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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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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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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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The only person worth envying is he person who doesn't envy.

The only person worth envying is he person who doesn't envy.

by Anonymous 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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Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.

Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.

by Gore Vidal Found in: Envy Quotes,
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All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession.

All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession.

by William Hogarth Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the read more

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.

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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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