Check out our collection of inspirational and humorous Appreciation quotes and sayings.
Showing gratitude and expressing thankfulness is a great way to let someone know that you appreciate them. It strengthens the bond between people and communities. Thankless people do not go very far in life.


“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

“The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.”
Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

“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 – Appreciation Quotes

“It is unfortunate that many people today cannot appreciate the value that every man possesses.”
Sunday Adelaja, Create Your Own Net Worth

“The best way to appreciate life is to be grateful.”
Wisdom Kwashie Mensah

“You are not limited to this body, to this mind, or to this reality—you are a limitless ocean of Consciousness, imbued with infinite potential. You are existence itself.”
Joseph P. Kauffman, The Answer Is YOU: A Guide to Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Freedom

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“Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

“At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.”
Mark Twain

“Nature didn’t need an operation to be beautiful. It just was.”
Scott Westerfeld, The Uglies Trilogy

“You have to understand and appreciate the value in people before you can notice those in need and be of help.”
Sunday Adelaja, Create Your Own Net Worth

“An appreciation of what you have brings the ultimate abundance in your life.”
Debasish Mridha

“Every man you see upon the earth has some value within him already, hence you should treat every man you come across on earth with that worth and appreciation.”
Sunday Adelaja, Create Your Own Net Worth

“Everything we perceive to be solid and static is made up of almost entirely empty space.”
Joseph P. Kauffman, The Answer Is YOU: A Guide to Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Freedom

“Do You want to be Surrounded by Great People? There is an Appreciative Person, behind every Successful Person. Be that Person.”
Vineet Raj Kapoor

“There comes a time in one’s life, perhaps in middle age, when we stop and assess who we are, and the life we have.”
Fennel Hudson, Fine Things – Fennel’s Journal – No. 8

appreciation quotes
“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, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!”
Mae West

“There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”
Voltaire – Appreciation Quotes

“To change your enemies forever, practice forgiveness, appreciation, and kindness towards them.”
Debasish Mridha

“A beautiful sentence and a beautiful sunrise derive from the same source.”
Marty Rubin

“People will rather appreciate a man who wears one suit out of the several he has got and refuse to validate the man who has put only suit he has into shape and has worn it on his back.”
Sunday Adelaja, Create Your Own Net Worth

appreciation quotes
“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it. People think pleasing God is all God cares about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back.”
Alice Walker, The Color Purple

“Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. TRUST. HOPE. LOVE. WISH. BELIEVE. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey, and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.”
Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love—then make that day count!”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.”
W.H. Auden, The Dyer’s Hand

“Expressing authentic appreciation doesn’t cost you anything and the outcomes are simply wonderful.”
Dr. Dragos, Engineering Success: The True Meaning of Leadership and Team Building

“The joy is in the climb. Appreciate the process. To build or perfect anything takes time and effort. That time and effort adds value. Embrace the journey.”
Akiroq Brost

“Sometimes witchcraft is when the heart is full of hate that it consumes your mind not appreciate good things that are done by other people.”
De philosopher DJ Kyos

“Having a ‘taste for life’ is about knowing its various flavours and awaiting the next meal.”
Fennel Hudson, Fine Things – Fennel’s Journal – No. 8

“Everything exists as information in a field of infinite possibilities, and it is our Consciousness that renders the information and causes it to appear as the material world.”
Joseph P. Kauffman, The Answer Is YOU: A Guide to Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Freedom

appreciation quotes
“The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“This place was truly the highest and the lowest of all worlds – the most beautiful senses, the most exquisite emotions.. the most malevolent desires, the darkest deeds. Perhaps it was meant to be so. Perhaps without the lows, the highs could not be reached.”
Stephenie Meyer, The Host

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.”
Jo Walton

“Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“When you are appreciating someone intently and deliberately with love and compassion, your need for them to change will disappear.”
Dash Trembley

“By getting you to look into a mirror I can show you what special looks like, but there’s nothing I can do to make you appreciate it. That’s the part you have to do for yourself.”
Clyde Lee Dennis – Appreciation Quotes

“Appreciation is a better stimulant than money. Money boosts the ego, but appreciation touches the soul.”
Debasish Mridha

appreciation quotes
“The problem that we have with a victim mentality is that we forget to see the blessings of the day. Because of this, our spirit is poisoned instead of nourished.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

“Be happy with who you are and what you do, and you can do anything you want.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“Those who have the ability to be grateful are the ones who have the ability to achieve greatness.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“You are evidence of your mother’s strength, especially if you are a rebellious knucklehead and regardless she has always maintained her sanity.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

“Love those who appreciate you, and appreciate those who love you.”
Connor Chalfant

“Later that day when I walked down this dried-out riverbed, enjoying the last rays of sunshine on my bare skin, I felt a deep inner peace coming up straight from my heart.”
Nina Hrusa

“What you think of yourself is more important than what other people think of you.”
Nicky Verd

“Not every relationship is meant to last. Some are there to create an impact on your life. Relationships that last three months are just as important as ones that last a lifetime.”
Dominic Riccitello

“Night helps us appreciate daylight, while lengthy days make us yearn for a good stretch of night.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

appreciation quotes
“A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.”
Walt Whitman – Appreciation Quotes

“You say freak, I say unique.”
Christian Baloga

“Ten long trips around the sun since I last saw that smile, but only joy and thankfulness that on a tiny world in the vastness, for a couple of moments in the immensity of time, we were one.”
Ann Druyan

“Every one of my fans is so special to me.”
Justin Bieber, First Step 2 Forever

“I cannot tell you that I am owed anything. But I can tell you that I owe everything.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“In a very tragic kind of way, sometimes things have to be gone before I fully realize that they were ever there.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Life is more satisfying when we spend more time appreciating what we already have instead of longing for what we don’t have.”
Leticia Rae

quotes about appreciation
“Liking is probably the best form of ownership, and ownership the worst form of liking.”
José Saramago, The Tale of the Unknown Island

“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.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“We are perishing for want of wonder, not for want of wonders.”
G.K. Chesterton – Appreciation Quotes

“I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.”
Elbert Hubbard

“To be a successful person, never wait for inspiration, appreciation, or approval. Drive on with absolute enthusiasm against all odds. You will reach your destination and be an inspiration to others.”
Debasish Mridha

“It is impossible for your reasons to be unhappy to exceed those to be happy.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“What am I owed except the responsibility to see life as a gift?”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Do not try to compensate people for the love they show you. Rather, replicate the love.”
Faithful Akpaloo

“Life is a wonderfully fine thing. Go live it.”
Fennel Hudson, Fine Things – Fennel’s Journal – No. 8

“We often try to force the experience we want to have, instead of allowing the experience we were meant to have, and in doing this, we miss out on gaining any new insight or understanding.”
Joseph P. Kauffman, The Answer Is YOU: A Guide to Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Freedom

quotes about appreciation
“We all love animals. Why do we call some “pets” and others “dinner?”
k.d. lang

“Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“If you want to be reminded of the love of the Lord, just watch the sunrise.”
Jeannette Walls, Half Broke Horses

“Finding happiness should not be seen as finding a needle in a haystack. Happiness is within. Each day is a blessing that brings an abundance of happiness. Therefore, finding happiness should be like finding a gift in a stack of gifts.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“The mind is like a flower. It does not bloom without the lights of appreciation, encouragement, and love.”
Debasish Mridha – Appreciation Quotes

“Sometimes, we must experience heartbreak to fully admire the warmth and brilliance that shines ahead.”
Terry a O’Neal

“As we become more open and accepting of others and appreciative of what they have to offer, they open up more to us in return.”
Joseph Deitch, Elevate: An Essential Guide to Life

“We are treated exactly the way we expect to be treated by the world and its people.”
Alaric Hutchinson, Living Peace

“Your true being, as Consciousness, is ever at peace, ever at rest, eternally existing in the dimension of here and now. It is the formless and eternal quality within you that expresses itself through the world of form.”
Joseph P. Kauffman, The Answer Is YOU: A Guide to Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Freedom

“You do not have an existence independent of your environment, but rather you are your environment, and your environment is you.”
Joseph P. Kauffman, The Answer Is YOU: A Guide to Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Freedom

quotes about appreciation
“A grateful mindset can set you free from the prison of dis-empowerment and the shackles of misery.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

“For the yesterdays and todays, and the tomorrows I can hardly wait for – Thank you.”
Cecelia Ahern, The Book of Tomorrow

“Be thankful for your allotment in an imperfect world. Though better circumstances can be imagined, far worse are nearer misses than you probably care to realize.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

“Not having money to spend doesn’t mean we can’t have well-spent moments every day.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Peace and Plenty: Finding Your Path to Financial Serenity

“Celebrate your life with gratitude. Every moment, every breath is a gift. How will you cherish this time you have been given? How will you make the most of it?”
Akiroq Brost – Appreciation Quotes

“He was done playing cop for a city that did not appreciate its police force.”
Jason Medina, The Manhattanville Incident: An Undead Novel

“Simple men do great things simply because they do not purport to see anything grand in their efforts. They only see the responsibility of living life in keeping with the gift that it is. And that is greatness indeed.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“If we feel good, we can keep going in the direction of the reality we’re creating. If we don’t feel good, we may reflect upon our beliefs and change them according to the reality we do wish to create.”
Alaric Hutchinson, Living Peace

“The single greatest cause of happiness is gratitude.”
Auliq-Ice

“When you have so little, just the smallest thing can make you happy.”
Yeonmi Park, In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom

quotes about appreciation
“This is how women self-sabotage and self-destruct. Unless we have constant witnesses to our hard work, we are convinced we pull off every day of our lives through smoke and mirrors.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Peace and Plenty: Finding Your Path to Financial Serenity

“It can be exhausting eating a meal cooked by a man. With a woman, it’s, Ho hum, pass the beans. A guy, you have to act like he just built the Taj Mahal.”
Deb Caletti, The Queen of Everything

“Connecting with those you know love, like and appreciate you restores the spirit and give you energy to keep moving forward in this life.”
Deborah Day, BE HAPPY NOW!

“Just because it isn’t perfect, doesn’t mean it isn’t awesome.”
M.R. Mathias, The Sword and the Dragon

“True greatness does not arise from the achievements in my life. Rather, it is born out of an appreciation for my life.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough – Appreciation Quotes

“Don’t you feel you get value for your day if you’ve actually watched the sun rise?”
A.J. Vosse

“Superstars are born when minds collide.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Gratitude turns disappointment into lessons learned, discoveries made, alternatives explored, and new plans set in motion.”
Auliq-Ice

“Life sometimes reminds us that it is sometimes heartless by giving something or someone we really need to someone who does not need or even want them or it.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Those who are truly grateful are deeply moved by the privilege of living.”
Auliq-Ice

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“Sometimes I feel like relationships consist of telling your same life stories to different people until someone finally appreciates them.”
Kate Rockland, Falling Is Like This

“I want you to embark on the truth of loving yourself because when you love yourself and when you appreciate yourself, you will make healthy changes in your life for healthy reasons.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

“We can never sneer at the stars, mock the dawn, or scoff at the totality of being.”
Abraham Joshua Heschel

“Hating skin color is contempt for God’s divine creative imagination. Honoring it is appreciation for conscious, beautiful-love-inspired diversity.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

“Life isn’t always a bed of roses. However, having once seen, smelled, and touched roses, I am forever changed for the better. So my down moments are just that, moments.”
Jodi Livon

“A critic is a person with an appreciation seeking heart that can never find it.”
Debasish Mridha – Appreciation Quotes

“He smiled and gazed at the stars with her. He rarely took the time to truly appreciate their beauty, but whenever he did, it was always magical.”
Jason Medina, The Manhattanville Incident: An Undead Novel

“At the very point that I’ve taken something for granted, I have at that same moment taken it to its grave. And if I look around, I realize I’ve cultivated quite a cemetery.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“If I continually focus on what I don’t have, my life will always be completely empty despite the fact that it’s completely full.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Once you start questioning your beliefs, that’s when it’s all over. It is truly doubt that kills our conviction.”
Hyrum Yeakleyquotes about appreciation
“By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.”
Voltaire

“Gratitude paints little smiley faces on everything it touches.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

“Appreciation, not possession, makes a thing ours.”
Marty Rubin

“A man has only one escape from his old self — to see a different self in the mirror of some woman’s eyes.”
Clare Boothe Luce

“Find the perfection in every moment instead of trying to make every moment perfect.”
Donnalynn Civello

“Treat what you love with gentle kindness and appreciative respect.”
J. Earp – Appreciation Quotes

“We don’t have to meet people where they are, we just have to love them where they are to find any sort of peace. This is something I learned from being my mother’s child.”
Jodi Livon

quotes about appreciation
“Even the smallest tender mercy can bring peace when recognized and appreciated.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

“Everyone just wasting time because they have so much of it to waste, minutes slipping by on who’s with who and did you hear.”
Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

“A sincere attitude of gratitude is a beatitude for secured altitudes. Appreciate what you have been given and you will be promoted higher.”
Israelmore Ayivor

“Here is little habit that can make a big difference. Send sunbeams. Intentionally send a word of encouragement or appreciation every day to one person.”
Steve Goodier

“If I am not a servant to others, by process of elimination I am then a servant to myself. And that serves no one.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Appreciate the plant that grows in your balcony only for you.”
Vineet Raj Kapoor

“A seat at the table is desired. But I’ll scream from the street if I need to.”
Darnell Lamont Walker

“I know how closely most of us tend to hold on to whatever cache of patience we’ve managed to amass over a lifetime and I appreciate your squandering some of your cherished stash here.”
Carrie Fisher, The Princess Diarist

“Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.”
William Makepeace Thackeray – Appreciation Quotes

“Gratitude is a miracle of its own recognition. It brings out a sense of appreciation and sincerity of a being.”
Auliq-Ice

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“Chicago has so much excellent architecture that they feel obliged to tear some of it down now and then and erect terrible buildings just to help us all appreciate the good stuff.”
Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife

“Every morning when I wake up, I kiss her forehead as symbol of gratitude and appreciation and she repays me back with a lovely smile.”
M.F. Moonzajer, A moment with God ; Poetry

“You never fully appreciate what you had until you don’t have it anymore.”
Glenn Beck

“You can’t just write and write and put things in a drawer. They wither without the warm sun of someone else’s appreciation.”
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“After you hear and listen. First must come desire. Second must come willingness.
Third should come understanding. Fourth should come progression and with progression will come more understanding.”
Hyrum Yeakley

“A major component of health and wellness, gratitude helps us to appreciate the blessings we already have and sparks the anticipatory pleasure of blessings to come.”
Laurie Buchanan, PhD

“How can one stand in a field of red poppies and not want to live forever?”
Marty Rubin

“Appreciate what you have, while you have it, or you’ll learn what it meant to you after you lose it.”
Frank Sonnenberg, BookSmart: Hundreds of real-world lessons for success and happiness

“Happiness is not a thing – it is a feeling; a way of joyful living and being. It comes from inner fulfillment and appreciating the world you live in.”
Rasheed Ogunlaru – Appreciation Quotes

“Maybe it was simply human nature to only love a thing after losing it. Maybe they should all lose more things so they can appreciate what they had.”
Tiffany Reisz, The Night Mark

quotes about appreciation
“When you take the small roads you see the life that goes on there, and this makes your own life larger.”
Elizabeth Berg

“If you already have a person’s love no sacrifice can be too much to give for it; but any sacrifice is too great to buy it for you.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein, Culture and Value

“There was so much to learn and it was all fun. But the best part was getting a laugh from an audience. That was like drowning in candy.”
Hal Holbrook, Harold: The Boy Who Became Mark Twain

“Expectation has brought me disappointment. Disappointment has brought me wisdom. Acceptance, gratitude and appreciation have brought me joy and fulfillment.”
Rasheed Ogunlaru

“Amusement, even ironic amusement, is the beginning of sincere appreciation, as any lapsed hipster knows.”
Last Man Standing, WHEN YOU LIVE YOUR LIFE RIGHT, THERE’S NOTHING TO WRITE ABOUT

“Appreciation has tremendous power. A beautiful thing is not beautiful until someone appreciates it.”
Debasish Mridha

“It’s all about reprogramming our minds to focus more on what brings us joy.”
Alaric Hutchinson, Living Peace

“For the grateful, there is no room for disappointment; Each moment offers life.”
Auliq-Ice

“Appreciate and value your time because this is the key to success.”
Sunday Adelaja

“You can’t achieve anything deeply satisfying without a drawn-out process leading up to it- and yet process demands a goal. You can’t love one without at least appreciating the other.”
Chris Guillebeau, The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life

“During these hard times in the world we should always remember to keep our families and friends close.”
Hyrum Yeakley – Appreciation Quotes

“The absence of ‘criticism’ is not Appreciation!!!”
Harrish Sairaman

“Gratitude is the appreciation of things that are not deserved, earned or demanded – those wonderful things that we take for granted.”
Renée Paule

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