Quote category: Envy


Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.

Envy

Buddha Permalink to Buddha quote

Manifest plainness. Embrace simplicity. Reduce selfishness. Have few desires.

Envy

Lao Tzu Permalink to Lao Tzu quote

Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck.

Envy

F. Scott Fitzgerald Permalink to F. Scott Fitzgerald quote

There is no disappointment so numbing... as someone no better than you achieving more.

Envy

Joseph Heller Permalink to Joseph Heller quote

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.

Envy

Theodore Roosevelt Permalink to Theodore Roosevelt quote

Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.

Envy

Heraclitus Permalink to Heraclitus quote

A narcissist is someone better looking than you are.

Envy

Gore Vidal Permalink to Gore Vidal quote