Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
As iron is eaten by rust, so are the envious consumed by envy.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
Where you see valid achievements or virtue being attacked, it's by someone viewing them as a mirror of their own inadequacy instead of an inspiring beacon for excellence.
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.
Who among us hasn't envied a cat's ability to ignore the cares of daily life and to relax completely?
It stirs up envy, fame does. People feel fame gives them some kind of privilege to walk up to you and say anything to you - and it won't hurt your feelings - like it's happening to your clothing.
It is better to want what you have than to have what you want.
I envy people who drink - at least they know what to blame everything on.
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy Napoleon, but Napoleon envied Caesar, Caesar envied Alexander, and Alexander, I daresay, envied Hercules, who never existed.
Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.
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.
You can't be envious and happy at the same time
Envy shoots at others and wounds itself
Envy eats nothing but its own heart
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
The envious man thinks that if his neighbor breaks a leg, he will be able to walk better himself
Pity is for the living, envy is for the dead
There is much less envy of the rich by the poor than there is of the happy by the unhappy; by those who believe by those who dont believe.
Keep yourselves far from envy; it eateth up and taketh away good actions, like as fire eateth up and burneth wood
Envy is an insult to oneself.
Envy is counting the other fellows blessings instead of your own