Best 2 139 of Appreciation quotes - MyQuotes
Elizabeth Von Arnim
...listening with absorbed attention more to her voice than to what she was saying, and thinking how like she was, flowering through her voice into beauty in the darkness, to some butterflies he had come across in the Swiss mountains the summer before. When they were folded up they were grey, mothlike creatures that one might easily overlook, but directly they opened their wings they became the loveliest things in the world, all rose-colour or heavenly blue. So had she been to him in the daylight that afternoon,--an ordinary woman, not in any way noticeable; but now listen to her, opening into beauty on the wings of her voice!
Don’t you feel you get value for your day if you’ve actually watched the sun rise?
Loneliness is a failure to appreciate others.
When we think of success, we often associate those who are successful with the things they do rather than the things they don’t, and focus is found in the latter.
As soon as the torch went out the atmosphere of the forest intensified. As her eyes slowly became accustomed to the darkness she started to notice the outlines of canopies above them where trees were silhouetted against the pale moonlight. The sounds around them became more noticeable; the shuffling of an animal through the undergrowth, the whistling of the wind through the trees, and now and then the cry of some creature being captured in the darkness. As they sat quietly, the noises seemed to become louder still until both visitors felt absorbed into the forest world.
Scientific discovery is a private event, and the delight that accompanies it, or the despair of finding it illusory, does not travel. One scientist may get great satisfaction from another's work and admire it deeply; it may give him great intellectual pleasure; but it gives him no sense of participation in the discovery, it does not carry him away, and his appreciation of it does not depend on his being carried away. If it were otherwise the inspirational origin of scientific discovery would never have been in doubt.
Edgar Allan Poe
There might be a class of beings, human once, but now to humanity invisible, for whose scrutiny, and for whose refined appreciation of the beautiful, more especially than for our own, had been set in order by God the great landscape-garden of the whole earth.
Turn you dream machine on and create the world you wish to experience through your imagination.
Humans love appreciation. It is best tool to achieve them.
Planning is deciding your destination and setting your sail so you achieve the outcomes and arrive at your intended destination in the shortest possible time.
Big dreams can’t be developed alone; they need the right environment and relationships to flourish.
Respect...is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique.
From a personality point of view, you develop judgment, but from the sou's point of view, you develop appreciation.
What you think of yourself is more important than what other people think of you.
A day is a collection of moments in the same way that life is a collection of experiences.
Up until doing this movie, I hadn't really paid a huge amount of attention to those genres, but after finishing this movie, it really gave me a different sense of appreciation of the way the movies play out.
I appreciate this moment in time...ball players and actors be knowing my rhymes
When someone comes along who genuinely thanks us, we will follow that person a very long way.
I know how bad a thing it is to be a slave and I know how terrible it was but I don't believe that there's a free person in the whole world that knows how good a cup full of water can taste. Because you have to be a deprived slave, to be kept waiting for your water like we were to really appreciate how good just one swallow can be. When we finally got a drop on our tongues it was like something straight from the hands of the Almighty.
If you wish to give chance on others' abilities and capabilities then give them respected time to grow and express themselves. Share a path for everyone to grow and glow!
More people should visit Antarctica, metaphorically speaking, on their own. That is one of the conclusions I have reached, one of my recommendations: explore something, even if it's just a bookshelf. Make a stab in the dark. Read off the beaten path. Your attention is precious. Be careful of other people trying to direct how you dispense it. Confront your own values. Decide what it is you are looking for an then look for it. Perform connoisseurship. We all need to create our own vocabulary of appreciation, or we are trapped by the vocabulary of others.
If you can manage your thoughts and mind, and choose your battles wisely, you can manage your life.
A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
It's really not that difficult to be happy. You just have to be grateful and especially appreciate what you do have now. The rest will come, my dear.
When you start paying attention to good things, they will start growing in size and multiply in number.
It isn’t what you don’t know that’s the problem. It is what you’re unwilling to ask.
The path to success lies in finding something you have a passion for, care deeply about, and are willing to apply all of your energy and focus to.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Rejoice in your troubles, all things will work for your good.
Success should not only be measured by what you get but by the stewardship of your duty.
Unless we learn the lesson of self-appreciation and practice it, we shall spend our lives imitating other people and deprecating ourselves.
We can't undo a single thing we have ever done, but we can make decisions today that propel us to the life we want and towards the healing we need.
Life isn't long enough to do all you could accomplish. And what a privilege even to be alive. In spite of all the pollutions and horrors, how beautiful this world is. Supposing you only saw the stars once every year. Think what you would think. The wonder of it!
You don't have to be beautiful to be shallow. You needn't be small or weak to be a coward. Shitty personalities come in surprising packages and anybody can be an asshole. So value the good ones, whoever they are. Recognize them when you see them and don't let them go.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Acceptance is appreciation, and the high value of appreciation is such that to appreciate appreciation seems to be the fundamental prerequisite for survival. Mankind will not die for lack of information; it may perish for lack of appreciation.
No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another. Thank you.
Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Generosity creates the higher life. There is no nobler virtue than the care one person shows to another.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving," and the words of John Fitzgerald Kennedy tell us that, "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
Wisdom Kwashie Mensah
The best way to appreciate life is to be grateful.
Our best hope for the future [...] lies in an appreciation of the fact that, even if we don’t empathize with distant strangers, their lives have the same value as the lives of those we love.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
To receive applause for works which do not demand all our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit. It usually means that thereafter we stand still.
The first step may be the hardest, but once you take action you create motion, which in turn builds momentum.
If the concept of consciousness were to fall to science, what would happen to our sense of moral agency and free will? If conscious experience were reduced somehow to mere matter in motion, what would happen to our appreciation of love and pain and dreams and joy? If conscious human beings were just animated material objects, how could anything we do to them be right or wrong?
Greatness is achieved when you fulfil your purpose by doing what you were born to do.
Personal experience is the slowest way of learning. Combine your personal experience with other people’s experiences.
By focusing your thoughts on the things you are thankful for, you attract more things to be grateful for into your life.
I read not for entertainment but to feel what the writer has felt while writing even though if it was fiction.
Nature's beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.
I believe an appreciation for simplicity, the everyday - the ability to dive deeply into the banal and discover life's hidden richness - is where success, let alone happiness, emerges.