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.
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