Quotes about Jealousy

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Clara Hudson

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Jealousy is an emotion that can consume us, often stemming from our insecurities and desires. It has the power to cloud our judgment and hinder our ability to cherish our own lives and relationships.
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Jealousy whispers doubts where trust should easily dwell.

 

The shadow of jealousy is cast long when the light of self-worth flickers.

 

Envy contorts the heart, while contentment allows it to flourish.

 

To bathe in jealousy is to soak in a tub lined with thorns.

 

Jealousy is the art of counting another's blessings instead of your own.

 

The eyes of jealousy see every success but their own.

 

Jealousy is a poison that blurs the vision of love.

 

Jealousy, that dragon, burns the bridge between hearts with its fiery breath.

 

Where jealousy blooms, the flowers of tranquility wither.

 

Jealousy is the currency of insecurity, spent freely by those bankrupt of self-esteem.

 

A mind preoccupied with jealousy is starved for wisdom.

 

Hello to resentment is adieu to contentment when jealousy rings the bell.

 

Green-eyed monsters can't perceive the spectrum of life's colors.

 

When jealousy rears its head, peace lies dormant in bed.

 

The chains of jealousy are forged with links of hollow victories.

 

Jealousy blurs the path that leads to the garden of acceptance.

 

Jealousy — the echo of losses that were never yours.

 

Emotions painted with jealousy's palette lack the vibrance of reality.

 

He who sows seeds of jealousy will harvest only the weeds of solitude.

 

Jealousy's lament: to want for another's sky while ignoring the stars in one's own.

 

To wear the cloak of jealousy is to shiver in the warmth of love.

 

Jealousy tarnishes the sheen of admiration.

 

Fear is flint, pride the steel, and jealousy the spark that sets the heart aflame.

 

Like autumn leaves, envy eventually withers and falls away, revealing the sturdy branches of true character.

 

A heart without jealousy sails the sea of love with the wind of trust at its back.

 

Jealousy is love's parasite, feasting on its host until nothing remains.

 

When jealousies fade, the glass of clarity is cleaned.

 

Jealousy, a straitjacket for the heart, binding it away from the freedom of joy.

 

An open heart can never be overshadowed by the clouds of jealousy.

 

It is the eye of envy that magnifies another's fortune while minimizing its own.

 

A soul colored by jealousy loses sight of its own palette of beauty.

 

The diet of jealousy: a feast of others' fortunes and a famine of self-recognition.

 

Jealousy is like guiding your ship with a map of another's journey.

 

The green of envy can never match the vibrance of a flourishing heart.

 

Like a cold hand, jealousy grasps the warmth from the heart that gives it refuge.

 

He who wades in the waters of jealousy will find it hard to keep his head above envy's tide.

 

Jealousy: the thief of joy, pilfering moments before they can be cherished.

 

Jealous thought is a compass that points toward deserted islands of exclusion.

 

Only when jealousy is banished can the seeds of camaraderie take root.

 

In the garden of the mind, jealousy is a weed that suffocates the growth of happiness.

 

The hawk of jealousy never catches the dove of peace.

 

To look through the lens of jealousy is to view life in distorted hues.

 

The chorus of jealousy sings at the opera of misguided desire.

 

Jealousy builds walls where bridges should span.

 

Like a twisted vine, jealousy sprouts in the darkened crevices of the unsatisfied soul.

 

The heavy anchor of jealousy sinks the ship of brotherhood.

 

Jealousy makes a poor companion, for it speaks a language of discontent.

 

The flame of jealousy burns without warmth, offering no comfort to the spirit.

 

A content heart is immune to the fever of jealousy.

 

Jealousy's narrative is often threaded with the imagined, not the actual.

 

The viper of jealousy can poison the well of friendship with a single drop.

 

A mirror clouded by envy fails to reflect the true image of self-worth.

 

Jealousy often mistakes another's spotlight as its own shadow.

 

The fruit of jealousy is always bitter to the taste.

 

Jealousy is a contract where you agree to swap peace for perturbation.

 

Where jealousy is the crown, tranquility cannot rule the kingdom of the heart.

 

Through the lens of jealousy, clarity becomes illusion and affection becomes suspicion.

 

To nurse the snake of jealousy is to be bitten by its offspring—loneliness and regret.

 

Jealousy screams in insecurity's tongue, while confidence speaks in the whisper of serenity.

 

Happiness is a mural; when tainted by jealousy, the colors run and the image distorts.

 

Jealousy spits on the soils of friendship, poisoning the roots of what could bloom.

 

The antidote to jealousy is a strong concoction of gratitude and grace.

 

Jealousy scales the walls of reason, casting shadows where light should prevail.

 

If jealousy is the question, trust is the answer scribbled in bold.

 

When you cultivate jealousy, you harvest the barren fruits of bitterness and despair.

 

The green spectacles of envy alter the view of all but the wearers own reflection.

 

As the clouds of jealousy gather, the stars of clarity fade into the storming night.

 

Jealousy insulates the heart with the cold, dampening the warmth needed for bonds to form.

 

A companion to jealousy is a navigator with a torn map—leading only to dead ends.

 

Like a greying photograph, jealousy turns vivid memories into pale imitations of joy.

 

Jealousy shouts in a cacophony, while appreciation sings in soothing melodies.

 

Walking the path of envy will lead you into the maze of discontent, constantly searching for an exit that gratitude freely provides.

 

When jealously ebbs, the river of gentleness flows.

 

Jealousy is a pest in the garden of love, munching on the blossoms of affection and trust.

 

Blinded by jealousy, one stumbles through affection's light and into resentment's darkness.

 

The masquerade of jealousy is a dance where no one leads and everyone trips.

 

Planting seeds of jealousy will yield a harvest of solitude when the season of reckoning arrives.

 

To invite jealousy in is to offer your joy on a silver platter to an ungrateful guest.

 

The clock of jealousy ticks away precious moments, leaving naught but wasted time.

 

Jealousy is an unwelcome guest at the banquet of success; it devours the spread of joy without tasting a single morsel.

 

Jealousy prefers the echoes of emptiness over the harmonies of happiness.

 

Jealousy, like a flawed compass, points to all directions but inward where the true journey begins.

 

In the arid desert of jealousy, mirages of fulfillment fade upon approach.

 

An open palm holds no jealousy, for it is free to both give and receive without measure.

 

The symphony of life is dissonant when jealousy conducts the orchestra.

 

Under the guise of jealousy, cowardice masquerades as concern.

 

Jealousy often rents the room in one's mind, but rarely pays its dues in contentment.

 

Jealousy constructs the labyrinth of isolation, luring the heart away from the simplicity of joy.

 

Rising above jealousy is like surfacing for air—everything becomes clearer, crisper, and more fulfilling.

 

The odyssey of life requires no compass of jealousy, for it leads to shores unseen by eyes green.

 

When jealousy is excused from the table, appreciation and love have room to feast.

 

In the kingdom of emotion, jealousy sits upon a crumbling throne, reigning over nothing but ruins.

 

To feast on jealousy's sour grapes is to deprive oneself of life's sweet nectar.

 

PUBLISHED: Feb 29, 2024
Written By
Clara Hudson
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