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From heresy, frenzy and jealousy, good Lord deliver me. (Ludovico Ariosto)

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. (Aristotle)

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy. (Jean Baudrillard)

You can't be yourself within jealousy. (Toba Beta)

Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies. (Elizabeth Bowen)

When you're ambitious, it's really hard to be supportive of other people. But it's our job to try, even though one gets jealous. (Squeak Carnwath)

Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive. (Alexis Carrel)

Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion. (Emile M. Cioran)

-The Pure and the Impure...
Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight. For it is the only suffering that we endure without ever becoming used to it. (Sidonie Gabrielle Colette)

When I learned to switch jealousy for admiration, it unblocked a lot of things. (Alfonso Cuaron)

The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents. (Salvador Dali)

To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self. (Joan Didion)

Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul. (John Dryden)

Your life story is a novel; and people, though they love novels wound between two yellow paper covers, are oddly suspicious of those which come to them in living vellum. (Alexandre Dumas)

It is not love that is blind, but jealousy. (Lawrence Durrell)

Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits. (Paul Eldridge)

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love. (George Eliot)

Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart. (George Eliot)

There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism. (George Eliot)

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. (Carrie Fisher)

Jealousy is an inner consciousness of one's own inferiority. It is a mental cancer. (B. C. Forbes)

Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire. (Solomon Ibn Gabirol)

- on Madonna...
I said later, if she hadn't asked me to make clothes for her, I would've killed the one that she did ask. (Jean Paul Gaultier)

A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity. (Robert A. Heinlein)

Good work is the only thing that would make me feel jealous or envious. (Philip Seymour Hoffman)

There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard. (Washington Irving)

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had. (Erica Jong)

In place of an intensive cooperation among artists, there is a battle for goods. Hatred, partisanship, cliques, jealousy, and intrigues are the natural consequences of an aimless, materialist art. (Wassily Kandinsky)

Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves. (Karl Kraus)

When in a relationship, a real man doesn't make his woman jealous of others, he makes others jealous of his woman. (Steve Maraboli)

Jealousy is a love bed of burning snarl. (George Meredith)

Being with an insanely jealous person is like being in the room with a dead mammoth. (Mike Nichols)

The desire to create continually is vulgar and betrays jealousy, envy, ambition. If one is something, one really does not need to make anything - and one nonetheless does very much. There exists above the 'productive' man a yet higher species. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves. (William Penn)

Maybe I was a little jealous or envious of the abstract painters - but the truth was I thought what they were doing was boring. (Larry Rivers)

Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love. (Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

We have only two ways to react to creative people in this culture; we either worship them or we're jealous. (Albert Rothenberg)

Nothing brings on jealousy like laughter. (Francoise Sagan)

Jealousy is the great exaggerator. (Johann Friedrich von Schiller)

Don't waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind. (Mary Schmich)

Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. (Fulton J. Sheen)

Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it. (William Shenstone)

- Letters to a Young Artist...
Even jealousy is based on fantasies: a fantasy that someone else has what belongs to you. (Anna Deavere Smith)

The only person who is hurt by jealousy is you... Eliminate that word from your life... it may not make you unsuccessful selling your art, but it will destroy your happiness. (Jack White)