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It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Character
Aeschylus

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

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Glamour cannot exist without personal social envy being a common and widespread emotion.
Glamour
John Berger

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

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

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Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.
Critics and Criticism
Charles Churchill

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Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself.
Envy
Danish Proverb

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

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Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation.
Worth
Henry Fielding

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Nothing sharpens sight like envy.
Envy
Thomas Fuller

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

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Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to hate.
Hatred
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy.
Passion
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, toil, envy, want, and patron.
Scholars and Scholarship
Samuel Johnson

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

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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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Envy is honors foe.
Envy
Motto

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Envy aims very high.
Envy
Ovid

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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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Merit is often an obstacle to fortune; the reason is it produces two bad effects, envy and fear.
Merit
Proverb

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The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch.
Action
Jim Rohn

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They that envy others are their inferiors.
Envy
Saying

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When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people.
Speakers and Speaking
Seneca

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Moral indignation in most cases is, 2% moral, 48% indignation, and 50% envy.
Morality
Vittorio De Sica

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