Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied. Mark Twain
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause. Baltasar Gracian
I was interested by the idea that artists working in a totalitarian dictatorship or tsarist autocracy are secretly and slightly shamefully envied by artists who work in freedom. They have the gratification of intense interest: the authorities want to put them in jail, while there are younger readers for whom what they write is pure oxygen. Tom Stoppard
After months of want and hunger, we suddenly found ourselves able to have meals fit for the gods, and with appetites the gods might have envied. Ernest Shackleton
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied. Herodotus
envied in German is beneidete
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