„In the affairs of this world, poverty alone is without envy.“

—  Giovanni Boccaccio, livro The Decameron

Sola la miseria è senza invidia nelle cose presenti.
Fourth Day, Introduction
The Decameron (c. 1350)

Original

[…] sola la miseria è senza invidia nelle cose presenti.

IV giornata, introduzione
Decameron
Variante: Sola la miseria è senza invidia nelle cose presenti.

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1313 - 1375

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„Attacking the rich is not envy. It is self defense. The hoarding of wealth is the cause of poverty. The rich aren’t just indifferent to poverty; they create it and maintain it.“

—  Jodie Foster American actor, film director and producer 1962

Incorrectly attributed to Foster, according to snopes.com https://www.snopes.com/attacking-the-rich/
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„Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.“

—  Horace, livro Odes

Auream quisquis mediocritatem
diligit, tutus caret obsoleti
sordibus tecti, caret invidenda
sobrius aula.
Book II, ode x, line 5
Odes (c. 23 BC and 13 BC)
Original: (la) Auream quisquis mediocritatem
diligit, tutus caret obsoleti
sordibus tecti, caret invidenda
sobrius aula.

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„Our health care system is the envy of the world.“

—  George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946

3rd Presidential Debate http://www.debates.org/pages/trans2004d.html (October 13, 2004).
2000s, 2004

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„Every other sin hath some pleasure annexed to it, or will admit of an excuse; envy alone wants both.“

—  Robert Burton, livro The Anatomy of Melancholy

Section 2, member 3, subsection 7, Envy, Malice, Hatred, Causes.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part I
Contexto: Every other sin hath some pleasure annexed to it, or will admit of an excuse; envy alone wants both. Other sins last but for awhile; the gut may be satisfied, anger remits, hatred hath an end, envy never ceaseth.

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„The world, dear Agnes, is a strange affair.“

—  Molière French playwright and actor 1622 - 1673

Le monde, chère Agnès, est une étrange chose.
L'École des Femmes (1662), Act II, sc. v

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„It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.“

—  Aeschylus, Agamemnon

Original: (el) Παύροις γὰρ ἀνδρῶν ἐστι συγγενὲς τόδε,
φίλον τὸν εὐτυχοῦντ' ἄνευ φθόνων σέβειν.
Fonte: Oresteia (458 BC), Agamemnon, lines 832–833

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„Relentlessly feeding on poverty and economic dislocation, a New World Order was taking shape.“

—  Michel Chossudovsky Canadian economist 1946

Preface to the Second Edition, p. xxii
The Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order - Second Edition - (2003)

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„Millions of people throughout the world are striving to put an end to poverty.“

—  Andrei Sakharov Soviet nuclear physicist and human rights activist 1921 - 1989

Progress, Coexistence and Intellectual Freedom (1968)
Contexto: Millions of people throughout the world are striving to put an end to poverty. They despise oppression, dogmatism, and demagogy (and their more extreme manifestations — racism, fascism, Stalinism, and Maoism). They believe in progress based on the use, under conditions of social justice and intellectual freedom, of all the positive experience accumulated by mankind.

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„I envy what I fear and hate what I envy.“

—  Holly Black American children's fiction writer 1971

Fonte: The Poison Eaters and Other Stories

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„Take the happiest man, the one most envied by the world, and in nine cases out of ten his inmost consciousness is one of failure.“

—  William James American philosopher, psychologist, and pragmatist 1842 - 1910

Lectures VI and VII, "The Sick Soul"
1900s, The Varieties of Religious Experience (1902)
Contexto: Take the happiest man, the one most envied by the world, and in nine cases out of ten his inmost consciousness is one of failure. Either his ideals in the line of his achievements are pitched far higher than the achievements themselves, or else he has secret ideals of which the world knows nothing, and in regard to which he inwardly knows himself to be found wanting.

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