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 :: Famous Quotations Topic: Envy (33 Quotations)

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None of the affections have been noted to fascinate and bewitch but envy.
~ Francis Bacon

 

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He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
~ Aeschylus

 

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As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
~ Antisthenes

 

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The envied are like bureaucrats; the more impersonal they are, the greater the illusion (for themselves and for others) of their power.
~ John Berger

 

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Envy and wrath shorten the life. [Ecclesiasticus]
~ Bible

 

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Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks.
~ Sir Thomas Browne

 

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I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
~ Marcus T. Cicero

 

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Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
~ Henry Fielding

 

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Nothing sharpens sight like envy.
~ Thomas Fuller

 

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Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
~ John Gay

 

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Men are so constituted that every one undertakes what he sees another successful in, whether he has aptitude for it or not.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

 

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The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
~ Baltasar Gracian

 

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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.
~ Ralph Harper

 

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Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good-fortune.
~ William Hazlitt

 

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How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
~ Herodotus

 

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All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession.
~ William Hogarth

 

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He will be loved when dead, who was envied when he was living.
~ Horace

 

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His scorn of the great is repeated too often to be real; no man thinks much of that which he despises.
~ Samuel Johnson

 

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Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred.
~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

 

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