75 Taking Advantage Quotes on Being Used by People

Taking advantage involves being exploited or taken for granted by others.

This can happen in a variety of contexts such as relationships, employment, or friendships and can have a severe psychological impact on the individual being exploited.

Being taken advantage of can trigger emotions of betrayal and pain, which can lead to emotional discomfort such as grief, anger and frustration.

These feelings may be overpowering and have a negative impact on an individual’s overall well-being and mental health.


When someone is exploited or taken for granted on a regular basis by others then it might lead to the feelings of inadequacy and poor self-esteem.

Best Taking Advantage Quotes


When success comes, people can try to trick you or take advantage of you. ~ Christina Aguilera.

People try to constantly use me and I hate it. ~ Tracy Emin.

Know when you’re being taken advantage of. ~ Agnes Bonas.

With all the toys in the world people choose feelings to play with. ~ Tyga.

People that don’t know what they are worth will always see their capture’s wings, but never their tail. ~ Shannon L. Alder

I had been gullible, naïve, soft, pliable. That’s why I got taken advantage of. To survive, you have to have a tough skin. ~ Tia Carrere.


Even the most intense feelings cease when neglected and taken for granted. ~ Anupama Garg.

You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent. ~ Alexander Hamilton.

Famous Taking Advantage Quotes

Now you’re being used and you’re so confused that there’s nothing left to gain; Baby you could be in your lover’s reign. ~ Michael Sterling.

Everything has been said yet few have taken advantage of it. Since all our knowledge is essentially banal, it can only be of value to minds that are not. ~ Raoul Vaneigem.


Taking advantage of someone who can’t say no should be illegal. ~ Unknown.

Real love is knowing someone’s weaknesses and not taking advantage of them. Knowing their flaws & accepting who they are. Real love is knowing someone’s weaknesses and not taking advantage of them. Knowing their flaws & accepting who they are. ~ Unknown.

Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you’ve become a comfortable, trusted element in another person’s life. ~ Joyce Brothers.

I’ve grown tired of being used; And I’m sick and tired of being accused; Now I’m walking away from you; And I’m not coming back. ~ James Morrison.

Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage. ~ Disraeli.

If you don’t want to be taken advantage of. if you don’t want your brand to be misrepresented if you don’t want someone else to be in control of your destiny, then do your work. ~ Tony A. Gaskins.


Don’t use men to get what you want in life. Get it yourself. ~ Helen Gurley Brown.

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Anytime you’re taking advantage of other people financially, I think some sort of punishment is definitely correct. ~ Cliff Seigneur.

I’m not the kind of guy who’s taking advantage of my position. ~ Paul Walker.


Don’t abuse a kind heart. You may never be offered one again. ~ Pokello Nare.

Seems their lives have been abused; With a risk of being used, no happiness to find. ~ Ben Adams.

It’s easy to be taken advantage of if you’re not honest. ~ Katherine Heigl.

I’m not part of your institution; ‘Cause you’re just some grand illusion; It’s paralyzing being used and abused. ~ Caleb Shomo.

I have learned that people at the bottom use others’ bodies to climb to the top. ~ Mandla Langa.


A sworn vow never to be taken advantage of again. ~ Anthony Rosario Wagner.

I tend to walk around convinced that any amount of forgiveness that I could extend could never possibly compensate for the offenses that I’ve had to endure. Yet, maybe the greater offense is that I’ve got that backwards. ~ Craig D. Lounsbrough.

I feel like I’m a library book. I’ve been used, tossed around, and put down. I’m just waiting for someone who thinks I’m good enough to keep. ~ Francine Chiar.

Great Taking Advantage Quotes

You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent. ~ Alexander Hamilton.

Being taken for granted is an unpleasant but sincere form of praise. Ironically, the more reliable you are, and the less you complain, the more likely you are to be taken for granted. ~ Gretchen Rubin.

People know who they can walk over and who they can’t. If someone is walking all over you it’s because they know you’ll put up with it. ~ Sonya Parker.


You should not be taking advantage of anybody. ~ Mikey Garcia.

If you become too readily available to people, they begin to take you for granted. ~ Dara Reidyr.

You make your way through the fire; I stand inside and I get burned; You make your love a liar; I’m hanging on to every word; I can’t quit you; And I’m fine with being used. ~ Derek Fuhrmann.

If a girl wasn’t loved a little bit, without the depth of affection that might at least be mistaken for love, she was being used, and no one was the better for being used. ~ Dean Koontz.

Top Taking Advantage Quotes

Sick of seeing you bruised and burnt out; Ugly and low, so sick and tired of; Being sick and tired of being used and abused; That’s right. ~ David James Ball.


Luck can often mean simply taking advantage of a situation at the right moment. It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared. ~ Michael Korda.

If you allow people to make more withdrawals than deposits in your life, you will be out of balance and in the negative. Know when to close the account. ~ Christie Williams.

Trust is built when someone is vulnerable and not taken advantage of. ~ Bob Vanourek.

Because she was a blank mural and you wrote all over her. ~ Jasmine Sandozz.

I’ve made a lot of mistakes. I’ve bonded with some people who use you, and some people that take advantage of you. ~ Larry King.

In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. ~ Bertrand Russell.


The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs. ~ Shannon L. Alder.

And I’m counting down the moments until I am left alone; ‘Cause I’m done with being used to fill the hole that’s in your soul. ~ Keli Thomson.

Profound Taking Advantage Quotes

Know the difference between helping others and being used by them. ~ Agnes Bonas.

You don’t want to appear as if you are not a team player, but at the same time, you don’t want to be taken advantage of. ~ Judy Smith.


It is sad when you realize you are not as important to someone as they are to you. ~ Nikhil Andy.

She doesn’t know she’s being used and it would break her heart in two. ~ Frazier.

If you feel you are always being used, thank Almighty He made you useful. ~ Ibn Jeem.

The more you are at everyone else’s disposal, the more you will feel like garbage. ~ Christine E. Szymanski.

We’ve been in that situation where you’re just so happy to be doing what you love to do that you get taken advantage of. ~ Justin Timberlake.

I feel so used. I find I like it. ~ J.D. Robb.

When you continue to give without receiving, the only thing you are proving is that you know how to be taken advantage of. ~ Iyanla Vanzant.


I can think of worse things than being used as guinea pigs. ~ Tom McLoughlin.

What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things. ~ Zelda Fitzgerald.

Meaningful Taking Advantage Quotes

Realize that the game of life is the game of, to some extent, being taken advantage of by people who make a science of it. Whether they are in government or personal life or in business, they’re everywhere. ~ Walter Kirn.

It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them. ~ P.G. Wodehouse.

I know so many girls that have felt like they’ve been taken advantage of. Not only in the music business but in every single career out there. ~ Margo Price.


Stop being used, start being seen. ~ Wole Olorunfemi.

There is nothing spiritual about a marriage that uses guilt, blame, shame or religious manipulations to keep a relationship together. ~ Shannon L. Alder.

Everyone is a tool for someone. The thing to consider is what exactly one should be used for. ~ Erich Hoeber.

You can’t always be nice. That’s how people take advantage of you. Sometimes you have to set boundaries. ~ Ritu Ghatourey.

Happiness is perhaps painlessness, a state one rarely appreciates. Happiness, then, is very much like a great talent. It rarely gets appreciated and is taken for granted. ~ Kamal Haasan.

It’s when you get complacent that you get taken advantage of. ~ Tony A. Gaskins.


If you don’t get the better of yourself, someone else will. ~ Evan Esar.

Women are often overlooked, taken for granted. They can slip easily through a man’s defense. ~ Stan Lee.

I don’t let people use me. That’s why I like a small number of people in my life. The more people in my life, the more complex it becomes, so I just try to keep it at a minimum. ~ Anita Baker.

Ultimate Taking Advantage Quotes

One day you’ll notice something different and if you take advantage of that moment, you will be what you exactly needed to be. ~ Auliq Ice.


I’ve worked too hard and built too much to be taken advantage of. I know my worth and what I bring to the table. ~ Tony A. Gaskins.

We’ve been in that situation where you’re just so happy to be doing what you love to do that you get taken advantage of. ~ Justin Timberlake.

Anyone who allows other people to control and guide their destiny will eventually become bitter and feel used and taken advantage of. ~ Innah Delos Angeles.

So these were the 75 top quotes about Taking Advantage.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Emotional Intelligence quotes and Judging People quotes.

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