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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