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The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor. — Socrates

As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion. — Antisthenes

The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause. — Baltasar Gracian

The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor. — Horace

The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air. — Wilbur Wright

These people abstain, it is true: but the bitch Sensuality glares enviously out of all they do. — Friedrich Nietzsche

I am told that today rather more than 60 per cent of the men who go to university go on a Government grant. This is a new class that has entered upon the scene. It is the white-collar proletariat. They do not go to university to acquire culture but to get a job, and when they have got one, scamp it. They have no manners and are woefully unable to deal with any social predicament. Their idea of a celebration is to go to a public house and drink six beers. They are mean, malicious and envious . They are scum. — W. Somerset Maugham

Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s. — Desiderius Erasmus