Taking Things For Granted Quotes by William H. Wharton, Cynthia Ozick, Pete Sampras, Michael Craig-Martin, George Pataki, Norman Borlaug and many others.
The lands granted were in the occupancy of savages and situated in a wilderness, of which the government had never taken possession, and of which it could not with its own citizens ever have taken possession.
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
For so long people have just taken what I do for granted. It is not easy to do year-in, year-out, to win Grand Slams and be No. 1.
I try to make images that have the immediate presence we take for granted in objects – a chair, a shoe, a book, a Judd – and compose them like sentences.
I think there are steps that can be taken that haven’t been required or energy to make that fight more secure and we are going to continue to push the federal government to do that.
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.
The simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity.
When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted.
One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity.
When I moved to Seattle, I was hanging out with kids who had done drugs, had sex a million times. I look at them now and realize their childhood was taken away.
You’ve always got to work to your highest ability level. When times are great and restaurants are jamming, that’s when some restaurants get sloppy and take things for granted. Never take things for granted.
In life, so many things are taken for granted, but one thing I can honestly say is that I took every day, enjoyed the game of putting on that uniform and playing the great game of baseball.
Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you’ve become a comfortable, trusted element in another person’s life.
Our principles are the springs of our actions. Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery. Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles.
We will have to give up taking things for granted, even the apparently simple things.
We tend to take things for granted that we’ve had for long periods of time. Take a moment to appreciate the person in your life. Realize why you are with them. Take a moment with them and really be in that moment completely.