Jealousy Quotes

Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.
– Gene Tierney
My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused much of an upheaval in the home. It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son.
– Conrad Veidt
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 is all the fun you think they had.
– Erica Jong
You will not accept credit that is due to another, or harbor jealousy of an explorer who is more fortunate.
– Abbott L. Lowell
You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.
– Gary Allan
When I see a good singer, I get teary-eyed. Part of it is jealousy because all comedians are frustrated rock stars. That's a fact.
– Jeff Ross
What we used to say was whoever had the bow tie got to lead the band. There was never any jealousy.
– Pete Fountain
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity can give us no assistance in bearing them.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.
– Francoise Sagan
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.
– Baruch Spinoza
There tends to be a jealousy in England towards countries that are successful.
– Chris O'Dowd
There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report.
– Richard Le Gallienne
The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare. Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another, comparisons only fan the fires.
– Dorothy Corkville Briggs
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.
– William Penn
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
That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's so little and they don't have so many athletes.
– Martina Hingis
Religion can make it worse. Are you supposing that if people were encouraged to believe in a transcendent reality, and to be encouraged by grand rituals and music and preaching, to love their neighbors, then they would put jealousy and frustration aside?
– Mary Douglas
People can do all kinds of things that maybe aren't wise in hindsight because of jealousy.
– Kristin Bauer van Straten
Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred.
– Arthur Golden