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Jealousy Quotes


These are some of the best 'Jealousy' quotations and sayings.

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'Tis a monster begot upon itself, born on itself.

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

A jealous man always finds more than he looks for.

All jealousy must be strangled in its birth, or time will soon make it strong enough to overcome the truth.

All other passions condescend at times to accept the inexorable logic of facts; but jealousy looks facts straight in the face, and ignores them utterly, and says she knows a great deal better than they can tell her.

He that is not jealous is not in love.

He who is next heir to supreme power, is always suspected and hated by him who actually wields it.

In jealousy there is more of self-love, than of love to another.

It is with jealousy as with the gout; when such distempers are in the blood there is never any security against their breaking out, and that often on the slightest occasions, and when least suspected.

Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as we pass from suspicion to certainty.

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.

Jealousy is always born with love, but does not die with it.

Jealousy is like a polished glass held to the lips when life is in doubt; if there be breath it will catch the damp and show it.

Jealousy is said to be the offspring of love; yet unless the parent makes haste to strangle the child, the child will not rest till it has poisoned the parent. See quote detail

Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.

Jealousy is the injured lover's hell.

Jealousy is the sister of love, as the devil is the brother of angels.

Jealousy sees things always with magnifying glasses which make little things large, of dwarfs giants, of suspicions truths.

Jealousy's eyes are green.

Men are the cause of women not loving one another. [Fr., Les hommes sont la cause que les femmes ne s'aiment point.] See quote detail


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