Quotes by ingratitude
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Cardinal De Richelieu
French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman 1585-1642
Friendship is the medicine for all misfortune; but ingratitude dries up the fountain of all goodness.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
I hate ingratitude more in a person; than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, or, any taint of vice whose strong corruption inhabits our frail blood.
American socialite and style icon 1915-1978
In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.
Scottish poet 1700-1748
Ingratitude is treason to mankind.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
One of the effects of a safe and civilized life is an immense oversensitiveness which makes all the primary emotions somewhat disgusting. Generosity is as painful as meanness, gratitude as hateful as ingratitude.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
Too great a hurry to discharge an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Walter Savage Landor
British poet 1775-1864
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
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