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Envy is a vice that would pose a man to tell what it should be liked for. Other vices we assume for that we falsely suppose they bring us either pleasure, profit, or honour. But in envy who is it can find any of these? Instead of pleasure, we vex and gall ourselves. Like cankered brass, it only eats itself, nay, discolours and renders it noisome. When some one told Agis that those of his neighbour?s family did envy him, ?Why, then,? says he, ?they have a double vexation?one, with their own evil, the other, at my prosperity.?
– FelthamRate it:
Envy is ignorance, imitation is suicide.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self RelianceRate it:
Envy is the consuming desire to have everybody else as unsuccessful as you are.
– Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking, 1973Rate it:
Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
– SocratesRate it:
Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue,
But, like the shadow, proves the substance true.

– Alexander Pope, Essay on ManRate it:
Envy, among other ingredients, has a mixture of love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good fortune.
– William HazlittRate it:
Enzymes are things invented by biologists that explain things which otherwise require harder thinking.
– Jerome LettvinRate it:
Epigrams succeed where epics fail.
– Persian ProverbRate it:
Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
Equal participants doing similar things will generate lots of new ideas.
– Tom McMakin, CEO, Great HarvestRate it:
Equal Rights were created for everyone.
– contesant in 1990 Mr. New Jersey Male pageantRate it:
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
– Honore de BalzacRate it:
Equality of Men "Men are born equal, naked and without chains. They were not created by God to be enslaved, neither were they endowed with intelligence in order to be misled, nor adorned with reason to be fooled by others. It is not pride to refuse to worship a fellow man, to enlighten the mind, and to reason everything. The arrogant one is he who wants to be worshipped, who misleads others, and who wants his will to prevail over reason and lustice."( Jose Rizal Message to the women of Malolos, Europe, Feb. 1889)
– Dr. Jose P. RizalRate it:
Equality, in a social sense, may be divided into that of condition and that of rights. Equality of condition is incompatible with civilization, and is found only to exist in those communities that are but slightly removed from the savage state. In practice, it can only mean a common misery.
– James Fenimore CooperRate it: the result of human organization. We are not born equal.
– Hannah ArendtRate it:
Equation (1.2-9) is a second order, nonlinear, vector, differential equation which has defied solution in its present form. It is here therefore we depart from the realities of nature to make some simplifying assumptions...
– Bate, Mueller & White, 1971, "Fundamentals of Astrodynamics"Rate it:
Equation to Fulfillment:Do: Actively focus on your desired outcomes, simply be aware of your problems and enjoy your living.Don't: Actively focus on your problems, simply be aware of your desired outcomes and worry about your living.
– Brandon A. TreanRate it:
Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry.
– Stephen HawkingRate it:
Era un vaquero, señor, y le encantaba la tierra. Le gustaba tanto que se hizo una mujer fuera de la suciedad y se casó con ella. Pero cuando él la besó, ella se desintegró. Más tarde, en el funeral, cuando el predicador dijo: "El polvo al polvo", se echó a reír a algunas personas, y el vaquero les dispararon. En su ahorcamiento, le dijo a los otros, "voy a estar esperando en el cielo --- con un arma."
– John Dave RiveraRate it:
Erase fancy; curb impulse; quench desire; let sovereign reason have the mastery.
– Marcus Aureluis, Meditations, Book nineRate it:
Ere need be shown, some men will act, As trees may fruit without a flower; To some you speak with no result, As seeds may die, and yield no grain.
– Hindu PoetessRate it:
Erotica is simply high-class pornography; better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer.
– Andrea DworkinRate it:
Error always addresses the passions and prejudices; truth scorns such mean intrigue, and only addresses the understanding and the conscience.
– Azel BackusRate it:
Error is a supposition that pleasure and pain, that intelligence, substance, life, are existent in matter. Error is neither Mind nor one of Mind's faculties. Error is the contradiction of Truth. Error is a belief without understanding. Error is unreal because untrue. It is that which stemma to be and is not. If error were true, its truth would be error, and we should have a self-evident absurdity --namely, erroneous truth. Thus we should continue to lose the standard of Truth.
– Mary Baker EddyRate it:
Error is discipline through which we advance.
– William Ellery ChanningRate it:

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