We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Jealousy Quotes from Felicity Kendal, Cheryl Tiegs, Pete Docter, Vusi Mahlasela, Havelock Ellis. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
My parents were very volatile but very loving. My father would get jealous if my mother looked at somebody. I used to be insanely jealous. It comes out of insecurity. It can come and go, but you get to the point in life where you don’t have this raging jealousy and protectiveness about your world.
But when I would see the surrogate, my first instinct, my first reaction would be jealousy, because she was doing what I wanted to do.
‘Toy Story’ we found, sorta by accident, because we didn’t know what we were doing, the idea of being replaced by somebody. Everybody has that fear, or encounters this jealousy at some point.
I want my music to be accessible to every listener because I know that I really have something to say in terms of really, you know, removing thorns from people, thorns that really makes us unaware that we are bleeding with these thorns, like pain, grief, jealousy and so on.
Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
The human voice: mysterious, spontaneous, primal. For me, the human voice is the vessel on which all emotions travel – except perhaps jealousy. And the breath, the breath is the captain of that vessel.
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
Sure, I can get a little bit jealous. The good part about jealousy is that it comes from passion. It’s also the dangerous part and it’s an ugly emotion that hurts.
I don’t think Othello is a jealous man – he is a man who has been deceived by another person, just as everybody in the play is deceived by that person… The playwright uses the word ‘jealousy’ over and over and over again, but I don’t think it has anything to do with being jealous.
In my experience lust only ever leads to misery. All that suspicion and jealousy and anguish it unleashes. I don’t want those things in my life.
If one of two lovers is loyal, and the other jealous and false, how may their friendship last, for Love is slain!
There’s so much jealousy in our business. They don’t like anything new or different. They don’t like change.
I would miss months of school and then return with bright blond hair. Needless to say, there was bullying. I wasn’t beaten up daily, but there was name-calling and jealousy. You have to bear in mind that ‘Harry Potter’ wasn’t cool. I wasn’t part of the ‘Terminator’ franchise.
You have to be sincere in your feelings. And fear is one of those, sometimes; doubt is one of those; jealousy, anger – all your emotions are not going to be considered the strong emotions; all of them are not going to be love, happiness, joy.
It is disgusting that ‘Life & Style’ and ‘InTouch’ magazines continue to print these false stories about my life: the status of my marriage, false reports about a miscarriage, the horrible lie that my dad is not my biological father, jealousy over my sisters’ lives, etc.
It’s a big jealousy thing in Germany that you have from fans – not the hardcore fans, because they always stand behind their team.
Philosophers see no harm in the Jesuits other than in their effect on humanity and the sciences. The vulgar and especially the prejudiced only hate them from an envy and jealousy born out of conspiracy and intrigue at an organisation which overshadows them.
I have always hoped and prayed that everyone grows in their lives, but I still want to be the smallest person. I am scared to become big. It fills you with unnecessary things such as ego, jealousy, etc.
Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping.
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent.
‘Carl Sagan: A Life,’ though a riveting tale, tells as much about the all-too-human feelings of jealousy and resentment as it does about the individual who inspired them.
There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.
I have experienced jealousy, possessiveness, verbal abuse and violence from men, but I have also experienced jealousy, possessiveness, verbal abuse and violence from women, usually when I failed to respond to their advances.
More men die of jealousy than of cancer.
Fear is sort of like jealousy. It’s an unnecessary emotion.
Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.
Yes, I’ve heard of the ‘Mad Men’ comparisons, but I like to think ‘The Hour’ has its own distinctive voice. Although it is set in 1956, I have tried to give it a contemporary edge, and its themes of love, passion, romance, fury, professional jealousy, and personal failure are universal, I think.
When you do well, everybody’s after you, and sometimes the motives are legitimate, and sometimes it’s envy and jealousy.
Jealousy is the tie that binds, and binds, and binds.
Jealousy is the grave of affection.
Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.
People don’t do theology in a vacuum but in a community with other theological thinkers, where there’s jealousy, vanity, hurt pride, all those things.
The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
I am used to jealousy and people putting me in a box and labeling me without really knowing me.
I do a lot of sexy publicity, but I have yet to have any bad experiences regarding jealousy.
In westerns, you meet a hardy bunch of characters. There is no jealousy on such pictures.
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.
Human mind has way too many shades. It would be so boring if this world was all sugar and gloss, just happy, colourful lives. People singing songs is not always the reality. Just like happiness and love, people also feel wrath, jealousy and vengeance!
Although jealousy is a strong word, who would like to see the person they love romance someone else, even onscreen?
Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.
Jealousy is a natural feeling, even when your happy for the person and you love them.
Jealousy is a human emotion, regardless of whether you’re a Branch Davidian or you’re whomever, outside in society.
You will never see Lil Wayne in New Orleans. You will never see those type of guys in New Orleans because the hate and the jealousy is that real and it’s that overwhelming.
I could, of course, have written about the film world and the jealousy there and the frequent belief that others don’t have talent. But, for some reason, it just struck me to write about art.
If we destroy the biosphere, then mankind will die. We all waste our time worrying about stupid wars and petty jealousy and greed, and all the time, we’re sitting on a time bomb.
I have never been jealous. Not even when my dad finished fifth grade a year before I did.
Nature is at work. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.
I hate jealousy, I hate possessiveness. I’m nobody’s possession.
Money brings jealousy and bitterness.
People want a story – and my horror films have never been about only ghosts and spirits. They have their share of love, hatred, jealousy and complexity of relationships involved.
In ‘The Beginning,’ each one of us was introduced, but the audience didn’t know our back stories and the drama. You wouldn’t have known how deep Bhallaladeva’s jealousy for Baahubali is.
Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
Whether it’s angst or jealousy, catfights always have to come from the wellspring of the emotion of the character.
I believe in healthy competition not jealousy.
Jealousy is the fear of comparison.
Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it’s on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you’ve got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration.
Back then I didn’t think a woman like that, or a relationship like that, could exist with complete freedom and no jealousy or possessiveness. I thought it sounded too good to be true and I was certainly convinced it wasn’t the life for me!
I saw my friends in medical school seeming to be more engaged with the real world. That provoked a sort of jealousy, and I decided to go to medical school after all.
It is jealousy that leads people to tarnish you.
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity can give us no assistance in bearing them.
I feel like a lot of the female relationships I see on TV or in movies are in some way free of the kind of jealousy and anxiety and posturing that has been such a huge part of my female friendships, which I hope lessens a little bit with age.
I write what I like to read, and I enjoy love triangles in YA and adult fiction – not to mention in other media like TV, opera, theatre, and even in video games! I relish when dark and compelling characters compete for our protagonist’s heart. The doubts, the uncertainty – the jealousy! – can be breathtaking.
When I go to see theater, I’m consumed with professional jealousy.
Miley Cyrus’ ‘Party in the USA’ kills me with jealousy. The melodies are out-of-control beautiful.
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.
Obviously, in dealing with a relationship, sexuality has to be involved, and jealousy and emotions like that. And I don’t know, I’ve always been intrigued by those emotions.
It’s amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy.
My rule of writing is that no one can do what you can do, so jealousy or competitiveness are pointless. I am always happy when one of my sisters has a book published that I get to read.
Lovers may be – and indeed generally are – enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.
To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.
Discord or jealousy inhibits the ability of the Holy Ghost to teach us and inhibits our ability to receive light and truth. And the feelings of disappointment that invariably follow are the seeds of greater discord and faultfinding among those who expected a learning experience that did not come.
Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.
Feeling we have to be constantly updated about the lives of our friends and that everything we say has to be out there leads to frustration, anger and jealousy much more than it leads to anything else.
Jealousy isn’t something I do. I am not a jealous person.
Religion can make it worse. Are you supposing that if people were encouraged to believe in a transcendent reality, and to be encouraged by grand rituals and music and preaching, to love their neighbors, then they would put jealousy and frustration aside?
I think that there’s more jealousy in sports than racism, really. I think racism exists in the works, but when I faced racism in hockey, a lot of times from jealousy, because when I was young, I was always one of the better players. And I think a lot of people were threatened by that.
Jealousy… is a mental cancer.
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
I do not say anything from jealousy.
Because racism is not like jealousy or selfishness, it is not a primal urge or a basic instinct, it is a 400-year-old political and economic system that has infected our institutions, our culture and even our thinking.
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.
Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
Envy and jealousy are incurable diseases.
A person’s current personality of love, hatred, jealousy, rage or a murderous intent and so on is formed upon genetic elements, education, the environment and a family a person grows in.
Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
My second business would have succeeded but for competitors’ jealousy. I was selling motorbike gear cheap, but the people I was undercutting complained to the manufacturer and cut off my supply. It showed me how corrupt business can be. When I sold phones, the same thing happened, but this time I was ready.
On the same line of reasoning, if Australians were to be Australians, or rather if Australians were as separate from any other nation as Australia from any other land, there would be no jealousy between them on England’s account.
I’ve yet to meet a bitter teenager. Bitterness, jealousy and jadedness, I think, are the most unattractive qualities in a person, and unfortunately they do seem to come with age.
I face so much jealousy, and I am incredibly upset about it.
Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.
You will not accept credit that is due to another, or harbor jealousy of an explorer who is more fortunate.
It’s a completely useless emotion – jealousy. I don’t go there.
Jealousy is a hell of a thing. There’s a reason it’s one of the deadly sins.
It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation, till the grave opened to give me rest, than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress.
Fans in China are very different from those overseas. In China, many people really love me and care about my life. But there is always some jealousy mixed up in this feeling of love. I think that is the big difference. Overseas, there is none of that.
I don’t get jealous of people. Jealousy is such a waste of time because you’re jealous of them, and they go about their lives and have a wonderful time, so what’s the point?
Little kids definitely have desires and jealousy. There are some emotions that don’t show up at birth, but by three or four, they are all there.
There never was one particle of… jealousy… in the heart of Hyrum Smith.
Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl.
Even if people pretend that they’re OK with it, jealousy can eat people alive.
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
Jealousy is a dog’s bark which attracts thieves.
I’m an imperfect person. I’ve let anger, jealousy, all the emotions, get the best of me. If I go into books, word by word, little by little, they help re-center and re-ground me and put me on the right path. Life is a journey. I’m very focused on the things I do and have learned not to be pressured.
I don’t want anything negative in my life, like hate, comparison, competition, and jealousy. I think these things are very heavy and take away from you the way of enjoying life.
There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.
We stress humanity, and this is done at considerable cost. We can’t have a lot of dramatics that other shows get away with – promiscuity, greed, jealousy. None of those have a place in ‘Star Trek.’
I’m getting used to this as a coach because it’s a little jealousy from a lot of these coaches around the country. I do understand that, because we are NBA players trying to come back, and we didn’t have any experience as college coaches. So we didn’t, quote, unquote, ‘Pay our dues.’
The jealousy and resentment that animate the terrorists also affect many of our former cold war allies.
You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.
If there’s an inkling of abuse, I have to move on. Even jealousy – seems cute it first, but if they’re getting in my head, it’s not right for me. It’s okay to be alone. It’s okay to be single. The right thing will come along.
People can do all kinds of things that maybe aren’t wise in hindsight because of jealousy.
No jealousy their dawn of love overcast, nor blasted were their wedded days with strife; each season looked delightful as it past, to the fond husband and the faithful wife.
I’ve been in rooms where people are discussing films that have yet to come out and saying delightedly, ‘Oh, I’ve heard it’s a disaster!’ The jealousy is unseemly.
You want your children to love the nanny, but at the same time, you want to stay the mother, and you want to be the most-loved. So there is a sort of jealousy between the mother and the nanny.
There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Europeans have long had a complicated and somewhat insecure relationship with the US, part admiration, part jealousy, part irritation.
Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred.