35+ Best Jealousy Quotes To Help You Get Through And Move On

Whether you’re deflecting the jealous haters, or working through your own feelings of envy, here’s a list of the best jealousy quotes to get you through.

Jealousy is not a good emotion to feel. This emotion can consume your entire being and make you what’s referred to as a “green monster”.

Feelings of envy can happen to anyone. It’s how you work through your own jealousy or brush off other people’s jealousy that will help you move on in life.

While jealousy happens to the best of us, even if it’s a difficult emotion, there are some jealousy quotes below to help you see the full picture of jealousy.

Here are 35+ Best Jealousy Quotes To Help You Get Through And Move On

Quotes About Jealous People

“I love people who gossip behind my back. That’s exactly where they belong. Behind my back.” – Unknown

“Jealousy is a disease. Get well soon.” – Unknown

“Jealous people want to see you do good, but never better than them.” – Unknown

“A flower never thinks of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms” – Unknown

“The people who know the least about you, always have the most to say.” – Unknown

“Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners” – Unknown

“Some people only hate you because of the way other people love you.” – Unknown

“People only rain on your parade because they’re jealous of your sun and tired of their shade.” – Unknown

Quotes about Jealousy

“Jealousy is natural but it isn’t necessary” – Unknown

“Someone else’s success does not rob you of anything.” – Unknown

“Jealousy—Tormenting yourself, for fear you should be tormented by another.”- Paul Chatfield

“Jealousy only eats up your beauty. Have faith in yourself. You have something that other’s don’t” – Unknown

“In jealousy there is more self-love than love.”- François de la Rochefoucauld, Maxims, 1665

“Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.”- Maya Angelou

Quotes about Envy

“Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.”- François de la Rochefoucauld

“The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.”- Baltasar Gracián

“It is never wise to seek or wish for another’s misfortune. If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.”- Charley Reese

“Envy, if surrounded on all sides by the brightness of another’s prosperity, like the scorpion confined within a circle of fire, will sting itself to death.”- Charles Caleb Colton

“Envy is the coward side of Hate, and all her ways are bleak and desolate.”- Henry Abbey

“Envy is a littleness of soul, which cannot see beyond a certain point, and if it does not occupy the whole space, feels itself excluded.”- William Hazlitt

“Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.”- Buddha

“It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.”- Aeschylus

“Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself.”- Danish Proverb

“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

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

“Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred.”- François de la Rochefoucauld

“Envy is a symptom of lack of appreciation of our own uniqueness and self worth. Each of us has something to give that no one else has.”- Unknown

Keep yourselves far from envy; it eateth up and taketh away good actions, like as fire eateth up and burneth wood.”- Muhammad

“Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man’s self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.”- Francis Bacon

“The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor.”- Socrates

“Envy is like a fly that passes all the body’s sounder parts, and dwells upon the sores.”- Arthur Chapman

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

“The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.”- Baltasar Gracián, translated from Spanish

“It is never wise to seek or wish for another’s misfortune. If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.”- Charley Reese

“Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.”- Josh Billings

“Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own.”- Harold Coffin

Removing jealously from your life isn’t easy. Hopefully these quotes and saying about jealous feeling will help.

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