Jealousy Quotes and Jealousy Sayings

Jealousy is described as an emotion that refers to feelings of fear and anxiety over a potential loss of a relationship, friendship or something that is considered valuable.  Jealousy is an emotion that we all may experience at some point in our lives.

Browse through an extensive collection of jealousy quotes and jealousy sayings from dozens of different people. Read what psychologists say about this emotion, what philosophers think, poets, and many others. It sure is an emotion that many people have commented on over the years.


 

Maya Angelou- Jealousy in Romance

Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.      Maya Angelou
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Gloria Tesch- Behind every successful person lies a pack of haters

Behind every successful person lies a pack of Haters! I love my haters! Gloria Tesch
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Sonya Parker- A hater job is to hate you

A haters job is to hate you, and they stay on their job 24/7. So, if you're expecting them to clock out, and leave you alone think again. Sonya Parker
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Rai M. Teves- A hater is a jealous person

A hater is a person whose jealousy of another person success or achievements makes them verbally nit-pick any flaws no matter how small or just make up flaws in order to somehow try and belittle the successful person.      Rai M. Teves
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Bo Sanchez- Don’t envy the harvest of the rich

Don't envy the harvest of the rich. Envy their planting. Bo Sanchez
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Never Wise To Speak or Wish For Another Person Misfortune– Charley Reese

It is never wise to seek or wish for another's misfortune. If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.      Charley Reese
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Carlos Wallace- Unable to Celebrate the Success Of Others

Sometimes it seems, we are so diminished by our own shortcomings we are unable to celebrate the success of others.      Carlos Wallace
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Malak El Halabi- Burning Passion To Start The Day

Now that your eyes are open, make the sun jealous with your burning passion to start the day. Make the sun jealous or stay in bed. Malak El Halabi
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Steve Marabol- A Real Man Does Not Make his woman Jealous

When in a relationship, a real man doesn’t make his woman jealous of others, he makes others jealous of his woman.      Steve Marabol
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.– Love is a Key

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.
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Drake

Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.
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Mario Teguh- On Decision Making

"Never make a decision when you are upset, sad, jealous or in love." -Mario Teguh Other quotes to explore:
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German Proverb On Jealousy and Love

Where there is no jealousy there is no love. German Proverb We show jealousy because we value and care about someone. According to this German Proverb, if there is no jealousy in a relationship, it means that there is no love and that person does not care about losing you.
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Arabian Proverb on Envy And Jealousy

Kiss the hand of your enemy if you cannot chop it off.
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Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Suspicion and jealousy are the death knell of any relationship.     
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William Penn

The jealous are troublesome to others, but torment to themselves.     
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Gary Allan

You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.     
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Emma Goldman

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.
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William Penn

Jealousy is a kind of civil war in the soul, where judgment and imagination are at perpetual jars. This civil dissension in the mind, like that of the body politic, commits great disorders, and lays all waste. Nothing stands safe in its way; Nature, interest, religion, must yield to its fury. It violates contracts, dissolves society, breaks wedlock, betrays friends and neighbours. No body is good, and every one is either doing or designing them a mischief. It has a
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Arthur Lynch

Jealousy is one of the wickedest of all the passions. It is that which has been the most fruitful mother of tragedies, murders, and wars. But reprehensible though it is, jealousy is almost rather to be pitied than blamed--its first victims are those who harbour the feeling.     
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Margaret Mead

Jealousy is not a barometer by which the depth of love can be read, it merely records the degree of the lover's insecurity.      
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Joseph P. Kennedy – Quotation on jealousy

More men die of jealousy than of cancer.       This quotation from Joseph P. Kennedy indicates a few things to us. One is that men are weak, as that is what jealousy is...weakness and fear. Two is that jealousy is obviously very bad. It can lead to stress by seeing what your "neighbor" has, it can cause hostility, envy, and worse. All of that can be bad for your health. Find other famous fear quotes, which is similar to jealousy. We
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Paul Eldridge

Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.      
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Osho

Comparison is a very foolish attitude, because each person is unique and incomparable. Once this understanding settles in you, jealousy disappears.      
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George Eliot

Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.      
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John Dryden

Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.      
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Astrid Alauda – Quotation on hovering cloud

I've spent most of my life walking under that hovering cloud over my head, jealousy, whose acid raindrops blurred my vision and burned holes in my heart. Once I learned to use the umbrella of confidence, the skies cleared up for me and the sunshine called joy became my faithful companion.
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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

O jealousy! thou magnifier of trifles.      
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Maya Angelou- Jealousy In Romance

Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening. Maya Angelou      
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Jennifer James

Jealousy is simply and clearly the fear that you do not have value. Jealousy scans for evidence to prove the point - that others will be preferred and rewarded more than you. There is only one alternative self-value.If you cannot love yourself, you will not believe that you are loved. You will always think it's a mistake or luck. Take your eyes off others and turn the scanner within. Find the seeds of your jealousy, clear the old voices and
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George Bernard Shaw- Being Jealous

Never waste jealousy on a real man:_ it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run. George Bernard Shaw     
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Joseph Addison- Jealousy In Relationship

Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves.   Joseph Addison   
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F. Sagan

To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.
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Joan Didion

To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self     
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Arab Proverb

Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but Jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time.
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Fulton J. Sheen

Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
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Johann Kaspar Lavater

The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.
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William Penn

The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.     
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Aristotle on jealousy and envy

Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.      Aristotle talks about jealousy vs. envy in this quote. He seems to favor jealousy over envy in that Aristotle is saying Jealousy will drive people to get what they desire. An example may be if someone is jealous of
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Robert A. Heinlein

A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.      
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Peter Deunov

What sort of love is permeated by jealousy? You are jealous because you are unaware that everything you need is inside you.      
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Margaret Atwood- Jealous of Someone

You can only be jealous of someone who has something you think you ought to have yourself.   Margaret Atwood    
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Salvador Dal

The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.      
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Havelock Ellis

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.      
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Robert A. Heinlein

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy - in fact, they are almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.      
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Karl Kraus- Hate Should Make You Productive

Hate must make a man productive. Otherwise one might as well love.      Karl Kraus
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William Penn

The jealous are troublesome to others, but torment to themselves.     
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George Bernard Shaw- Successful People and Actions

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.    George Bernard Shaw  
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Voltaire- What We Can Learn From Animals

There are two things for which animals are to be envied: they know nothing of future evils, or of what people say about them. Voltaire
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Carl Jung- Being Irritated by Others

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.      Carl Jung
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Yoko Ono- Turning Jealousy into Admiration

Transform jealousy to admiration, and what you admire will become part of your life.      Yoko Ono
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Ryan Help- Life is Work in Progress

Life is a work in progress; there will always be something you need to work on. So, one important step to get rid of jealousy is to first appreciate what you already have. Ryan Help
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Rasheed Ogunlaru- Jealous of someone else

If you're jealous of someone else it simply means you have not come to a true acceptance and appreciation of yourself. Rasheed Ogunlaru
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