7 junio, 2024

90+ phrases of envy to understand it and help overcome it

The envy It is a very natural human emotion. Sometimes we have all envy our sister or brother a little, that nice friend that everyone loves or the boss or teacher, for his intelligence. It is about wanting for oneself something that others have.

However, it must be kept under control and eliminated as much as possible. An envious attitude can make us stay alone and we don’t know how to enjoy and value what we do have.

We have made a list of the best envy phrases from excellent authors such as Winston Churchill, Socrates, William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Herodotus, Jim Rohn, Bob Marley, Seneca and many more.

List of phrases about envy

-Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself.- Proverb.

45-Envy is the ulcer of the soul.- Socrates.

-The spirit of envy can destroy; never build.- Margaret Thatcher.

32-It is not greed that moves the world, but envy.- Warren Buffett.

-Envy is a declaration of inferiority.- Napoleon Bonaparte.

-Nothing causes more jealousy than laughter.- Françoise Sagan.

-Comparison is the thief of joy.- Theodore Roosevelt.

11-Nothing sharpens the view like envy.- Thomas Fuller.

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

-Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.- Heraclitus.

1-People hate those who make them feel their own inferiority.- Lord Chesterfield.

-The envious do not die once, but as many times as the envied earn applause.- Baltasar Gracián.

-The heart in peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.- Proverbs 14:30.

-Losers focus on winners. Winners focus on winning.- Author unknown.

-Envy shoots others and hurts itself.- Proverb.

-The wicked envy and hate; It is his way of admiring.- Victor Hugo.

15-Never underestimate the power of jealousy and envy to destroy.- Oliver Stone.

5-Envy and jealousy are incurable diseases.- Robert Kraft.

46-Who envy another confesses his superiority.- Samuel Johnson.

1-You can be the moon and yet be jealous of the stars.- Gary Allan.

5-A bird with beautiful feathers is the goal of many hunters.- Matshona Dhliwayo.

-Do not overestimate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envy others does not get peace of mind.- Buddha.

3-Of the seven deadly sins, only envy is not fun at all.- Joseph Epstein.

10-Envy hides at the bottom of the human heart like a viper in its hole.-Honoré de Balzac.

45-Fortunate is the one who does not carry envy as a companion.- Rumi.

-What a bitter thing to look at happiness through the eyes of another man.- William Shakespeare.

-The better the good is, the more annoying it is for the bad.- Saint Augustine.

-Envy is the rate that all distinction must pay.- Ralph Waldo Emerson.

11-You cannot be envious and happy at the same time.- Frank Tyger.

3-The victory of another person is not your defeat.- Thibaut.

3-Envy blinds people and makes it impossible for them to think clearly.- Macolm X.

5-Envy comes from people’s ignorance or lack of faith in their own gifts.- Jean Vanier.

45-Envy is the art of counting the blessings of the other instead of your own.- Harold Coffin.

The few who do are the envy of the many who just look.- Jim Rohn.

4-Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on your cheeks.- Thomas Browne.

-Living without comparison is removing a tremendous burden.- Jiddu Krishnamurti.

30-It is better to be envied than pitied.- Herodotus.

-No one envy the process, only the result.- Regan Jacklin.

-Everyone pities the weak. You have to produce envy.- Arnold Schwarzenegger.

«Pity is for the living, envy for the dead.» Mark Twain.

-If you find happiness people might get jealous. Be happy anyway.- Mother Teresa.

-Envy is an indicator that you do something right. People do not envy losers.- Unknown author.

-Envy derives from insecurity.- Igor Babailov.

-Envy is ignorance, imitation is suicide.- Ralph Waldo Emerson.

-Some people want you to do well, but never better than them.- Author unknown.

-No one is really worthy of envy.- Arthur Schopenhauer.

-Envy kills itself with its own arrows.- Unknown author.

-Do you have enemies? Good. That means that you have fought for something at some point in your life.- Winston Churchill.

-Envy always arises with the comparison of oneself; If there is no comparison, there is no envy.- Francis Bacon.

-Whoever was envied when alive will be loved when dead.- Horace.

-Envy is a thousand times more terrible than hunger, because it is spiritual hunger.- Miguel de Unamuno.

-Be rigid with yourselves, but condescending with others. In this way you will be free of all envy and resentment.- Confucius.

2-Greatness inspires envy, envy breeds resentment, resentment produces lies.- JK Rowling.

45-Envy is the stupidest of vices, because there is no simple advantage that can be gained from it.- Honoré de Balzac.

-Live a life that would make you feel envious.- Author unknown.

-The truest mark of being born with great qualities is being born without envy.- Franҫois de la Rochefoucauld.

-Envy is the root of the great evils of society.- Fernando Savater.

-Envy is the beast that ruins trust, dissipates concord, destroys justice and fattens all kinds of evils.- Saint Augustine.

-When men are full of envy, they despise everything, whether good or bad.- Tacitus.

4-Envy is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.- Carrie Fisher.

4-It is a practice of crowds to bark at eminent men, as small dogs bark at strangers.- Seneca.

-The envious are the inferiors of the envied.- Unknown author.

4-It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in those around you.- Marilyn Monroe.

-Do not compare yourself with others, but with the person you were yesterday.- Author unknown.

-A person is born with feelings of hatred and envy. If they are given way, they will lead to violence and crime, and any sense of loyalty and good faith are abandoned.- Xun Zi.

-Envy is skinny because it bites but never eats.- Proverb.

-A heart in peace gives life to the body, but envy corrodes the bones.- Proverb.

-Those who are envious will stay where they are, those who learn from those who surpass them, will advance.- Unknown author.

-Calamities are of two types: misfortune for oneself and good fortune for others.- Ambrose Bierce.

-Five enemies of peace inhabit us: greed, ambition, envy and pride.- Petrarch.

-Envy is a mental pain that successful people cause their neighbors.- Unknown author.

-Ignore the critics. Only the mediocre are free from ridicule. Dare to be different.- Dita Von Teese.

-The envious hate the person they cannot be and the things they cannot have.- Unknown author.

-Pride, envy, greed, are the sparks that set the hearts of all men on fire.- Dante Alighieri.

10-Envy is an insult to oneself.- Yevgeny Yevtushenko.

-Punish those who envy you by doing them good.- Proverb.

-If envy were a fever, everyone would be sick.- Proverb.

-Envy is a symptom of a lack of appreciation of our uniqueness and self-worth. Each of us has something that no one else has.- Frank Tyger.

30-The envious can have more than you, envying the little you have.- Ken Gun.

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

-Never hate people who envy you. Respect them because they think you are better than them.- Paulo Coelho.

-An envious heart cannot be original.- Toba Beta.

11-Hate the happiness of others will not make you happier.- Albert Bennett.

-Envy does not eat anything except its own heart.- Proverb.

45-Envy and fear cause the face to pale, love makes it shine.- Paramahansa Yogananda.

-Blessed is the one who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not to imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to follow but not to manipulate.- William Arthur Ward.

12-The busy man helping the man below him will not have time to envy the man above him.- Henrietta Mears.

The envious are a problem for others, but a torment for themselves.- William Penn.

4-We waste our time envying people we would not like to be.- Jean Rostand.

15-Envy is blind and has no other quality than that of departing from virtue.- Tito Livio.

-Do not envy the success of others. Be generous in spirit and congratulate them wholeheartedly.- Irwin Greenberg.

-The flower that is unique does not need to envy the thorns, which are numerous.- Rabindranath Tagore.

Envy is so ugly that it always walks the world in disguise, and never more hateful than when it tries to disguise itself as justice.- Jacinto Benavente.

-With some flowers in my garden, half a dozen photos and some books, I live without envy.- Lope de Vega.

-There is no passion so ingrained in the human heart as envy.- Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

45-Envy is like a fly that passes through all the healthy parts of the body and perches on the sores.- Arthur Chapman.

-Jealousy is the tribute that mediocrity pays to genius.- Fulton J. Sheen.

5-The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.- Bette Midler.

-Only fools live in the past or carry envy to the present.- Chi Chi Rodríguez.

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