Jealous People Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Jealous People quotes and Jealous People sayings, and Jealous People proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"Do not envy a sinner; you don’t know what disaster awaits him."


"Envy can be a positive motivator. Let it inspire you to work harder for what you want."

Robert Bringle

"Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run."

George Bernard Shaw

"The venom clamours of a jealous woman poison more deadly than a mad dog’s tooth."

William Shakespeare

"Cruelty has a human heart, And Jealousy a human face; Terror the human form divine, And Secrecy the human dress."

William Blake

"The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbour."


"If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway."

Mother Teresa

"The only woman a wife should ever be jealous of is her husband’s mom."

Jason Thomas

"When you’re a beautiful person on the inside, nothing in the world can change that about you. Jealousy is the result of one’s lack of self-confidence, self-worth, and self-acceptance. The Lesson: If you can’t accept yourself, then certainly no one else will."

Sasha Azevedo

"Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die."

Carrie Fisher

"For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work."

James 316

"He who is jealous, is never jealous of what you see, with what is imagined is enough."

Jacinto Benavente

"Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet."


"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 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 a mental cancer."

B.C. Forbes

"Humans are suspicious and jealous creatures. When they see something perfect, they want to find a flaw."

Gosho Aoyama

"He that is not jealous is not in love."

St. Augustine

"Photography has become a small world with so many jealous people. You do a story and then a lot of people try to do the same thing."

Sebastiao Salgado

"The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you."

Bette Midler

"A lot of people get so hung up on what they can’t have that they don’t think for a second about whether they really want it."

Lionel Shriver

"Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies."

Elizabeth Bowen

"People were hurt, and because they were hurt, they were angry and quarreled and were jealous of one another."

Emanuel Celler

"People is, I think, it’s their nature – some people’s nature, in a way, to be angry or jealous or just spiteful about somebody else’s blessings."

Jill Scott

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