50 Quotes About Ungratefulness

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A lack of gratitude can lead to moments of complaint and dissatisfaction. Here is a look at some of the best quotes about ungratefulness that are encouraging to you.

“A complaining tongue reveals an ungrateful heart.”

“A grateful dog is better than an ungrateful man.”

“A grateful person is rich in contentment. An ungrateful person suffers in the poverty of endless discontentment.”

“A man may be ungrateful, but the human race is not so.”

“All happy people are grateful. Ungrateful people cannot be happy. We tend to think that being unhappy leads people to complain, but it’s truer to say that complaining leads to people becoming unhappy.”

“But feelings can’t be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem.”

“Do not be angry with an ungrateful person; probably they are confused or inexperienced.”

“Earth produces nothing worse than an ungrateful man.”

“Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position, I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.”

“Flints may be melted – we see it daily – but an ungrateful heart cannot be; not by the strongest and noblest flame.”

“God gave us minds to think with and hearts to thank with. Instead we use our hearts to think about the world as we would like it to have been, and we use our minds to come up with rationalizations for our ingratitude.”

“He is ungrateful who denies that he has received a kindness which has been bestowed upon him; he is ungrateful who conceals it; he is ungrateful who makes no return for it; most ungrateful of all is he who forgets it.”

“He that forgets his friend is ungrateful to him; but he that forgets his Saviour is unmerciful to himself.”

“I am all right when I work. I am not superficial and I am not ungrateful.”

“I believe the best definition of man is the ungrateful biped.”

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

“If we should cease to be generous and charitable because another is sordid and ungrateful, it would be much in the power of vice to extinguish Christian virtues.”

“I’m going to be meeting with people today who talk too much – people who are selfish, egotistical, ungrateful. But I won’t be surprised or disturbed, for I can’t imagine a world without such people.”

“In this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog.”

“It is another’s fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.”

“It is good to be charitable; but to whom? That is the point. As to the ungrateful, there is not one who does not at last die miserable.”

“It is impossible to bring more into your life if you are feeling ungrateful about what you have. Why? Because the thoughts and feelings you emit as you feel ungrateful are all negative emotions.”

“It’s hard to cover for someone who’s disrespectful and ungrateful…To say, ‘I didn’t quit the band’ is just not true. It’s disingenuous.”

“It’s ungrateful to be wishing you were doing something else at the moment you are living. You haven’t lived in the moment that you are really living, you are wishing you were somewhere else.”

“I’ve been very blessed in my personal life and in my career and I have never been ungrateful for what I have.”

“Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, let them complain over what might have been, but not you.”

“Making the ungrateful grateful will bring tears to your eyes, tears of blood bleeding from the heart.”

“Nevertheless, our constant efforts to lower our estimate of the present world should not lead us to hate life or to be ungrateful toward God.”

“One can say this in general of men: they are ungrateful, disloyal, insincere and deceitful, timid of danger and avid of profit…”

“One ungrateful man injures all who need assistance.”

“One ungrateful person does an injury to all needy people.”

“Our words had to be circumspect. We could not write anything too negative about our circumstances.”

“The children of the revolution are always ungrateful, and the revolution must be grateful that it is so.”

“The wicked are always ungrateful.”

“There is a third silent party to all our bargains. The nature and soul of things takes on itself the guaranty of the fulfillment of every contract, so that honest service cannot come to loss.”

“There is no greater difference between men than between grateful and ungrateful people.”

“They could never make me hate you. Even though what you was doing wasn’t tasteful.. Even though you out here looking so ungrateful.. I’m a keep it moving, be classy and graceful”

“To be happy is easy enough if we give ourselves, forgive others, and live with thanksgiving, No self centered person, no ungrateful soul can ever be happy, much less make anyone else happy. Life is giving, not getting.”

“To despond is to lie ungrateful beforehand. Be not looking for evil. Often thou drainest the gall of fear while evil is passing by thy dwelling.”

“Ungrateful people breed negativity. No one gets any pleasure from giving to an ungrateful person. When you show appreciation, the object of your attention blossoms and flourishes.”

“Ungrateful people forget what they are not grateful for.”

“We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.”

“We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, with so little, for so long, we are now qualified to do anything, with nothing.”

“What you do for an ungrateful man is thrown away.”

“When a child is born, I once explained to the kids, some dads lay down bottles of wine for them that will mature when they grow up into ungrateful adults.”

“When I make fun of you, I strike just the right note. When you make fun of me, you’re an incredibly ungrateful asshole and you know why.”

“When Jane and I spoke out, people thought, What ungrateful children those two kids are to be that nasty about their father.”

“When you meet an ungrateful person, be great. The moment you become great, you will become fulfilled. There is no other secret. Nothing else will give you fulfillment.”

“Whenever anybody comes to me with a way that I can give something back, it would be ungrateful at this point in my life to not say yes.”

“You’ll never see a happy ungrateful person.”

When it seems like life can not get any worse, finding a way to be enthused and grateful for its gifts will add to your daily fulfillment.