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Envy Quotes

There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy.
Heart
Human
Human heart
Passion
Rooted
Strongly
The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.
Flower
Need
Numerous
Single
Thorns
Which
I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.
Actually
Attention
Feel
Paying
People
Them
I don't envy or much respect people who are completely politicised.
Much
People
Respect
Who
Nonetheless, do I have respect for people who believe in the hereafter? Of course I do. I might add, perhaps even a touch of envy too, because of the solace.
Add
Because
Believe
Course
Even
Hereafter
Might
Nonetheless
People
Perhaps
Respect
Solace
Too
Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit.
America
Far
Far less
France
Less
Than
Wit
Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.
Authors
Damn
Led
Never
Read
Resentment
Those
Though
Whim
Whom
Never envy a man his lady. Behind it all lays a living hell.
Behind
Hell
His
Lady
Lays
Living
Man
Never
Every time that I think of the crucifixion of Christ, I commit the sin of envy.
Christ
Commit
Crucifixion
Every
Every time
I think
Sin
Think
Time
I go about looking at horses and cattle. They eat grass, make love, work when they have to, bear their young. I am sick with envy of them.
About
Am
Bear
Cattle
Eat
Go
Grass
Horses
I am
Looking
Love
Make
Sick
Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
Anguished
Content
Craving
Earth
Know
Men
Motion
Never
Nothing
Satisfaction
Seeking
Sexual
Wander
O! what a Godlike Power is that of doing Good! I envy the Rich and the Great for nothing else!
Doing
Doing good
Else
Godlike
Good
Great
Nothing
Power
Rich
I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt.
Alms
Beggar
Both
Guilt
His
Know
Like
Looking
Man
Me
Poor
Poor man
Poverty
I have a spasm of envy for the person that was killed by a falling bookcase, as long as it doesn't happen prematurely.
Falling
Happen
Long
Person
Prematurely
Check the price
for your project
I envy those old Greek bathers, into whose hands were delivered Pericles, and Alcibiades, and the perfect models of Phidias. They had daily before their eyes the highest types of Beauty which the world has ever produced; for of all things that are beautiful, the human body is the crown.
All things
Beautiful
Beauty
Before
Body
Crown
Daily
Delivered
Ever
Eyes
Greek
Had
Hands
Honestly, I envy painters, who can have a masterpiece in one morning. Or musicians, who can write something in 30 minutes and arrange it in an hour, sometimes. 'Cause with this, with writing, you can occasionally feel like a caveman, like you've been working with pitch and tar on this brush.
Arrange
Been
Brush
Cause
Feel
Honestly
Hour
Like
Masterpiece
Minutes
Morning
Musicians
Occasionally
It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those who envy you.
Curious
Frustrate
Good
May
Those
Vary
Who
You
The reason I'm in San Diego is not because I want distance from South Africa but because I want proximity to the people I love. But I don't envy growing up in America. As ugly as aspects of it were, my biggest blessing was to be born a South African.
Africa
African
America
Aspects
Because
Biggest
Blessing
Born
Diego
Distance
Growing
Growing up
I love
Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home.
Avarice
Every
Home
Pride
The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring.
Admiring
Hate
Way
Wicked
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
Creed
Equal
Failure
Gospel
Ignorance
Inherent
Misery
Philosophy
Sharing
Socialism
Virtue
Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.
Apprehension
Fear
Jealousy
Our
Superiority
There is nothing more universally commended than a fine day; the reason is that people can commend it without envy.
Commend
Day
Fine
Fine day
More
Nothing
People
Reason
Than
Universally
Without
Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good-fortune.
Among
Angry
Deserved
Ingredients
Justice
Love
Mixture
More
Other
Than
Undeserved
A painter, who finds no satisfaction in mere representation, however artistic, in his longing to express his inner life, cannot but envy the ease with which music, the most non-material of the arts today, achieves this end. He naturally seeks to apply the methods of music to his own art.
Achieves
Apply
Art
Artistic
Arts
Cannot
Ease
End
Express
Finds
He
His
However
This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy, for contempt too high.
Contempt
Grant
High
Lie
Low
May
Me
Means
Only
Too
Above all, you must fight conceit, envy, and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart.
Above
Conceit
Every
Fight
Heart
Kind
Must
You
Your
Envy aims very high.
Aims
High
Very
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Character
Few
Few Men
Friend
Honor
Men
Very
Who
Without
I defer to all these other American poets who, for some reason, I both envy and admire.
Admire
American
Both
Defer
Other
Poets
Reason
Some
Who

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