There will always be jealous people in your life. Get a little bit of happiness and they start coming out of the woodwork. So, if you feel that you are surrounded by jealous people, take heart that it’s a sign that you’ve achieved a measure of success in school, at work, relationships, or just life in general.
It’s easy to feel bad about yourself when people start hating on you. You might think it’s your fault or you just get swallowed up by all the negativity. This is the time to get a fact check. It’s not a YOU problem if you haven’t been hurting anybody with your success. It’s a THEM problem. Don’t forget that. So live your best life and tune out the haters.
Whenever you feel fragile, read these jealous people quotes we’ve handpicked for you. We’re sure you’ll get comfort from them.
Behind every successful person lies a park of haters.
Jealousy is a rather enjoyable emotion to watch. – Chetan Bhagat
Thanks to all of you who talk bad about me thanks for making me the center of attention.
Jealousy is the fear of comparison. – Max Frisch
You have to remember something: Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn. – Arnold Schwarzenegger
Call me what you want, I’ll just call you jealous.
Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive. – Havelock Ellis
Most people just want to see you fall, that’s more reason to stand tall. – Emma Michelle
We human beings are what we have been for millions of years – colossally greedy, envious, aggressive, jealous, anxious and despairing, with occasional flashes of joy and affection. – Jiddu Krishnamurti
Jealousy is natural but it isn’t necessary.
‘Famous Harry Potter,’ said Malfoy. ‘Can’t even go to a bookshop without making the front page.’ – J.K. Rowling, ‘Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets’
And oft, my jealousy shapes faults that are not. – William Shakespeare
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul. – John Dryden
Jealousy—Tormenting yourself, for fear you should be tormented by another. – Paul Chatfield
Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits. – Paul Eldridge
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. – Astrid Alauda
Keep your eyes to yourself and your hands busy to keep jealousy away.
Jealousy is the weapon of Distrust. – Michelle Geaney
An old Cherokee told his grandson:
“My son, there’s a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil. It’s anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies and ego.The other is Good. It’s joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness & truth.” The boy thought about it, and asked:
“Grandfather, which wolf wins?” The old man quietly replied:
“The one you feed.”
Jealousy hyphenates love in all the wrong places. – Terri Guillemets
It’s okay, I’d be jealous too.
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. Heinlein
Don’t let jealousy fool you. It’s just another name for insecurity.
Jealousy is the dragon in paradise; the hell of heaven; and the most bitter of the emotions because associated with the sweetest. – A.R. Orage
A jealous woman does better research than the FBI.
Jealous people want to see you do good, but never better than them.
A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy. – Jean Baudrillard
Whoever is trying to bring you down is already below you.
It’s sad how some people are so jealous and intimidated by you that they only have negative things to say when they know absolutely nothing about you.
Don’t worry about the jealous ones, take them as your opponent’s coaches. Because a boxer in a ring fights only with his opponent not with his opponent’s coach. – Bruce Mbanzabugabo
Jealousy is a disease. Get well soon.
Cheers to my Haters, There is so much more to come!!! – Leonardo DiCaprio
The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time. – Johann Kaspar Lavater
Humans are suspicious and jealous creatures. When they see something perfect, they want to find a flaw. – Gosho Aoyama
Jealousy is just a lack of self confidence.
Jealousy is a good indication that you are doing things the right way. People never get jealous of losers.
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
Jealousy is the symptom of a hollow heart. – Anoir Ou-Chad
There are no pretty people in the eyes of jealousy.
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. – Anna Godbersen
Pay close attention to people who don’t clap when you win. – Leonardo DiCaprio
“What is the smallest creature of God?— a question I once encountered from a little boy at my local primary school. “”Well, this is not a bacteria, nor a virus, but a jealous mind””, I replied. – Mohiuddin Mohamma
Jealousy is not a barometer by which the depth of love can be read, it merely records the degree of the lover’s insecurity. – Margaret Mead
It is in the character of very few people to honour a prosperous friend without envy, and these very few people tend to become best friends. – Ruwayda Mustafah Rabar
Someone else’s success does not rob you of anything.
People like to bring up your past when your present and future look better than theirs.
Comparison is a very foolish attitude, because each person is unique and incomparable. Once this understanding settles in you, jealousy disappears. – Osho
Jealousy is love in competition. – Toba Beta
Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies. – Elizabeth Bowen
Haters don’t really hate you. They hate themselves because you’re a reflection of what they wish to be. Poor, confused people.
People only rain on your parade because they’re jealous of your sun and tired of their shade.
Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but Jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time. – 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
Jealousy is a terrible thing…hating me won’t make you pretty!
You dream it, I did it, You’re jealous admit it!
Smile and grow in front of your haters. It will kill them.
There’s always this one girl. She’s desperate and she’s weird and she’s jealous, and you’re stuck with her, no matter how hard you try to get her off your back. – Courtney Summers
Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one’s self- respect. – Emma Goldman
People would say bad things about you, because it is the only way their insignificant self can feel better than you.
In jealousy there is more self-love than love. – François de la Rochefoucauld, Maxims, 1665
The people who know the least about you, always have the most to say.
Jealousy only eats up your beauty. Have faith in yourself. You have something that other’s don’t.
Nothing brings on jealousy like laughter. – Françoise Sagan
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. – Charley Reese
Jealousy… is a mental cancer. – B.C. Forbes
Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners.
I keep my head held high and smile, because there are people who will kill to see me fall.
Don’t waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind. – Mary Schmich
Jealousy sees things always with magnifying glasses which make little things large, of dwarfs giants, of suspicions truths. – Miguel de Cervantes
Never hate people who are jealous of you, but respect their jealousy because they’re the ones who think you’re better than them.
You just hate me ’cause you ain’t me.
You can only be jealous of someone who has something you think you ought to have yourself. – Margaret Atwood
The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you. – Bette Midler
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. – Fulton J. Sheen
To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self. – Joan Didion
Haters really don’t have their own lives actually. They are so focused living yours.
If you put your time being jealous into working hard, you might have your own success too.
As iron is eaten by rust, so are the envious consumed by envy. – Antisthenes
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause. – Baltasar Gracián
To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self. – Joan Didion
I don’t have haters, just fans in denial.
There will always be someone willing to hurt you, put you down, gossip about you, belittle your accomplishments and judge your soul. It is a fact that we all must face. However, if you realize that God is a best friend that stands beside you when others cast stones you will never be afraid, never feel worthless, and never feel alone. – Shannon Alder
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity. – Robert A. Heinlein
My jealousy is a living thing. Shifting, changing, growing. Like my rage and my mother’s regret. – Katja Millay
Chances are that when someone is hating on you, it’s not about you at all. It’s about them. It’s their fear, their jealously, their boredom, and their insecurity.
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves. – William Penn
If you pay too much attention to hate, they win…they bring you down. Too much love in the world to deal with that nonsense. Be positive. – Justin Bieber
O jealousy! thou magnifier of trifles. – Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty. – François de La Rochefoucauld
Never hate jealous people. They are jealous because they think you are better than them. – Paulo Coelho
A flower never thinks of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.
Jealousy releases anger and anger is the greatest and the ultimate enemy that can forever determine your judgement and ultimately withhold your destiny.
Oh! How bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man’s eyes. – William Shakespeare
Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run. – George Bernard Shaw
Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy. – François de la Rochefoucauld
They’re not jealous of what you have. They’re jealous of what they can’t have.
I love people who gossip behind my back. That’s exactly where they belong. Behind my back.
Jealousy is the cousin of greed. We seem to focus on what we want and lose sight of what already have.
Dismissing another’s achievement is an ideal strategy for excusing your own failure. – Alan Robert Neal
The only woman a wife should ever be jealous of is her husband’s mom. – Jason Thomas