Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to hate.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.
Whoever feels pain in hearing a good character of his neighbor will feel a pleasure in the reverse; and those who despair to rise in distinction by their virtues are happy if others can be depressed to a level with themselves.
Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock. Abraham's riches were the Philistines' envy; and Jacob's blessing bred Esau's hatred.
Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
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.
Keep yourselves far from envy; it eateth up and taketh away good actions, like as fire eateth up and burneth wood
When men are full of envy, they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
Envy is the antagonist of the fortunate.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
In the race of men is much greed and envy; but of truth, little.
There aint nothin; gon; stop me, so just envy it.
Metaphors and Similes are the beginning of the democratic system of envy.
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