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All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession.
Envy
William Hogarth

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As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Envy
Antisthenes

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Envy aims very high.
Envy
Ovid

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Envy and wrath shorten the life. [Ecclesiasticus]
Envy
Bible

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Envy eats nothing, but its own heart.
Envy
German Proverb

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Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him.
Envy
Ovid

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Envy is honors foe.
Envy
Motto

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Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred.
Envy
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.
Envy
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
Envy
John Gay

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He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
Envy
Aeschylus

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He will be loved when dead, who was envied when he was living.
Envy
Horace

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How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
Envy
Herodotus

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I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Envy
Marcus T. Cicero

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It is not enough to succeed, others must fail.
Envy
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks.
Envy
Sir Thomas Browne

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Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied.
Envy
Mark Twain

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None of the affections have been noted to fascinate and bewitch but envy.
Envy
Francis Bacon

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Nothing sharpens sight like envy.
Envy
Thomas Fuller

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Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
Envy
William Shakespeare

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Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself.
Envy
Danish Proverb

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Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
Envy
Henry Fielding

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The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
Envy
Baltasar Gracian

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The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor.
Envy
Socrates

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The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
Envy
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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