100 Ungrateful Quotes to Avoid Negative Energy

Explore a collection of ungrateful quotes that offer a thought–provoking perspective on the dangers of taking things for granted.

Being ungrateful can lead to a negative mindset and a lack of appreciation for the blessings in our lives. When we fail to recognize the good things we have, we risk falling into a cycle of negativity and dissatisfaction.

This is why it’s important to reflect on the dangers of being ungrateful and to cultivate a mindset of appreciation. Ungrateful quotes serving as a reminder to appreciate the blessings in our lives and to avoid the pitfalls of taking things for granted.

They come from a variety of sources, including famous authors, philosophers, and thinkers throughout history. Whether you’re going through a hard time or simply need a reminder to be grateful, our quotes can be a powerful tool for cultivating a more positive outlook.

So sit back and reflect on these ungrateful quotes, and let them inspire you to cultivate a grateful heart. See how they can help you to live a more fulfilling and satisfying life, avoid negative energy and cultivate positive energy. Enjoy!

Negative ungrateful quotes

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.
Paul McCabe

Sometimes a man with with eyes still can’t see you as the beautiful queen you are.
Angel Moreira

It is impossible to lose everything and still be alive.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Negative ungrateful quotes

Gratitude is the key to happiness. When gratitude is practiced regularly and from the heart, it leads to a richer, fuller and more complete life… It is impossible to bring more abundance into your life if you are feeling ungrateful about what you already have. Why? Because the thoughts and feelings you emit as you feel ungrateful are negative emotions and they will attract more of those feelings and events into your life.
Vishen Lakhiani

The saddest of all hearts is one without gratitude.
Tom Krause

You’ll never meet a happy ungrateful person, or an unhappy grateful person because gratitude and happiness go together.
Zig Ziglar

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.
Nicki Minaj

Walt Kelly quote on ungrateful- When we become negative and ungrateful, it is important to remember… We have met the enemy; and he is us.

When we become negative and ungrateful, it is important to remember… We have met the enemy; and he is us.
Walt Kelly

It is no tragedy to do ungrateful people favors, but it is unbearable to be indebted to a scoundrel.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain subjective, negative, ungrateful way.
Edward de Bono

Being ungrateful quotes

Isn’t it better to have men being ungrateful than to miss a chance to do good?
Denis Diderot

Sometimes our wants or needs have nothing to do with being ungrateful and everything to do with making a mistake.
Shannon L. Alder

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.
Seneca the Younger

Being ungrateful quotes

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.
Jean de La Fontaine

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
Khalil Gibran

One ungrateful man injures all who need assistance.
Publilius Syrus

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.
Seneca the Younger

Louis XIV quote on ungrateful - Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position, I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.

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

We ought to be thankful not only for what we have but also for what we do not have.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

A complaining tongue reveals an ungrateful heart.
William Arthur Ward

Disrespect ungrateful quotes

There’s nothing you can say that won’t make you seem ungrateful or rude.
Steven Petrow

As much as we don’t want to except it, there is a time limit to the best life God tries to offer you. When you disrespect it, push it away, play games with it, deny it, ignore it, are casually indecisive about it or hold it like a last resort, God gives it away to someone else that will cherish it more.
Shannon L. Alder

Every greed is the root of ungratefulness.
Lailah Gifty Akita

Disrespect ungrateful quotes

In every class of society gratitude is the rarest of all human virtues.
Wilkie Collins

Protect your peace. Remove yourself from the space of ungrateful people. Sometimes people don’t learn to respect you until you’re no longer around for them to disrespect you.
Tony A. Gaskins, Jr.

The problem is people are ungrateful and I cannot stop being nice.
Nitya Prakash

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.
Mark Hoppus

Ralph Waldo Emerson on ungrateful - We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.

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

The more I understand the mind and the human experience, the more I begin to suspect there is no such thing as unhappiness; there is only ungratefulness.
Steve Maraboli

To be ungrateful is to be unnatural. The head may be thus guilty, not the heart.
Antoine Rivarol

Ungrateful quotes life

Ungratefulness is worse than cancer; it eats away at your soul; blinding your heart and eyes to the beauty and miracles that are all around us each day in our lives.
Geraldine Vermaak

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.
Rhonda Byrne

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

One of the main reasons that we lose our enthusiasm in life is because we become ungrateful… we let what was once a miracle become common to us. We get so accustomed to his goodness it becomes a routine.
Joel Osteen

Ungrateful are those on this earthly road, Who do complain that life is made of tears, That happiness on earth one cannot find, That we are made of sorrows and of fears.
Frithjof Schuon

I think that would be ungrateful if I were upset because I’m seen as attractive or sexy. That’s opened so many doors for me in my life.
Sofia Vergara

There are often many people dying from thirst while many people are running for dear life away from the rain.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

My life is ungrateful to me. I do so much for it to be comfortable, and still, it repays me by throwing tantrums left and right.
Lange Weile

As soon as I think it’s time for a present due to all my efforts, I get repaid with ingratitude. If this is how my life treats me, then maybe it’s time I mistreat it, as well.
Lange Weile

It’s normal for us to become unhappy for a while due to how circumstances in life treat us, but it is ungodly for us to be ungrateful for these circumstances that make us unhappy!
Israelmore Ayivor

Ungrateful quotes short

Discover the beauty of gratitude and the dangers of ingratitude with these enlightening ungrateful quotes.

Ingratitude is always a kind of weakness. I have never known men of ability to be ungrateful.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The greatest kindness will not bind the ungrateful.

One ungrateful person does an injury to all needy people.
Publilius Syrus

Never take anything for granted.
Benjamin Disraeli

Abundance and prosperity begin with gratitude and appreciation.
Anthon St. Maarten

The belly is an ungrateful wretch, it never remembers past favors, it always wants more tomorrow.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Keep calm and ignore ungrateful people.
Read Beach

A complaining tongue reveals an ungrateful heart.
William Arthur Ward

A grateful dog is better than an ungrateful man.

We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Quotes about ungrateful

If you’ve got a billion dollars and you’re ungrateful, you’re a poor man. If you have very little but you’re grateful for what you have, you’re truly rich.
Tony Robbins

Never put your time into the hands of the ungrateful.
Scottie Waves

People don’t notice the things we do for them until we stop doing them.
Mike Skinner

Say to yourself in the early morning: I shall meet today ungrateful, violent, treacherous, envious, uncharitable men. All of these things have come upon them through ignorance of real good and ill… I can neither be harmed by any of them, for no man will involve me in wrong, nor can I be angry with my kinsman or hate him; for we have come into the world to work together.
Marcus Aurelius

To do good to the ungrateful is to throw rose–water into the sea.
Latin Proverb

Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and replay greater ones – with ingratitude.
Benjamin Franklin

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.
Dennis Prager

Unhappiness is a contagious disease caused by a chronic deficiency of gratitude.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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

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.
Harbhajan Singh Yogi

Ungrateful quotes on life

Be inspired to avoid the trap of taking things for granted with these insightful ungrateful quotes.

Life takes from us only lives we were given by it.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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.
Joseph Fort Newton

Stop being ungrateful. No matter how good or bad you have it, wake up each day thankful for your life.

To complain about life is to complain about being alive.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

There are many things in life to be thankful for, so don’t let one ungrateful individual ruin your entire day.

Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times. The ordinary person today lives better than a king did a century ago but is ungrateful!
Gustave Flaubert

No self–centered person, no ungrateful soul can ever be happy, much less make anyone else happy. Life is giving, not getting.
Joseph Fort Newton

Spoilt people live rotten lives.
Habeeb Akande

It is impossible to bring more abundance into your life if you are feeling ungrateful about what you already have. Why? Because the thoughts and feelings you emit as you feel ungrateful are negative emotions and they will attract more of those feelings and events into your life.
Vishen Lakhiani

Ungrateful are they who wish their life away. Ungrateful are they who turn their backs on others.
Karalayne Maglinte

Ungrateful quotes on relationship

One can say this in general of men: they are ungrateful, disloyal, insincere and deceitful, timid of danger and avid of profit.
Niccolo Machiavelli

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.
Konstantin Josef Jireček

Love is a bond of obligation that these miserable creatures break whenever it suits them to do so; but fear holds them fast by a dread of punishment that never passes.
Niccolo Machiavelli

Egotism erects its center in itself; love places it out of itself in the axis of the universal whole. Love aims at unity, egotism at solitude.
Friedrich Schiller

How many times has He delivered me! Yet, alas! How distrustful and ungrateful is my heart even until the present!
John Newton

Even the worst that has ever happened to you could have been worse.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

It is comforting, after finding out that your loved one has just drowned, to estimate the number of times their life was saved by water.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

But the forgetful person can never become grateful, the benefit received is totally lost to him.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

You cannot, at the very same time, be grateful and unhappy, or ungrateful and happy.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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

Ungrateful quotes on blessing

Learn to appreciate the blessings in your life with these cautionary ungrateful quotes.

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

Sometimes it [music in my head] is a curse, but it’s also a blessing. It is a gift that I am completely grateful for. That’s why I keep [making music], because I don’t want to be ungrateful for the gift.

Most of us would eventually lose count if we were to literally count our blessings.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

You need to be blessed with things such as sanity to realize that you have been cursed with things such as poverty and disability.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

The mind is inclined to zoom in on your problem, or few problems, to an extend that you cannot see your many blessings.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

I have too many flaws to be perfect. But I have too many blessings to be ungrateful.
Zig Ziglar

The imagination conjures gifts; what the ungrateful, unsentimental part of the mind has to do is to unwrap them, find fault with them, see them for what they are and then alter them.
Rose Tremain

Never let ungrateful remarks prevent you from doing what you feel is right and good. Let God be your judge.
Terry Mark

Ungrateful person and complainer will not be blessed.

You are sad in the midst of every blessing. Take care that Fortune does not observe–or she will call you ungrateful.

Sarcastic ungrateful quotes

Earth produces nothing worse than an ungrateful man.
Decimius Magnus Ausonius

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.
Marcus Aurelius

Ungrateful people forget what they are not grateful for.
Ana Monnar

The wicked are always ungrateful.
Miguel de Cervantes

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

I believe the best definition of man is the ungrateful biped.
Fyodor Dostoevsky

Welcome to the 21st century where love is now conditional, where those who are honest are betrayed, teared apart. A time where your faithfulness to someone is trashed. A time where your transparency to someone is just meaningless, a joke.
Tinashe Hodhera

Hell is full of the ungrateful.
Spanish Proverb

In this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog.
George Graham Vest

Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors?
Saint Basil

Finalt thoughts

These ungrateful quotes can reflect a negative mindset and attitude towards life. But they also contain many positive messages on how to cultivating gratitude that can have many benefits, including increased happiness, improved relationships, and better mental and physical health.

By incorporating the pearl of wisdom, you can help shift your focus towards the positive aspects of life and foster a more optimistic and resilience mindset. So, keep close to your heart our collection of ungrateful quotes and remind you to appreciation for the blessings in your lives even more.

Did you enjoy our ungrateful quotes today? Hope that these quotes will resonate with you and inspire you to focus on the positive aspects of life, no matter the circumstances. By sharing these messages with others, you can spread positivity and encourage those around you to adopt a more grateful mindset.

At the end, overcoming a mindset of ungratefulness is a challenging but worthwhile pursuit. By shifting your focus to gratitude and intentionally practicing appreciation, you can experience a greater sense of contentment, joy, and fulfillment in life.

It may not be an easy journey, but with patience, perseverance, and a willingness to grow, we can cultivate a heart of gratitude and enjoy the countless blessings that life has to offer. So let us embrace a spirit of thankfulness and strive to live each day with a grateful heart.

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