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Appreciating Quotes

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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 Koenig

Related topics: Inspirational Gratitude

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have,
instead of what you don't have.
- Woody Allen

Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the
ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.
- Henry Clay

I was born, for instance, incapable of appreciating music.
- Maria Mitchell

 

The aim of life is appreciation; there is no sense
in not appreciating things;
and there is no sense in having more of them if you
have less appreciation of them.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Cubans are frantic when it comes to appreciating music.
- Compay Segundo

But the basic Taoism that we are concerned with here
is simply a particular way of appreciating,
learning from, and working with whatever happens in everyday life.
- Benjamin Hoff

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Well, I think that as a country, we've drifted away
from appreciating the importance of imagination.
- Terry Brooks

I've always joked about Joe Montana not appreciating
his Super Bowls nearly as much as I do because he never lost one.
We lost three before we got one.
- John Elway

Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends,
for it is one of God's best gifts.
It involves many things, but above all,
the power of going out of one's self,
and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another.
- Thomas Hughes

Flower was a good metaphor for growth.
The song is obviously about sexual responsibility,
so that was the main metaphor.
Also, it's like knowing who someone has been and remembering and appreciating that,
but really appreciating what they are now even more.
- Jody Watley

Being "contented" ought to mean in English,
as it does in French, being pleased.
Being content with an attic ought not to mean being
unable to move from it and resigned to living in it;
it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The classics of Marxism, while fully appreciating the
significance of the Darwinian theory,
pointed out the errors of which Darwin was guilty.
Darwin's theory, though unquestionably materialist in its main features,
is not free from some serious errors.
- Trofim Lysenko

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow

Curiosity takes courage.
The most important promises are the ones you make to yourself.
Pay Attention.
Appreciate. Listen. Imagine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Appreciate the Unexpected.
- Anonymous

We are all different - and we are all one.
Take time to understand, and to appreciate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
- Anonymous

One is taught by experience to put a premium
on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.
- Gail Godwin

Pause to appreciate the beauty around you.
Whether rainbow or butterfly,
mountain or tree, painting or poem -
whether crafted by nature or by a human hand -
beauty adds a magical element to life
that surpasses logic and science.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

Take a long walk alone in the woods -
leave the cellphone and music player at home.
Your whole BEing will appreciate it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

Take time today to appreciate beauty -
natural beauty, art, people.
Slow down, breathe deeply, smile.
It's a beautiful world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare,
and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
- Anton Chekhov

The best way to appreciate your job
is to imagine yourself without one.
- Oscar Wilde

A man likes his wife to be
just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness,
and just stupid enough to admire it.
- Israel Zangwill

We don't appreciate what we have until it's gone.
Freedom is like that. It's like air.
When you have it, you don't notice it.
- Boris Yeltsin

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience.
Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
- Hal Borland

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor,
for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
- Jessamyn West

One of the greatest titles we can have is "old friend."
We never appreciate how important old friends are until we are older.
The problem is we need to start our old friendships when we are young.
We then have to nurture and grow those friendships over our middle age
when a busy life and changing geographies
can cause us to neglect those friends.
Today is the day to invest in those people
we hope will call us "old friend" in the years to come.
- Grant Fairley

Time and health are two precious assets that we don't
recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.
- Denis Waitley

It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss;
volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
- George Santayana

Now, if you don't mind, I'd appreciate it if you could lower your wand.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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.
- Kanye West

I appreciate life, talk a lot, love to laugh,
and am very optimistic.
- Kiana Tom

You never really appreciate a thing until you have to give it up.
- John Rhodes Sturdy

The lovely thing about being forty is that you can
appreciate twenty-five-year-old men more.
- Colleen McCullough

It was in the 1920s, when nobody had time to reflect,
that I saw a still-life painting with a flower that was perfectly exquisite,
but so small you really could not appreciate it.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

We worked for 11 years to get where we are today,
and I want to take our work seriously so that later
on I'll be able to appreciate the money we've made.
- Maurice Gibb

I had to make a drastic change at Sun Records and I
didn't really appreciate country music until I went there.
- Charlie Rich

Those who appreciate the ways of simple tribes,
where every activity is direct and immediately understandable,
are able to live among them.
- Ella Maillart

And by the same token, I appreciate math,
because I can't do math.
If I have to read a map or figure out the tip on a restaurant bill,
I might start to tear up a little bit.
- Thomas Wilson

In America, there's a failure to appreciate Europe's
leading role in the world.
- Barack Obama

Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear
in his opposition to the war.
People appreciate a politician with the courage to say,
I oppose this war.
- Bianca Jagger

Beauty is grace and confidence.
I've learned to accept and appreciate what nature gave me.
- Lindsay Lohan

To those of you who are wearing ties,
I think my dad would appreciate it if you took them off.
- Robert Moog

No one will ever know what I went through to secure those negatives.
The world can never appreciate it.
It changed the whole course of my life.
- Mathew Brady

One of the common failings among honorable people is
a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable
some other people can be,
and how dangerous it is to trust them.
- Thomas Sowell

We're so afraid of death in our culture,
but I think if we understand it better,
then we'll appreciate the life we have more.
- Naomi Watts

And like I said, I appreciate my older brothers because
they would not allow me to win.
They made me learn to play with them,
which I think is the most important thing that I learned.
- Eddie Murray

I try to stay positive by focusing on how much I'll
appreciate my health if I get better.
- Daniel Johns

I so much appreciate it when anybody tries to make
something and tries to be an artist -
I'm happy to see the work.
- Laurie Anderson

I may not be the most famous songwriter in the world,
but you know a David Friedman song when you hear it.
It took me a long time to appreciate that.
- David Friedman

Deficiency motivation doesn't work.
It will lead to a life-long pursuit of try to fix me.
Learn to appreciate what you have and where and who you are.
- Wayne Dyer

I appreciate very much being injury-free.
- Steffi Graf

Dad is my best mate and I can tell Mum absolutely anything.
I really appreciate Mum and Dad.
Why are we so close? Young parents, I think.
The rock business keeps their minds young.
- Kim Wilde

There will always be someone else with a different view than you.
I appreciate them and would never say that they are wrong.
I hope that they would give me that courtesy also.
- Melissa Etheridge

I am tired of being in an industry that doesn't appreciate me.
- Luther Campbell

Everybody doesn't have to get every joke.
People really appreciate not being condescended to.
- Matt Groening

'Ouch' is not independent of social training.
One has only to prick a foreigner to appreciate that it is an English word.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

You've got to appreciate the things that come from
the art of the Negro and from the heart of the man farthest down.
- William Christopher Handy

I surrounded myself with women when I was growing up
because I had this horrible psycho father.
Now I'm trying to really appreciate and like men more.
- Courtney Love

I appreciate the opportunity to continue to serve the people of our state.
- David Minge

I've experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows.
I think to really appreciate anything you have to be
at both ends of the spectrum.
- John Elway

The themes Poe used were universal and timeless.
As long as the English language exists at all,
we will be able to appreciate what he did.
It will not age!
It will not become dated!
- John Astin

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
- Franklin P. Jones


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