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Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves.

Possessiveness reflects the fear of losing.

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

You call it jealousy. I call it fear of losing you.

Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.

Jealousy is love in competition.

Where jealousy is, love is not. Idea cannot cover love.

The happiest person: he enjoys everything without wanting to possess anything.

He that is not jealous is not in love.

There is no loss of energy in being in love. The loss of energy is in the tail, in everything that follows ” jealousy, possessiveness, suspicion, doubt, the fear of losing that love, the constant demand for reassurance and security.

Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.

Be wary of friends ” they will betray you more quickly, for they are easily aroused to envy.

There is never any pressure, jealousy or competition but only a quiet calmness when they are around. You can be yourself and not worry about what they will think of you because they love you for who you are.

Many ambitious people hate seeing a friend succeed. Their resentment kills the relationship. This is an error, even from a position of pure self-interest. Successful friends are useful. Surges of envy reveal your desires. The negative feeling originates in you, not the other.

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.

Don't let anyone make you feel that you don't deserve the good things that happen in your life.

It is never wise to seek or wish for another's misfortune. If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.

Jealousy is not limited to romantic relationships ” jealousy exists between siblings, co-workers and even friends.

Humans are suspicious and jealous creatures. When they see something perfect, they want to find a flaw.

Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbor's buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder.

If I am all the time measuring myself against you, struggling to be like you, then I am denying what I am myself.

To be discontented with what you are is the very beginning of envy.

Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.

Jealousy is the fire of envy that seeks to destroy another's beauty, rather than to create its own.

Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.

You can only be jealous of someone who has something you think you ought to have yourself.

When attacked by a moralist persecutor, do not be taken in by their crusade; it is motivated by envy, pure and simple.

Overt power grabs and sharp rises to the top are dangerous, creating envy, distrust, and suspicion.

There will always be haters. And the more you grow the more they hate; the more they hate the more you grow.

Comparison is a very foolish attitude, because each person is unique and incomparable. Once this understanding settles in you, jealousy disappears.

Insults and irony are often crutches for the cynical and reactionary. It is easy to attack those who are taking risks or building something. Just don't be jealous when their risks pay off. Don't be upset if you aren't invited into the castle they've built.

Learn to deflect envy by drawing attention away from yourself. Develop your sense of self-worth from internal standards and not incessant comparisons.

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.

The moment there is comparison there must be envy.

When I want more, not only of the mundane things, of the worldly things but also of love, of beauty, of inward richness, the very movement towards the more, towards the end, towards the thing which you are going to get, has envy behind it.

The very structure of the mind is built on acquisition and envy.

There is no rest for the person who has envy, and there is no love for the person who has bad manners.

Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.

Envy is a littleness of soul, which cannot see beyond a certain point, and if it does not occupy the whole space, feels itself excluded.

Qualities like intelligence, beauty and skills are relative and thus when we compare poorly in comparison to our peers, our self-esteem suffers.

Much of our self-definition comes from comparison with others.

Envy, the meanest of vices, creeps on the ground like a serpent.

Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.

Fame is the penalty of success. Jealousy is the penalty of fame.

Haters are confused admirers who can't understand why everybody else likes you.

Men are so constituted that every one undertakes what he sees another successful in, whether he has aptitude for it or not.

Of all the passions, jealousy is that which exacts the hardest service, and pays the bitterest wages. Its service is to watch the success of one's enemy; its wages to be sure of it.

When you do well, everybody's after you, and sometimes the motives are legitimate, and sometimes it's envy and jealousy.

Obsessing over your enemies will make you more like them.

Know that whoever is trying to bring you down, is already below you.

The jealousy that arises from another's achievement is overcome by developing an awareness of and admiration for one's own and other's achievement.

#1 gets 90% of the hatred. Most of it has nothing to do with you. People realize they can gain attention by attacking the person with the highest name recognition. Attacking you and feeling superior is easier than learning the lessons from your success. Ignore the noise.

They will envy you for your success, your wealth, for your intelligence, for your looks, for your status - but rarely for your wisdom.

When emerging from humble beginnings, those around you tend to underestimate your authenticity because they knew you before you were 'somebody'.

Haters are just confused admirers because they can't figure out the reason why everyone loves you.

If you're trying to show off for people at the top, forget it. They will look down on you anyhow. And if you're trying to show off for people at the bottom, forget it. They will only envy you. Status will get you nowhere. Only an open heart will allow you to float equally between everyone.

Stop comparing and start creating.

A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.

Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.

Envy is the mother of massacres.

The worst thing about jealousy is how low it makes you reach.

Jealousy endlessly eats through my mind, and jealously endlessly makes me be unkind.

Envy is the coward side of hate, and all her ways are bleak and desolate.

Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time.

When someone criticizes you, train to immediately ask yourself: Would I rather be him/her, or I'd rather be me? before taking the remark at face value. It works wonders.

Guaranteed prescriptions for misery: Substance Abuse. Being unreliable. Resentment. Envy. Seeking vengeance. Inability to learn from the mistakes of others. Inability to handle failure.

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.

Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.

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

Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to hate.

Envious sabotage likes to masquerade as principled criticism.

Often those that criticize others reveal what he himself lacks.

Jealousy is the result of one's lack of self-confidence, self-worth, and self-acceptance.

Those who feel inferior and insecure will often hide it with a mask of discerning superiority. They hope this affect will fool the credulous into thinking a stance taken out of envy is instead a position of singular sophistication and purity.

Jealousy is not a barometer by which the depth of love can be read. It merely records the degree of the lover's insecurity.

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.

Envy is a symptom of lack of appreciation of our own uniqueness and self-worth. Each of us has something to give that no one else has.

Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.

Man is jealous because of his amour-propre; woman is jealous because of her lack of it.

Jealousy is a form a hatred built upon insecurity.

I've spent most of my life walking under that hovering cloud, jealousy, whose acid raindrops blurred my vision and burned holes in my heart. Once I learned to use the umbrella of confidence, the skies cleared up for me and the sunshine called joy became my faithful companion.

Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they're jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights.

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.

O jealousy! thou magnifier of trifles.

Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.

Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck.

Whoever envies another confesses his superiority.

Comparison is the thief of joy.

The truest mark of being born with great qualities, is being born without envy.

Envy is pain at the good fortune of others.

Never hate jealous people. They are jealous because they think you are better than them.

The spirit of envy can destroy; it can never build.

To live without comparison is to remove a tremendous burden.

Nothing sharpens sight like envy.

It is not greed that drives the world, but envy.

Surrounded by the flames of jealousy, the jealous one winds up, like the scorpion, turning the poisoned sting against himself.

The fastest way to lose friends and alienate people is to get better and improve yourself.

Noble hearts are neither jealous nor afraid because jealousy spells doubt and fear spells pettiness.

People hate those who make them feel their own inferiority.

Jealousy is the only vice that gives no pleasure.

Our envy of others devours us most of all.

Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.

No one can have all he wants, but a man can refrain from wanting what he has not, and cheerfully make the best of a bird in the hand.

A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.

Jealousy is information. It tells you what you desire, what you admire, what you despise in yourself. You could learn from the person you envy if you weren't blinded by resentment. Learning feels better than loathing.

You don't really see the person that you are envious of. You see a mirror that reflects what you find lacking in yourself. Paying attention to this can be very instructional. We often despise in others what we wish we could find in ourselves.

As iron is eaten by rust, so are the envious consumed by envy.

Jealousy is the very reverse of understanding, of sympathy, and of generous feeling. Never has jealousy added to character, never does it make the individual big and fine.

A little jealousy can be a good thing, for we may be reminded to appreciate what we have.

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.

Jealousy is the most dreadfully involuntary of all sins.

Jealousy is an ugly emotion, but it tells the truth. You mostly envy those who have what you desire.

Envy is a declaration of inferiority.

For most of us, envy is the basis of our actions; remove envy and we feel we are lost. All our effort is towards success, and in that there is envy; behind that envy there is fear.

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.

The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring.

Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.

Anger, hatred and jealousy never solve problems, only affection, concern and respect can do that.

Jealousy is a miserable feeling. It means you aspire to something that you cannot have.

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.

Jealousy, an eminently credulous and suspicious passion, allows fancy the greatest possible play. But it does not bestow wit, it banishes all sense.

Envy is ignorance, imitation is suicide.

Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little.

Envy blinds men and makes it impossible for them to think clearly.

Envy creates silent enemies.

Never outshine the master.

Envy suggests inferiority.

The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch.

Growth will convert your doubters better than verbal defensiveness. Outgrow your critics in every sense.

Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts.

Everyone experiences bouts of jealousy; but the dignified person conceals it, while the vulgar one acts upon it.

You are jealous because you are unaware that everything you need is inside you.

One of the most powerful lessons in life is to recognize that no one can give you power, and many people don't want you to have it. You have to find the courage to seize it, own it and hold on!

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.

Afflictive emotions - our jealousy, anger, hatred, fear - can be put to an end. When you realize that these emotions are only temporary, that they always pass on like clouds in the sky, you also realize they can ultimately be abandoned.

The best way to avoid envy is to deserve the success you get.

Love may be blind but jealousy has 20-20 vision.

I envy people who drink - at least they know what to blame everything on.

If the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, you can bet the water bill is higher.

Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy, he thought. For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistible urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex.

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

A jealous woman does better research than FBI.

Jealousy implies dissatisfaction with what you are.

Jealousy is a keen observer, but looks for all the wrong signs.

Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.

Facebook just sounds like a drag, in my day seeing pictures of peoples vacations was considered a punishment.

Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion.

Envy lurks at the bottom of the human heart like a viper in its hole.

Jealousy can open the blood, it can make black roses.

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

We are always trying to become something else. We are always trying to become noble, to become a hero, an example, an ideal; and if we really go behind this urge to become, we will find that there is envy and that behind that envy there is fear, the fear of what one is.

Throughout life, from childhood, from school until we die, we are taught to compare ourselves with another; yet when I compare myself with another I am destroying myself.

As we are ” the world is. That is, if we are greedy, envious, competitive, our society will be competitive, envious, greedy, which brings misery and war.

Envy, if surrounded on all sides by the brightness of another's prosperity, like the scorpion confined within a circle of fire, will sting itself to death.

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

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

I thought that jealousy was an idea. It isn't. It's a pain. But I didn't feel as they do in a Broadway melodrama. I didn't want to kill anybody. I just wanted to die.

Jealousy sees things always with magnifying glasses which make little things large, of dwarfs giants, of suspicions truths.

More men die of jealousy than of cancer.

Jealousy is one of the wickedest of all the passions. But reprehensible though it is, jealousy is almost rather to be pitied than blamed - its first victims are those who harbor the feeling.

The bitter often band together into anti-support groups, conspiring to ensure no one succeeds. Forward momentum is stamped out quickly by the ambient sense of disapproval. Individual growth threatens the communal cover story. If you can progress, what does that say about me?

Jealousy or a zero-sum view of success, someone else getting all the attention.

The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.

Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.

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

Of the seven deadly sins, only envy is no fun at all.

The little me is jealous. The true self is content.

The poor man is ruined as soon as he begins to ape the rich.

Even jealousy is based on fantasies: a fantasy that someone else has what belongs to you.

Jealousy works against you. It takes control away from you, hands it over to the opposition. Maintain control.

Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to others.

Maybe jealousy and envy would fade if we knew the full story behind success. Maybe we would be less likely to put people on a pedestal.

Don't be envious. Be inspired.

It's such a poisonous emotion because, at the end of the day, you're no better off, you're unhappier, and the person you're jealous of is still successful or good-looking or whatever they are.

Do you want to be that person with all of their reactions, their desires, their family, their happiness level, their outlook on life, and their self image? If you're not willing to do a whole sale, 24/7, 100% swap with who that person is, then there's no point in being jealous.

Envy and jealousy are the private parts of the human soul. Perhaps the comparison can be extended.

Jealousy is beautiful only on a young and ardent face. After the first wrinkles, trust must return.

Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbor to have them through envy.

Envy shoots at others and wounds itself.

When you criticize someone, see if you are doing it out of envy. Your criticism reveals more about yourself than you realize.

When you show yourself to the world and display your talents, you naturally stir all kinds of resentment, envy, and other manifestations of insecurity... you cannot spend your life worrying about the petty feelings of others.

Appearing better than others is always dangerous, but most dangerous of all is to appear to have no faults or weaknesses. Envy creates silent enemies. It is smart to occasionally display defects, and admit to harmless vices, in order to deflect envy and appear more approachable.

Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good-fortune.

We experience envy when the quality we feel inferior about threatens our self-concept.

Envy of others is always a reflection of something we feel about ourselves.

It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.

The chief barrier to happiness is envy.

Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what they have been through.

I don't want to be anybody else. I'm perfectly happy being me.

Unhappy people compare. Happy people don't care.

No man likes to be surpassed by those of his own level.

With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.

A mind that is envious can never be tranquil because it is always comparing, always trying to become something which it is not.

Don't torment yourself with jealousy. It's a silly illusion that someone's life is better than yours when the truth is that each one of us is on a different path.

Envy and jealousy are very harmful because you are never ever satisfied with what you have and you never reflect on what you have. You constantly live your life on what you do not have.

The desire to change yourself breeds envy, jealousy; whereas, in the understanding of what you are, there is a transformation of what you are.

If you are inwardly rich, there is no need to show off, because that in itself is beautiful.

If the mind is capable of looking at what is without comparison, without judgment, without the desire to alter it into something else, then you will see that there comes a kind of contentment which is not of the mind.

We are discontented with what is, discontented with things which we have, with what we are; and the discontent arises because of comparison. I am discontented because I see you are learned, rich, happy, powerful.

According to the Buddha's teachings, the most basic condition for happiness is freedom. Here we do not mean political freedom, but freedom from the mental formations of anger, despair, jealousy, and delusion. These mental formations are described by the Buddha as poisons. As long as these poisons are still in our heart, happiness cannot be possible.

Envy ought to have no place allowed it in the heart of man; for the goods of this present world are so vile and low that they are beneath it, and those of the future world are so vast and exalted that they are above it.

You must love in such a way that the person feels free.

If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.

The best life is the one in which the creative impulses play the largest part and the possessive impulses the smallest.

Where there is comparison and possessiveness there is jealousy.

At the heart of feelings of jealousy lies our need to feel needed.

What is always true for jealousy, unlike envy, is that it involves a triangle of relationships between the self, the partner and the rival.

Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is thread, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.

If you love someone, set them free, if they love you, they'll come back.

Jealousy is not contemptible, real love has a beak and claws.

People who can't stand to see the success of others will never experience their own.

To be mature is, we're told, to move beyond possessiveness. Jealousy is for babies. The mature person knows that no one owns anyone.

Jealousy can even be good for love. One partner may feel secretly flattered when the other is mildly jealous. And catching someone flirting with your beloved can spark the kind of lust and romance that reignites a relationship.

Love may exist without jealousy, although this is rare: but jealousy may exist without love, and this is common; for jealousy can feed on that which is bitter no less than on that which is sweet, and is sustained by pride as often as by affection.

Jealousy is the fear of losing the thing you love most. It's very normal. Suspicion is the thing that's abnormal.

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.

Though jealousy be produced by love, as ashes are by fire, yet jealousy extinguishes love as ashes smother the flame.

Jealousy is the lifelong noose hanging about the neck of love.

Attachment is the root cause of all misery. Possessiveness is nourishment for the ego.

Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one.

Marriage and its entourage of possession and jealousy enslave the spirit.

Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.

Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.

You can't be yourself within jealousy.

It's a completely useless emotion - jealousy. I don't go there.

Envy is an insult to oneself.

Envy motivates a lot of people.

Jealousy is an inner consciousness of one's own inferiority. It is a mental cancer.

Envy is the central fact of American life.

Our culture is based on envy.

Nothing brings on jealousy like laughter.

Envy aims very high.

It is better to be envied than pitied.

I like jealous men. I love jealousy. I do.

When I see a good singer, I get teary-eyed. Part of it is jealousy because all comedians are frustrated rock stars. That's a fact.

I don't get jealousy, I don't get how people hate each other - I never did.

What we used to say was whoever had the bow tie got to lead the band. There was never any jealousy.

Jealousy... is a mental cancer.

Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping.

Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves.

Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.

Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive.

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

Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.

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

From heresy, frenzy and jealousy, good Lord deliver me.

Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred.

Jealousy is the grave of affection.

But I like not these great success of yours for I know how jealous are the gods.

The knives of jealousy are honed on details.

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

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent.

That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.

Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight.

People can do all kinds of things that maybe aren't wise in hindsight because of jealousy.

Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.

There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.

What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity can give us no assistance in bearing them.

But when I would see the surrogate, my first instinct, my first reaction would be jealousy, because she was doing what I wanted to do.

I do not say anything from jealousy.

I do a lot of sexy publicity, but I have yet to have any bad experiences regarding jealousy.

The jealousy and resentment that animate the terrorists also affect many of our former cold war allies.

To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.

Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that.

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.

Don't waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind.

Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.

Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!

I think it's important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state - meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do.

Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.

People are taken aback by a confident, pretty girl who knows what she wants in life and isn't going to let anyone get in her way. And you know what it's all about? Jealousy.

That's the way I got along in life. I don't ever remember being particularly jealous of anybody, because I figured if I can't do it myself, I don't deserve to get it.

I am drawn to women who are independent and creative, which is problematic because it's a struggle, a competition of careers. There's jealousy.

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation, till the grave opened to give me rest, than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress.

Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.

Lovers may be - and indeed generally are - enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.

Love shouldn't be about jealousy or anything like that. It should be about commitment and being able to trust that person. If you can't have that from the get-go, there's a problem.

There tends to be a jealousy in England towards countries that are successful.

You will not accept credit that is due to another, or harbor jealousy of an explorer who is more fortunate.

Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl.

I don't watch that much comedy. I think it's professional jealousy. That and a lack of support for my community.

There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.

The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare. Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another, comparisons only fan the fires.

Nature is at work. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.

There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report.

I have experienced jealousy, possessiveness, verbal abuse and violence from men, but I have also experienced jealousy, possessiveness, verbal abuse and violence from women, usually when I failed to respond to their advances.

Religion can make it worse. Are you supposing that if people were encouraged to believe in a transcendent reality, and to be encouraged by grand rituals and music and preaching, to love their neighbors, then they would put jealousy and frustration aside?

No jealousy their dawn of love overcast, nor blasted were their wedded days with strife each season looked delightful as it past, to the fond husband and the faithful wife.

It is remarkable that jealousy of individual property in land often goes along with very exaggerated doctrines of tribal or national property in land.

Obviously, in dealing with a relationship, sexuality has to be involved, and jealousy and emotions like that. And I don't know, I've always been intrigued by those emotions.

My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused much of an upheaval in the home. It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son.

That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's so little and they don't have so many athletes.

On the same line of reasoning, if Australians were to be Australians, or rather if Australians were as separate from any other nation as Australia from any other land, there would be no jealousy between them on England's account.