14 Quotes About Jealousy

  • "It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government, Jealousy, Liberty


  • "Ahab cast a covetous eye at Naboth's vineyard, David a lustful eye at Bathsheba. The eye is the pulse of the soul; as physicians judge of the heart by the pulse, so we by the eye; a rolling eye, a roving heart. The good eye keeps minute time, and strikes when it should; the lustful, crochet-time, and so puts all out of tune."

    - Thomas Adams
    Topics: Jealousy, Lust, Temptation


  • "Resentment always hurts you more than the person you resent."

    - Rick Warren
    Topics: Jealousy, Hurt


  • "If someone is leaving you behind, and you are becoming jealous and embittered, keep praying that he may have success in the very matter where he is awakening your envy; and whether he is helped or not, one thing is sure, that your own soul will be cleansed and ennobled."

    - William Law
    Topics: Jealousy, Bitterness


  • "The cure for the sin of envy and jealousy is to find our contentment in God."

    - Jerry Bridges
    Topics: Envy, Jealousy, Contentment


  • "The covetous man is like a camel with a great hunch on his back; heaven's gate must be made Higher and broader, or he will hardly get in."

    - Thomas Adams
    Topics: Jealousy


  • "He that is jealous is not in love."

    - Augustine
    Topics: Love, Jealousy


  • "Some persons are always ready to level those above them down to themselves, while they are never willing to level those below them up to their own position. But he that is under the influence of true humility will avoid both these extremes. On the one hand, he will be willing that all should rise just so far as their diligence and worth of character entitle them to; and on the other hand, he will be willing that his superiors should be known and acknowledged in their place, and have rendered to them all the honors that are their due."

    - Jonathan Edwards
    Topics: Jealousy, Diligence, Character


  • "There is no banquet but some dislike something in it."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Jealousy


  • "The covetous man pines in plenty, like Tantalus up to the chin in water, and yet thirsty."

    - Thomas Adams
    Topics: Jealousy


  • "O, Jealousy, thou ugliest fiend of hell! thy deadly venom preys on my vitals, turns the healthful hue of my fresh cheek to haggard shallowness, and drinks my spirit up."

    - Hannah More
    Topics: Jealousy


  • "When there are dissensions, and jealousies, and evil speakings among professors of religion, then there is great need of a revival. These things show that Christians have got far from God, and it is time to think earnestly of a revival."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Revival, Apathy, Jealousy


  • "Covetousness swells the principal to no purpose, and lessens the use to all purposes."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Jealousy


  • "Self-love is, no doubt, the usual foundation of human jealousy...the fear lest another should by any means supplant us."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Self-love, Jealousy



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