Top 25 Thankless Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Thankless Quotes from famous people such as Shoojit Sircar, Fei-Fei Li, August Strindberg, George Orwell, Sam Jaeger, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

A mother does a thankless job; they take care of their

A mother does a thankless job; they take care of their children unconditionally.
Shoojit Sircar
One thing ImageNet changed in the field of AI is suddenly people realized the thankless work of making a dataset was at the core of AI research.
Fei-Fei Li
That is the thankless position of the father in the family – the provider for all, and the enemy of all.
August Strindberg
Prolonged, indiscriminate reviewing of books is a quite exceptionally thankless, irritating and exhausting job. It not only involves praising trash but constantly inventing reactions towards books about which one has no spontaneous feeling whatever.
George Orwell
I am just an actor, but there are these other people who are really selfless. I come from a long line of nurses in my family, and they really do a thankless job.
Sam Jaeger
Hosting is a thankless job.
T. J. Miller
Teachers are sort of faced with a thankless task, because no matter how good they are, unless they find a way to personally rationalize the rewards of their effort, nobody else is really going to do it for them en masse.
Julius Erving
Writing a novel about feminism can be a thankless task.
Michelle Dean
When I did ‘The Social Network’, David Fincher told me that I managed to make a thankless character pretty awesome. I thought that was really cool because I think he’s really cool.
Dakota Johnson
It’s a thankless job for police officers, period, but specifically for men and women of color protecting and serving.
John David Washington
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
Thomas Jefferson
It’s not always thankless. Let’s face it – it’s not always thankless. I’ve gotten a lot of really great recognition and I’ve worked with amazing people.
Kyra Sedgwick
Producing is a thankless task akin to hotel management. Unfortunately, there are not too many good hotel managers.
David Hemmings
The most thankless job in our film industry is that of lyricists. Next in the list are writers. These two don’t get any recognition at all, whereas they have the most important roles in every film today.
Ankit Tiwari
L.A. is full of screenwriters. I don’t know why. On many levels, it’s such a thankless occupation.
Nick Cave
When I was 5, my father was very much my hero. And he ran for political office in a very thankless campaign for a very thankless position. And he did it because his mother had instilled in him, if you are someone who has the capacity to make a great change, you have the responsibility.
Howard Warren Buffett
The postal department does indeed undertake a lot of thankless work and is forced to provide services below cost for bookpost and the like. The answer may lie in some form of a universal service obligation fund, not price-fixing.
Sucheta Dalal
Film-making is not liberating. It drains a lot out of you, and it’s fulfilling only temporarily. It’s a very thankless thing at times. When you’re spending all that time on a film, you don’t want 40,000 people to see it – it’s just not enough. You dream of more.
Xavier Dolan
Wicketkeeping is a lot like umpiring, as it’s a thankless job. People only remember you for your mistakes. You try and do your best everyday, but you won’t be at your best every single day.
Dinesh Karthik
Players like me, we did something of a thankless job. You don’t show a hard tackle or stripping someone of possession in slow motion on the big screen. But if you add it all up, I was always the one that the coaches wrote down automatically on the lineup card.
Didier Deschamps
Governance is complex, difficult, and on the whole, thankless – why ever should the Bright Young Things leave the management of their hotels, newspapers, banks, TV channels and corporations to join, like fleas on a behemoth, the government? Wherein lies the difference between the two worlds?
Upamanyu Chatterjee
Cinema is a thankless industry where sometimes to appear on the cinematic scenery is a thing for late bloomers and people who are very patient. The places are accounted, and the space is often unwelcoming. Money is rare, and independent voices are muted by the almost complete absence of risk takers.
Xavier Dolan
I’ve always had the impression that real militants are like cleaning women, doing a thankless, daily but necessary job.
Francois Truff
I sometimes compare starting a business to having a child. You have a moment of profound inspiration, followed by months of thankless hard work and waking up in the middle of the night.
Andrew Yang
First lady has been a thankless position. Eleanor Roosevelt was brilliant and had strong views. She was criticized for her politics and for her appearance. Mrs. Roosevelt was attacked for being too involved in politics. Bess Truman was criticized for being uninvolved in politics.
Karen DeCrow