Quotes About Taking Things For Granted

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Some Great Quotes About Taking Things For Granted

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

“It is very easy to take for granted the phenomenon that we are each alive, but we must try not to.”
-Alex Grey

“There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.”
-Iris Murdoch

Taking Things For Granted – More Quotes

“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.”
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton

“Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.”
-Aldous Huxley

“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.”
– Bertrand Russell

“It made me have a much greater understanding of loss, of loneliness, and the level of intense tragedy that so many people have experienced in this world, I take a lot less for granted.”
– Adrien Brody

“When something does not insist on being noticed, when we aren’t grabbed by the collar or struck on the skull by a presence or an event, we take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”
-Cynthia Ozick

“To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.”
– George Kneller quotes

“Everything requires time. It is the only truly universal condition. All work takes place in time and uses up time. Yet most people take for granted this unique, irreplaceable, and necessary resource. Nothing else, perhaps, distinguishes effective executives as much as their tender loving care of time.”
– Peter F. Drucker quotes

Be Thankful – Stop Taking Things for Granted

“If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get. “
-Frank A. Clark

“Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” 
-Charles Dickens

“The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts.  No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving. “
-H.U. Westermayer