105+ Best Appreciation Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Appreciating everything you have makes you a happy person. When you appreciate, you know how to be happy with what you have. Famous appreciation quotes will remind you to be thankful, create awareness for you and lead you to a fulfilling life.

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Famous Appreciation Quotes

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

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

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

Be thankful for what you have and you’ll end up having more. – Oprah Winfrey

Being told something positive about yourself, whether from someone you’re close to, or a passing acquaintance, should really lift the spirits. Just the fact that someone has taken the time to let you know, should have you feeling noticed and appreciated. – Paul Bailey

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

What would I do without you in my life. – Joy

You will never have enough, do enough or be enough, until you see yourself today as enough. – Cindy Keating

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One way to love yourself and take charge of your life is through the practice of gratitude. Practicing gratitude increases self-awareness. – Veronica Smith, Loving Yourself

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 Saint-Exupery

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

For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile. – Elie Wiesel

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. – Epictetus

Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered. – Memory

For all you do, for who you are, I will be forever grateful you are in my life. – Effort

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

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. – GK Chesteron

Words cannot express my feelings, nor my thanks for all your help. – Thanksgiving

Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many—not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. – Charles Dickens

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

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

I appreciate your determination in showing me I can do it! Thanking you for your perseverance, support, and love!

Someday I will give back what you have given me. Thank You. – Giving Back

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

Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: It must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. – William Faulkner

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

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

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

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

Just saying thank you will never repay your kindness. – Kindness

As we develop a greater appreciation and affection for words that heal, bless and cheer, we will develop an even greater disdain for words that damage, disparage and disrupt. –Robert Burton

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. – James Allen

I like to think I appreciate things. In fact one of the things I’m comfortably settled on in this life is the value of appreciation in all we do, appreciation for all we have, for the world around us, and for that matter, for things Im yet unaware of. – Rodney Miles, Thanksgiving Around the World and in Your Home

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

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

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

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

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it. – Michael Josephson

However, to lead a life that is both successful and fulfilling, our standards of success must be realistic, and we must be able to enjoy, and be grateful for, our achievements. – Tal Ben Shahar, Being Happy

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

Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot. – Hansa Proverb

Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. – Author Unknown

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.”
– Epictetus

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

Feeling appreciated is one of the most important needs that people have. When you share with someone your appreciation and gratitude, they will not forget you. Appreciation will return to you many times. – Steve Brunkhorst

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

To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch heaven. – Johannes Gaertner

Inspirational Appreciation Quotes

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

The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. –John E Southard

Be verbal in acknowledging your appreciation. – Catherine Pulsifer

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, How To Overcome The Fear Of Death

Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts. – Henri Frederic Amiel

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

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. – Cicero

I feel a very unusual sensation – if it is not indigestion, it must be gratitude. – Benjamin Disraeli

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

If you haven’t all the things you want, be grateful for the things you don’t have that you wouldn’t want. – Anonymous

The greatest wealth is to live content with little. – Plato

My legacy doesn’t matter. It isn’t important that I be remembered. It’s important that when I stand before the Lord, he says, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant.’ I want to finish strong. – James Dobson

May this Christmas be one that you appreciate all the wonders of the season. – Catherine Pulsifer

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

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

Contentment is the reward of being appreciative and grateful. It goes that if you are grateful in every situation, you will be happy with everything and your happiness will be abundant and boundless. – Clement Getate

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

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

To live a life fulfilled reflect on the things you have with gratitude. – Jaren Davis

There has never been another you. With no effort on your part you were born to be something very special and set apart. What you are going to do in appreciation of that gift is a decision only you can make. – Dan Zadra

Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary. – Margaret Cousins

Whenever I count my blessings, I find myself becoming more grateful because the good things of life outweigh the not so pleasant things that are happening in my life. – James Jason

To get the most out of their people, managers must appreciate the intricacies and depth of the human condition. A one-size-fits-all approach to managing staff just doesn’t cut it anymore. – Nicholas Nigro,The Everything Coaching and Mentoring Book

It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful. – David Steindl Rast

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

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. – Thornton Wilder

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

The essence of all beautiful art is gratitude. – Friedrich Nietzche

And yet that sister was someone I often took for granted, never thinking about what it would be like if she weren’t there. – Patricia Foster, Sister to Sister

Well done is better than well said. – Benjamin Franklin

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

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

Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality. – Alfred Painter

Customer service training benefits everyone involved. Your customers will feel valued and appreciated. Your employees will gain more job satisfaction, take personal responsibility for customers, and have pride in knowing they are doing their best. – Renee Evenson, Powerful Phrases for Effective Customer Service

We must value life and treasure each breath we take. We must value each person and how he or she touches our lives everyday. – Shadonna Richards

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. – Cicero

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

Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. – Voltaire

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

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

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

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

We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning. – Albert Barnes

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

People want to be appreciated, cared for, loved, trusted, and respected. But they also want to be understood, and if you master the skills to achieve that, you truly become exceptional. – Joe Navarro

When you hit rock bottom like this, experience the stress and truly fight in order to survive, you will not only appreciate the value of money. You will also realize that you don’t need much, that you need very little to get by. You learn to appreciate the simple things in life. – Jeffrey Lehman, Success: A Book On The Mindset, Principles, Habits, and Psychology Of Success

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”
– Albert Schweitzer

You can show that appreciation in big and little ways. It’s often the little things that really count and will add up to a stable, loving, and mutually beneficial relationship. – W. C. Dukenfeld, Make Sure The Romance Never Dies

When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself. – Tecumseh

The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings. – Henry Ward Beecher

Make it a habit to tell people, ‘thank you.’ To express your appreciation sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it. – Ralph Marston

One way to combat the gloom is to wake up each day and reflect on what you are grateful for. You can find at least one thing to appreciate each day. Psychological research has shown that gratitude is actually one of the keys to being happy, so use this tool in order to build yourself up day by day. – Carla Loving, Recovering From Control Issues

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. – William Arthur Ward

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘Thank you,’ that would suffice. – Meister Eckhart

The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing. – Hannah Whitall Smith

I can no other answer make, but, thanks, And thanks, and ever thanks. – William Shakespeare

Thanksgiving is a special virtue. But ingratitude is opposed to Thanksgiving. Therefore ingratitude is a special sin. – Thomas Aquinas

Life is worth living if you love to love, if you do what you like, if you work with pleasure, if you live so that you can leave something behind, if you learn to share and appreciate every moment you are healthy, free and alive. – Andy Hertz, Life, The Best Birthday Gift

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