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- 1Joseph Addison
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.
The half is greater than the whole.
- 3Henry Fielding
When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough, I've done my duty, and I've done no more.
- 4Anita Loos
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.
- 5James Allen
Cherish your visions; cherish your ideals; cherish the music that stirs in your heart, the beauty that forms in your mind, the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts, for out of them will grow delightful conditions, all heavenly environment; of these if you but remain true to them, your world will at last be built.
- 6Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.
Whatever you do, make it an offering to me -- the food you eat, the sacrifices you make, the help you give, even your suffering.
- 8Thomas Fuller
He is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much.
- 9Elbert Hubbard
I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.
- 10Og Mandino
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.
- 11Thomas Paine
That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.
Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold.
- 13Seneca the Younger
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- 14William Shakespeare
Let never day nor night unhallowed pass, but still remember what the Lord hath done.
Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.
If you can't appreciate what you have got then get what you appreciate.
The greatest need of every human being is the need for appreciation.
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.
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.