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The Best Quotes About Appreciation

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A list of the best appreciation quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous appreciation quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic appreciation quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational appreciation quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about appreciation?" and "What are inspirational appreciation quotes?"

This list includes notable appreciation quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest appreciation quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite appreciation sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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    What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.

    Joseph Addison
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    The half is greater than the whole.

    Hesiod
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    When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough, I've done my duty, and I've done no more.

    Henry Fielding
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    There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants -- more than anything else -- to become rich. As long as they don't have the money, it'll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they'll understand how important other things are -- and have always been.

    Anita Loos
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    Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.

    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Whatever you do, make it an offering to me -- the food you eat, the sacrifices you make, the help you give, even your suffering.

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    He is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much.

    Thomas Fuller
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    I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.

    Elbert Hubbard
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    Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward the life that God intended for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.

    Og Mandino
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    That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.

    Thomas Paine
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    Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold.

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    It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

    Seneca the Younger
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    Let never day nor night unhallowed pass, but still remember what the Lord hath done.

    William Shakespeare
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    Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.

    Sophocles
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    If you can't appreciate what you have got then get what you appreciate.

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    The greatest need of every human being is the need for appreciation.

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    We are so often caught up in our destination that we forget to appreciate the journey, especially the goodness of the people we meet on the way. Appreciation is a wonderful feeling, don't overlook it.

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    No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.

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    By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.

    Voltaire