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They that envy others are their inferiors.

They that envy others are their inferiors.

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Envy is a symptom of lack of appreciation of our own uniqueness and self worth. Each of us has something read more

Envy is a symptom of lack of appreciation of our own uniqueness and self worth. Each of us has something to give that no one else has.

by Frank Tyger Found in: Envy Quotes,
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It is in the character if very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.

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

by Aeschylus Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Envy, like fire, soars upward.
[Lat., Invidiam, tamquam ignem, summa petere.]

Envy, like fire, soars upward.
[Lat., Invidiam, tamquam ignem, summa petere.]

by Titus Livy Found in: Envy Quotes,
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The truest mark of being born with great qualities, is being born without envy.

The truest mark of being born with great qualities, is being born without envy.

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No man likes to be surpassed by those of this own level.
[Lat., A proximis quisque minime anteire vult.]

No man likes to be surpassed by those of this own level.
[Lat., A proximis quisque minime anteire vult.]

by Titus Livy Found in: Envy Quotes,
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If we did but know how little some enjoy of the great things that they possess, there would not be read more

If we did but know how little some enjoy of the great things that they possess, there would not be much envy in the world.

by Young Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Envy's a sharper spur than pay:
No author ever spar'd a brother;
Wits are gamecocks to one read more

Envy's a sharper spur than pay:
No author ever spar'd a brother;
Wits are gamecocks to one another.

by John Gay Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Whoever feels pain in hearing a good character of his neighbor, will feel a pleasure in the reverse. And those read more

Whoever feels pain in hearing a good character of his neighbor, will feel a pleasure in the reverse. And those who despair to rise in distinction by their virtues, are happy if others can be depressed to a level of themselves.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Envy Quotes,
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