Best Quotes About Jealousy Quotations
Vote List
18 votes 13 voters 12,332 views more info

Best Quotes About Jealousy

List Criteria: Must be a famous or well-known quote. If a quote is cut off you can hover over the text to see the full quote.

A list of the best jealousy quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous jealousy quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic jealousy quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about jealousy?" and "What are inspirational jealousy quotes?"

This list includes notable jealousy quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest jealousy quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite jealousy sayings get to the bottom of the list.
</> Rerank List
  1. 1
    Up 3
    Down 0

    Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love. François de La Rochefoucauld

    open report item
  2. 2
    Up 3
    Down 0

    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

    open report item
  3. 3
    Up 2
    Down 0

    In jealousy there is more of self-love than love. François de La Rochefoucauld

    open report item
  4. 4
    Up 2
    Down 0

    Jealousy is all the fun you think they had... Erica Jong

    open report item
  5. 5
    Up 2
    Down 0

    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

    open report item
  6. 6
    Up 1
    Down 0

    Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive. Havelock Ellis

    open report item
  7. 7
    Up 1
    Down 0

    Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it. François de La Rochefoucauld

    open report item
  8. 8
    Up 1
    Down 0

    Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run. George Bernard Shaw

    open report item
  9. 9
    Up 2
    Down 1

    The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time. Johann Kaspar Lavater

    open report item
  10. 10
    Up 0
    Down 0

    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

    open report item
  11. 11
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Love may be blind but jealousy has 20-20 vision.

    open report item
  12. 12
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Always remember, Peggy, it's matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason. Clare Boothe Luce

    open report item
  13. 13
    Up 0
    Down 0

    "Sacred Bands and elite squadrons aren't what the mercenaries' guild is about. Field them at your peril." Janet Morris

    open report item
  14. 14
    Up 0
    Down 0

    "Forever is such a very long time." Janet Morris

    open report item
  15. 15
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl. George Meredith

    open report item
  16. 16
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Live on doubts; it becomes madness or stops entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty. François de La Rochefoucauld

    open report item
  17. 17
    Up 0
    Down 0

    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

    open report item
  18. 18
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies. Elizabeth Bowen

    open report item
  19. 19
    Up 0
    Down 0
    open report item
  20. 20
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight. Colette

    open report item
  21. 21
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul. John Dryden

    open report item
  22. 22
    Up 0
    Down 0

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

    open report item
  23. 23
    Up 0
    Down 0

    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

    open report item
  24. 24
    Up 0
    Down 0

    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

    open report item
  25. 25
    Up 0
    Down 0

    There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard. Washington Irving

    open report item
  26. 26
    Up 0
    Down 0

    The disease of jealously is so malignant that is converts all it takes into its own nourishment. Joseph Addison

    open report item
  27. 27
    Up 0
    Down 0

    "As Seth's apprentice, I've learned wisom of which you've never dreamed." Janet Morris

    open report item
  28. 28 +

    Something missing? Add it!

Is this list missing something?
BE THE FIRST TO ADD AN ITEM

items 1 - 27 of 27

think you can do better?

Rerank This List
why?

got a blog or website?

embed this list
why?

viewers of this list also saw

more popular lists