100+ Unappreciated Quotes For Underappreciated People

Mayuri Meshram
By Mayuri Meshram  - Editor
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Have you ever been unappreciated for your efforts in a relationship or friendship? If you’re not careful, feeling unappreciated can lead to feelings of bitterness and anger.

The feeling of unappreciation even when you are worthy of appreciation but people take you for granted is the most painful feeling ever. Whether it is family, work, friends, or a love relationship you cannot bear to be unappreciated for your role. Even if you are hard-working, understanding, and caring, people feel no need to appreciate that you deserve the most.

So sometimes we are discouraged by these acts of people and get distracted. But remember only a jeweler knows a true assay of a diamond. So the one who knows you and be with you in your ups and downs and who knows your worth will surely appreciate you for what you are. Just be self-esteem and forget the negativity around you, your true admirer will truly appreciate you.

Also check, our collection of losing yourself quotes to help you find yourself again.

The following Inspirational unappreciated Quotes will give you a perception of the pain and sadness you suffer when someone takes you for granted and unvalued you. Make sure that nobody will be unvalued or unappreciated by you in the future.

Feeling Underappreciated? Do these things

  • Say “No” More Often
  • Show Some Kindness
  • Reframe Negative Thoughts
  • Appreciate Others

Always remember, if someone doesn’t say thank you or appreciate you doesn’t mean they don’t appreciate you. I mean not everyone uses words to express their gratitude.

Read also: 100+ Trying Hard Quotes To Help You Keep Working Hard

Unappreciated Quotes, Captions, And Sayings That You Can Relate

If someone is not treating you with love and respect, it is a gift if they walk away from you. — Don Miguel Ruiz

It doesn’t matter how much you love someone, you are never going to be what that person wants you to be.

The more you give, the more they try and take.

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

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

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

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

We can’t be afraid to dismiss the unappreciative.

The feeling of being able to know and feel appreciated for your efforts can create a long-lasting impact on happiness and self-esteem.

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If they don’t appreciate you, they don’t deserve you. – Mary J. Blige

Everyone undergoes heartbreaks and feels unappreciated. But all you can hope is to cross paths with that one person who appreciates and is grateful for you.

You can be the nicest person, and try your best to please everyone, but at the end of the day, all your efforts still go unappreciated!

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

The best way to appreciate something is to live without it for a while.

I need to stop doing things for people who wouldn’t do things for me.

Be grateful for those who value you instead of spending worrisome thoughts on those who underappreciate your efforts.

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

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

Learn to give your absence to those who don’t appreciate your presence.

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Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn’t give you credit.

While you’re IGNORING her someone else is BEGGING for her attention.

Friendship is a gesture of appreciation that eliminates your fear of undervalue.

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I’ve kept to myself, I’ve put my head down. I’ve gone to work. And I have felt undervalued.

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

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

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

Family is your abode of appreciation and love. A roof that shelters and protects you against the dementors of life.

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

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

Staying with someone who doesn’t appreciate you isn’t loyalty, it’s stupidity.

Some people will never appreciate what you do for them.

Just because I’m here all the time, doesn’t mean you can take me for granted.

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No matter who you are or where you are from, every work toiled hard to reach its peak will be appreciated.

All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, and appreciated a little.

Even though they are paid differently, everyone has to feel appreciated. – Roger Staubach

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

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Never take someone for granted cause everyone at some level feels unappreciated.

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

Be grateful for that person who appreciates your presence, for there exists a few who mock your success.

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The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect great appreciation, and then fail to get it.

I don’t think I should settle for anything less than what I’m valued at. – Le’Veon Bell

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

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

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

Not everyone will appreciate what you do for them. You have to figure out who’s worth your kindness and who’s just taking advantage.

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Honor and showers of appreciation do not weigh the joy of being appreciated for your efforts.

Life is too short to focus on individuals who constantly undermine and underappreciate you.

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

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

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Good manners are appreciated as much as bad manners are abhorred.

Sometimes I think I need a spare heart to feel all the things I feel.

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

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All people, irrespective of their gender, their culture, their nationality, feel the urge to hear a few words of appreciation and gratitude.

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

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.

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

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

You shouldn’t always be available for someone who doesn’t even ask how you are doing.

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Efficiency is not a sum of hard work alone but a blend of support, challenge, and appreciation.

The feeling of appreciation is the greatest form of gratitude, worthiness, and value.

Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.

Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.

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

A husband’s biggest mistake is giving another man an opportunity to make his wife smile.

At times, it’s better to get a few undervalued opinions and thoughts than to be flooded with meaningless overvalued opinions.

Books are our source of knowledge and wisdom, and they are the most unappreciated thing in the world.

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

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

He who is carried on another back does not appreciate how far off the town is.

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.

Sometimes, even when you are with your group of friends, you will still feel unappreciated.

Never undervalue the power of kindness as it is the most powerful weapon

When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.

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

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

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.

It’s be too easy to say that I feel invisible. Instead, I feel painfully visible and entirely ignored.

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Beware when a woman nags at you because that means you are not appreciating her enough

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

The biggest role that reinforces a positive organizational culture in a rock structure is the key to being appreciated.

Being appreciated helps you boost your confidence to challenge life.

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

I took what I’ve been given, and I got where I did on the basis of something that is often undervalued – merit. – Gianluigi Buffon

Staying in a situation were you are unappreciated isn’t loyalty; it’s called breaking your heart

Unappreciation undermines the value and respect a person holds for you.

Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because regret is stronger than gratitude.

To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling.

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

A place where you feel unappreciated and undervalued the most is the loneliest adobe to be at.

If you can’t appreciate a woman when she is doing her best for you, then you don’t deserve her.

Appreciation opens the door to better conversations, better relationships, and more positive exchanges.

All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, and appreciated a little.

Anything acquired without effort, and without cost is generally unappreciated.

Never worry about the unappreciative ones because one day they will miss you when you’re gone!

You need to stop doing things for someone when you find out it’s expected rather than appreciated.

Appreciation is powerful enough to put a smile on your face.

Never stop giving your best just because a few people failed to see your value and left you unappreciated.

One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.

I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.

I think for any relationship to be successful, there needs to be loving communication, appreciation, and understanding.

I can’t decide if I feel like I’m not good enough or unappreciated and that is a very weird place to be.

It is easy to appreciate and love someone flourishing at their peak, however, try appreciating and loving someone during their worst.

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

When your tireless work for the family is ignored, remember it’s not completely unnoticed… He sees you.

They might be daily workers, but they still need appreciation as your life of luxury is not a surprise gift from heaven.

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

I’ve kept to myself, I’ve put my head down. I’ve gone to work. And I have felt undervalued.

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

There comes a time when you have to stop crossing oceans for people who wouldn’t jump puddles for you.

People don’t leave bad jobs… They leave because of bad bosses, poor management, who don’t appreciate their value.

People don’t leave bad jobs… They leave because of bad bosses, poor management, who don’t appreciate their value.

Anything acquired without effort, and without cost is generally unappreciated.

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

Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight.

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

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

To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling.

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

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

Feeling unappreciated may result in resentment and jealousy.

Appreciation is just like water to the flowers. You need to appreciate your loved ones to nourish their growth.

Knowing that you have someone to value and appreciate you is the best gift you can ask for.

The biggest fall in life is expecting appreciation and gratitude and failing to receive it.

For being with someone who is undervalued and unappreciated, you are not considered loyal but stupid.

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Mayuri is a professional content writer, she loves motivating people and inspiring them to pursue their dreams. Sharing quotes, proverbs, and sayings of great authors to touch people's lives to make it better.
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