Envy Devours Us Most Of All

It is enough if you don’t freeze in the cold and if thirst and hunger don’t claw your insides. If your back isn’t broken, if your feet can walk, if both arms can bend, if both eyes can see, if both ears hear, then whom should you envy? And why? Our envy of others devours us most of all.

—Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

(HT: Sam Crabtree)

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