Jealousy Quotes, Sayings about haters

Pity is for the living, envy is for the dead.
Mark Twain

Envy lurks at the bottom of the human heart like a viper in its hole.
– Honoré de Balzac

Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
– François de La Rochefoucauld

Jealousy injures us with the dagger of self-doubt.
Terri Guillemets

Envy is the most stupid of vices, for there is no single advantage to be gained from it.
– Honore de Balzac


Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
George Eliot

Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest.
– A.R. Orage

Jealousy is an awkward homage which inferiority renders to merit.

As iron is eaten by rust, so are the envious consumed by envy.
– Antisthenes

Jealousy and love are sisters.
– Russian Proverb

Jealousy is the great exaggerator.


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

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. Take your eyes off others and turn the scanner within. Find the seeds of your jealousy, clear the old voices and experiences. Put all the energy into building your personal and emotional security. Then you will be the one others envy, and you can remember the pain and reach out to them.
– Jennifer James

Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
Ambrose Bierce

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own.
– Harold Coffin

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