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Quotations on Jealousy

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Jealousy is nothing more than a fear of abandonment.

~ Unknown

Plain women are always jealous of their husbands, beautiful women never are. They are always so occupied with being jealous of other women's husbands.

~ Oscar Wilde

The way to hold a husband is to keep him a little jealous; the way to lose him is to keep him a little more jealous.

~ H.L. Mencken

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.

~ Erica Jong

Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it.

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

In jealousy there is more of self-love than of love to another.

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Jealousy, the jaundice of the soul.

~ John Dryden

And oft, my jealousy shapes faults that are not.

~ William Shakespeare

O, beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock
The meat it feeds on.

~ William Shakespeare

Yet he was jealous, though he did not show it,
For jealousy dislikes the world to know it.

~ Lord Byron

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.

~ Maya Angelou

There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.

~ Washington Irving

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

~ H.G. Wells

Jealousy is the injured lover's hell.

~ John Milton

Jealousy is the tie that binds, and binds, and binds.

~ Helen Rowland

It is matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason.

~ Clare Boothe Luce

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