The phrase “greener on the other side” means that things might look worse on one side, but they’re likely better on the other side.

For example, if you’re looking at a hill and the ground on one side is dry and dusty, but the other side is green with plants and trees, then the greener side is likely better.

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I have curated some of the best ‘Greener On The Other Side’ quotes, sayings and captions for you to read and share with others.


Greener On The Other Side Quotes

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. The grass is greenest where it is watered. ~ Robert Fulghum.

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The grass isn’t always greener on the other side! ~ Ricky Gervais.

If the grass on the other side of the fence is greener, try watering your side. ~ Ernie J Zelinski.

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The grass is greener where you water it- not always on the other side! ~ Kim Kardashian.

The grass isn’t always greener on the other side. I start off kind of in love and then I leave love and I’m single. ~ Miguel.

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The grass is not always greener on the other side. You learn to appreciate these people. ~ Kevin Durant.

I can’t help but feel
green with envy
when I see what lies
on the other side
It’s so much greener, lusher, more alive
Everything is in bloom and it’s such a sight
I can’t help but wish I was there too
But for now I’ll stay put in my spot
Maybe someday I’ll make it over. ~ Chandan Negi.

Quotes about Greener On The Other Side

The contract stuff just happens to be a coincidence to me. I always play every game as if my back is against the wall. That’s always something that has been good to me since high school. A lot of people believe the grass is greener on the other side, but I’m not one of those people. It wouldn’t be my choice to leave, but the Seahawks know that. ~ Shaun Alexander.

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Even if you think the grass is greener on the other side, you’re going to have to mow that side too. ~ Joyce Meyer.

Love dies in many different ways, and it’s natural for the grass to seem greener on the other side. But it’s not a competition; there’s plenty of pain to go around. ~ Rob Sheffield.

You know how they say the grass is always greener on the other side? It is greener, because you’re not there. And if you go you’ll trample it and leave dirty footprints and probably spill something poisonous. ~ Ekaterina Sedia.

Best Greener On The Other Side Quotes

The grass is always greener on the other side because it's a different color. It's green and the other side is not, so it looks greener to us.

Of course the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. Why do you think the neighbors put up the fence? ~ Teresa Bloomingdale.

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If the grass looks greener on the other side, it is probably astroturf. ~ Nicky Gumbel.

And I’d like to give my love to everybody, and let them know that the grass may look greener on the other side, but believe me, it’s just as hard to cut. ~ Little Richard.

Alone of all the races on earth, they seem to be free from the ‘Grass is Greener on the other side of the fence’ syndrome, and roundly proclaim that Australia is, in fact, the other side of that fence. ~ Douglas Adams.

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If the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, you can bet the water bill is higher. ~ Debbie Macomber.

If dragons were common, and you could look at one in the zoo – but zebras were a rare legendary creature that had finally been decided to be mythical – then there’s a certain sort of person who would ignore dragons, who would never bother to look at dragons, and chase after rumors of zebras. The grass is always greener on the other side of reality. Which is rather setting ourselves up for eternal disappointment, eh? If we cannot take joy in the merely real, our lives shall be empty indeed. ~ Eliezer Yudkowsky.

Lovely Greener On The Other Side Quotes

The phrase "the grass is always greener on the other side" is one that encapsulates the human quality of always wanting something different than what you have. It's a way of thinking that is constantly looking for an opportunity to improve your current situation, even if it means leaving what you have behind. This can be seen as both a positive and negative trait, as it can drive people to achieve great things, but it can also lead to restlessness and dissatisfaction.

I’ve talked to guys who have played for the Phillies and gone on to other organizations and the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. ~ Chase Utley.

Everybody thinks the grass is greener on the other side. If you talk to most artists, they think they can play something, you know, “If I had stayed playing football in high school, if I had been doing basketball…” Everybody’s got their fantasies and thinks the grass is greener. It’s not. It’s not. ~ Ice Cube.

The grass is always greener on the other side, unless Vince Russo has been there in which case the grass is most likely dead. ~ Jim Cornette.

Famous Greener On The Other Side Quotes

If the grass is greener on the other side it`s probably getting better care. Success is a matter of sticking to a set of common sense principles anyone can master. ~ Earl Nightingale.

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But the grass ain’t always greener on the other side, It’s green where you water it. ~ Justin Bieber.

It’s not that the grass is greener on the other side, it’s that you can never be on both sides of the lawn at the same time. ~ Laura Fraser.

The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence. No, not at all. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be. ~ Robert Fulghum.


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