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"If the secret sorrows of everyone could be read on their forehead, how many who now cause envy would suddenly become the objects of pity."
"There is no sweeter sound than the crumbling of ones fellow man."
"None of the affections have been noted to fascinate and bewitch but envy."
"Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope."
"Our envy of others devours us most of all"
"CONGRATULATION, n. The civility of envy."
"Nothing sharpens sight like envy"
"Slander is the only way some have of feeling close to accomplishment."
"ENVY, n. Emulation adapted to the meanest capacity."
"The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods."
"Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind."
"The learned are envied by the foolish; rich men by the poor; chaste women by adulteresses; and beautiful ladies by ugly ones."