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I envy people who drink. At least they have something to blame everything on.

I envy people who drink. At least they have something to blame everything on.

by Oscar Levant Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Envy, my son, wears herself away, and droops like a lamb under
the influence of the evil eye.
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Envy, my son, wears herself away, and droops like a lamb under
the influence of the evil eye.
[Lat., L'invidia, figliuol mio, se stessa macera,
E si dilegua come agnel per fascino.]

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Envy, to which th' ignoble mind's a slave,
Is emulation in the learn'd or brave.

Envy, to which th' ignoble mind's a slave,
Is emulation in the learn'd or brave.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Not on thy sole, but on thy soul, harsh Jew,
Thou mak'st thy knife keen; but no metal can--
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Not on thy sole, but on thy soul, harsh Jew,
Thou mak'st thy knife keen; but no metal can--
No, not the hangman's axe--bear half the keenness
Of thy sharp envy.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Envy assails the noblest: the winds howl around the highest
peaks.
[Lat., Summa petit livor: perflant altissima venti.]

Envy assails the noblest: the winds howl around the highest
peaks.
[Lat., Summa petit livor: perflant altissima venti.]

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Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise.
For envy is a kind of praise.

Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise.
For envy is a kind of praise.

by John Gay 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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It is better to be envied than pitied.

It is better to be envied than pitied.

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Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.

Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Envy Quotes,
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