Did you receive something today? Have you appreciated that person?
These Appreciation Quotes will tell you the importance of being grateful.
Appreciation is sincere. Flattery is not. – Dale Carnegie
Appreciation may be interpreted by insecure people as flattery. However, according to Dale Carnegie, in order to appreciate someone, you should do it from the heart. It should be not be selfish.
True appreciation is admired by everyone while flattery is condemned by them.
Returning thanks is our urgent duty. – James Allen
Appreciate a person before it is too late. When you receive any kind of help, gifts or smile, say thank you. It should be freely given, without considerations. Being grateful should not be a burden to you, and it makes the receiver’s heart lighter.
Famous Appreciation Quotes
“Appreciation is the currency of success.” Shaka Smart
“Appreciation can make a day – even change a life.” Margaret Cousins
“What’s important is self-appreciation.” Donnie Wahlberg
“I had a connoisseur’s… appreciation of fear.” Peter Straub
“Correction does much, but encouragement does more.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Begin with praise and honest appreciation.” Dale Carnegie
“Enjoy yourself -it’s later than you think.” Guy Lombardo
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.” Melody Beattie
“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” James Allen
“Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.” Dale Carnegie
“By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.” Voltaire
“We all had a desire and appreciation for such a wide range of music.” Jim Capaldi
“Bing was always hesitant to accept appreciation in any form.” Bob Crosby
“Poetical appreciation is only newly bursting on me.” Isaac Rosenberg
“Acknowledgment, award, appreciation.” Mary Anne Radmacher
“Men prize the thing ungained more than it is.” William Shakespeare
“Nine-tenths of wisdom is appreciation.” Dale Dauten
“Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.” William Makepeace Thackeray
“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” Dalai Lama
“Upgrade your past by seeing it with appreciation.” Alan Cohen
“Appreciate everything your associates do for the business.” Sam Walton
“The best way to appreciate your job is to, is here to stay.” Oscar Wilde
“The appreciation of pleasure can be the anchor of humanity.” Elizabeth Gilbert
“If not shown appreciation, it gets to you.” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
“The art of appreciation begins with self appreciation.” Amit Abraham
“Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.” Fred De Witt Van Amburgh
“The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.” Charles Schwab
“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” Epictetus
“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” Albert Schweitzer
“The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” William James
“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
“Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” Buddha
“Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone.” Gertrude Stein
“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
“You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” Willie Nelson
“It is impossible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment.” Naomi Williams
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Arthur Ward
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” G.K. Chesterton
“‘Enough’ is a feast. Buddhist proverb
“If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.” Robert Quillen
“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” Robert Brault
“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
“Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” Charles Dickens
“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” Eckhart Tolle
“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
“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” Gerald Good
“Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” Melody Beattie
“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
“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
“We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.” Neal A. Maxwell
“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer
“The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.” John E. Southard
“I truly believe we can either see the connections, celebrate them, and express gratitude for our blessings, or we can see life as a string of coincidences that have no meaning or connection. For me, I’m going to believe in miracles, celebrate life, rejoice in the views of eternity, and hope my choices will create a positive ripple effect in the lives of others. This is my choice.” Mike Ericksen
“Gratitude also opens your eyes to the limitless potential of the universe, while dissatisfaction closes your eyes to it.” Stephen Richards
“Gratitude and attitude are not challenges; they are choices.” Robert Braathe
“They both seemed to understand that describing it was beyond their powers, the gratitude that spreads through your body when a burden gets lifted, and the sense of homecoming that follows, when you suddenly remember what it feels like to be yourself.” Tom Perrotta
“Gratitude is more of a compliment to yourself than someone else.” Raheel Farooq
“Keep your eyes open and try to catch people in your company doing something right, then praise them for it.” Tom Hopkins
Appreciation makes the achievement of others belongs to us. – Voltaire
Other people work hard to complete their tasks with quality and excellence. Recognizing their value will make them a part of us and us a part of them. It is a two-way emotional bank account; we need to deposit our appreciation in order to be able to withdraw some.
Gratitude is the soul of beauty. – Friedrich Nietzsche.
What is beauty if it is not appreciated? What is hard work if it is not recognized?
At the end of the day, people give up when they see that their effort is fruitless and has no value to others. A simple tap in the shoulder can lift the spirit of a tired worker.
The highest form of appreciation is to live by them. – John F. Kennedy
Uttering words is good to hear. But letting the person see that the value you gave is authentic will boost their spirit even higher. Do not inflate somebody’s heart just for show. The moment they realize your words are not genuine, you will lose their respect.
Gratefulness is the essence of goodness. – Dalai Lama
Generosity and kindness grows with every seed of appreciation. It motivates the person to do more in order feel the value it has given to him. When you want to change the heart of a hardened man, show him how grateful you are with those little efforts he had made.
Gratitude is the parent of all virtues. – Cicero
Other virtues such as kindness, respect and decency emanates from appreciation. These virtues originated as a response to the gratitude given.
Remember the appreciation you receive and forget the injuries you sustained. – Confucius
The old man himself says it all. Gratitude can heal a broken heart even if the body is wounded. These Appreciation Quotes should make you shy away from being grateful.
Remember, a simple thank you can create a great impact to our future.