33 Quotes About Jealousy and Insecurity

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Being insecure in your personal and professional life can leave you feeling unfulfilled. These quotes about jealousy and insecurity are perfect examples to the type of emotions that can damage your life.

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

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

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

“But hurry, let’s entwine ourselves as one, our mouth broken, our soul bitten by love, so time discovers us safely destroyed.”

“Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.”

“Envy is a littleness of soul, which cannot see beyond a certain point, and if it does not occupy the whole space feels itself excluded.”

“Envy is the most stupid of vices, for there is no single advantage to be gained from it.”

“If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.”

“Insecurity is an ugly thing. It makes you hate people you don’t even know.”

“It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.”

“It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.”

“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 inconsolable because it cannot know the beloved.”

“Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.”

“Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest.”

“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 pretence of keeping it alive.”

“Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.”

“Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.”

“Only someone who is ready for everything, who doesn’t exclude any experience, even the most incomprehensible, will live the relationship with another person as something alive, and will himself sound the depths of his own being.”

“Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.”

“Pity is for the living, envy is for the dead.”

“She had never imagined that curiosity was one of the many masks of love.”

“Surrounded by the flames of jealousy, the jealous one winds up, like the scorpion, turning the poisoned sting against himself.”

“The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.”

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

“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.”

“The truest mark of being born with great qualities is to be born without envy.”

“Then you will be the one others envy, and you can remember the pain and reach out to them.”

“Think of love as a state of grace; not the means to anything but the alpha and omega, an end in itself.”

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

“Whoever envies another confesses his superiority.”

“You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.”

When you are suffering from feelings of jealous and insecurity, finding a way to take back control will make a world of difference in your life.