Quotes Database - Category: Jealousy
"The knives of jealousy are honed on details."
- Ruth Rendell
"Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it."
- William Shenstone
"In my experience lust only ever leads to misery. All that suspicion and jealousy and anguish it unleashes. I don't want those things in my life."
- Chrissie Hynde
"Jealousy is the grave of affection."
- Mary Baker Eddy
"Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents."
- Salvador Dali
"I don't watch that much comedy. I think it's professional jealousy. That and a lack of support for my community."
- Michael Ian Black
"Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping."
- Ambrose Bierce
"I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation, till the grave opened to give me rest, than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress."
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
"Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion."
- Emile M. Cioran
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