Caring Too Much Sayings and Quotes

Is there such a thing as caring too much? In some instances, perhaps so. Giving your all to someone and not receiving any effort in return can be disheartening. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes on caring too much.

Loving too much, caring too much, and expecting too much from someone are the key ingredients that will lead you to being hurt, disappointing and in pain.     

Anurag Prakash Ray

Some people's weakness is that they care too much; `it is also their strength.     

Brigitte Nicole

There must be a limit as to how much care to be given and for how long. If over a reasonable period of time, then it's no longer strength but being exploited.     

Dick Hirayama

When you have a good heart: You help too much. You trust too much. You give too much. You love too much. And it always seems you hurt the most.     

Nishan Panwar

Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, Concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you     

Miguel de Unamuno

Some people care too much, I think it's called love.     

Winnie the Pooh

We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Caring too much about what other people are constantly thinking about you, also makes you forever remain their prisoner.     


It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down.     

George Macdonald

By not caring too much about what people think, I'm able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed.     

Albert Ellis

I do not at all understand the mystery of grace--only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us.     

Anne Lamott

It comes with experience as we go along with our life. The more we realize on who to give our love, care and time, the more we understand ourselves for the better. It's amazing how people can be so unappreciative and we realized that we just wasted a part of ourselves, but then again, the rewards are limitless.     

Alcuizar Barredo

In the end, having a heart, being caring is so much rewarding. Better to have a loving caring heart then being cold.     

Sylvia Charming

You have to be who you are and some people are givers and some are takers. It's just life, but you always have enough love in your heart to keep on giving.     

Debbie Rodriguez

As soon as you get over caring what people think, you can have a nice time     

Lara Flynn Boyle

Don't sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there's nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you     

Karl Lagerfeld

I try more and more to be myself, caring relatively little whether people approve or disapprove.     

Vincent Van Gogh

The minute you start caring about what other people think, is the minute you stop being yourself.     

Meryl Streep

Caring about what you are doing is considered either unimportant or taken for granted     

Robert Pirsig

Caring too much is suffocating so I'm embracing indifference.     


A caring heart that listens is often more valued than an intelligent mind that talks.     

Michael Josephson

There's always someone who cares. Someone whose life would simply stop. You just don't know it yet, or you haven't found them yet.     

Fuyumi Soryo

Kindness can transform someone's dark moment with a blaze of light. You'll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today.     

Amy Leigh Mercree

A single act of kindness is like a drop of oil on a patch of dry skin seeping, spreading, and affecting more than the original need.     

Richelle E. Goodrich

Sometimes caring too much can be your biggest weakness.     


Be not simply good; be good for something.     

Henry David Thoreau

Go out into the world and do good until there is too much good in the world.     

Larry H. Miller

Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good.     

Minor Myers

Sometimes you need to know your place in someone's life because you might get hurt if you expect too much.     

Hannah Lina

From caring comes courage     

Lao Tzu

I'm not possessive, I'm caring.. Once you realize a person doesn't want that much care, you automatically back off     

Salman Khan

Detachment is not about refusing to feel or not caring or turning away from those you love. Detachment is profoundly honest, grounded firmly in the truth of what is.     

Sharon Salzberg

Leave your existence to existence, stop caring for yourself so much and let the universe care for you; it is the best mother.     


Sometimes its not the strength but gentleness that cracks the hardest shells.     

Richard Paul Evans

Sometimes, the people that love you the most turn out to be the people you will trust the least.     

Shannon L. Alder

Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.     

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you not because they are nice, but because you are.     


If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.     

Dalai Lama

I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.     

Rudyard Kipling

There is no greater loan than a sympathetic ear.     

Frank Tyger

You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.     

John Wooden

Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are traveling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.     

Henri Frdric Amiel

A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.     

D. Elton Trueblood

Appreciation can make a day - even change a life, Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.     

Margaret Cousins