Jealousy Sayings and Quotes

Jealousy, that green-eyed monster of emotions, is a powerful force. Once trapped in its grip, we are likely to act irrationally out of anger or feeling slighted. Take a breath and pause with the collection of wise and humorous quotes on jealousy below.

Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.      

John Dryden

Comparison is a very foolish attitude, because each person is unique and incomparable. Once this understanding settles in you, jealousy disappears.      


More men die of jealousy than of cancer.      

Joseph P. Kennedy

Love may be blind but jealousy has 20-20 vision.      


I refused to believe that love could take any other form than mine: I measured love by the extent of my jealousy, and by that standard of course she could not love me at all.     

Graham Greene