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The envious will die, but envy never.
[Fr., Les envieux mourront, mais non jamais l'envie.]

The envious will die, but envy never.
[Fr., Les envieux mourront, mais non jamais l'envie.]

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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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Envy not greatness: for thou mak'st thereby
Thyself the worse, and so the distance greater.

Envy not greatness: for thou mak'st thereby
Thyself the worse, and so the distance greater.

by George Herbert Found in: Envy Quotes,
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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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How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.

How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.

by Herodotus Found in: Envy Quotes,
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The envious pine at others' success; no greater punishment than
envy was devised by Sicilian tyrants.
[Lat., Invidus read more

The envious pine at others' success; no greater punishment than
envy was devised by Sicilian tyrants.
[Lat., Invidus alterius marescit rebus opimis;
Invidia Siculi non invenere tyranni
Majus tormentus.]

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But, oh! what mighty magician can assuage
A woman's envy?

But, oh! what mighty magician can assuage
A woman's envy?

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Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.

by Harold Coffin Found in: Envy Quotes,
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The general's disdained
By him one step below, he by the next,
The next by him beneath; read more

The general's disdained
By him one step below, he by the next,
The next by him beneath; so every step,
Exampled by the first pace that is sick
Of his superior, grows to an envious fever
Of pale and bloodless emulation:
And 'tis this fever that keeps Troy on foot,
Not her own sinews.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Envy Quotes,
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