, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: Envy (021-037)

Envy (021-037)

Envy envies itself.
— German

He who envies, suffers.
— German

Hostile and envious are the eyes of neighbors.
— Greek

If envy were a rash the whole village would be ill.
— Greek

If envy were leprosy, how many
lepers in the world would be.
— Mexican

If everybody says so, there's some truth to it.
— Yiddish

If envy were a fever, all the world would be ill.
— Danish

Nothing sharpens sight like envy.
— English

Only what is seen is envied.
— Russian

Pity cures envy.
— English

Plenty and envy lie down together.
— African (Hausa)

Rust consumes iron, and envy consumes itself.
— Danish

The envious man's face grows
sharp and his eyes big.
— Spanish

The envious man shall never want woe.
— English

The envious will die, but envy never.
— French

When fortune's chariot rolls easily,
envy and shame cling to the wheels.
— Danish

Where there is envy, there is meanness.
— Greek