269 Appreciation Quotes Celebrating Success, Life and Love

When you’ve battled, you’re forever grateful. Appreciation quotes for those sweet victories!

Gain equal parts perspective and insight with these appreciation quotes to inspire you to appreciate all that you have in this world.

Too often, we do not take the time to stop and appreciate things, big and small.

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What are the benefits of reading these appreciation quotes?

You may not always consider yourself fortunate, but these quotes about appreciation will allow you to be truly grateful for the many blessings around you.

When was the last time you thought about how lucky you are because your legs and arms functioning properly?

Or gave thanks because of your eyes and ears functioning every day?

Or because your mouth and vocal cords working properly?

If just one of the body parts mentioned suddenly stopped working, your life would be instantly and radically changed.

It’s so easy to dismiss the fact that a huge percentage of our life and body is working exactly how it’s supposed to be.

These appreciation quotes will:

  • help you discover ways to be more grateful (like a gratitude journal)
  • change your perspective on things
  • enable you to train your brain to look for something positive

If we learn to see the beauty, the gratefulness, and the appreciation in the big and small, we learn to live a life of gratitude and the lesson that we have a great deal to be thankful for.

Here are some thoughts that might help you connect with deep-seated appreciation.

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Inspirational Appreciation Quotes Recognize The Good In Our Lives

1. “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” – Meister Eckhart

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2. “Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.” – Ernest Hemingway

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3. “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust

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4. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy

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5. “We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Albert Schweitzer

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6. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey

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7. “What you truly acknowledge truly is yours. Invite your heart to be grateful and your thank you’s will be heard even when you don’t use words.” – Pavithra Mehta

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8. “A grateful mind is a great mind which eventually attracts to itself great things.” – Plato

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9. “To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.” – Johannes Gaertner

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10. “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson

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11. “One man may hit the mark, another blunder; but heed not these distinctions. Only from the alliance of the one, working with and through the other, are great things born.” – Antoine de Sainte-Exupery

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12. “I still miss those I loved who are no longer with me but I find I am grateful for having loved them. The gratitude has finally conquered the loss.” – Rita Mae Brown

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13. “Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.” – Northrup Christiane

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14. “It is necessary, then, to cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” – Wallace D. Wattles

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15. “Thou who hast given so much to me, give me one more thing… a grateful heart!” – George Herbert

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16. “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

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17. “They are not poor that have little, but they that desire much. The richest man, whatever his lot, is the one who’s content with his lot.” – Dutch Proverb

Quotes about Appreciation and Thankfulness

18. “If you can’t reward then you should thank.” – Arabic Proverb

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19. “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” – Unknown

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20. “Stop thinking gratitude as a buy product of your circumstances and start thinking of it as a world view.” – Bryan Robles

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21. “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” – W.T. Purkiser

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22. “Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden

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23. “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” – Alphonse Karr

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24. “…it is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.” – David Steindl-Rast

Appreciation Quotes About Gratitude

25. “If you haven’t all the things you want, be grateful for the things you don’t have that you wouldn’t want.” – Unknown

Appreciation Quotes About Gratitude

26. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melodie Beattie

27. “When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.” – Chinese Proverb

28. “Gratitude is happiness double by wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton

29. “In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.” – Albert Clarke

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30. “Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.” – Jacques Maritain

31. “Maybe being grateful means recognizing what you have for what it is. Appreciating small victories. Admiring the struggle it takes to simply be human…At the end of the day, the fact that we have the courage to still be standing is reason enough to celebrate.” – Meredith Grey
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32. “You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.” – Buddha

33. “You won’t be happy with more until you’re happy with what you’ve got.” – Viki King

34. “Live your life so that the fear of death can never enter your heart. When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light. Give thanks for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. And if perchance you see no reason for giving thanks, rest assured the fault is in yourself.” – Tecumseh Shawnee Chief

35. “There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” – Ralph Blum

36. “Happiness is the realization of God in the heart. Happiness is the result of praise and thanksgiving, of faith, of acceptance; a quiet tranquil realization of the love of God.” – White Eagle

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37. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward

38. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton

39. “Enough’ is a feast.” Buddhist proverb

40. “If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.” – Robert Quillen

41. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault

42.“Honour a date, celebrate a milestone and wait not a moment longer to make someone, even just one, feel loved and appreciated.” ― Les Norman

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43. “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” – Charles Dickens

44. “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” – Eckhart Tolle

45. “If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.” – Frank A. Clark

46. “If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” – Gerald Good

47. “We need to try as much as possible to appreciate and be grateful for the little things. Who knows, if we can pull that off maybe everything will start to turn around.” ― Brett Anningson

48. “Appreciation has the amazing habit of bringing more reasons to be grateful for.”― Isabella Koldras

49. “Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.” – Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

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50. “The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.” – Charles Schwab

51. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus
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52. “The only thing you should feel entitled to is gratitude.”― J.S. Mason

53. “The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” – William James

54. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

55. “Appreciation is application for more.”― Vincent Okay Nwachukwu

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56. “Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone.” – Gertrude Stein

57. “Step back and appreciate all others who share your planet.
Because without them, you would cease to be.”― Abraham Hicks

58. “You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

59. “What makes me happy is the appreciation of people around me.” – Nadia Comaneci

60. Appreciate what you have, where you are and who you are with in this moment.” – Tony Clark

61. “Show appreciation and for those you care
Let your love be known so they are aware.” -Catherine Pulsifer

62. “Appreciate the lovers rather than acknowledging the haters.”― Sophia L Skaalerud

63. “Having lived with nothing is the gift that allows me to appreciate the privilege of having everything.”― Craig D. Lounsbrough

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64. Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.” – Alan Cohen

65. “By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.” – Voltaire

66. “If you do not appreciate every day of your life, who said that the days and years will be an asset for the future?” Sunday Adelaja

67. “Instead of being impatient because you have to wait for something, be grateful for the extra time you have now to notice and appreciate your surroundings.” – Danielle Tinning

68. “The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.” – Robert Holden

69. “Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it all into words is all that is necessary.” -Margaret Cousins
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70. “I give appreciation for my life, and I see the miracle in each moment.”― Victoria L. White

71. “Appreciate what you have, while you have it, or you’ll learn what it meant to you after you lose it.”― Frank Sonnenberg

72. “Saying thank you is more than good manners, it is good spirituality.” —Alfred Painter

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73. “Change your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly.” —Tony Robbins

74. “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” —Kristin Armstrong

75. “Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” —Voltaire

76. “Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” —Randy Pausch

77. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” —Thorton Wilder

78. “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” ― Marcus Aurelius

79. “The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.” ― Emerson

80. “Be happy with who you are and what you do, and you can do anything you want.” ― Steve Maraboli

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81. “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” —Cicero

82. “Appreciate the plant that grows in your balcony only for you” ― Vineet Raj Kapoor

83. “When you have something use it with appreciation before you lose it and always remember those who don’t have it” ― Mary Uwamahoro

84. “Most people are unhappy because they’re focused on what they want rather than appreciating what they have.” ― Marty Rubin

85. “Love those who appreciate you, and appreciate those who love you.”
― Connor Chalfant

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86. “The mind is like a flower. It does not bloom without the lights of appreciation, encouragement, and love.” ― Debasish Mridha

87. “I cannot tell you that I am owed anything. But I can tell you that I owe everything.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

88. “The best way to appreciate life is to be grateful.” ― Wisdom Kwashie Mensah

89. “An appreciation of what you have brings the ultimate abundance in your life.” ― Debasish Mridha

90. “Gratitude is the appreciation of things that are not deserved, earned or demanded – those wonderful things that we take for granted.” ― Renée Paule

Appreciation quotes for friends and loved ones

91. “If the world had more people like you it would be a better place. You do make a difference.” – Catherine Pulsifer

92. “The truth is, not saying ‘thank you’ does more damage than actually saying ‘thank you’ does good.” – Tommy Wyatt

93. “Appreciation is a better stimulant than money. Money boosts the ego, but appreciation touches the soul.”― Debasish Mridha

94. “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” – John F. Kennedy

95. “Saying thank you, or offering other words of appreciation, along with sincere compliments and other grateful or kind words are the best way to fortify relationships.” – Chris Johnston

96. “From young to old, there are two words that carry a person forth in grace and honor; please and thank you.” – Byron Pulsifer

97. “If you want to thank me, go do something for somebody else.” – Don Meyer

98. “When we start paying attention to the services we receive, stop and really see the person who is doing it and take the time to say thank you, our entire day will change.” – Brenda Shoshanna

99. “All my lifetime through, I’ll be thanking heaven for a special friend like you.” – Unknown

100. “We may not remember everything you said, but we will remember how special you made us feel. Thank you.” – Unknown

101. “Your friendship has touched my life in ways you will never know. I wouldn’t trade material wealth for the friend I have in you!” – Kate Summers
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102. “You saw what I didn’t see and you brought out the best in me.” – Unknown

103. “Find time to thank God for all the blessings you receive on a day to day basis.” – Steven Johnson

104. “When I count my blessings, I count you twice.” – Unknown

105. “There are many things which I am thankful in my life, and you are at the top of the list.” – Unknown

Appreciation quotes about gratitude and happiness

106. “True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing.” – Seneca

107. “If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.” – Steve Maraboli

108. “Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy – because we will always want to have something else or something more.” – David Steindl-Rast

109. “Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.” – Joseph Wood Krutch

110. “Gratitude is one of the sweet shortcuts to finding peace of mind and happiness inside. No matter what is going on outside of us, there’s always something we could be grateful for.” – Barry Neil Kaufman

111. “We like to sense that our efforts are appreciated, and that our spouse sees something good in us. When we are affirmed, we aspire to be better.” ― Gary Chapman

112. “Gratitude is the state of mind of thankfulness. As it is cultivated, we experience an increase in our “sympathetic joy,” our happiness at another’s happiness. Just as in the cultivation of compassion, we may feel the pain of others, so we may begin to feel their joy as well. And it doesn’t stop there.” – Stephen Levine

113. “Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience.” – Roy T. Bennett

114. “Gratitude unlocks all that’s blocking us from really feeling truthful, really feeling authentic and vulnerable and happy.” – Gabrielle Bernstein

115. “Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” – Brian Tracy

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116. “It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.”― Germany Kent

117. “The joy of living is the gratitude of the moment.”― Lailah Gifty Akita

118. “Be thankful for your allotment in an imperfect world. Though better circumstances can be imagined, far worse are nearer misses than you probably care to realize.”― Richelle E. Goodrich

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119. “By being grateful, appreciating all we have instead of focusing on what is lacking, we allow more of the same to flow toward us.”― William Powers

120. “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.”― W. Clement Stone

121. “Practice appreciation for who you are and what you have… and allow your life to unfold in the most amazing way.”― Millen Livis

122. “In moments of surprise we catch at least a glimpse of the joy to which gratefulness opens the door.”― David Steindl-Rast

123. “Richness does not come from wealth or splendor, but from an appreciation of those things that you cannot buy.”― Debasish Mridha

124. “When you have the courage to consistently express gratitude for everything you already have, the Universe will gift you, even more, to be grateful for.”― Clyde Lee Dennis

125. “Simply give to yourselves that which you need – which is love and appreciation without judgment.”― Réné Gaudette

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126. “Let us be grateful to the people that make us happy…” – Marcel Proust

127. “The achievement is appreciation. Your ability to be surprised and awed by beauty!” – William Hurt

128. “Gratitude can turn common days into thanksgivings…” – William Arthur Ward

129. “Appreciation has become my destiny in life. Perhaps it’s the instinct of a polar bear enjoying hibernation in the vast snows.” – Liu Xiaobo

130. “It isn’t what you have in your pocket that makes you thankful, but what you have in your heart.” – Unknown

131. “I wake up every day with great appreciation for life and appreciation to play this game.” – Will Grier

132. “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” – Cynthia Ozick

133. “So I show appreciation for the little gifts that have been handed to me.” – Terrence Howard

134. “Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel.” – Unknown

135. “Those who drink richly from the cup of thankfulness find themselves refreshed and their cup refilled.” – Skip Prichard

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136. “Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” – A.A. Milne

137. “What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.” – Richard Gere

138. “If you really are thankful, what do you do? You share.” – W. Clement Stone

139. “All the appreciation I have been receiving has been very encouraging. It pushes me to do better.” – Armaan Malik

140. “I can no other answer make but thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks.” – William Shakespeare

141. “When I go out and I see the genuine appreciation from the people, that’s a big thing for me.” – Yami Gautam

142. “The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” – Dalai Lama

143. “I think the best way to show appreciation for things going well is to make things better.” – David Droga

144. “Thank you for accepting me as I am, with my virtues and defects.” – Jenni Rivera

145. “Understand your worth. Value your life. Appreciate your blessings.” – Anonymous

Appreciation quotes for life

146. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton

147. “I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.” – Elbert Hubbard

148. “Every day, set your mind in the right direction. Find something to be grateful for.” – Joel Osteen

149. “Celebrate what you want to see more of.” – Tom Peters

150. “To truly be grateful is to appreciate where you are and where you’ve been, so that you can know where you will be going and as well as how to get there.” ― Sarah Butland

151. “A thankful person is thankful under all circumstances. A complaining soul complains even in paradise.”- Bahá’u’lláh

152. “Don’t forget, a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

153. “Begin with praise and honest appreciation.” – Dale Carnegie

154. “Be nice to everyone, always smile & appreciate things because it could all be gone tomorrow.” – Cory Monteith

155. “Appreciation is the currency of success.” – Shaka Smart

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156. “We are born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Everything in-between is a gift.” – Yul Brynner

157. One we discover how to appreciate the timeless values in our daily experiences, we can enjoy the best things in life.” – Jerome K. Jerome

158. “Any of us will put out more and better ideas if our efforts are appreciated.” – Alex Faickney Osborn

159. Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou

160. “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” – Mark Twain

161. “The loftiness of understanding embraces all. It requires as much spirit to suffer the failings of others as it does to appreciate their good qualities.” –
Madeleine de Souvre, marquise de Sable

162. “Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.” – William Makepeace Thackeray

163. “If you don’t get everything you want, think of the things you don’t get that you don’t want.” – Oscar Wilde

164. “We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.” –
William Hazlitt

165. Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.” – Barbara Bush

Appreciation quotes to enlighten you

166. “One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

167. “Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

168. “Treat everyone you meet as if they have infinite value because in God’s eyes they do.” – Joyce Meyer

169. Learning the art of expressing gratitude will force you to focus on the positive.” – Jim Rohn

170. “May your heart be an altar, from which the bright flame of unending thanksgiving ascends to heaven.” – Mary Euphrasia Pelletier

171. Wealth can also be that attitude of gratitude with which we remind ourselves every day to count our blessings.” – Chris Gardner

172. “If we want our children to value education, then we must show our appreciation for knowledge.” – Brad Sherman

173. Gratitude is the appreciation of what is, of life, of existence, of anybody and anything, for just the way it is.” – Adyashanti

174. “Nine-tenths of wisdom is appreciation.” – Dale Dauten

175. “Imitate until you emulate; match and surpass those who launched you. It’s the highest form of thankfulness.” – Mark Victor Hansen

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Appreciation quotes that will change the way you think

176. “Flattery is from the teeth out. Sincere appreciation is from the heart out.” – Dale Carnegie

177. “Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone.” -Martha Beck

178. “When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.” – Bernard Berenson

179. “To love one that is great is almost to be great one’s self.” – Suzanne Curchod

180. “Upgrade your past by seeing it with appreciation.” – Alan Cohen

181. “The very first step toward giving to others is grateful recognition of our own assets.” –
Nancy Brinker

182. “The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times.” – Zig Ziglar

183. “Without appreciation and respect for other people, true leadership becomes ineffective, if not impossible.” – George Foreman

184. “No one who appreciates the shortness of this life and the eternality of the next can ever say, ‘I’m bored’.” – Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi

185. “When you lose everything, you get depressed if you don’t step back and start appreciating what you do have.” ― Paul and Tracey

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186. “Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.” – Bill Walsh

187. “All leadership is appreciative leadership. It’s the capacity to see the best in the world around us, in our colleagues, and in the groups we are trying to lead.” – David Cooperrider

188. “Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight.” – William Safire

189. “In every person who comes near you look for what is good and strong.” – John Ruskin

190. “There is really a whole new appreciation when you leave and then come back.” – Hunter Tylo

191. “Don’t get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.” – Mark Hyman, M.D.

192. “What’s important is self-appreciation.” – Donnie Wahlberg

193. “When someone comes along who genuinely thanks us, we will follow that person a very long way.” – Alan Loy McGinnis

194. “When you meet people, show real appreciation, then genuine curiosity.” – Martha Beck

195. Gratitude BRINGS MORE to be grateful about, so today I make the point of expressing gratitude for everything in my LIFE!” – Louise Hay

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196. “Nature didn’t need an operation to be beautiful. It just was.” – Scott Westerfeld

197. “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!” – Mae West

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198. “Forget yesterday – it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow – you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift – today.” – Steve Maraboli

199. “There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.” – Mahatma Gandhi

200. “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton

201. “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” -Anne Bradstreet

202. “A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” – Walt Whitman

203. “We are perishing for want of wonder, not for want of wonders.” – G.K. Chesterton

204. “If you want to be reminded of the love of the Lord, just watch the sunrise.” – Jeannette Walls

205. “A grateful mindset can set you free from the prison of disempowerment and the shackles of misery.” – Steve Maraboli

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206. “You are my heart, my life, my one, and only thought.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

207. “Thank God I found you I was lost without you.” – Mariah Carey

208. “No matter where I went, I always knew my way back to you. You are my compass star.” – Diana Peterfreund

209. “I find the most beautiful moments of life aren’t just with you but because of you.” – Leo Christopher

210. “You are my whole world.” – Stephen Chbosky

211. “I wouldn’t trade you for the world.” – The Bachelors

212. I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.” – Arwen, ‘Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of Rings

213. “My heart is and always will be yours.” – Jane Austen

214. “I saw that you were perfect and I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.” – Angelita Lim

215. “Thank you for loving me, For being my eyes, When I couldn’t see…” – Bon Jovi

Thought-provoking appreciation quotes

216. “Always have an attitude of gratitude.” – Sterling K. Brown

217. “Be verbal in acknowledging your appreciation.” – Catherine Pulsifer

218. “The essence of all beautiful art is gratitude.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

219. “And you also know that we should appreciate the work of God’s hands. But oftentimes we wish we looked differently than we do.” – Patricia Meyers

220. “I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.” ― Charles Schwab

221. “It’s easy to not feel misplaced if this tidal wave of appreciation is coming your way.” – Christoph Waltz

222. “I will forever remain humble because I know I could have less. I will always be grateful because I know I’ve had less.” – Unknown

223. “What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.” – Brené Brown

224. “When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.” – Anthony Robbins

225. “I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy and I am loved.” – Reba McEntire

Appreciation Quotes To Give You Peace Of Mind

226. “Here’s to celebrating light where we find it. And making light where we don’t.” ― John Green

227. “Disappointments tend to polish our gratitude. Once we pass through a dark tunnel of disappointment, we more fully appreciate every flicker of light.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

228. “To be thankful for one thing is infinitely more powerful than to be bitter about a hundred others.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

229. “Abundance and prosperity begin with gratitude and appreciation.” ― Anthon St. Maarten

230. “In the end, you need to appreciate things before they are gone.” ― Surya Raj

231. “Appreciation is true wealth” ― Jaja Requa

232. “A simple acknowledgement shows integrity” ― Margo Vader

233. “Learning to appreciate everything in life becomes a grand blessing. Problems cannot bother you anymore.” ― Premlatha Rajkumar

234. “Appreciating what you have is the best cure for missing what you have lost.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

235. “Begin each day with appreciation because this life you’re living is your own creation.” ― Christy Ann Martine

Appreciation Quotes To Be Greatful for Life

236. “One way to love yourself and take charge of your life is through the practice of gratitude. Practicing gratitude increases self-awareness.” — Veronica Smith

237. “I know what it’s like to feel that fear and the need of affirmation and appreciation. To build confidence in yourself is the toughest thing.” — Shakira

238. “At home, be grateful. At work, be appreciative. Gratitude is a gift we give ourselves. Appreciation is a gift we give to others.” — Michael Josephson

239. “It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.” — Confucius

240. Appreciation in advance brings everything you want to you.” — Esther Hicks

241. “Appreciate the moment.” — Isamu Noguchi

242. “Appreciation and gratitude are a must if you choose to become the architect of increased happiness and your own fulfillment.” — Doc Childre

243. “Every cell in your body is seeking fulfillment through joy, beauty, love and appreciation.” — Deepak Chopra

244. “The art of humility begins with a recognition of our dependence on others and an appreciation of God’s gift of life.” — Wilferd Peterson

245. “A genuine smile touches something fundamental in us: our natural appreciation of kindness.” — Dalai Lama

Appreciation Quotes To Acknowledge What You Are Greatful For

246. “Happiness is found in the absence of expectation and a continuous focus on appreciation.” ― Tony Robbins

247. “Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.” ― Zoe Kravitz

248. “As you awaken to your divine nature, you’ll begin to appreciate beauty in everything you see, touch and experience.” ― Wayne Dyer

249. “Happy Friday! Lift your spirits by living in the vibration of LOVE & APPRECIATION then check out all the positive things and people you’ll attract!” ― Tracey Edmonds

250. “One can appreciate & celebrate each moment — there’s nothing more sacred. There’s nothing more vast or absolute. In fact, there’s nothing more!” ― Pema Chodron

251. “If you want to change your life in the fastest way possible, trade your expectations of others for appreciation.” ― Tony Robbins

252. “Sometimes you have to experience the bad, so that you can learn to appreciate the good things that enter your life.” ― Leon Brown

253. “Without memory there can be no insight. Without love, there can be no appreciation.” ― Anne Rice

254. “The art of appreciation begins with self-appreciation.” ― Amit Abraham

255. “Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you.” ― Ralph Marston

Appreciation Quotes To Reflect You On Gratefulness

256. “Every moment of the day and the simple acknowledgment of the miracle of my physical being fills me with a new appreciation inspiring me to a live a life worthy of the miracle.” — Elizabeth D. Gray

257. “Expectation has brought me disappointment. Disappointment has brought me wisdom. Acceptance, gratitude and appreciation have brought me joy and fulfilment.” ― Rasheed Ogunlaru

258. “Appreciation helps us to be contented with what we have at any point of time in our lives and the estimation that has been associated with it is really boundless.” — Adam Green

259. “…a little “appreciation” sometimes does quite as much good as all the conscientious “bringing up” in the world.” ― L.M. Montgomery

260. “Appreciation has tremendous power. A beautiful thing is not beautiful until someone appreciates it.” ― Debasish Mridha

261. “Happiness comes when our hearts are peaceful and content, and when we learn to appreciate what we already have.” ― Haemin Sunim

262. “When nothing is expected, and everything is appreciated, all becomes magical.”

― Broms The Poet

263. “Appreciation for what is and what you have will bring you to a greater understanding of your life and your purpose here. Nurturing this attitude of gratitude is essential in spiritual growth!” — Tiffany Hurd

264. “Admiration and appreciation are two things that always have a positive effect on any person. But when showing how much you appreciate or appreciate someone, be specific in what you say.” — Jessica Gardner

265. “In fact, you have to have some form of appreciation or else you’ll never find any happiness. You’ll forever be wanting more and more.” — Zak Khan

266. “Walk with honor, character, and integrity in all that you do. Do these things and you will find that you can appreciate the adventure of life and live with greater ease.” ― Shawn L. Anderson

267. “Think of a special friend or person you admire. Think of the love and appreciation you have for them. Think of the qualities that make them stand out for you.” ― Jenny Clift

268. “Even in the mist of imperfection or mistakes, you can appreciate and draw close to your strengths.” ― Jason Scotts

269. “If we all take care of another and go the extra mile to appreciate and play together, we all gain – each one of us is lifted up.” ― Pam Grout

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