Unappreciated Sayings and Quotes

Feeling undervalued is never a pleasant experience. Giving and not getting anything in return can become exhausting. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes for when you’re feeling unappreciated.


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

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

Snoop Dogg

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

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

Feeling unappreciated may result in resentment and jealousy.     

Ifeoma Ikenze

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

Fred Phillips

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

Amanda Owen

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

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

Hackney Evans

The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty - Mother Teresa     

Jonathan Frejuste

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than tha person who has nothing to eat.     

Ahmed Abouleel

Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted for having someone to call their own.     

Ahmed Abouleel

You are God's masterpiece, the apple to His eye. Never think you're forgotten or unloved.     

La'Garien J

The worst feeling is feeling nothing when all you want to feel is loved.     

R.H. Sin

A mighty pain to love it is, And 't is a pain that pain to miss; But of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain.     

Abraham Cowley

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

Feel what it's like to truly starve, and I guarantee that you'll forever think twice before wasting food.     

Criss Jami

Life sometimes reminds us that it is sometimes heartless by giving something or someone we really need to someone who does not need or even want them or it.     

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Happiness is a simple game of lost and found: Lose the things you take for granted, and you will feel great happiness once they are found.     

Richelle E. Goodrich

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

In a very tragic kind of way, sometimes things have to be gone before I fully realize that they were ever there.     

Craig D. Lounsbrough

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

Frank Sonnenberg

Things you may take for granted, other people are praying for     

Marlan Rico Lee

Happiness isn't something you should take for granted. It should be savored, because you don't know what tomorrow will bring.     

Alisha Rai

At times in life we take our blessings for granted.     

Angel Moreira

Ungrateful people forget what they are not grateful for.     

Ana Monnar

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

Ana Monnar

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

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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

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