33 Quotes About Being Ungrateful to Family


Raising children is one of the most difficult tasks we can ever accomplish in our lifetime. These quotes about being ungrateful to family highlight some of the challenges we may encounter with one another.

“A thankful person is thankful under all circumstances. A complaining soul complains even if he lives in paradise.”

“God help us to be grateful for our blessings, never to be guilty of the sin of ingratitude, and to instill this same gratitude into the lives of our children.”

“Gratitude – the meanest and most sniveling attribute in the world.”

“Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off.”

“Gratitude is the least of virtues; ingratitude the worst of vices.”

“How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child.”

“I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.”

“If ingratitude be numbered among the serious sins, then gratitude takes its place among the noblest of virtues.”

“Ingratitude is always a kind of weakness. I have never known men of ability to be ungrateful.”

“Ingratitude is always a kind of weakness. I have never seen clever men be ungrateful.”

“Ingratitude is the essence of vileness.”

“Ingratitude to man is ingratitude to God.”

“Learn to appreciate what you have, before time makes you appreciate what you had.”

“Many people who order their lives rightly in all other ways are kept in poverty by their lack of gratitude.”

“Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly is having to accept it.”

“Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones – with ingratitude.”

“Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.”

“Nothing is a greater stranger to my breast, or a sin that my soul more abhors, than that black and detestable one, ingratitude.”

“Nothing more detestable does the earth produce than an ungrateful man.”

“Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.”

“Remember that not to be happy is not to be grateful.”

“Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.”

“The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.”

“The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies.”

“Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.”

“True generosity means accepting ingratitude.”

“Ungratefulness is the very poison of manhood.”

“We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.”

“We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.”

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”

“What a miserable thing life is: you’re living in clover, only the clover isn’t good enough.”

“When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?”

“Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.”

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