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Letter "E" » Envy
«I have also learned why people work so hard to succeed: It is because they envy the things their neighbors have. But it is useless. It is like chasing the wind...It is better to have only a little, with peace of mind, than be busy all the time with both hands, trying to catch the wind.»
Author: Ecclesiastes | About: Envy, Neighbors, Success
«I envy people who drink - at least they know what to blame everything on.»
«Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.»
Author: Henry Fielding (Novelist, Playwright) | About: Envy, Relationships | Keywords: rail, railed, rails
«Pity is for the living, envy is for the dead»
Author: Mark Twain (Humorist, Lecturer, Writer) | About: Envy, Pity
«It stirs up envy, fame does. People feel fame gives them some kind of privilege to walk up to you and say anything to you - and it won't hurt your feelings - like it's happening to your clothing.»
«Keep yourselves far from envy; it eateth up and taketh away good actions, like as fire eateth up and burneth wood»
Author: Muhammad (Religious leader) | About: Envy | Keywords: envy, wood
«It is better to want what you have than to have what you want.»
Author: Proverb | About: Contentment, Envy
«Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels not its own happiness, but when it may be compared with the misery of others»
Author: Samuel Johnson (Critic, Poet, Writer) | About: Envy, Misery, Pride | Keywords: advantages, delicate
«Nothing sharpens sight like envy»
Author: Thomas Fuller (Clergyman, Writer) | About: Envy
«Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.»

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