Envy is one of those emotions that can lead us into temptation, and perhaps, if great enough, to our own ruin. As Harold Coffin put it in one of his famous envy quotes, Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own. Its hard not to want what others have, but when we only indulge in envy, rather than taking action to achieve something on our own, we end up cheating ourselves. Envy quotes can help us recognize what constitutes envy as well as the heavy price we must pay to indulge in its dead-end ways. Its not one of the Seven Deadly Sins for nothing.
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Releasing 23 comedy albums, hosting 14 HBO specials and authoring three best sellers during his lifetime, comedian George Carlin helped define modern stand-up routines with his rapid fire commentary on politics, race, hypocrisy and society. His command of the English language allowed him to dissect its nuances and oddities, questioning everything from the meaning of time to getting into an airplane instead of getting on a planeÂ. His Seven Dirty Words You Can Never Say on Television led to his arrest and his landmark case before the Supreme Court. Carlin always pushed the limits, from…
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