Jealousy Quotes

 A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity. 
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Nationality: American
b. 7 July 1907  - d. 8 May 1988
  
 Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority; envy our uneasiness under it. 
Author: William Shenstone
Nationality: English
b. 18 November 1714  - d. 11 February 1763
  
 The "takings" clause of the Fifth Amendment is for conservatives what the equal protection clause of the 14th is for liberals. 
Author: Michael Kinsley
Nationality: American
b. 09 March 1951
  
 I could never do a show, or be a personality like Howard Stern, where you take all that heat from critics. What he does, he does, but the critical heat would crucify me. 
Author: Chuck Barris
Nationality: American
b. 03 June 1929
  
 Spontaneity is such an entertaining facet of show business.  
Author: Chuck Barris
Nationality: American
b. 03 June 1929
  
 The Gong Show provided me with five years of the happiest times of my life, but that's that. And to be known as the guy who gave the world The Gong Show - listen, my Uncle George isn't known as anything. So I guess it isn't so bad in that context. 
Author: Chuck Barris
Nationality: American
b. 03 June 1929
  
 There's tons of creative people in television that have one failure after another, and they just step up higher. I could never get over that. When I had a failure, there was no such thing as just getting over it. 
Author: Chuck Barris
Nationality: American
b. 03 June 1929
  
 In the middle classes the gifted son of a family is always the poorest - usually a writer or artist with no sense for speculation - and in a family of peasants, where the average comfort is just over penury, the gifted son sinks also, and is soon a tramp on the roadside. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 What is the price of a thousand horses against a son where there is one son only? 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 I knew the stars, the flowers, and the birds, The gray and wintry sides of many glens, And did but half remember human words, In converse with the mountains, moors, and fens. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 As a man has no right to kill one of his children if it is diseased or insane, so a man who has made the gradual and conscious expression of his personality in literature the aim of his life, has no right to suppress himself any carefully considered work which seemed good enough when it was written. Suppression, if it is deserved, will come rapidly enough from the same causes that suppress the unworthy members of a man's family. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 I'm a good scholar when it comes to reading but a blotting kind of writer when you give me a pen. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 I asked if I got sick and died, would you With my black funeral go walking too, If you'd stand close to hear them talk or pray While I'm let down in that steep bank of clay. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 Lord, confound this surly sister, Blight her brow with blotch and blister, Cramp her larynx, lung and liver, In her guts a galling give her. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 These are rotten, so you're the Queen Of all are living, or have been. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 When I was writing The Shadow of the Glen I got more aid than any learning could have given me from a chink in the floor of the old Wicklow house where I was staying, that let me hear what was being said by the servent girls in the kitchen. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 In a good play every speech should be as fully flavoured as a nut or apple. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 May I meet him with one tooth and it aching, and one eye to be seeing seven and seventy divils in the twists of the road, and one old timber leg on him to limp into the scalding grave. There he is now crossing the strands, and that the Lord God would send a high wave to wash him from the world. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 They're cheering a young lad, the champion playboy of the Western World. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 The grief of the keen is no personal complaint for the death of one woman over eighty years, but seems to contain the whole passionate rage that lurks somewhere in every native of the island. In this cry of pain the inner consciousness of the people seems to lay itself bare for an instant, and to reveal the mood of beings who feel their isolation in the face of a universe that wars on them with winds and seas. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 A translation is no translation, he said, unless it will give you the music of a poem along with the words of it. 
Author: J. M. Synge
Nationality: Irish
b. 16 April 1871  - d. 24 March 1909
  
 To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.  
Author: Francoise Sagan
Nationality: French
b. 21 June 1935  - d. 24 September 2004
  
 Don't waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind. 
Author: Mary Theresa Schmich
Nationality: American
b. 29 November 1953
  




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