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Chilling Quotes About Jealousy

Havelock Ellis Quote about Jealousy "that dragon which slays love"

If you find yourself being overtaken my jealousy, read through these quotes and lead yourself away from this negative emotion.

Here’s what I think: the five most unattractive traits in people are cheapness, clinginess, neediness, unwillingness to change and jealousy. Jealousy is the worst, and by far the hardest to conceal.
— Douglas Coupland

Sure, I can get a little bit jealous. The good part about jealousy is that it comes from passion. It’s also the dangerous part and it’s an ugly emotion that hurts.
— Matthew McConaughey

Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy, he thought. For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistable urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex. Yippee.
— J.R. Ward

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
— Erica Jong

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy — in fact, they are almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
— Robert A. Heinlein

Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
— Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Count your blessings, not your problems. Count your own blessings, not someone else’s. Remember that jealousy is when you count someone else’s blessings instead of your own.
— Roy T. Bennett

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive.
— Havelock Ellis

Count your blessings, not your problems. Count your own blessings, not someone else’s. Remember that jealousy is when you count someone else’s blessings instead of your own.
— Roy T. Bennett

Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.
— Aphra Behn

Haven’t you ever known someone rejected by a lover, who, consumed by rage and jealousy, never lets go? They look on from a distance, unseen but boiling inside. The emotion never seems to tire, this hatred mixed with intense obsession, even with a kind of twisted love.
— Scott Westerfeld

Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.
— Paul Eldridge

Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they’re jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights.
— Shannon L. Alder

It’s amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy.
— Rupert Everett

Most haters are stuck in a poisonous mental prison of jealousy and self—doubt that blinds them to their own potentiality.
— Steve Maraboli

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

As a jealous man, I suffer four times over: because I am jealous, because I blame myself for being so, because I fear that my jealousy will wound the other, because I allow myself to be subject to a banality: I suffer from being excluded, from being aggressive, from being crazy, and from being common.
— Roland Barthes

It’s a completely useless emotion — jealousy. I don’t go there.
— Joy Behar

Envy is when you want what someone else has. Jealousy’s when you also don’t want them to have it.
— Kirsten Hubbard

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