quote by John Dryden

Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.

— John Dryden

Craziest Jaundiced quotations

The Iraq War marked the beginning of the end of network news coverage.

Viewers saw the juxtaposition of the embedded correspondents reporting the war as it was actually unfolding and the jaundiced, biased, negative coverage of these same events in the network newsrooms.


In forming a judgment, lay your hearts void of foretaken opinions;

else, whatsoever is done or said, will be measured by a wrong rule; like them who have jaundice, to whom everything appears yellow.

The eyes of a man in the jaundice make yellow observations on everything;

and the soul tinctured with any passion diffuses a false color over the appearance of things.

Hatred is one of the poisons; like jaundice, it alters the true colors of things.

Good humor, like the jaundice, makes every one of its own complexion.


Being away from home gave me the chance to look at myself with a jaundiced eye.

I learned not to be ashamed of a real hunger for knowledge, something I had always tried to hide, and I came home glad to start in here again with a love for Europe that I am afraid will never leave me.

All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye.

My indigestion issues got gigantic and constant.

And then I started thinking, I'm getting skinny. I dropped about 20 pounds in the blink of an eye. And then when you see it in the mirror, when all of a sudden, you pull your eyes down and the bottom of your eyes go yellow and jaundice sets in - then you know something's wrong.

Royal blood isn't blue, it is a jaundiced shade of red and riddled with broken chromosomes

There is now a patent restricting the use of an herb called philantis neruri for curing jaundice. An even more blatant example is the use of turmeric for healing wounds, which is something every mother and grandmother does in every home in India. Now the Mississippi Medical Center claims to have "invented" the capacity of turmeric to heal wounds.


Being away from home gave me a chance to look at myself with a jaundiced eye

I had these fangs because I had jaundice when I was a kid and I was put on so many antibiotics that my teeth rotted. They had to cut them out. So I never had milk teeth. That was tough, you know, being in school having photos taken while I was pretending I had teeth. It was hideous.

I have a jaundiced eye but a young mind.

To the mean eye all things are trivial, as certainly as to the jaundiced they are yellow.

There is something in corruption which, like a jaundiced eye, transfers the color of itself to the object it looks upon, and sees everything stained and impure.


All seems infected that the infected spy,As all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye.

All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye that habitually compares everything to something better. But by changing that habit to comparing everything to something worse, even making it a game, that person can find gratitude, relief and happiness where-ever they go and whatever they experience, guaranteed!

Design is interesting because it's utopian.

Art is often a jaundiced commentary on contemporary life. Design is always about the future; it's always about something great and new that's come out that will make the future brighter. It has this weird 18th - century positivism about it.

Every single song I've ever written is sung by a character created by somebody else. Some might have a jaundiced view of love, some don't. But none of these songs is me singing - not a single one.

I find it hard even now not to look on your North African strategy with a jaundiced eye. Cross Channel operations for the liberation of France and advance on Germany, we should finish the war quicker. Yes, probably, but not the way we hope to finish it.


Science is unpoetic only to minds jaundiced with sentiment and romanticism .

. . the great masters of the past boasted all they could of it and found it magical.

Jaundice is the disease that your friends diagnose.

When my daughter was born she had jaundice, she was small, round and yellow. we called her Melony.

Politics is a thing that I follow because it determines what is going on in my country, but I vote and deal with politicians with a great degree of jaundiced eye.

The unmerciful man is most certainly an unblessed man.

His sympathies are all dried up; he is afflicted with a chronic jaundice, and lives timidly and darkly in a little, narrow rat-hole of distrust.


If you haven't made a mistake I cast a jaundiced eye, because you're probably not doing anything.

However we may flatter ourselves to the contrary, our friends think no higher of us than the world do. They see us through the jaundiced or distrustful eyes of others. They may know better, but their feelings are governed by popular prejudice. Nay, they are more shy of us (when under a cloud) than even strangers; for we involve them in a common disgrace, or compel them to embroil themselves in continual quarrels and disputes in our defense.

I have pretty ecumenical tastes. I'm interested in a lot of different kinds of music, so I don't listen with a jaundiced ear to music because it's in a certain category, whether it's country or opera or hip-hop or bebop or whatever it is.

Love doesn't reside in the heart, anyway. Love resides in the liver along with jaundice.

All looks yellow to the jaundiced eye. [and therefore the solution is to fix the jaundiced eye.]


As a child, he had hardened his heart and learned to take their punches.

He had learned to spit back and take down anyone who cast a jaundiced eye or who made a comment about either him, his mother, or his sister. He’d told himself that he didn’t need anyone’s love or caring. And so he had learned to live like a feral animal, always ready to strike out when someone tried to touch him.

Such is the influence which the condition of our own thoughts, exercises, even over the appearance of external objects. Men who look on nature, and their fellow-men, and cry that all is dark and gloomy, are in the right; but the sombre colours are reflections from their own jaundiced eyes and hearts. The real hues are delicate, and need a clearer vision.

Unlike the male codfish which, suddenly finding itself the parent of three million five hundred thousand little codfish, cheerfully resolves to love them all, the British aristocracy is apt to look with a somewhat jaundiced eye on its younger sons.

A cynic who was still saddened whenever his jaundiced view of mankind was confirmed.