Jealousy Quotes

Best selected jealousy quotes by some famous people of their times. These quotes about jealousy will motivate and inspire you and will make you much wiser about the subject.


Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart. George Eliot
Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet. Hesiod
There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard. Washington Irving
I've never been jealous. Not even when my dad finished the fifth grade a year before I did. Jeff Foxworthy
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love. Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Plain women are always jealous of their husbands. Beautiful women never are. They are always so occupied with being jealous of other women's husbands. Oscar Wilde
Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl. George Meredith
Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
The heart of the jealous knows the best and most satisfying love, that of the other's bed, where the rival perfects the lover's imperfections. Djuna Barnes
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul. John Dryden
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism. George Eliot
The ''Green-eyed Monster'' causes much woe, but the absence of this ugly serpent argues the presence of a corpse whose name is Eros. Minna Antrim
Love may be blind but jealousy has 20-20 vision. Anonymous
Always remember, Peggy, it's matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason. Clare Boothe Luce
Live on doubts; it becomes madness or stops entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty. Francois De La Rochefoucauld
My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was. Rodney Dangerfield
Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one's self-respect. For jealous people, like dope-fiends, stoop to the lowest level and in the end inspire only disgust and loathing. Emma Goldman
Jealousy is all the fun you think they had... Erica Jong
I had rather be a toad, and live upon the vapor of a dungeon than keep a corner in the thing I love for others uses. William Shakespeare
Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run. George Bernard Shaw
To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter. Francoise Sagan
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love. Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below. Lord Byron
Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive. Havelock Ellis
Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies. Elizabeth Bowen
The disease of jealously is so malignant that is converts all it takes into its own nourishment. Joseph Addison
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it. Francois De La Rochefoucauld
The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time. Johann Kaspar Lavater

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