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Not on thy sole, but on thy soul, harsh Jew, Thou mak'st thy knife keen; but no metal can-- No, not the hangman's axe--bear half the keenness Of thy sharp envy. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Envy! eldest-born of hell! (Quote by - Charles Jennens of Gopsall)

Envy, my son, wears herself away, and droops like a lamb under the influence of the evil eye. (Quote by - Jacopo Sannazaro)

When we envy another, we make their virtue our vice. (Quote by - Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux)

No metal can--no, not the hangman's axe--bear half the keenness of thy sharp envy. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Envy is an insult to oneself. (Quote by - Yevgeny Yevtushenko)

With that malignant envy which turns pale, And sickens, even if a friend prevail. (Quote by - Charles Churchill)

Envy is the antagonist of the fortunate. (Quote by - Epictetus)

It is better to be envied than pitied. (Quote by - Herodotus)

My mind gave me, In seeking tales and informations Against this man, whose honesty the devil And his disciples only envy at, Ye blew the fire that burns ye: now have at ye! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Sympathy one receives for nothing, envy must be earned. (Quote by - Robert Lembke)

Pity is for the living, envy is for the dead (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Base envy withers at another's joy, And hates that excellence it cannot reach. (Quote by - James Thomson 1)

Envy feeds on the living. It ceases when they are dead. (Quote by - Ovid)

The artist envies what the arties gains, The bard the rival bard's successful strains. (Quote by - Hesiod)

There is but one man who can believe himself free from envy; and it is he who has never examined his own heart. (Quote by - Claude Arien Helvetius)

All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession. (Quote by - William Hogarth)

Envy not greatness: for thou mak'st thereby Thyself the worse, and so the distance greater. (Quote by - George Herbert)

I envy animals for two things - their ignorance of evil to come, and their ignorance of what is said about them. (Quote by - Voltaire)

Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of. (Quote by - Henry Fielding)

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. (Quote by - Aeschylus )

Envy is like a fly that passes all the body's sounder parts, and dwells upon the sores. (Quote by - Arthur Chapman)

Have you noticed that weak people are the ones who delight to show you how weak you are, while, at the same time, strong people are the ones who delight to show you how strong you are? (Quote by - Laura Teresa Marquez)

Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. (Quote by - Josh Billings)

Envy lies between two beings equal in nature though unequal in circumstances. (Quote by - Jeremy Collier)


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