Quotations on Jealousy

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People are taken aback by a confident, pretty girl who knows what she wants in life and isn't going to let anyone get in her way. And you know what it's all about? Jealousy.
- Summer Altice
(Keywords: Life, People, Jealousy, Pretty)

What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.
- Saint Augustine
(Keywords: Anger, Love, Fear, Jealousy, Quarrels)

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
- Jean Baudrillard
(Keywords: Negative, Jealousy, Judgment, Praise, Satisfaction)

No jealousy their dawn of love overcast, nor blasted were their wedded days with strife; each season looked delightful as it past, to the fond husband and the faithful wife.
- James Beattie
(Keywords: Love, Wife, Husband, Dawn, Jealousy, Past)

Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.
- Aphra Behn
(Keywords: Health, Jealousy, Nothing, Reason, Solitude)

Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
- Johannes Brahms
(Keywords: Health, Hatred, Jealousy, Rank, Suspicion, Trying)

Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.
- Van Wyck Brooks
(Keywords: People, Jealousy, Vanity)

Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.
- George Byron
(Keywords: Enemies, Friends, Jealousy, Lovers, May, Self)

Lovers may be - and indeed generally are - enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Enemies, Friends, Jealousy, Lovers, May, Self)

Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive.
- Alexis Carrel
(Keywords: Life, Forbidden, Hatred, Jealousy, Laws)

Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Keywords: First, Jealousy, Sight)

My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Keywords: Wife, Day, Jealousy, May)

Religion can make it worse. Are you supposing that if people were encouraged to believe in a transcendent reality, and to be encouraged by grand rituals and music and preaching, to love their neighbors, then they would put jealousy and frustration aside?
- Mary Douglas
(Keywords: Love, Music, Religion, People, Frustration, Jealousy, Neighbors, Preaching, Reality, Rituals)

Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.
- Paul Eldridge
(Keywords: Love, Jealousy, Passion)

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Anger, Love, Jealousy, Sight)

There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Fire, Jealousy, Needs, Passion)

Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred.
- Arthur Golden
(Keywords: Hatred, Jealousy, Passion)

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy.
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Keywords: Happiness, Love, Disease, Jealousy, Mind, Mistakes)

A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Keywords: Insecurity, Jealousy, Self)

That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's so little and they don't have so many athletes.
- Martina Hingis
(Keywords: Athletes, Jealousy, Reason, Training, Weather)

Back then I didn't think a woman like that, or a relationship like that, could exist with complete freedom and no jealousy or possessiveness. I thought it sounded too good to be true and I was certainly convinced it wasn't the life for me!
- Sylvia Kristel
(Keywords: Life, Thought, Freedom, Jealousy, Woman)

I believe managing is like holding a dove in your hand. If you hold it too tightly you kill it, but if you hold it too loosely, you lose it.
- Jude Law
(Keywords: Guilt, Jealousy, Regret)

On the same line of reasoning, if Australians were to be Australians, or rather if Australians were as separate from any other nation as Australia from any other land, there would be no jealousy between them on England's account.
- Henry Lawson
(Keywords: England, Jealousy, Nation)

You will not accept credit that is due to another, or harbor jealousy of an explorer who is more fortunate.
- Abbott L. Lowell
(Keywords: Credit, Jealousy, Will)

Obviously, in dealing with a relationship, sexuality has to be involved, and jealousy and emotions like that. And I don't know, I've always been intrigued by those emotions.
- Adrian Lyne
(Keywords: Emotions, Jealousy, Sexuality)

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
(Keywords: Life, Thoughts, Vision, Hate, Jealousy, Mind, Reality, Road)

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
- George Orwell
(Keywords: War, Hatred, Jealousy, Nothing, Play, Pleasure, Rules, Violence, Words)

The jealousy and resentment that animate the terrorists also affect many of our former cold war allies.
- Richard Perle
(Keywords: War, Jealousy, Resentment)

Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Keywords: Love, Jealousy, Self)

Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Keywords: Change, Jealousy, Madness, Passion)

Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Keywords: Certainty, Doubt, Jealousy, Madness)

Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Keywords: Love, Jealousy, Self)

Don't waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind.
- Mary Schmich
(Keywords: Time, Jealousy, Waste)

Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
- Fulton J. Sheen
(Keywords: Genius, Jealousy, Mediocrity, Tribute)

My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused much of an upheaval in the home. It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son.
- Conrad Veidt
(Keywords: Home, Mother, Father, Brother, Son, Jealousy, Pride)

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
- George Washington
(Keywords: Abuse, Jealousy, Liberty, Man, May, Will)

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