Jealous About Jealousy Quotes

Jealousy aka as the “green-eyed monster” is a common negative emotion (thoughts and feelings) of insecurity, fear and anxiety among us humans. If jealousy is not contained or overcome, it could lead to bitterness.

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It is said that the causes of jealousy is because one lacks of self-image, and confidence and the feeling of fear and insecurity.

Here I have gathered a good selection of jealousy or jealous quotes:

“Yet he was jealous, though he did not show it, For jealousy dislikes the world to know it” – Lord Byron

“There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.” – Lope de Vega

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

“Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time” – Arab Proverb

“It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.” – Lawrence Durrell

“The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.”  – William Penn

“Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.” – Elizabeth

“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

“Jealousy is the great exaggerator.” – Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

“Jealousy and love are sisters.” – Russian Proverb

“Jealous people poison their own banquet and then eat it” – Unknown

“Jealousy is a tiger that tears not only its prey but also its own raging heart” –  Unknown

“Jealousy injures us with the dagger of self-doubt.” – Terri Guillemets

“To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter” – F. Sagan

“The jealous bring down the curse they fear upon their own heads.” – Dorothy Dix

“Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it.” – François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

“Jealousy… is a mental cancer.” – B.C. Forbes

“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

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

“Jealousy is the only vice that gives no pleasure” – Unknown

“Love that is fed by jealousy dies hard” – Ovid

“There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard” – Washington Irving