Jealousy sees things always with magnifying glasses which make little things large, of dwarfs giants, of suspicions truths.
– Miguel de Cervantes
We human beings are what we have been for millions of years – colossally greedy, envious, aggressive, jealous, anxious and despairing, with occasional flashes of joy and affection.
– Jiddu Krishnamurti
Envy, if surrounded on all sides by the brightness of another’s prosperity, like the scorpion confined within a circle of fire, will sting itself to death.
– Charles Caleb Colton
Learn to deflect envy by drawing attention away from yourself. Develop your sense of self-worth from internal standards and not incessant comparisons.
– Robert Greene
You have to remember something: Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.
– Arnold Schwarzenegger
Oh! How bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man’s eyes.
– William Shakespeare
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.
– Paul Eldridge
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
Never compare yourself with others for you will become vain and bitter. There will always be greater or lesser persons than yourself.
Sometimes you need to let people feel important by disliking you. It’s their little happiness.
– Shah Rukh Khan