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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
Envy Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Envy

1.
Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him.
Ovid

2.
Envy and wrath shorten the life. [Ecclesiasticus]
Bible

3.
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Antisthenes

4.
All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession.
Hogarth, William

5.
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

6.
The envied are like bureaucrats; the more impersonal they are, the greater the illusion (for themselves and for others) of their power.
Berger, John

7.
He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
Aeschylus

8.
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
Gay, John

9.
Envy is honors foe.
Motto

10.
Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.
Vidal, Gore

11.
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

12.
Envy aims very high.
Ovid

13.
Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
Shakespeare, William

14.
Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

15.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Cicero, Marcus T.

16.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

17.
Envy eats nothing, but its own heart.
Proverb, German

18.
He will be loved when dead, who was envied when he was living.
Horace

19.
It is not enough to succeed, others must fail.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

20.
Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself.
Proverb, Danish

21.
None of the affections have been noted to fascinate and bewitch but envy.
Bacon, Francis

22.
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
Herodotus

23.
The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor.
Socrates

24.
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

25.
There is no sweeter sound than the crumbling of ones fellow man.
Marx, Groucho

26.
They that envy others are their inferiors.
Saying

27.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
Gracian, Baltasar

28.
Nothing sharpens sight like envy.
Fuller, Thomas


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