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Appreciation Quotes

Is there some principal of nature which states that we never know the quality of what we have until it is gone?

Author: Elbert Hofstadter


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

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

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.

Author: Og Mandino (1923-1996)

Profession: American Motivational Author, Speaker

To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self.

Author: Madame Neckar


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

Author: Thomas Paine (1737-1809)

Profession: Anglo-American Political Theorist, Writer

Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold.

Author: Latin Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Latin Origin

There's a basic human weakness inherent in all people which tempts them to want what they can't have and not want what is readily available to them.

Author: Robert J. Ringer

Profession: American Writer

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.

Author: Archibald Rutledge


Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.

Author: Peter Seller

Profession: British Actor

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

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

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

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Like when I'm in the bathroom looking at my toilet paper, I'm like 'Wow! That's toilet paper?' I don't know if we appreciate how much we have.

Author: Alicia Silverstone (1976)

Profession: American Actress, Producer

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

Author: Sophocles

Profession: Greek Tragic Poet

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

Author: Source Unknown


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.

Author: Source Unknown