45 Quotes About Taking Loved Ones for Granted

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There are many things we take for granted in our life. Spending a moment to embrace the amazing things we are surrounded with will bring you the encouragement you need to heal relationships. These quotes about taking loved ones for granted serve as the perfect reminder.

“At the very point that I’ve taken something for granted, I have at that same moment taken it to its grave. And if I look around, I realize I’ve cultivated quite a cemetery.”

“Clean water and access to food are some of the simplest things that we can take for granted each and every day. In places like Africa, these can be some of the hardest resources to attain if you live in a rural area.”

“Communication is something we all take for granted.”

“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.”

“Desire was just the dumbest thing. You wanted what you wanted until it was yours. Then you didn’t want it anymore. ”

“Don’t take anything for granted because chances are it won’t be here tomorrow or for that matter, neither may you.”

“Don’t take for granted that the worthiness of your cause will win you allies; bring it down to a scale that people can relate to.”

“Earth as an ecosystem stands out in the all of the universe. There’s no place that we know about that can support life as we know it, not even our sister planet, Mars, where we might set up housekeeping someday, but at great effort and trouble we have to recreate the things we take for granted here.”

“Even if you prosper today, do not take God’s glory for granted.”

“Everybody gets everything handed to them. The rich inherit it. I don’t mean just inheritance of money. I mean what people take for granted among the middle and upper classes, which is nepotism, the old-boy network.”

“Feel what it’s like to truly starve, and I guarantee that you’ll forever think twice before wasting food.”

“Few states, they have the international borders, state borders; in India, there is so much diversity in system. Unity in diversity is our system, so therefore, you cannot take for granted, whatever you do.”

“For prayer is request. The essence of request, as distinct from compulsion, is that it may or may not be granted.”

“Freedom does not come without a price. We may sometimes take for granted the many liberties we enjoy in America, but they have all been earned through the ultimate sacrifice paid by so many of the members of our armed forces.”

“God would have us cherish even the smallest of blessings, for in taking a blessing for granted we are well on our way to taking it to its grave.”

“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.”

“Having lived through the transition from totalitarianism, I am acutely mindful of the need to never take for granted the basic freedoms of thought, expression and belief that democracy brings.”

“How quickly we forget God’s great deliverances in our lives. How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past.”

“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.”

“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.”

“I think I’ve begun to take for granted how easily information can swirl around me.”

“I took my menial life for granted until it became clear, why my early years resulted in a lack of adoption.”

“I will do everything, everything in my power, for as long as I am here, to enable the people of King Cove to receive proper emergency access that the rest of us take for granted.”

“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.”

“In a very tragic kind of way, sometimes things have to be gone before I fully realize that they were ever there.”

“It’s not a bad idea to occasionally spend a little time thinking about things you take for granted. Plain everyday things.”

“Let them miss you. Sometimes when you’re always available, they take you for granted because they think you’ll always stay.”

“Life holds one great but quite commonplace mystery. Though shared by each of us and known to all, seldom rates a second thought. That mystery, which most of us take for granted and never think twice about, is time.”

“Live in gratitude and don’t ever take gifts and blessings for granted. Keep nurturing what the good Lord has bestowed upon you.”

“Never take love for granted, otherwise you will be surely disappointed.”

“Never take today for granted, tomorrow might never come.”

“Opportunities lost occur through taking things for granted.”

“People who take you for granted would be mad at those who regard you as something.”

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

“Sometimes we spend more efforts with people that are strangers in terms of making an impression than the person that’s closest to us. And you just gotta remember not to take for granted that person that’s closest to you.”

“The human ego is the ugliest part of man. We lift up men who only show us darkness, and put down those brave enough to show us the light.”

“The more often we see the things around us – even the beautiful and wonderful things – the more they become invisible to us.”

“There is so much that people take for granted.”

“We often take for granted that our lights will come on when we flip the light switch, but the reality is that our reliability standards and the current state of the transmission grid leave us all vulnerable to blackouts.”

“We take for granted electricity, water, even concerts. Count your blessings.”

“We take much for granted, much that is granted by others, and we’re told to do as we’re told, and we agree. And we must agree.”

“When it comes to fighting for citizenship that many people take for granted, there isn’t anyone I would not talk to. When it comes to
immigration, there isn’t any question I will not answer.”

“When you take your belief for granted, failure takes you for rides.”

“You can take for granted that people know more or less what a street, a shop, a beach, a sky, an oak tree look like. Tell them what makes this one different.”

“You may discover your purpose, but if you take it for granted, you will abuse yourself.”

Understanding the various reasons as to why you are taken for granted will help you to change the course of your relationship.

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