31 Quotes About Envious Friends

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Envy is a core ingredient to your path to success. Not all envy is malicious and created bad. Experiencing such a feeling can help us later embrace some moments of self actualization. Here are some great quotes about envy that are inspiring.

“A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.”

“A jealous woman does better research than the FBI.”

“A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.”

“And the stars will turn green in envy of your light.”

“Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.”

“Because of jealousy you are in constant suffering; you become mean to others. And because of jealousy you start becoming phony, because you start pretending.”

“Comparison is a very foolish attitude, because each person is unique and incomparable. Once this understanding settles in you, jealousy disappears.”

“Don’t waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind.”

“Drop jealousy and love wells up. Jealousy means that I am the owner. It is an ego trip, and wherever there is ego there is poison, and the poison kills the very source of love”

“Enjoy the little things in life… for one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.”

“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.”

“Envy is ignorance.”

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

“Even the sun is jealous of the way you shine.”

“Friends doesn’t always need advices. Sometimes, all they need is a hand to hold, an ear to listen and a heart to understand.”

“I could conquer the world with just one hand…as long as you were holding the other.”

“I don’t ever remember being particularly jealous of anybody, because I figured if I can’t do it myself, I don’t deserve to get it.”

“I don’t get jealous of people. Jealousy is such a waste of time because you’re jealous of them, and they go about their lives and have a wonderful time, so what’s the point?”

“I don’t think that you can fake warmth. You can fake lust, jealousy, anger; those are all quite easy. But actual, genuine warmth? I don’t think you can fake it.”

“I never get jealous when I see my ex with someone else, because my parents always taught me to give my used toys to the less fortunate.”

“It’s hard to grow up in a world where you never feel like you’re good enough.”

“Jealous minds think alike.”

“Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.”

“Jealousy is the fear of comparison.”

“Jealousy only eats up your beauty. Have more faith in yourself, you got something that other people don’t.”

“Never hate jealous people. They are jealous because they think you are better than them.”

“Smile. It will make him him so jealous to see you’re happy without him.”

“The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.”

“We never even “went out” but.. it still hurts to see with someone else.”

“What sort of love is permeated by jealousy? You are jealous because you are unaware that everything you need is inside you.”

“When a person always have something negative to say…they’re secretly jealous of you.”

If you have ever experienced jealousy before, you may realize you can use it to fuel you instead of hurt you and others.