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As a moth gnaws a garment, so doth envy consume a man. (Quote by - Saint John Chrysostom)

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own. (Quote by - Harold Coffin)

Envy lurks at the bottom of the human heart, like a viper in its hole. (Quote by - Honore de Balzac)

Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy. (Quote by - Francis Bacon, Sr.)

I am Envy. I cannot read and therefore wish all books burned. (Quote by - Christopher Marlowe)

The envious will die, but envy never. (Quote by - Jean Baptiste Poquelin Moliere)

Envy assails the noblest: the winds howl around the highest peaks. (Quote by - Ovid)

Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred. (Quote by - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld)

Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock. Abraham's riches were the Philistines' envy; and Jacob's blessing bred Esau's hatred. (Quote by - J. Beaumont)

When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad. (Quote by - Tacitus)

You can't be envious and happy at the same time (Quote by - Frank Tyger)

Envy is honors foe. (Quote by - Motto)

Mediocrity doesn't mean average intelligence, it means an average intelligence that resents and envies its betters. (Quote by - Ayn Rand)

Nothing sharpens sight like envy (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

The envious pine at others' success; no greater punishment than envy was devised by Sicilian tyrants. (Quote by - Horace)

It was well said that envy keeps no holidays. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Keep yourselves far from envy; it eateth up and taketh away good actions, like as fire eateth up and burneth wood (Quote by - Muhammad)

Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies. (Quote by - Gore Vidal)

Envy, to which th' ignoble mind's a slave, Is emulation in the learn'd or brave. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own. (Quote by - Marcus T Cicero)

Helpless, unknown, and unremembered, most human beings, however sensitive, idealistic, intelligent, go through life as passengers rather than chauffeurs. Although we may pretend that it is the chauffeur who is the social inferior, most of us, like Toad of Toad Hall, would not mind a turn at the wheel ourselves. (Quote by - Ralph Harper)

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind. (Quote by - Buddha)

The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause. (Quote by - Baltasar Gracian)

Envy is ignorance. Imitation is suicide. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief That thou her maid art far more fair than she. Be not her maid, since she is envious. Her vestal livery is but sick and green, And none but fools do wear it. Cast it off. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)


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