116+ Best Unappreciated Quotes That Make You Rethink

Feeling unappreciated means that you’re feeling like you’re not being valued by others. These feeling can affect not only your emotions but also how you think and act. Know your worth outside the value judgments of others. Inspirational unappreciated quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Most Famous Unappreciated Quotes

That amazingly awful moment when you realize you’re not important. You don’t matter. You could disappear, and people would get over it easily. But that’s wrong. No one can determine your worth; determine your worth because it’s you who can recognize how deserving you are of the good.

It’s a great feeling when your work is appreciated. – Jacqueline Fernandez

Hanging with people who make you feel unappreciated, for the mere sake of appearing to be popular, is the loneliest place to be. – Ellen J. Barrier

When everything seems to be unfair, when all that you do is not appreciated, I’ll take your hand, wipe away your tears, take you for a walk and remind you how special you are. If not for them, for me.

Some people aren’t loyal to you… they are loyal to their need of you… once their needs change, so does their loyalty.

Just remember when you’re ignoring her, you’re teaching her to live without you.

I try to keep everyone happy, but sometimes that means not being happy myself.

One of those days where I’ve had beyond enough. Fed up of being unappreciated.

It’s better to be alone than to be with someone who never sees your worth. – Nishan Panwar

Oh, my bad. I’m sorry for bothering you. I forgot I only exist when you need me for something.

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

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. – John F. Kennedy

Valued or not, just stay real.

A lack of appreciation and respect can be a sad end to many wonderful relationships. – Bernajoy Vaal

Joy, feeling one’s own value, being appreciated and loved by others, feeling useful and capable of production are all factors of enormous value for the human soul. – Maria Montessori

A perfect word left behind in an imperfect World who does not know what it is capable of. – Unknown

Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don’t keep it a secret. – Mary Kay Ash

If they don’t appreciate your presence, perhaps you should try giving them your absence. – Tinku Razoria

unappreciated quotes

If you treat me like no one today, tomorrow you will be no one to me. – Cv Pillay

He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others. – William Hazlitt

Anything acquired without effort, and without cost is generally unappreciated. – Napoleon Hill

We can’t be afraid to dismiss the unappreciative. – Dominic Riccitello

Dispirited, unmotivated, unappreciated workers cannot compete in a highly competitive world. – Unknown

I might be difficult today. Not because I choose to. But my goodness was taken for granted. – Alfusainey jallow

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. – Voltaire

You are God’s masterpiece, the apple to His eye. Never think you’re forgotten or unloved. – La’Garien J

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

I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. – Marilyn Monroe

famous unappreciated quotes

Don’t give everything to a person that isn’t giving you anything. – Sonya Parker

Respect… is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique. – Annie Gottlieb

Evil was seductive and easy, and virtue was difficult and unappreciated. – Melissa de la Cruz

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

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. – Kemmy Nola

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. – Unknown

Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you. – Roy T. Bennett

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

top unappreciated quotes

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! – Rashida Rowe

In some ways, it’s better to be undervalued a little than overvalued a lot, just because it’s still easy to believe our best days are ahead of us. – Glenn Kelman

I’m not going to hold onto someone, who wants to be held by someone else. – Lucas Hunter

Feeling Unappreciated Quotes

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. – Tanya Kanakaole

Hello. I’m feeling unappreciated.

If you can go days without talking to me, I’m obviously not that important to you. – Anurag Prakash Ray

If you don’t like where you are, move…you are not a tree.

She felt excluded, unappreciated and unloved. Never had been loved. – Suzie Wilde

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

I did everything I could do for you.

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! – Aaron Chan

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. – Sonya Parker

It’s mentally exhausting, feeling bad about something you can do nothing about. – Unknown

It’s simple. Women only nag when they feel unappreciated. – Louis de Bernieres

Take me as I am, or watch me as I go.

quotes about being unappreciated

The very same person you are taking for granted today, is going to be your only chance of help in future. – Tshepo Koos Maluleke

The least we each ought to do for someone who treats us like a king or a queen is to treat them like a prince or a princess. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Even a speck of love should not go unappreciated, because, as Rumi said, love is the water of life. – Elif Safak

Lonely isn’t a feeling when you’re alone, lonely is a feeling when no one cares. – James Merrow

Sadness is… your hard work going unacknowledged.

Real people are destined to be hated and unappreciated by fools. – Isaiah Harden

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

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

That person you took for granted today could turn out to be the only one person you will need tomorrow. – Kemmy Nola

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. – Jessica Valenti

You are not required to set yourself on fire to keep other people warm.

Nurture and nourish you feelings, rather than making the food an unappreciated stand-in. – Amanda Owen

Love goes unappreciated a lot of times, but you still gotta keep giving it. – Snoop Dogg

When we feel unappreciated, when we feel that no one is taking care of and trying to please us, we run out of anything to give. We need to learn to increase the people in our lives who do appreciate us. – Hackney Evans

For most people, growing up feeling unloved, unwanted, unaccepted and unappreciated is at the root of a poor self-image. – Fred Phillips

We can begin feeling appreciated when we give it to ourselves and simultaneously show appreciation towards others. – Hackney Evans

I pushed everyone aside for you and you pushed me aside for everyone.

You can’t change the feeling but you can change your feelings about the feeling in a second or two. – Unknown

Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless… but you’re not worthless, you’re unappreciated. – Unknown

Feeling unappreciated may result in resentment and jealousy. – Ifeoma Ikenze

The relational evaluation hypothesis suggests that hurt feelings should be highly related to the discrepancy between how much people wish a particular person to value their relationship and the degree to which they believe the relationship is actually valued. – Anita L. Vangelisti

Hey, let me share a few words / Feeling unappreciated, let me cherish you first. – Jack Harlow

As long as we’re all seeking gratitude, instead of giving it, we’ll all continue to feel unappreciated.

A pensive personality and ambivalent attitude towards power and money can cause other people to take a high production or creative person for granted. – Kilroy J. Oldster

Appreciate what you have, while you have it, or you’ll learn what it meant to you after you lose it. – Frank Sonnenberg

Underappreciated Quotes

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

Hurt feelings occur from appraisals of low relational evaluation that arise from a perceived discrepancy between one’s desired and perceived relational value. – Anita L. Vangelisti

Things you may take for granted, other people are praying for. – Marlan Rico Lee

One may suffer the long-term in order to grow in appreciation for the small things. For in short-term suffering, one only notices the large. – Criss Jami

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

I feel so unappreciated for my absence / And I pull myself apart providing people access. – Dock Watch Hollow

Starts with a conversation / Then a number on a piece of paper / She’s feeling unappreciated so she files it away for later. – Myron Avant

Sometimes being the nice person in a relationship is overrated, and it can make you feel unappreciated.

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible – the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family. – Virginia Satir

New dirt covers up last week’s bruise / My heart’s been played so hard / now I’m out of tune / So unappreciated / I should walk away But my father’s mind says, ‘boy you better stay’. – Mark Francis Giovetti

Sometimes being nice is overrated and it makes you feel unappreciated.

Home is where you are appreciated, safe and protected, creative, and where you are loved – not where you are put in prison. – Nawal El Saadawi

I’m feeling really unappreciated You takin’ my love for granted / babe / I don’t know how much more / I can take from you. – Cedric Williams

You don’t do the things you use to do / You don’t even say I love you too / And lately I’ve been feeling / Feeling unappreciated. – Cedric Williams

The only reason people take you for granted is because they assume you’ll always be there. Prove them wrong.

Feeling unappreciated, used, or taken for granted describes thoughts and feelings of targets that the behavior of offenders. – Anita L. Vangelisti

Your heart just breaks, that’s all. But you can’t judge or point fingers. You just have to be lucky enough to find someone who appreciates you. – Audrey Hepburn

Quotes About Being Unappreciated

It was being unappreciated that made me realize that sometimes, it is better to be all alone.

Knocked down, unappreciated / Day is losing grip on the light / And everywhere I turn there is night. – Chris Braide

Go to where you’re appreciated, not where you’re tolerated.

It doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from – if you put quality work out there, it will be appreciated. – Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

There are aspects of love that I once undervalued. Kindness. Having a sort of honor when love is on the table. – Susan Minot

Don’t take them for granted. No matter how much someone loves you, everyone has their limit of feeling unappreciated. – Charles J. Orlando

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

I’m not comfortable with being honored, showered with appreciation. But it’s always appreciated. – Robert Parish

Feelin’ like maybe I’m unappreciated / Like my presence in your life has been alleviated. – Alex Stacey

No book can be appreciated until it has been slept with and dreamed over. – Eugene Field

You need to stop doing things for someone when you find its expected rather than appreciated.

You can’t erase the way I’m unappreciated / But I can’t sleep tonight / Embrace of the drink. – Alexander Bois

At the end of the day, no matter how much good you have done, you are still not appreciated.

Remember that a gesture of friendship, no matter how small, is always appreciated. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Being productive at work is rewarding, and feeling supported, challenged, and appreciated allows us to be our most efficient selves. – Julia Hartz

If you are feeling low, or trampled, unappreciated, or forgotten… and you are reading this, realize it is an illusion.. the hope is real… you are valued… and what lies ahead… is brilliance. – Tom Althouse

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 am insecure about tomorrow. Will I get another job? Will it be appreciated? I will pursue acting for as long as I have a face and body that is acceptable to the people, but I still worry that if I don’t do better tomorrow, it will all go away. – Amitabh Bachchan

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated. – William James

The wrong person will make you feel unwanted, unappreciated, unloved and they will make you feel like an option. The right person will have you feeling wanted, appreciated, loved and they will have you feeling like a priority.

I guess at the end of the day, all women like to be appreciated and treated with respect and kindness. – Sofia Vergara

Good manners are appreciated as much as bad manners are abhorred. – Bryant H. McGill

It’s good to be able to feel appreciated and to be able to know that your efforts and the impact in the sport meant something. – Rashad Evans

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