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

 

In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
–Francois De La Rochefoucauld

 

Love looks through a telescope; envy through a microscope.
–Josh Billings

 

Relationships of all kinds are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your fingers. You may hold on to some of it, but most will be spilled. A relationship is like that. Held loosely, with respect and freedom for the other person, it is likely to remain intact. But hold too tightly, too possessively, and the relationship slips away and is lost.
–Chicken Soup for the Soul

 

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’re almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other. Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil…
–Robert Heinlein

 

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

 

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

 

There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.
–Lope de Vega

 

The venom clamours of a jealous woman poison more deadly than a mad dog’s tooth.
–William Shakespeare

 

Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm; for love is strong as death;
jealousy is cruel as the grave.
–The Holy Bible

 

No true love there can be without Its dread penalty–jealousy.
–Lord Lytton

 

Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.
–George Bernard Shaw

 

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

 

Jealousy is said to be the offspring of Love.
Yet, unless the parent makes haste to strangle the child,
the child will not rest till it has poisoned the parent.
–A.W. Hare and J.C. Hare

 

It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.
–Lawrence Durrell

 

Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm;
for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave.
–The Holy Bible

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.
–Lope de Vega

 

Jealousy is the injured lover’s hell.
–John Milton

 

Love that is fed by jealousy dies hard.
–Ovid

 

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
–Erica Jong

 

The word “jealousy” is often used as if it were synonymous with envy; but I think the distinction worth preserving. Jealousy is predominantly concerned with the fear of loss of something one possesses, envy with the wish to own something another possesses.
–Anthony Storr

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