Envy, Equality and Error : Proverbs

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Envy :

  • Envy never enriched any man.

  • Envy envies itself.

  • He who envies admits his inferiority.

  • Envy shoots at others and wounds herself.

  • Envy and idleness married together beget curiosity.

  • Nothing sharpens sight like envy.

  • Envy eats nothing but its own heart.

  • Equality :

  • A cat may look at a king.

  • All cats are grey in the dark.

  • At a round table, there's no dispute of place.

  • Human blood is all of a color.

  • The sun shines upon all alike.

  • In church, in an inn and in a coffin, all men are equal.

  • Equality is the primordial condition of liberty.

  • Error :

  • Error is the force that welds men together.

  • Error, like straws, upon the surface flow.

  • An old error is always more popular than a new truth.

  • Our errors are steps on the way.

  • To err is human. To forgive is divine.

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