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How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.

Author: Herodotus

Profession: Greek Historian

All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession.

Author: William Hogarth (1697-1764)

Profession: British Painter, Engraver

He will be loved when dead, who was envied when he was living.

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

His scorn of the great is repeated too often to be real; no man thinks much of that which he despises.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

It is not enough to succeed, others must fail.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

There is no sweeter sound than the crumbling of ones fellow man.

Author: Groucho Marx (1895-1977)

Profession: American Comic Actor

Envy is honors foe.

Author: Motto

Profession:

Envy aims very high.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself.

Author: Danish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Danish Origin

Envy eats nothing, but its own heart.

Author: German Proverb

Profession: Sayings of German Origin

They that envy others are their inferiors.

Author: Saying

Profession:

Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor