33 Quotes About Being Jealous


Jealousy can be difficult to combat especially when trust issues are already present. These quotes about being jealous will remind you of the negative effects that can happen as a result of your reactions.

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

“Anyone that hates on you is always below you, because they’re just jealous of what you have.”

“Being jealous of a beautiful woman is not going to make you more beautiful.”

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

“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.”

“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.”

“Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy – in fact, they are almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.”

“Jealousy is a kind of civil war in the soul, where judgment and imagination are at perpetual jars. This civil dissension in the mind, like that of the body politic, commits great disorders, and lays all waste. ”

“Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy. ”

“Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one’s self-respect. For jealous people, like dope-fiends, stoop to the lowest level and in the end inspire only disgust and loathing.”

“Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.”

“Jealousy is not a barometer by which the depth of love can be read, it merely records the degree of the lover’s insecurity.”

“Jealousy is one of the wickedest of all the passions. It is that which has been the most fruitful mother of tragedies, murders, and wars.”

“Jealousy is simply and clearly the fear that you do not have value._ Jealousy scans for evidence to prove the point – that others will be preferred and rewarded more than you.”

“Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves.”

“Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.”

“Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.”

“Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.”

“Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.”

“Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive.”

“Love may be blind but jealousy has 20-20 vision.”

“Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but Jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time.”

“More men die of jealousy than of cancer.”

“Never make a decision when you are upset, sad, jealous or in love.”

“People who make the choice to study, work hard or do whatever they endeavor is to give it the max on themselves to reach to the top level.”

“The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.”

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

“The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.”

“To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self.”

“To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.”

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

“You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.”

“You can only be jealous of someone who has something you think you ought to have yourself.”

There are negative effects that can happen as a result of you being a responding with jealousy over sensibility.

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