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appreciation Quotes

33 of the best book quotes about appreciation
  1. #1
    “A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.”
  2. #2
    “Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.”
  3. #3
    ″People are more important than things. A car, even a pristine gem like my new convertible, was just a thing.″
  4. #4
    “Do you really want to be happy? You can begin by being appreciative of who you are and what you’ve got.”
  5. #5
    “We all fail to appreciate each day just how much we already possess. Light, air, freedom, the companionship of friends.”
  6. #6
    “The Way of the warrior is to master the virtue of his weapons. He must have a leading toward strategy, for if a gentleman dislikes he will not appreciate the benefit of weaponry.”
  7. #7
    “She has acquired a taste for classical music over the years - ‘it’s like learning to appreciate a stinky cheese.’”
  8. #8
    “They offer themselves so sweetly and confidently and willingly, even if it seems that there is no one to appreciate them. Just as though they sang a joyous little song to themselves, that it is so happy to love, even though one is not loved in return.”
  9. #9
    “I feel that her being is inseparable from my own, and that the footsteps of my life are in hers. All the best of me belongs to her—there is not a talent, or an inspiration or a joy in me that has not awakened by her loving touch.”
  10. #10
    “I do not miss childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in small things, even as greater things crumbled.”
  11. #11
    “If you want one thing too much it’s likely to be a disappointment. The healthy way is to learn to like the everyday things, like soft beds and buttermilk—and feisty gentlemen.”
  1. #12
    ″ When he smiled he showed a row of strong white teeth. ‘God never made a finer woman than my mother and my daddy’s heart was pure gold,’ he said.”
  2. #13
    “They decided our culture was too cluttered. They created commissions to choose the hundred best of everything: Hundred Songs, Hundred Paintings, the rest were eliminated. How can we appreciate anything fully when overwhelmed with too much?”
  3. #14
    “In this house we do not give away what loved ones give to us. Now go bring me that coat.”
  4. #15
    “I see it all raving before me the endless yakking kitchen mouthings of life, the long dark grave of tomby talks under midnight kitchen bulbs, in fact it fills me with love to realize that life so avid and misunderstood nevertheless reaches out skinny skeleton hand to me and to Billie too -- But you know what I mean.
    And this is the way it begins.”
  5. #16
    “Thank you most of all for friends. We appreciate the complicated and wonderful gifts you give us in each other.”
  6. #17
    “Here was another peculiar Trump attribute: an inability to see his actions the way most others saw them. Or to fully appreciate how people expected him to behave.”
  7. #18
    “A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart. He taught me to appreciate the simple things- a walk in the woods, a fresh snowfall, a nap in a shaft of winter sunlight. ”
  8. #19
    “I don’t think they get paid very much, because they never stay very long. But they should get a million dollars. What they do is really hard, and I don’t think most folks get that.”
  9. #20
    “It’s like what one of those Middle West poets said: You’ve got to love life to have life, and you’ve got to have life to love life…It’s what they call a vicious circle.”
  10. #21
    “Under normal circumstances, Ronnie probably would have appreciated an evening like this. In New York, the lights from the city made it impossible to see many stars, but here, it was just the opposite.”
  11. #22
    “But I can’t blame my parents for our poverty because my mother and father are the twin suns around which I orbit and my world would EXPLODE without them.”
  1. #23
    “I love Indians. I love our songs, your dances, and your souls. And I love your art.”
  2. #24
    “The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.”
  3. #25
    “People where you live,” the little prince said, “grow five thousand roses in one garden... Yet they don’t find what they’re looking for... And yet what they’re looking for could be found in a single rose.”
  4. #26
    “What matters most are the simple pleasures so abundant that we can all enjoy them...Happiness doesn’t lie in the objects we gather around us. To find it, all we need to do is open our eyes.”
  5. #27
    “What makes the desert beautiful,′ said the little prince, ‘is that somewhere it hides a well...”
  6. #28
    “It is quite possible that an animal has spoken to me and that I didn’t catch the remark because I wasn’t paying attention.”
  7. #29
    “A miracle has happened and a sign has occurred here on earth, right on our farm, and we have no ordinary pig.” “Well,” said Mrs. Zuckerman, “it seems to me you’re a little off. It seems to me we have no ordinary spider.” “Oh, no,” said Zuckerman. “It’s the pig that’s unusual. It says so, right there in the middle of the web.” “Maybe.”
  8. #30
    ″‘I intend to concentrate all of my efforts on the League,’ she said. ‘They appreciate me. For my knowledge as a nurse, for my moral character and exemplary behavior. I’m...I’m somebody to them.‘”
  9. #31
    “Wabi-sabi means treading lightly on the planet and knowing how to appreciate whatever is encountered, no matter how trifling, whenever it is encountered.”
  10. #32
    “I think that’s one of the biggest signs a person has matured—knowing how to appreciate things that matter to others, even if they don’t matter very much to you.”
  11. #33
    “Sadly, many of the things that undermine our joy and happiness, we create ourselves. Often it comes from the negative tendencies of the mind, emotional reactivity, or from our inability to appreciate and utilize the resources within us… We create most of our suffering, so it should be logical that we also have the ability to create more joy.”