Someone once said (I think it was Warren Buffett or Charlie Munger) that there are more books that study about worms than about envy, even though envy is one of the 7 deadly sins. Envy happens when one’s desire to be superior to the people around you is not fulfilled. When I fall into the trap and think about other people’s success and feel sad comparing them to myself, I remind myself with this quote by Ernest Hemingway, one of the greatest writer of all time.
“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self” – Ernest Hemingway
Charlie Munger is an American investor, businessman and philanthropist. He is known more as Warren Buffett’s sidekick but he is as incredible as Warren, and I think he deserves as much spotlight as Warren.
He is the best man to study if you are trying to overcome envy. This site has the best quotes by Charlie: https://25iq.com/quotations/charlie-munger/ . The site is run by Tren Griffin who also wrote books about him too. Charlie is a complete book worm and any books he recommend, after you read it, you’ll be smarter, I guarantee! Here is a list of all the books he recommends on Goodreads.
Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, having held the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt‘s four terms in office.