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Arthur Chapman Quotes and Sayings

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Envy is like a fly that passes all the body's sounder parts,
and dwells upon the sores.
- Arthur Chapman

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus PHOTO

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

 

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy,
to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter,
and to lead but not manipulate.
- William Arthur Ward

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Keep your attention focused entirely
on what is truly your own concern,
and be clear that what belongs to others
is their business and none of yours.
- Epictetus

Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike;
there is but one step from envy to hate.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

The Principal Causes of Our Suffering
are Our Expectations and Our Assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier

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

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Envy breeds hate.
- Yiddish Proverb

Love is patient, love is kind.
It does not envy, it does not boast,
It is not proud. It does not dishonor others,
It is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered,
It keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil
but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts,
always hopes, always perseveres.
Love never fails.
- Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)

Small people never learn to be indifferent;
they either envy or pity.
- Anonymous

Love looks through a telescope;
envy, through a microscope.
- Josh Billings

Never trust anyone who wants what you've got.
Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion.
- Eubie Blake

The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms
an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
- Elbert Hubbard

Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
- Socrates

Birds have wings; they're free; they can fly where
they want when they want.
They have the kind of mobility many people envy.
- Roger Tory Peterson

Communism possesses a language which every people can understand -
its elements are hunger,
envy, and death.
- Heinrich Heine

Envy is human nature.
- Monica Bellucci

There is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much
destructive feeling as moral indignation,
which permits envy or to be acted out under the guise of virtue.
- Erich Fromm

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

A person is born with feelings of envy and hate.
If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime,
and any sense of loyalty and good faith will be abandoned.
- Xun Zi

When men are full of envy they disparage everything,
whether it be good or bad.
- Tacitus

Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority:
envy our uneasiness under it.
- William Shenstone

Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the
poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
- Horace

It is impossible not to envy the man who can dismiss reason,
although we know how it must turn out at last.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

Nonetheless, do I have respect for people who believe
in the hereafter? Of course I do.
I might add, perhaps even a touch of envy too,
because of the solace.
- Studs Terkel

Moral indignation in most cases is, 2% moral,
48% indignation, and 50% envy.
- Vittorio De Sica

By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory;
the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
- George Bancroft

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us -
avarice,
ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished,
we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
- Petrarch

Glamour cannot exist without personal social envy being
a common and widespread emotion.
- John Berger

With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books,
I live without envy.
- Lope de Vega

The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead,
but from the competition and mutual envy of the living.
- Thomas Hobbes

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

This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy,
for contempt too high.
- Abraham Cowley

To walk behind others on a road you are traveling together,
to give precedence to others without envy -
this is painful for an individual and painful for a nation.
- Gustav Stresemann

I'd the upbringing a nun would envy.
Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body.
- Joe Orton

Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set
on fire the hearts of all men.
- Dante Alighieri

I myself think anti-Semitism is about envy.
- Joseph Epstein

Large parties given to very young children...
foster the passions of vanity and envy,
and produce a love of dress and display which is very
repulsive in the character of a child.
- Susanna Moodie

When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Envy is an insult to oneself.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Every time that I think of the crucifixion of Christ,
I commit the sin of envy.
- Simone Weil

Envy's a coal comes hissing hot from Hell.
- Philip James Bailey

Envy aims very high.
- Ovid

I have never been given to envy - save for the envy
I feel toward those people who have the ability to
make a marriage work and endure happily.
- Paul Getty

Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home.
- Thornton Wilder

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.
- Harold Coffin

Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
- Heraclitus

I envy people who drink - at least they know what to blame everything on.
- Oscar Levant

Envy like fire always makes for the highest points.
- Titus Livius

We need criminals to identify ourselves with,
to secretly envy and to stoutly punish.
They do for us the forbidden, illegal things we wish to do.
- Karl A. Menninger

Though by whim, envy, or resentment led,
they damn those authors whom they never read.
- Charles Churchill

I go about looking at horses and cattle.
They eat grass, make love, work when they have to,
bear their young.
I am sick with envy of them.
- Sherwood Anderson

The United States transportation system is the envy of the world.
- Jerry Costello

They envy the distinction I have won;
let them therefore,
envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.
- Sallust

I don't envy men and I certainly wouldn't like to become one now.
- Louise Brown

God's truth judges created things out of love,
and Satan's truth judges them out of envy and hatred.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I envy the dead.
- William Mulholland

Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy.
Never underestimate that.
- Oliver Stone

Envy is never general, but always very particular -
at least envy of the kind one feels strongly.
- Joseph Epstein

Far less envy in America than in France,
and far less wit.
- Stendhal

Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks.
- Thomas Browne

Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it.
We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good-fortune.
- William Hazlitt

I envy people who can just look at a sunset.
I wonder how you can shoot it.
There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation.
- Dustin Hoffman

Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise.
For envy is a kind of praise.
- John Gay


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