These appreciation quotes and sayings recognize the importance of expressing gratitude.
Appreciation is an effort to emphasize the importance of good deeds or words. You can appreciate anyone and for anything – even someone for just being there with you – as part of your life.
Here are some famous appreciation quotes that you will find valuable. Please share them with others.
Thank You Quotes
1.) You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.
2.) Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.
3.) It is important for all of us to appreciate where we come from and how that history has really shaped us in ways that we might not understand.
4.) Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don’t keep it a secret.
Mary Kay Ash
5.) Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
6.) You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.
Note: Many important religious sayings involve appreciation quotes. Counting one’s blessings seems to be a universal belief amongst nearly all religions.
7.) Make it a habit to tell people “thank you.” To express your appreciation sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.
8.) A sincere attitude of gratitude is a beatitude for secured altitudes. Appreciate what you have been given, and you will be promoted higher.
9.) If you want to appreciate the Sun, be a miner, to value the land, be a sailor, and to long for freedom, get married!
Mehmet Murat ildan
10.) Somewhere in this small world, you can find a place where everyone appreciates you more than you think you deserve.
11.) Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn’t anyone who doesn’t appreciate kindness and compassion.
12.) … a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and even ecstasy.
13.) If you have the opportunity to play this game of life, you need to appreciate every moment. A lot of people don’t appreciate the moment until it’s passed.
14.) 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.
Teacher Appreciation Quotations
15.) A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
16.) No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another. Thank you.
17.) If you can read this, thank a teacher.
18.) I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
19.) I am indebted to my father for living but to my teacher for living well.
Alexander the Great
20.) Teacher appreciation makes the world of education go around.
21.) A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
22.) Not all superheroes have capes; some have teaching degrees.
You Made My Day
23.) One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
24.) I would thank you from the bottom of my heart, but for you, my heart has no bottom.
25.) A teacher plants the seeds of knowledge, sprinkles them with love, and patiently nurtures their growth to produce tomorrow’s dreams.
26.) The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth.
27.) What a teacher writes on the blackboard of life can never be erased.
28.) A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart.
29.) Teachers plant seeds of knowledge that grow forever.
30.) Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.
31.) A teacher who can arouse a feeling for one single good action, for one single good poem, accomplishes more than he who fills our memory with rows on rows of natural objects, classified with name and form.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
32.) Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.
33.) There’s no one quite like a special teacher, and no teacher quite as special as you.
34.) Develop an attitude of gratitude and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Tip: Use these appreciation quotes as captions of photos for Instagram and Facebook to express your thanks to a friend.
Good Appreciation Quotes and Sayings
35.) 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.
36.) I want to appreciate you without judging. Join you without invading. Invite you without demanding. Leave you without guilt.
37.) As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.
John F. Kennedy
38.) Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Workplace Appreciation Quotes
39.) Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.
40.) Motivating employees to work at their full potential is the main premise of successful management.
41.) Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much.
42.) I can no other answer make but thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks…
43.) When you meet people, show real appreciation, then genuine curiosity.
44.) Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
45.) The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
47.) Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.
48.) The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
49.) Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.
You Mean So Much To Me
50.) Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
William Makepeace Thackeray
51.) There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.
52.) The thing that I think is the most important is taking moments to express your appreciation to your partner. A thank you or a quick kiss can go a long way toward affirming your relationship and commitment to each other.
Michael Ian Black
53.) Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.
Count Your Blessings
54.) When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.
55.) Enjoy the little things, for one day, you may look back and realize they were the big things.
56.) I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
57.) We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
58.) He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not but rejoices for those which he has.
59.) When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.
60.) If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
61.) Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many—not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
A Thankful Heart
62.) A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue but the parent of all the other virtues.
63.) The unthankful heart discovers no mercies, but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings. – is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation.
64.) When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.
65.) Gratitude turns what we have into enough and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, and confusion into clarity… it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
66.) Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone.
67.) In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
68.) Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.
William Arthur Ward
69.) Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.
Genuine Appreciation Sayings
70.) Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.
71.) Let us awaken and feel alive with joy and appreciation for the gift of this life. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.
72.) If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.
Frank A. Clark
73.) The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.
74.) Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.
Let Us Be Grateful
75.) Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.
Henry Ward Beecher
76.) Let us be grateful to the people that make us happy.
77.) Before I get out of bed, I am saying thank you. I know how important it is to be thankful.
78.) The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies, and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it.
79.) Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom
80.) When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.
81.) Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts
Henri Frederic Amiel
82.) It’s a funny thing about life: once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.
83.) In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.
Attitude of Gratitude
84.) Enough’ is a feast.
85.) For your bravery, hard work, and dedication to our country, we thank you.
86.) Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
87.) Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.
88.) 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.
89.) Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
90.) It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.
Give Thanks and Appreciation
91.) The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.
92.) We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
93.) We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
94.) At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
95.) I feel a very unusual sensation—if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.
96.) Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart but not to bursting; it warms it but not to fever.
97.) Gratitude is the open door to abundance.
98.) I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
99.) Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
William Arthur Ward
100.) What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.
101.) Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
Life becomes more beautiful and simple when you learn to appreciate everyone for their good deeds.
It is not just other humans; you can appreciate anything, like nature, unique circumstances, and life, for bestowing you with good things.
By Michael O’Halloran
Michael is an author and editor of Greeting Card Poet.
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