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Best Quotes About Jealousy

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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.

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    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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    In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.

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

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

    Erica Jong More
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    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.

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

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    new! Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.

    François de La Rochefoucauld More
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    Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.

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

    Johann Kaspar Lavater More
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    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.

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

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

    Clare Boothe Luce More
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    "Sacred Bands and elite squadrons aren't what the mercenaries' guild is about. Field them at your peril."

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

    Janet Morris More
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    Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl.

    George Meredith More
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    Live on doubts; it becomes madness or stops entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.

    François de La Rochefoucauld More
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    The Green-eyed Monster causes much woe, but the absence of this ugly serpent argues the presence of a corpse whose name is Eros.

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    Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.

    Elizabeth Bowen More
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    George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron More
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    Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight.

    Colette More
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    Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.

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

    George Eliot More
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    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 More
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    Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet.

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    There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.

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

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

    Janet Morris More
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