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I hate ingratitude more in a man Than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, Or any taint of vie whose strong corruption Inhabits our frail blood. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

It is an old saying, and one of fearful and fathomless import, that we are forming characters for eternity. Forming characters! Whose? our own or others? Both--and in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence. Who is sufficient for the thought? (Quote by - Elihu Burritt)

There is something noble in hearing myself ill spoken of when I am doing well. (Quote by - Alexander)

The wicked are always ungrateful. (Quote by - Cervantes)

Ingratitude's a weed of every clime, It thrives too fast at first, but fades in time. (Quote by - Sir Samuel Garth)

He that's ungrateful has no guilt but one; All other crimes may pass for virtues in him. (Quote by - Edward Young)

Blow, blow, thou winter wind, Thou art not so unkind As man's ingratitude: Thy tooth is not so keen, Because thou art not seen, Although thy breath be rude. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Men may be ungrateful, but the human race is not so. (Quote by - Marquis Stanislas)

What, wouldst thou have a serpent sting thee twice? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Earth produces nothing worse than an ungrateful man. (Quote by - Decimus Magnus Ausonius)

No human being can come into this world without increasing or diminishing the sum total of human happiness. (Quote by - Elihu Burritt)

Would Shakespeare and Raleigh have done their best, would that galaxy have shone so bright in the heavens had there been no Elizabeth on the throne? (Quote by - Amos Bronson Alcott)

He is ungrateful who denies that he has received a kindness which has been bestowed upon him; he is ungrateful who conceals it; he is ungrateful who makes no return for it; most ungrateful of all is he who forgets it. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

Every man is a missionary, now and forever, for good or for evil, whether he intends or designs it or not. (Quote by - Thomas Chalmers)

He that forgets his friend is ungrateful to him; but he that forgets his Saviour is unmerciful to himself. (Quote by - John Bunyan)

Ingratitude! thou marble-hearted fiend, More hideous when thou show'st thee in a child Than the sea-monster. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Ingratitude is monstrous; and for the multitude to be ingrateful were to make a monster of the multitude; of which we being members, should bring ourselves to be monstrous members. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

You love a nothing when you love an ingrate. (Quote by - Titus Maccius Plautus)

One ungrateful man does an injury to all who are suffering.(Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

Brutes leave ingratitude to man. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

All the stored vengeances of heaven fall On her ingrateful top! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Ingratitude is a nail which, driven into the tree of courtesy, causes it to wither; it is a broken channel, by which the foundations of the affections are undermined; and a lump of soot, which, falling into the dish of friendship, destroys its scent and flavor. (Quote by - Giambattista Basile)

This was the most unkindest cut of all; For when the noble Caesar saw him stab, Ingratitude, more strong than traitor's arms, Quite vanquished him. Then burst his mighty heart; And in his mantle muffling up his face, Even at the base of Pompey's statue (Which all the while ran blood) great Caesar fell. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)


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