Things We Take For Granted Quotes by Sylvia Earle, Cynthia Ozick, Marcus Samuelsson, Joyce Brothers, Evan Davis, Aldous Huxley and many others.
Earth as an ecosystem stands out in the all of the universe. There’s no place that we know about that can support life as we know it, not even our sister planet, Mars, where we might set up housekeeping someday, but at great effort and trouble we have to recreate the things we take for granted here.
When something does not insist on being noticed, when we aren’t grabbed by the collar or struck on the skull by a presence or an event, we take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
Clean water and access to food are some of the simplest things that we can take for granted each and every day. In places like Africa, these can be some of the hardest resources to attain if you live in a rural area.
Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you’ve become a comfortable, trusted element in another person’s life.
It’s not a bad idea to occasionally spend a little time thinking about things you take for granted. Plain everyday things.
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
It is very easy to take for granted the phenomenon that we are each alive, but we must try not to.
It made me have a much greater understanding of loss, of loneliness, and the level of intense tragedy that so many people have experienced in this world, I take a lot less for granted.
Your talent is your art. It is not to be taken for granted.
Yet food is something that is taken for granted by most world leaders despite the fact that more than half of the population of the world is hungry.
All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved.