appreciation

Appreciation and gratefulness can  improves relationships, create fulfillment  greater success and help you to achieve true happiness. And you also get to experience a deep sense of gratitude for yourself, for others and life itself. Yes, appreciation is a powerful force.

You can read more about the art of appreciation from this inspiring book written by motivational speaker and professional coach Mike Robbins, entitled “Focus on the Good Stuff: The Power of Appreciation“.

He shows us the simple act of focusing on what is good, taking notice what we have to be grateful for, and offering appreciation to others can transform our lives.

quotes of appreciationIt is an easy-to-read book  and it can change the way you view and live life.  You will realize how the power of  appreciation.

Now, let’s read through these selected quotes of appreciation and gratefulness you should be thankful for from my personal collection of best life quotes collection.


“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus


“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” – Frederick Keonig


“Appreciate life instead of resisting it.” – Judy Tatelbaum


“Believing in our hearts that who we are is enough is the key to a more satisfying and balanced life.” – Ellen Sue Stern


“The best things in life are appreciated most after they have been lost.” – Roy L. Smith


“A man can refrain from wanting what he has not, and cheerfully make the best of a bird in the hand.” – Seneca


“While you fear missing a meal, you aren’t fully aware of the meals you do eat.” – Dan Millman


“Gratitude is the memory of the heart.” – French Proverb


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


“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” – Gerald Good


“The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.” – Oscar Wilde


“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” – Thornton Wilder


“Saying thank you is more than good manners.  It is good spirituality.” – Alfred Painter


“Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.” – William Faulkner


“The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.” – Eric Hoffer


“Gratitude is the memory of the heart.” – Jean Baptiste Massieu


“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust


“Reflect on your present blessings- of which every man has many- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” – Charles Dickens


“I feel a very unusual sensation – if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.” – Benjamin Disraeli


“Grace and gratitude go together like heaven and earth.” – Karl Barth


“The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” – William James


“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton


“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” – William Arthur Ward


“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” – Cicero


“Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.” – Estonian Proverb


“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward


“For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.” – Kahlil Gibran


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

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John Fitzgerald Kennedy


“There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.” – Mother Teresa


“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” – Dalai Lama


“By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.” – Voltaire


“Gratitude is absolutely the way to bring more into your life” – Marci Shimoff


“If we get everything that we want, we will soon want nothing that we get.” – Vernon Luchies


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