Appreciate the Abundance You Still Have

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possessionas they torment us with their loss.- EpicurusWhen you focus on being a blessing, God makes surethat you are always blessed in abundance.- Joel Osteen Comparisons are odious.- Old English SayingRe…

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The Pain of Jealousy

Beware! Jealousy is a green-eyed monster.
– William Shakespeare

The envious person grows lean
with the fatness of their neighbor.
– Socrates

The jealous are troublesome to others,
but a torment to themselves.
– William Penn

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

You shall not covet your neighbor’s house;
you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife,
nor his male servant, nor his female servant,
nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.
– Exodus 20:17

A good life isn’t measured in material goods.
There is no quicker path to misery than coveting your neighbors’ stuff.
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: Do Not Compare

Anger is a Killing Thing

The Pain of Envy

Comparisons are Odious

Copyright © by Jonathan Lockwood Huie. First published on my Daily Inspirational Quotes blog. Also see Inspirational Quotes.

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