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Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.

Henri Frédéric Amiel (1821-1881) Swiss writer.

We are so often caught up in our destination that we forget to appreciate the journey, especially the goodness of the people we meet on the way. Appreciation is a wonderful feeling, don't overlook it.

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I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.

Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) American editor, publisher, and author of the mora

By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.

Voltaire (1694-1778) French writer and historian.

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.


Let never day nor night unhallowed pass, but still remember what the Lord hath done.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.

Sophocles (497/6 BC-406/5 BC) Greek tragic poet.

That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.

Thomas Paine (1737-1809) English intellectual.

The greatest need of every human being is the need for appreciation.

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If you can't appreciate what you have got then get what you appreciate.

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