Jealousy Quotes

Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man’s eyes.
~William Shakespeare

Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one
~Emma Goldman

Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.
~Elizabeth Bowen

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
~H. G. Wells

Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.
~George Bernard Shaw

Jealousy is a dog’s bark which attracts thieves.
~Karl Kraus

A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
~Robert A. Heinlein

Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive
~ Alexis Carrel

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
~George Eliot

Jealousy lives upon doubts, it becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
~Fran├žois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

More men die of jealousy than of cancer.
~ Joseph P. Kennedy

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
~ Havelock Ellis

Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.
~ Paul Eldridge

It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.
~ Lawrence Durrell

Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest.
~ A.R. Orage

There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.
~Washington Irving

Jealousy is the injured lover’s hell
~ John Milton

In jealousy there is more self-love than love.
~Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Jealousy is the only vice that gives no pleasure

Who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.
~Lord Byron

I never admire another’s fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
~Marcus Tullius Cicero

Jealousy is the most dreadfully involuntary of all sins
~ Iris Murdoch

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
~Havelock Ellis

Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
~George Eliot

The knives of jealousy are honed on details.
~Ruth Rendell

So full of artless jealousy is guilt It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.
~ William Shakespeare

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
~Jean Baudrillard

Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.
~ Bible

No true love there can be without Its dread penalty–jealousy.
~Lord Lytton

So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.
~William Shakespeare

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
~Erica Jong

Don’t hold grudges; it’s pointless. Jealousy too is a non-cathartic, negative emotion.

There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.
~Washington Irving

Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied.
~Mark Twain

Jealousy is inconsolable because it cannot know the beloved
~Mason Cooley

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

Some Funny Jealousy Quotes:

My wife’s jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.
~Rodney Dangerfield

There is no sweeter sound than the crumbling of ones fellow man.
~Groucho Marx

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