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Letter "E" » Envy
«Envy is like a fly that passes all the body's sounder parts, and dwells upon the sores»
«Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy Napoleon, but Napoleon envied Caesar, Caesar envied Alexander, and Alexander, I daresay, envied Hercules, who never existed.»
«Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.»
«As a moth gnaws a garment, so doth envy consume a man.»
«A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.»
Author: Thomas C. Haliburton
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«Envy is blind, and she has no other quality than that of detracting from virtue»
«Envy is an insult to oneself.»
«Envy eats nothing but its own heart»
«Envy shoots at others and wounds itself»
«Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.»