Unwanted Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old unwanted quotes, unwanted sayings, and unwanted proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.     

Mother Teresa

The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress.     

Ramana Maharshi

We must not inflict life on children who will be resented; we must not inflict unwanted children on society.     

Anne Lamott

There are unwanted emotions and pain that goes along with any birth.     

John Travolta

All men are sculptors, constantly chipping away the unwanted parts of their lives, trying to create their idea of a masterpiece.      

Eddie Murphy

Unwanted favours gain no gratitude.     

Sophocles

The greatest tragedy of old age is the tendency for the old to feel unneeded, unwanted, and of no use to anyone; the secret of happiness in the declining years is to remain interested in life, as active as possible, useful to others, busy, and forward looking.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

You build a wall to keep something unwanted out … or to hold something precious in.     

Jodi Picoult

It's very hard, feeling that you're no more than a piece of unwanted furniture in this world.     

Anton Chekhov

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.     

Mother Teresa

Just as the unwanted pregnancy, there are unwanted people in your life you should strive to abort, and such abortion is not sin, nor harm, but the eradication of a destructive foetus.     

Michael Bassey Johnson

If you feel unwanted or unappreciated where you are or by those you're with, it only means you're in the wrong place or with the wrong people. Hang in there. Someone else will see you for the true gift you are.     

LK Hunsaker

I’ve found that falling asleep is the best way to politely excuse yourself from an unwanted interaction.     

Babe Walker

Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.     

Mother Teresa

Controlling unwanted thoughts is not the problem. Believing, thrusting, and taking direction from them is.     

Charles F. Glassman

Pushing away unwanted feelings and situations, equals inviting them to return back with a greater strength.     

Raphael Zernoff

Wisdom is unwanted in the colony of fools     

Bamigboye Olurotimi

I want to leave, to go somewhere where I should be really in my place, where I would fit in . . . but my place is nowhere; I am unwanted.     

Jean-Paul Sartre

Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings.      

Alice Miller

Human beings have a tendency to push away unwanted pain, but my experience is that when I give my consent to it, it delivers its gift and moves on.      

Michael Beckwith

Do you know what an unwanted bodily condition is? It's a freshly hatched energy-summoning life-giving desire!     

Esther Hicks

To be lonely is to feel unwanted and unloved, and therefor unloveable. Loneliness is a taste of death. No wonder some people who are desperately lonely lose themselves in mental illness or violence to forget the inner pain.     

Jean Vanier

There are no unwanted children, just unfound families.     

Anonymous

The truth is that there is almost nothing as tiresome as unwanted love.     

Sheila Kohler

No driven man hears unwanted counsel.     

Janny Wurts

Resistance to unwanted circumstances has the power to keep those circumstances alive and well for a very long time.     

Pema Chodron

In order to change unwanted habits and actions, it is important to take the time to get to know yourself.      

Darren Johnson

Nothing discourages unwanted questions as much as a flow of pious bleating.     

George R. R. Martin