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Saturday, July 9, 2016

The Pain of Jealousy


Beware! Jealousy is a green-eyed monster.
- William Shakespeare

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

The jealous are troublesome to others,
but a torment to themselves.
- William Penn

Of the seven deadly sins, only envy is no fun at all.
- Joseph Epstein

You shall not covet your neighbor’s house;
you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife,
nor his male servant, nor his female servant,
nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.
- Exodus 20:17

A good life isn't measured in material goods.
There is no quicker path to misery than coveting your neighbors' stuff.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Further reading: Do Not Compare

Anger is a Killing Thing

The Pain of Envy

Comparisons are Odious
    

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