lloyd Chudley Alexander

There aint nothin; gon; stop me, so just envy it.

Lil Wayne

Metaphors and Similes are the beginning of the democratic system of envy.

Giannina Braschi

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Updated On : October 15, 2013
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