"How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied."
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"All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession."
"He will be loved when dead, who was envied when he was living."
"The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy."
"It is not enough to succeed, others must fail."
"Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred."
"There is no sweeter sound than the crumbling of ones fellow man."
"Envy is honors foe."
"Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him."
"Envy aims very high."
"Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself."
"Envy eats nothing, but its own heart."
"They that envy others are their inferiors."
"Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes."
"The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor."
"Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied."
"Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies."
"Don't pity me now, don't pity me never; I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever."
"The epitaphs on tombstones of a great many people should read: Died at thirty, and buried at sixty."
"An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued."
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