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Taken for granted quotes will help you feel appreciated by the world.

Sometimes, people do feel that others have stopped appreciating them. What one can do is hold one's head high and stop taking those people seriously.

Let's look at some quotes that will motivate you earn respect for yourself from the world. Below are some quotes to help you with the same:

Famous Taken For Granted Quotes

Read on to know some famous taken for granted quotes here!

"Youth is something I never wanna take for granted. I just want to smile and live life."


"Yet food is something that is taken for granted by most world leaders despite the fact that more than half of the population of the world is hungry."

-Norman Borlaug.

"Women are often overlooked, taken for granted. They can slip easily through a man's defense."

-Stan Lee.

"I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted."

-Dalai Lama.

"Your talent is your art. It is not to be taken for granted."

-Paula Abdul.

"If you go back a few hundred years, what we take for granted today would seem like magic - being able to talk to people over long distances, to transmit images, flying, accessing vast amounts of data like an oracle. These are all things that would have been considered magic a few hundred years ago."

-Elon Musk.

"Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to weigh and consider."

-Francis Bacon.

"There is absolutely nothing that can be taken for granted in this world."

-Robert Anton Wilson.

"I think I've begun to take for granted how easily information can swirl around me."

-Sean Astin.

"I would not take for granted that my personal life - because I knew better than anybody - that it was just a life. It was surprisingly an ordinary life."

-Jane Pauley.

"Never take someone for granted. Hold every person close to your heart because you might wake up one day and realize that you've lost a diamond while you were too busy collecting stones."


"You never can take for granted that you have a job."

-Benjamin Walker.

"Take nothing and no one for granted."

-Bob Weinstein.

"Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory."

-Dr. Seuss

"'Reality' is a notion that journalists take for granted."

-Andrew O'Hagan.

“Life is full of blessings we take for granted. Yet so often we dwell on what we don't have. Appreciate what you already have and be grateful.”

― Napz Cherub"

"I'm blessed to be able to work at something that I'm good at, and that I love. It's not something I take for granted."

-Emmylou Harris.

"We take for granted how our mind puts everything together."

-Robert Lanza.

"Success is easy to take for granted."

-Bradley Wiggins.

"When man was created it was not for this purpose to become taken over and be utterly worthless."

-Justin Bienvenue.

"The sixties are most generously described as a time when people took part - when they stepped out of themselves and acted in public, as people who didn't know what would happen next, but who were sure that acts of true risk and fear would produce something different from what they had been raised to take for granted."

-Greil Marcus.

"Sight is something you take for granted until you think you might lose it."

-Paul Coffey.

"And because of Hillary Clinton, my daughters, and all our sons and daughters, now take for granted that a woman can be president of the United States."

-Michelle Obama.

"I will never, ever take for granted scoring a hundred for Australia."

-Michael Clarke.

"As I was saying, I'm a woman and can't be taken for granted."

-Bob Kane.

Taken For Granted Quotes For Empaths

(Being empathetic is fine, but one must know when to draw a line and refrain others to take advantage of yourself.)

Here are interesting taken for granted quotes you shouldn't miss.

"We don't really make bad records, though some people might like some more than others. And we have never really done a bad show. So I think in a way maybe we've been taken for granted."

-Tom Petty.

"Life is a precious gift - a gift we often take for granted until it is threatened."


"You will be taken for granted.
You may be hurt to your very core,
and still be asked to give a little more!"

- 'Lost In A Quatrain', Adiela Akoo.

"Being taken for granted is an unpleasant but sincere form of praise. Ironically, the more reliable you are, and the less you complain, the more likely you are to be taken for granted."

-Gretchen Rubin.

"All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved."

-Elizabeth Bowen.

"Things taken for granted are the things, if not granted, causes us the biggest discomfort. Very often it's the neglected small things which forms the biggest of shadows while walking away."

-Shahenshah Hafeez Khan.

"I have learned that some of the nicest people you'll ever meet are those who have suffered a traumatic event or loss. I admire them for their strength, but most especially for their life gratitude - a gift often taken for granted by the average person in society."

-Sasha Azevedo.

"I'm a lucky guy. I don't take for granted, for one minute, what I do."

Richie Sambora.

"We have to remind ourselves that what we take for granted now is hard-won."

-Morten Tyldum.

"Kindness should never be taken for granted because even the nicest people have their limits."

- Unknown*

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"It is very easy to take for granted the phenomenon that we are each alive, but we must try not to."

- Alex Grey.

"I take pride in a lot of things people take for granted, so when opportunities come my way, I just cherish them and try to make the most of them."

-Eric Berry.

"For me, the opportunity to express myself in this way is something I don't take for granted."

-Devin Townsend.

Important Quotes When You are Taken For Granted

Read on to know some important taken for granted quotes!

"If I would have taken my life for granted, letting the wrong people in before screening them, things would not have happen."

-Minnie M. Lyons.

"The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs."

-Shannon L. Alder.

"There are so many little things that we take for granted. Some have profound effect on our lives and other are a convenience, but in both cases we never give them a second thought, we just assume they will always be there for us."

-Peter Delbridge.

"Even the most intense feelings cease when neglected and taken for granted."

-Anupama Garg.

"Most people don't realize how futile a situation is/was until their out of it."

- P.W. Imel.

"Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life."

-Joyce Brothers.

"If they don't respect, appreciate and value you, then they don't deserve you."

-Robert Tew.

"When someone truly cares for you, he will go through all the lengths to make you feel okay."

- Unknown*

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"My biggest fear in life is to be forgotten."

-Evita Peron.

"Even the most caring people can get tired of being taken for granted."

-Nishan Panwar.

"If you become too readily available to people, they begin to take you for granted; pull away, and they will clamor for you."

-Dara Reidyr.

"If only relationships awarded metals to their long-tern survivors, you might have some value to staying in them."

-Jason Edward Shiffman.

"You took my kindness for granted, so now I've become the burning flame. To make you realize my worth, has become my aim."

-Aryasmita Dhir.

"You don't need to waste your time on someone who only wants you around when it fits their needs."

-Rajat Dogra.

"If they don't appreciate your presence, perhaps you should try giving them your absence."

-Tinku Razoria.

"If you would be unloved and forgotten, be reasonable."

-Kurt Vonnegut.

"I saw how unappreciated you were. I know how that feels."

-Rich Fogel.

"Community isn't something I ever take for granted."

-Lori Lightfoot.

"Obviously, you don't want to take for granted the difficulty of winning a division title."

-WR Cooper Kupp.

Taken For Granted Quotes About Human Relations

Here are some taken for granted quotes about human relationships!

"The relationship that shapes a boy into a man and prepares him for all other emotional connections."

-Gianno Caldwell.

"Hanging with people who make you feel unappreciated, for the mere sake of appearing to be popular, is the loneliest place to be."

-Ellen J. Barrier.

"When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude."

-Gilbert Keith Chesterton.

"There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship."

-Iris Murdoch.

"If you start out a relationship based on lie, you'll have to keep lying just to keep the relationship alive."

-P.W. Imel.

"Having children made us look differently at all these things that we take for granted, like taking your child to get a vaccine against measles or polio."

-Melinda Gates.

"A hand to hold, stolen kisses, whispers of love... there are so many things taken for granted every day and you don't realize just how important they were until they are gone."

-Nyki Mack.

"You know why all this happened, don't you? Because I took my marriage for granted. You know in twelve years, I never once helped out with the housework."

-James L. Brooks.

"We never know what we're missing until we don't have it anymore."

'A Long Tall Texan Summer', Diana Palmer.

"A good woman's love should never be taken for granted. Only a fool would gamble with something so precious and rare."

"Love is a good thing not to be taken for granted, there are feelings involved with you and the other person."

-Minnie M. Lyons.

"Even the strongest feelings expire when ignored and taken for granted."

"How do I live my life risking being taken for granted by the person that I love the most here."

"Never take someone's feelings for granted. Because you never know how much courage they took to show it to you."

"When something does not insist on being noticed, when we aren't grabbed by the collar or struck on the skull by a presence or an event, we take for granted the very things that most deserve our attitude."

-Cynthia Ozick.

"It made me have a much greater understanding of loss, of loneliness, and the level of intense tragedy that so many people have experienced in this world, I take a lot less for granted."

-Adrien Brody.

"Don't take me for granted. Cause when you lose me, I won't come back."

-Dark Angel.

"I never had a huge circle of friends, so I really just tried to cherish and not take for granted the close friends I did have, who were really supportive and understanding."

-Lili Reinhart.

"She used to love his kisses, but not anymore. She had lost him, somewhere along the way, and this man was a stranger-a stranger who took her for granted."

-Caroline Anderson.

"She was just another girl for him. But, he was the only guy for her."

-Vinita Punjabi.

"Calling anything foolproof seems to take a lot for granted."

-Evan Esar.

"For example, for me, my brother helped me get a manager, which I don't take for granted. It's tough getting a manager, let alone one that actually cares about you and is smart. But from there, no one's going to cast me just because I'm James Franco's little brother."

-Dave Franco.

"I find that the kinds of music I'm drawn to are those that a lot of people take for granted."

-Danger Mouse.

"Sometimes you know a friend so well, you take for granted, 'Oh, they're just like this, and they're going to be okay'."

-Brendan Hunt.

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