Famous Quotes & Quotations About Jealousy:
I've spent most of my life walking under that hovering cloud, jealousy, whose acid raindrops blurred my vision and burned holes in my heart. Once I learned to use the umbrella of confidence, the skies cleared up for me and the sunshine called joy became my faithful companion.
~ Astrid Alauda.
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
~ H.G. Wells.
That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.
~ J.M. Barrie.
We were only there for five days and during that time Tom was a bit annoyed that the French were more interested in me and my schoolgirl outfit than him and his long scarf.
~ Lalla Ward.
Marx was wrong; jealousy and pride, emotional forces, are just as responsible as hunger and necessity for our actions; they explain the whole of History, and the initial fall of man.
~ Eugene Ionesco.
The way to hold a husband is to keep him a little jealous; the way to lose him is to keep him a little more jealous.
~ H.L. Mencken.
Love withers under constraints: its very essence is liberty: it is compatible neither with obedience, jealousy, nor fear: it is there most pure, perfect, and unlimited where its votaries live in confidence, equality and unreserve.
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley.
One would always want to think of oneself as being on the side of love, ready to recognize it and wish it well but, when confronted with it in others, one so often resented it, questioned its true nature, secretly dismissed the particular instance as folly or promiscuity. Was it merely jealousy, or a reluctance to admit so noble and enviable a sentiment in anyone but oneself?
~ Shirley Hazzard.
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.
~ St. Augustine.
I have never been jealous. Not even when my dad finished fifth grade a year before I did.
~ Jeff Foxworthy.
There's a lot of jealousy because the woman has done quite well for herself, and there's still some residual sexism in the world.
~ Erik Sorenson.
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... there are quite enough real causes of trouble already, and we need not add to them by encouraging young men to kick each other on the shins amid the roars of infuriated spectators.
~ George Orwell.
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