It is reported that Al-Fuḍayl b. ʿAyyād – Allāh have mercy on him – said:
There is no one who loves authority (leadership) except that he envies, transgresses, chases the faults of others and dislikes anyone being mentioned in a good light.
Ibn ʿAbd Al-Barr, Jāmiʿ Bayān Al-ʿIlm article. 971.