45 Quotes About Being Unappreciated at Work


Happy workers mean greater productivity. These quotes about being unappreciated at work highlight the issues that exist when people feel less than valued in the workplace.

“A lack of appreciation and respect can be a sad end to many wonderful relationships.”

“Anything acquired without effort, and without cost is generally unappreciated.”

“Being unappreciated is a sign of selfishness.”

“Dispirited, unmotivated, unappreciated workers cannot compete in a highly competitive world.”

“Don’t give everything to a person that isn’t giving you anything.”

“Evil was seductive and easy, and virtue was difficult and unappreciated.”

“Give all your pearls, and the swine will make a pearl necklace, then run off. Don’t show all your glory.”

“Guilt is feeling bad about what you have done; shame is feeling bad about who you are – all it is, is muddling up things you have done with who you are.”

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

“I can see a movie and believe the story and characterization and stay proud of it. It doesn’t change. Even if it’s unappreciated, that doesn’t mean it can’t be appreciated in the future.”

“I give to you because I want to and not expecting anything back, when you start demanding it and expect it like its owed to you, that’s when I turn my back.”

“I hate being unappreciated for my work and stolen from.”

“I might be difficult today. Not because I choose to. But my goodness was taking for granted.”

“I think I honestly hate being unappreciated, in every way by various people, never realized it bothered me so much.”

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

“If you are not feeling good about yourself, then you work out. But you do it for you.”

“If you can go days without talking to me, I’m obviously not that important to you.”

“If you treat me like no one today, tomorrow you will be no one to me.”

“I’m doing one of the hardest things in the world but I’m tired of being unappreciated, either get right or get left, I will be appreciated.”

“I’m not going to hold onto someone, who wants to be held by someone else.”

“It’s better to be alone than to be with someone who never sees your worth.”

“It’s mentally exhausting, feeling bad about something you can do nothing about.”

“It’s not about what you said. It’s not about what you did. It’s not about what you love. It’s about them feeling bad about themselves.”

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

“Learn how to give your absence to those who don’t appreciate your presence, in the end you will make them realize how important your present is.”

“Lonely isn’t a feeling when you’re alone, lonely is a feeling when no one cares.”

“Love goes unappreciated a lot of times, but you still gotta keep giving it.”

“Maybe its true that we don’t know what we have until we lose it. But it’s also true that we don’t know what we are missing until we find it.”

“Never feel empty when the person you like turns you down, because not all people are smart enough to appreciate you.”

“Real people are destined to be hated and unappreciated by fools.”

“Scientists tend to be unappreciated in the world at large, but you can hardly overstate the importance of the work they do.”

“She felt excluded, unappreciated and unloved. Never had been loved.”

“Sick of being unappreciated around here. The only truth is no one realize everything you do until you’re no where to be found.”

“Some won’t appreciate you no matter how much you do for them. Release yourself. Go where you’re appreciated and understood.”

“Sometimes you’ll give your all to someone, and they won’t appreciate you. That’s life. Just don’t become bitter because of it.”

“That person you took for granted today could turn out to be the only one person you will need tomorrow.”

“The cultural insistence that parenting is the ‘most important’ job in the world is a smart way to satiate unappreciated women without doing a damn thing for them.”

“The feeling of being unappreciated is a failure to appreciate others.”

“The saddest truth that I have come to learn is that I was never your first, nor second, but last resort.”

“The very same person you are taking for granted today, is going to be your only chance of help in future.”

“There are times in the lives of most of us, when we would have given all the world to be as we were but yesterday, though that yesterday had passed over us unappreciated and unenjoyed.”

“We can’t be afraid to dismiss the unappreciative.”

“When you let people bring you down, you’ve successfully made yourself a step upon which they’ll climb and stand above you.”

“You can be the nicest person, try your best to please everyone, but at the end of the day all your efforts still go unappreciated.”

“You can’t change the feeling but you can change your feelings about the feeling in a second or two”

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