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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»
Author: Arthur Chapman | About: Envy | Keywords: dwells, sores, sounder
«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.»
Author: Harold Coffin | About: Envy | Keywords: blessings, counting, envy, of your own
«As a moth gnaws a garment, so doth envy consume a man.»
Author: Saint John Chrysostom | About: Envy
«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.»
«Envy is blind, and she has no other quality than that of detracting from virtue»
Author: Titus Livy | About: Envy | Keywords: detract, detracting, detracts
«Envy is an insult to oneself.»
Author: Yevgeny Yevtushenko (Poet) | About: Envy | Keywords: insult
«Envy eats nothing but its own heart»
Author: German Proverb | About: Envy | Keywords: eats, envy
«Envy shoots at others and wounds itself»
Author: English Proverb | About: Envy | Keywords: envy, shoots, wounds
«Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.»

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