Jealousy Quotes

You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.-Gary Allan



I think it’s important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state – meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do.-Heidi Klum



Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that.-Oliver Stone



There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.-Lope de Vega



Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.-Fulton J. Sheen




As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion. – Antisthenes



The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.-Johann Kaspar Lavater



Don’t waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind.-Mary Schmich



A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.-Jean Baudrillard



Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.-William Shenstone


Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close.-William Wycherley



Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.-Francois de La Rochefoucauld



The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.-William Penn



Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!-Bob Marley



Jealousy is a dog’s bark which attracts thieves.-Karl Kraus



Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive. – Havelock Ellis



Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.-Gene Tierney



Jealousy is the fear of comparison.-Max Frisch


Jealousy is the tie that binds, and binds, and binds.-Helen Rowland



If one of two lovers is loyal, and the other jealous and false, how may their friendship last, for Love is slain!-Marie de France



Love shouldn’t be about jealousy or anything like that. It should be about commitment and being able to trust that person. If you can’t have that from the get-go, there’s a problem.-Aaron Carter



To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.-Francoise Sagan




There’s no regret. You can’t regret. I mean, I’ve felt regret but I’ve also refused to allow regret to sow a seed and live in me because I don’t believe it. You feel it, it’s like guilt, it’s like jealousy, it’s like all those horrible things. You’ve just got to snip them and get them out, because they’re no good.-Jude Law



Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.-Elizabeth Bowen



Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.-Solomon Ibn Gabirol



Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul. – John Dryden



It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.-Lawrence Durrell


A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.-Robert A. Heinlein



The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.-Sidonie Gabrielle Colette



Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.-Van Wyck Brooks



Jealousy… is a mental cancer.-B. C. Forbes


Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.-Johannes Brahms



Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.-H. G. Wells


Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred.-Arthur Golden


Jealousy is the grave of affection.-Mary Baker Eddy


More men die of jealousy than of cancer. – Joseph P. Kennedy



The knives of jealousy are honed on details.-Ruth Rendell



Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.-Erica Jong



I have never been jealous. Not even when my dad finished fifth grade a year before I did.-Jeff Foxworthy



It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.-George Washington



Jealousy – that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion.-Emil Cioran



There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.-Washington Irving


Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.-Aristotle



The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.-Baltasar Gracian


Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.-Baruch Spinoza


I am drawn to women who are independent and creative, which is problematic because it’s a struggle, a competition of careers. There’s jealousy.-Marilyn Manson



People are taken aback by a confident, pretty girl who knows what she wants in life and isn’t going to let anyone get in her way. And you know what it’s all about? Jealousy.-Summer Altice



He that is jealous is not in love. – Saint Augustine



Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.-Aphra Behn




Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive.-Alexis Carrel



My wife’s jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.-Rodney Dangerfield



I’m not really easy to live with! There needs to be unlimited patience and unconditional love. Men I’ve known before loved my independent spirit and were proud of my success, to the point that they’d become jealous of the time I devote to my career.-Milla Jovovich



From heresy, frenzy and jealousy, good Lord deliver me.-Ludovico Ariosto



I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation, till the grave opened to give me rest, than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress.-Harriet Ann Jacobs


Man is jealous because of his amour propre; woman is jealous because of her lack of it.-Germaine Greer



Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.-George Eliot



That’s the way I got along in life. I don’t ever remember being particularly jealous of anybody, because I figured if I can’t do it myself, I don’t deserve to get it.-Clyde Tombaugh



But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods. – Herodotus



Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping.-Ambrose Bierce



Your sweetheart calls you by another’s name. His eyes linger too long on your best friend. He talks with excitement about a girl at work. And the fire catches. Jealousy – that sickening combination of possessiveness, suspicion, rage, and humiliation – can overtake your mind and threaten your very core as you contemplate your rival.-Helen Fisher

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