Favorite Quotations ~  Jealousy Overcoming Jealousy

"A competent and self confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity." ~ Robert Heinlein

Can a selfish egocentric jealous and unimaginative female write a damn thing worthwhile? ~ Sylvia Plath

Don't hold grudges; it's pointless. Jealousy too is a noncathartic negative emotion. ~ Liz Smith

He that is not jealous is not in love. ~ St. Augustine of Hippo

He who loves without jealousy does not truly love. ~ The Zohar

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

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

The jealous bring down the curse they fear upon their own heads. ~ Dorothy Dix

There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard. ~ Washington Irving

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had. ~ Erica Jong

Jealousy is the injured lover's hell. ~ John Milton

Jealousy is the sister of love, as the devil is the brother of angels. ~ Marie-Francoise de Beauveau

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love. ~ George Eliot

When you strengthen your self-esteem, there is no room for jealousy. ~ Harold Bloomfield

Being with an insanely jealous person is like being in the room with a dead mammoth. ~ Mike Nichols

Jealousy is the most radical primeval and naked form of admiration in war paint, so to speak. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Jealousy, the old worm that bites. ~ Aphra Behn