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61 Jealousy Quotes

The damning tho't stuck in my throat and cut me like a knife, That she, whom all my life I'd loved, should be another's wife.

Henry Glassford Bell Quotes , Source: The Uncle, written for and recited by Henry Irving

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Men are the cause of women not loving one another. [Fr., Les hommes sont la cause que les femmes ne s'aiment point.]

A.W. Hare and J.C. Hare Quotes , Source: Guesses at Truth

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No true love there can be without Its dread penalty--jealousy.

Lord Lytton (Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton) ("Owen Meredith") Quotes , Source: Lucile (pt. II, canto I, st. 24, l. 8)

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Can't I another's face commend, Or to her virtues be a friend, But instantly your forehead louers, As if her merit lessen'd yours?

Edward Moore Quotes , Source: The Farmer, the Spaniel, and the Cat (fable 9, l. 5)

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O jealousy, Thou ugliest fiend of hell! thy deadly venom Preys on my vitals, turns the healthful hue Of my flesh check to haggard sallowness, And drinks my spirit up!

Hannah More Quotes , Source: David and Goliath (pt. V)

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Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Prologue to the Satires (l. 197)

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I do beseech you-- Though I perchance am vicious in my guess (As I confess it is my nature's plague To spy into abuses, and oft my jealousy Shapes faults that are not), that your wisdom yet From one that so imperfectly conjects Would take no notice, nor build yourself a trouble Out of his scattering and unsure observance.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Othello the Moor of Venice (Iago at III, iii)

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O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green-eyed monster, which doth mock The meat it feeds on. That cuckold lives in bliss Who, certain of his fate, loves not his wronger; But O, what damned minutes tells he o'er Who dotes, yet doubts--suspects, yet strongly loves!

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Othello the Moor of Venice (Iago at III, iii)

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Trifles light as air Are to the jealous confirmations strong As proofs of holy writ.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Othello the Moor of Venice (Iago at III, iii)

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But jealous souls will not be answered so; They are not ever jealous for the cause, But jealous for they're jealous. 'Tis a monster Begot upon itself, born on itself.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Othello the Moor of Venice (Emilia at III, iv)

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Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Winter's Tale (Hermione at III, ii)

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Entire affection hateth nicer hands.

Edmund Spenser Quotes , Source: The Faerie Queene (bk. I, canto VIII, st. 40)

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But through the heart Should Jealousy its venom once diffuse, 'Tis then delightful misery no more, But agony unmix'd, incessant gall, Corroding every thought, and blasting all Love's paradise.

James Thomson (1) Quotes , Source: Seasons--Spring (l. 1,073)

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Who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.

Lord Byron Quotes

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My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.

Rodney Dangerfield Quotes

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Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.

John Dryden Quotes

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Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.

Havelock Ellis Quotes

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I've never been jealous. Not even when my dad finished the fifth grade a year before I did.

Jeff Foxworthy Quotes

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In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes

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The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.

Johann Kaspar Lavater Quotes

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Plain women are always jealous of their husbands. Beautiful women never are. They are always so occupied with being jealous of other women's husbands.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.

Lawrence Durrell Quotes

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Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one's self-respect. For jealous people, like dope-fiends, stoop to the lowest level and in the end inspire only disgust and loathing.

Emma Goldman Quotes

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Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.

George Eliot Quotes

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