35 Quotes and Sayings About Jealousy in Life

35 quotes and sayings about jealousy in life

35 Quotes and Sayings About Jealousy in Life

  1. “Never hate people who are jealous of you, but respect their jealousy because they’re the ones who think you’re better than them.”

  2. “Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.”

  3. “Chances are that when someone is hating on you, it’s not about you at all. It’s about them. It’s their fear, their jealously, their boredom, and their insecurity.”

  4. “Whoever is trying to bring you down is already below you.”

  5. “It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.”

  6. “Jealousy is just a lack of self-confidence.”

  7. “Jealousy is the cousin of greed. We seem to focus on what we want and lose sight of what we really need.”

  8. “The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.”

  9. “Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others– it only changes yours.”

  10. “Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.”

  11. “You can only be jealous of someone who has something you think you ought to have yourself.”

  12. “Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.”

  13. “Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest.”

  14. “As iron is eaten by rust, so are the envious consumed by envy.”

  15. “Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.”

  16. “Don’t waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind.”

  17. “Comparison is a very foolish attitude, because each person is unique and incomparable. Once this understanding settles in you, jealousy disappears.”

  18. “Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.”

  19. “Some people want to see everything go wrong for you because nothing is going right for them.”

  20. “Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive.”

  21. “Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but Jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time.”

  22. “Jealousy is nothing more than a fear of abandonment.”

  23. “Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.”

  24. “To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.”

  25. “Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.”

  26. “Jealousy is the art of counting someone else’s blessings instead of your own.”

  27. “Jealousy arises because of a lack of confidence in oneself.”

  28. “People who have no life will always start drama in yours.”

  29. “A Jealous close friend is worse than a friendly hidden enemy.”

  30. “Blowing out someone else’s candle doesn’t make yours shine any brighter.”

  31. “Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive.”

  32. “Never hate jealous people, they are jealous because they think you are better than them.”

  33. “Jealousy sees things always with magnifying glasses which makes little things large, -of dwarfs giants, suspicions truths.”

  34. “When a person always has something negative to say, they are secretly jealous of you.”

  35. “Jealousy is a form of hatred built upon security”

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