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Jacopo Sannazaro Quotes and Sayings

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Envy, my son, wears herself away, and droops like a
lamb under the influence of the evil eye.
- Jacopo Sannazaro

Man is only miserable so far as he thinks himself so.
- Jacopo Sannazaro

He ploughs the waves, sows the sand,
and hopes to gather the wind in a net,
who places his hopes in the heart of a woman.
- Jacopo Sannazaro

There is no evil in the world without a remedy.
- Jacopo Sannazaro

 

Most learned of the fair, most fair of the learned.
- Jacopo Sannazaro

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

Envy breeds hate.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
- Socrates

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

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

I have no respect for the passion of equality,
which seems to me merely idealizing envy.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

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

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

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

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

Men know they are sexual exiles.
They wander the earth seeking satisfaction,
craving and despising, never content.
There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
- Camille Paglia

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

To venture upon an undertaking of any kind,
even the most insignificant, is to sacrifice to envy.
- Emile M. Cioran

Envy aims very high.
- Ovid

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

I do not envy the headache you will have when you awake.
In the meantime, dream of large women.
- Cary Elwes

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

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

Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the
harm that we of moderate means do ourselves when we
let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own natures.
- Theodore Roosevelt

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

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

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

There is nothing more universally commended than a fine day;
the reason is that people can commend it without envy.
- William Shenstone

Above all, you must fight conceit, envy,
and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart.
- Abraham Cahan

The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch.
- Jim Rohn

I envy the dead.
- William Mulholland

There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Only fools live in the past or carry envy to the present.
- Chi Chi Rodriguez

Yes, free markets tend to produce unequal incomes.
We should not be ashamed of that.
On the contrary, our system is the envy of the world
and should be a source of pride.
- Arthur C. Brooks

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

O!
what a Godlike Power is that of doing Good!
I envy the Rich and the Great for nothing else!
- Samuel Richardson

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

I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.
- Susan Sontag

Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls,
emulation.
- Henry Fielding

Envy is an insult to oneself.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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

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

Envy is human nature.
- Monica Bellucci

In recompense, envy may be the subtlest -
perhaps I should say the most insidious -
of the seven deadly sins.
- Joseph Epstein


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