You must realize that if you are going to reach the heights you have been called to reach, you may elicit some criticism from those who are jealous, petty or angry because they were left behind.— T. D. Jakes
Superior Jealous People quotations
"Haters only hate things they can't have and the people they can't be.
It's just a little thing called jealousy."
Remember, people only rain on your parade because they're jealous of your sun and tired of their shade.
When people don't want the best for you, they are not the best for you.
Tohru(thinking): There is an umeboshi-- on your back.
Tohru (outloud): Maybe the reason people get jealous of eachother is because they can clearly see the umeboshi on other people's backs. I can see them too. I can see them perfectly. There is an amazing umeboshi on your back, Kyo-kun.
Why do we feel jealousy? Therapists often regard the demon as a scar of childhood trauma or a symptom of a psychological problem. And it's true that people who feel inadequate, insecure, or overly dependent tend to be more jealous than others.
Gossip is just a tool to distract people who have nothing better to do from feeling jealous of those few of us still remaining with noble hearts.
A lot of people get so hung up on what they can't have that they don't think for a second about whether they really want it.
[We often] criticize the people on TV: 'He just can't act.
' 'You call that singing?' ... We get jealous not because we're evil, but because we have little artists pent up inside us.
Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one's self-respect. For jealous people, like dope-fiends, stoop to the lowest level and in the end inspire only disgust and loathing.
If someone is being unkind or petty or jealous or distant or weird, you don't have to take it in. You don't have to turn it into a big psychodrama about your worth. That behavior so often is not even about you. Don't own other people's crap.
When a jealous person sees signs of other people's success and good fortune, his heart is pierced with envy. But someone who has learned to rejoice in the good fortune of others experiences only happiness. Seeing another person's beautiful house or attractive partner immediately makes him happy - the fact that they are not his own is irrelevant.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should.
How does hating get started? It's started by the jealous people, and they get mad over the things you have.
I could no longer afford to be jealous or unfriendly, because, as soon as I was, a bandage came down over my eyes, and I was bound hand and foot and cast aside. All at once a black hole opened, and I was helpless inside it. But when I was happy and serene, approached people with confidence and thought well of them, I was rewarded with light.
Jealousy in romance is like salt in food.
A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.
Insecurity is an ugly thing. It makes you hate people you don't even know.
...Individualistic material progress and the desire to gain prestige by coming out on top have taken over from the sense of fellowship, compassion and community. Now people live more or less on their own in a small house, jealously guarding their goods and planning to acquire more, with a notice on the gate that says, 'Beware of the Dog.
People whistle me because I am good-looking, rich and a great footballer. They are jealous of me.
A person worth envying is a person who doesn't envy
I have no problem with the people who work hard to get success.
But I think people are very jealous about success. I work very hard and they don't appreciate that.
When I came into boxing, I brought it to the next level with adverts and doing pantomime and people just got jealous of me doing that.
I'm very jealous of an era where people were inventing something so beautiful as the Concorde and thinking that's the next step. I'm jealous of an era when people thought, "Let's finally go to the Moon."
No free people can lose their liberties while they are jealous of liberty.
But the liberties of the freest people are in danger when they set up symbols of liberty as fetishes, worshipping the symbol instead of the principle it represents.
People is, I think, it's their nature - some people's nature, in a way, to be angry or jealous or just spiteful about somebody else's blessings.
We live in a culture that relishes tearing others down.
It's ultimately more fulfilling, though, to help people reach their goals. Instead of feeling jealous, remember: If God did it for them, He can do it for you.
Where the grass is greener, the water bill is bigger.
Jealous people poison their own banquet and then eat it
There will always be a few people who just want to knock you down or are jealous or just want to be horrible for the sake of it. I don't know what drives someone to be nasty.
You will throughout your life have people who will tell you that you're not good enough. Maybe they're jealous. Maybe they think you aren't. Maybe they've had a bad day. But ultimately you have to believe in yourself.
I found it." "People find pennies," Gansey replied. "Or car keys. Or four-leaf clovers." "And ravens," Ronan said. "You're just jealous 'cause" - at this point, he had to stop to regroup his beer-sluggish thoughts - "you didn't find one, too.
I hate the uneducated and the ignorant.
I hate the pompous and the phoney. I hate the jealous and the resentful. I hate the crabbed and mean and the petty. I hate all ordinary dull little people who aren't ashamed of being dull and little.
People project their own dreams, fantasies, and prejudices onto my life.
So people are either fans, or jealous, or disagree. Everybody marches to a different drummer.
Never hate jealous people. They are jealous because they think you are better than them.