Quote category: Envy
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
Manifest plainness. Embrace simplicity. Reduce selfishness. Have few desires.
Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
There is no disappointment so numbing... as someone no better than you achieving more.
Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.
Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
A narcissist is someone better looking than you are.