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Envy

The envied are like bureaucrats; the more impersonal they are, the greater the illusion (for themselves and for others) of their power.
- Berger, John
Envy Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Envy

1.
All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession.
Hogarth, William

2.
Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

3.
Helpless, unknown, and unremembered, most human beings, however sensitive, idealistic, intelligent, go through life as passengers rather than chauffeurs. Although we may pretend that it is the chauffeur who is the social inferior, most of us, like Toad of Toad Hall, would not mind a turn at the wheel ourselves.
Harper, Ralph

4.
The envied are like bureaucrats; the more impersonal they are, the greater the illusion (for themselves and for others) of their power.
Berger, John

5.
Envy eats nothing, but its own heart.
Proverb, German

6.
He will be loved when dead, who was envied when he was living.
Horace

7.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

8.
They that envy others are their inferiors.
Saying

9.
There is no sweeter sound than the crumbling of ones fellow man.
Marx, Groucho

10.
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
Gay, John

11.
Men are so constituted that every one undertakes what he sees another successful in, whether he has aptitude for it or not.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

12.
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
Herodotus

13.
Envy aims very high.
Ovid

14.
None of the affections have been noted to fascinate and bewitch but envy.
Bacon, Francis

15.
Envy and wrath shorten the life. [Ecclesiasticus]
Bible

16.
Envy is honors foe.
Motto

17.
Nothing sharpens sight like envy.
Fuller, Thomas

18.
The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor.
Socrates

19.
He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
Aeschylus

20.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
Gracian, Baltasar

21.
Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself.
Proverb, Danish

22.
Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.
Vidal, Gore

23.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Cicero, Marcus T.

24.
Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
Shakespeare, William

25.
Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good-fortune.
Hazlitt, William

26.
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Antisthenes

27.
It is not enough to succeed, others must fail.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

28.
Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him.
Ovid


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