Jealousy is a stirring emotion that induces us to do things we regret later. Follow this article to encounter a few quotes that attempt to drill into us its ineffectuality.

Jealousy Quotes

Human beings are all irrational in several ways. At times, emotions are so powerful that we lose control of our senses. One of the seven sins, envy has proved itself to be absolutely futile. Sloth, lust, gluttony and the other sins have the advantage of instant gratification, but jealousy induces negative repercussions from the beginning to the end. Jealousy paves the way for innumerable bumps in a stable relationship and worse, it crushes one’s self esteem totally. Jealousy is a mirror that reflects one’s deepest insecurities. Just like war and other recurring calamities, jealousy cannot be erased. It persists to be one of those innate fixtures that we must strive to control in order to succeed and be rational individuals. Building up on self confidence is a great way to do so. In no time, the frequent pangs of jealousy would start to dissipate. Given below are a few witty quotes and sayings on the emotion that plagues the world. Read on and give that envious side of yours a kick!
Quotations & Sayings On Jealousy
  • Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart. - George Eliot
  • The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause. - Baltasar Gracian
    Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. - Fulton J. Sheen
  • O jealousy! thou magnifier of trifles! - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
    It is not love that is blind, but jealousy. - Lawrence Durrell, Justine, 1957
    If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang. - Charley Reese
  • He that is not jealous is not in love. - St. Augustine
  • Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive. - Havelock Ellis
  • Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! - Bob Marley
  • Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.  - Josh Billings
  • A competent and self confident person is incapable of jealous in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity. - Robert A. Heinlein
    Envy is thin because it bites but never eats.  - Anonymous
  • I've spent most of my life walking under that hovering cloud, jealousy, whose acid raindrops blurred my vision and burned holes in my heart. - Astrid Alauda
  • Plain women are always jealous of their husbands. Beautiful women never are. They are always so occupied with being jealous of other women's husbands. – Oscar Wilde
  • Whoever envies another confesses his superiority.  - Samuel Johnson, The Rambler
  • Envy is a symptom of lack of appreciation of our own uniqueness and self worth.  Each of us has something to give that no one else has. - Elizabeth O'Connor
  • Jealousy is a tiger that tears not only its prey but also its own raging heart! - Anonymous
  • Calamities are of two kinds:  misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.  - Ambrose Bierce
  • Jealousy and love are sisters. - Russian Proverbs
  • Envy is the most stupid of vices, for there is no single advantage to be gained from it.  - Honore de Balzac
  • Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy. - François Duc de La Rochefoucauld
  • Never love unless you can, Bear with all the faults of man:
    Men will sometimes jealous be, Though but little cause they see.
    - Thomas Campion, Never Love
  • A show of envy is an insult to oneself. - Yevgeny Alexandrovich Yevtushenko
    The truest mark of being born with great qualities is being born without envy. -Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

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