Quotation: On “envy”

Envy is ignorance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

 

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”    

Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the Unite...

Winston Churchill

Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy Napoleon, but Napoleon envied Caesar, Caesar envied Alexander, and Alexander, I daresay, envied Hercules, who never existed.

Bertrand Russell 1907

Bertrand Russell 1907 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Bertrand Russell

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