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Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.

Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.

by Henry Fielding Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Envy depreciates the genius of the great Homer.
[Lat., Ingenium magni detractat livor Homeri.]

Envy depreciates the genius of the great Homer.
[Lat., Ingenium magni detractat livor Homeri.]

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A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, read more

A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.

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Envy is honors foe.

Envy is honors foe.

by Motto Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Envy will merit as its shade pursue,
But like a shadow, proves the substance true.

Envy will merit as its shade pursue,
But like a shadow, proves the substance true.

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We make ourselves fools to disport ourselves
And spend our flatteries to drink those men
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We make ourselves fools to disport ourselves
And spend our flatteries to drink those men
Upon whose age we void it up again
With poisonous spite and envy.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Who among us hasn't envied a cat's ability to ignore the cares of daily life and to relax completely?

Who among us hasn't envied a cat's ability to ignore the cares of daily life and to relax completely?

by Karen Brademeyer Found in: Envy Quotes,
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With that malignant envy which turns pale,
And sickens, even if a friend prevail.

With that malignant envy which turns pale,
And sickens, even if a friend prevail.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,
Who is already sick and pale with grief
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Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,
Who is already sick and pale with grief
That thou her maid art far more fair than she.
Be not her maid, since she is envious.
Her vestal livery is but sick and green,
And none but fools do wear it. Cast it off.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Envy Quotes,
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