Best Inspirational Jealousy Quotes In Life

These motivational jealousy quotes will uplift your thinking and will give you peace of mind. When you envy someone you give them superiority and dishonor your strengths. Everyone is different so are you. Feel proud and smile back. Healthy competition is always good but when it becomes jealousy it harms you and consumes your energy.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging jealousy quotes, jealousy sayings, and jealousy proverbs.

Famous Jealousy Quotes

  1. “Envy…since it’s lodgement is in the heart, not the brain, no degree of intellect supplies a guarantee against it.” – Herman Melville
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  3. “The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.” – William Penn
  4. “You can only be jealous of someone who has something you think you ought to have yourself.” – Margaret Atwood

  5. “Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.” – Maya Angelou
  6. “Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy – in fact, they are almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.” – Robert A. Heinlein
  7. “Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.” – Fulton J. Sheen

  8. “To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self.” – Joan Didion
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  10. “Jealousy is one of the wickedest of all the passions. It is that which has been the most fruitful mother of tragedies, murders, and wars. But reprehensible though it is, jealousy is almost rather to be pitied than blamed–its first victims are those who harbor the feeling.” – Arthur Lynch
  11. “Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.” – George Eliot
  12. “What sort of love is permeated by jealousy? You are jealous because you are unaware that everything you need is inside you.” – Peter Deunov

  13. “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
  14. “I’ve spent most of my life walking under that hovering cloud, jealousy, whose acid raindrops blurred my vision and burned holes in my heart. Once I learned to use the umbrella of confidence, the skies cleared up for me and the sunshine called joy became my faithful companion.” – Astrid Alauda
  15. “Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but Jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time.” – Arab Proverb
  16. “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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  18. “Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.” – Francois de la Rochefoucauld
  19. “More men die of jealousy than of cancer.” – Joseph P. Kennedy

  20. “A man will do many things to get himself loved. He will do all things to get himself envied.” – Mark Twain
  21. “A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.” – Robert A. Heinlein
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  23. “The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.” – Johann Kaspar Lavater
  24. “Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.” – John Dryden

  25. “Comparison is a very foolish attitude because each person is unique and incomparable. Once this understanding settles in you, jealousy disappears.” – Osho
  26. “Surrounded by the flames of jealousy, the jealous one winds up, like the scorpion, turning the poisoned sting against himself.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
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  28. “Love may be blind but jealousy has 20-20 vision.” – Anonymous
  29. “Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.”- François de la Rochefoucauld
  30. “Envy is thin because it bites but never eats.” – Spanish Proverb

  31. “The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.”- Baltasar Gracián
  32. “Envy is a littleness of soul, which cannot see beyond a certain point, and if it does not occupy the whole space, feels itself excluded.”- William Hazlitt
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  34. “Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.”- Buddha
  35. “Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself.”- Danish Proverb
  36. “Envy is a symptom of lack of appreciation of our own uniqueness and self-worth. Each of us has something to give that no one else has.”- Anonymous
  37. “Envy shoots at others and wounds itself.”- English Proverb

  38. “The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor.”- Socrates
  39. “Jealousy—Tormenting yourself, for fear you should be tormented by another.”- Paul Chatfield
  40. “In jealousy, there is more self-love than love.”- François de la Rochefoucauld
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  42. “Jealousy is simply and clearly the fear that you do not have value. Jealousy scans for evidence to prove the point – that others will be preferred and rewarded more than you. There is only one alternative – self-value. If you cannot love yourself, you will not believe that you are loved. You will always think it’s a mistake or luck.”- Jennifer James
  43. “Jealousy and love are sisters.”- Russian Proverb
  44. “It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.”- Lawrence Durrell
  45. “Envy is a waste of time.”- Anonymous

  46. “Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.”- Josh Billings
  47. “Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.”- Elizabeth Bowen
  48. “Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest.” – R. Orage
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  50. “Jealousy injures us with the dagger of self-doubt.” – Terri Guillemets
  51. “The jealous bring down the curse they fear upon their own heads.” – Dorothy Dix
  52. “Whoever envies another confesses his superiority.” – Samuel Johnson

  53. “It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.” – Aeschylus, Jealousy quotes for friends
  54. “Envy is a symptom of lack of appreciation of our own uniqueness and self-worth. Each of us has something to give that no one else has.” – Elizabeth O’Connor
  55. “A show of envy is an insult to oneself.” – Yevgeny Alexandrovich Yevtushenko
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  57. “Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.” – Paul Eldridge
  58. “Jealousy is a crutch.” – Terri Guillemets
  59. “Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they’re jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights.” – Shannon L. Alder
  60. “Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.” – William Shenstone

Jealousy is a state where you harm yourself than anybody else.

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