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taking things for granted Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about taking things for granted
  1. #1
    Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
  2. #2
    “Jean Louise, I’ve had to scratch since I was a kid for the things you and Jem took for granted. I’ve never had some of the things you take for granted and I never will. All I have to fall back on is myself.”
  3. #3
    “I could almost taste the finiteness of life and thus it’s preciousness. We take it for granted, but it is fragile, precarious, uncertain able to cease at any instant without notice. I was reminded of what should be obvious but to often is not, that each today, each hour and minute, is worth cherishing.”
  4. #4
    “And it occurred to me there is no manual that deals with the real business of motorcycle maintenance, the most important aspect of all. Caring about what you are doing is considered either unimportant or taken for granted.”
  5. #5
    “Paying attention is the bedrock opposite of taking for granted, which is a major cause of death of long relationships.”
  6. #6
    “I have spent weeks in the desert, forgetting to look at the moon, he says, as a married man may spend days never looking into the face of his wife. These are not sins of omission but signs of preoccupation.”