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Ingratitude Quotes


These are some of the best 'Ingratitude' quotations and sayings.

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A grateful dog is better than an ungrateful man.

A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him.

An extraordinary haste to discharge an obligation, is a sort of ingratitude.

An ungrateful man is like a hog under a tree eating acorns, but never looking up to see where they come from.

Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with all humility and respect, humbling yourselves in His presence, especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins.

Blow, blow, thou winter wind, thou art not so unkind as man's ingratitude. - Freeze, freeze, thou bitter sky, thou dost not bite so nigh, as benefits forgot.

Brutes leave ingratitude to man.

Content has a kindly influence on the soul of man, in respect of every being to whom he stands related. It extinguishes all murmuring, repining, and ingratitude toward that Being who has allotted us our part to act in the world. It destroys all inordinate ambition; gives sweetness to the conversation, and serenity to all the thoughts; and if it does not bring riches, it does the same thing by banishing the desire of them.

Despondency is ingratitude; hope is God's worship.

Do you know what is more hard to bear than the reverses of fortune? It is the baseness, the hideous ingratitude, of man.

Filial ingratitude! Is it not as this mouth should tear this hand for lifting food to it.

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

Greed's worst point is its ingratitude.

He that calls a man ungrateful, sums up all the evil of which one can be guilty.

He that doth public good for multitudes, finds few are truly grateful.

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

He that is ungrateful has no guilt but one; all other crimes may pass for virtues in him.

He who does a kindness to an ungrateful person, sets his seal to a flint and sows his seed upon the sand; on the former he makes no impression, and from the latter finds no product.

How black and base a vice ingratitude is, may be seen in those vices with which it is always in combination, pride and hard-heartedness, or want of compassion.

How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child!


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