39 Quotes About Being Taken for Granted

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When your significant other is taking you for granted, it can lead your marriage down a path of turmoil and distress. Loyalty is one of key ingredients to keeping your relationship together. Here is a look at some of the most significant quotes about being taken for granted to get you encouraged to make a change.

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

“Being dumped, cheated on and taken for granted is why many people choose to be single.”

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

“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.”

“Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.”

“Creativity is an energy. It’s a precious energy, and it’s something to be protected. A lot of people take for granted that they’re a creative person, but I know from experience, feeling it in myself, it is a magic; it is an energy. And it can’t be taken for granted.”

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

“Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.”

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

“He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.”

“I believe that it’s better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked.”

“I don’t like being taken for granted anywhere in life. I don’t want my vote taken for granted.”

“I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too much and too often. As for money, I have only realized its true worth when I didn’t have it.”

“I now know that things I always thought I could depend on can crash in an instant. Because of the love that I have been shown, I now know what it means to be ‘beloved.’ I now know that no breath is to be taken for granted.”

“I see myself as a flashlight in the dark. I’m not trying to be overlooked anymore.”

“I totally commit and completely give myself to a relationship. Be warned, though – I don’t like being taken for granted, so I can be pretty high-maintenance sometimes!”

“I was overlooked long before anyone knew who I was.”

“If they don’t appreciate your presence, perhaps you should try giving them your absence.”

“If they don’t respect, appreciate and value you, then they don’t deserve you.”

“If we don’t feel appreciated, we don’t feel loved.”

“If you would be unloved and forgotten, be reasonable.”

“I’m not a social retard, but I prefer to go unnoticed.”

“I’m the last guy in the world to feel overlooked by the Academy.”

“In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.”

“In life, so many things are taken for granted, but one thing I can honestly say is that I took every day, enjoyed the game of putting on that uniform and playing the great game of baseball.”

“It was taken for granted that we had to make something of ourselves. Not much was said about it; it was just in the atmosphere of the home.”

“It’s simple. Women only nag when they feel unappreciated.”

“My biggest fear in life is to be forgotten.”

“Nobody is forgotten, when it is convenient to remember him.”

“Not only are police officers often taken for granted, many people are highly vocal about their dislike for cops.”

“One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity.”

“Staying with someone who doesn’t appreciate you isn’t loyalty, its stupidity.”

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

“There’s a lot of days where you feel forgotten.”

“There’s a world out there that nobody has bothered to promise her.”

“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.”

“When you’re always there for people they stop appreciating you because your favors are now an expectation.”

“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.”

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

Knowing how to deal with being taken for granted will help you to achieve comfort and peace in your relationship.