Quotes and Sayings about Appreciation
"One of the great things about being recognized is that you receive this feedback from people. It is easy to see how sincere people are. It's nothing fake or jive. They're giving sincere appreciation. And it's not that easy to express."
- John Astin
(Related: People, Appreciation, Being, Giving, Nothing)
"All I know is that history repeats itself and people are going to want to experience the world. But I know then they are going to have a better appreciation for what is here in Maine."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Experience, History, People, Appreciation, Want, World)
"Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Fear, Appreciation, Thinking, Zone)
"When you meet people, show real appreciation, then genuine curiosity."
- Martha Beck
(Related: People, Appreciation, Curiosity)
"When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase."
- Bernard Berenson
(Related: Beauty, Appreciation)
"A painstaking course in qualitative and quantitative analysis by John Wing gave me an appreciation of the need for, and beauty of, accurate measurement."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Beauty, Appreciation)
"Kids in general make things fresh and alive and they have this great appreciation for, Holy mackerel, we're making a movie!"
- James L. Brooks
(Related: Appreciation, Kids)
"We all had a desire and appreciation for such a wide range of music."
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Music, Appreciation, Desire)
"By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, Appreciation, Ivy, Road, Schools, State, Students, Value)
"Israelis can be proud of the vibrant democracy that they have created, and I know that many Rhode Islanders share my deep appreciation for the close friendship between our two nations."
- Lincoln Chafee
(Related: Friendship, Appreciation, Deep, Democracy, Nations)
"Indeed, I would feel that an appreciation of the arts in a conscious, disciplined way might help one to do science better."
- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
(Related: Science, Appreciation, Help)
"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
(Related: Life, Appreciation, Sense)
"This familiarity with a respected physician and my appreciation of his work, or the tragedy I experienced with the long, tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced me in wanting to study medicine. It was not the case."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Death, Work, Mother, Appreciation, Familiarity, Medicine, Study, Tragedy)
"Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another."
- John Clayton
(Related: Time, God, Christian, Appreciation, Being, Buying, Giving, Thanksgiving, World)
"Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts."
- Alan Cohen
(Related: Thoughts, Appreciation, Light, Prayer)
"All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: People, Appreciation, Dependence)
"Since September 11, 2001, many in this nation and this Congress have a deeper appreciation for the importance of the sacrifices made by our law enforcement officers."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Appreciation, Congress, Importance, Law, Nation)
"Bing was always hesitant to accept appreciation in any form."
- Bob Crosby
"I have a greater appreciation for kitchen appliances, having played one."
- Anthony Daniels
(Related: Appreciation, Kitchen)
"But perhaps the rest of us could have separate classes in science appreciation, the wonder of science, scientific ways of thinking, and the history of scientific ideas, rather than laboratory experience."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Experience, History, Science, Ideas, Appreciation, Rest, Thinking, Wonder)
"If you take my performance or my understanding of the role and my appreciation for story and then dress it in CGI, that I guess becomes an action film."
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Action, Performance, Appreciation, Dress, Film, Understanding)
"Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Animation, Appreciation, Communication, Man, Mind, Quick)
"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."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Home, Love, Appreciation, Companionship, May, Understanding)
"No, but I've always felt that with true talent, and a commitment to hard work, it is possible to achieve an enduring respect and appreciation. In other words, I don't take my fans for granted."
- John Fogerty
(Related: Work, Talent, Appreciation, Commitment, Fans, Hard work, Respect, Words)
"Knowing what paint a painter uses or having an understanding of where he was in the history of where he came from doesn't hurt your appreciation of the painting."
- Jodie Foster
(Related: History, Appreciation, Hurt, Painting, Understanding)
"We human beings are tuned such that we crave great melody and great lyrics. And if somebody writes a great song, it's timeless that we as humans are going to feel something for that and there's going to be a real appreciation."
- Art Garfunkel
(Related: Appreciation, Song)
"Also, if nothing else, writing this book has really changed the way I experience bookstores. I have a whole different appreciation for the amount of work packed into even the slimmest volume on the shelves."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Experience, Work, Appreciation, Nothing, Writing)
"What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Love, Appreciation, Compassion, Kindness)
"As an alcoholic, you have no appreciation for your wife or your children's feelings, but I'm making up for that now. I'm winning my children's trust back."
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Trust, Wife, Feelings, Winning, Appreciation, Children, Now)
"Respect... is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique."
- Annie Gottlieb
(Related: Appreciation, Respect)
"Surely no issue unites us more than our appreciation for our military personnel who are bringing aid to devastated countries, defending us against terrorism, and fighting to make a free election possible in Iraq."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Appreciation, Countries, Fighting, Iraq, Military, Terrorism)
"No one connected intimately with a writer has any appreciation of his temperament, except to think him overdoing everything."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Appreciation, Temperament, Writer)
"Such manifestations I account as representing the creative leadership of the new forces of thought and appreciation which attend changes in technological pattern and therefore of the pattern of human relationships in society."
- John Grierson
(Related: Leadership, Society, Thought, Appreciation, Relationships)
"There is no scorn more profound, or on the whole more justifiable, than that of the men who make for the men who explain. Exposition, criticism, appreciation, is work for second-rate minds."
- G. H. Hardy
(Related: Men, Work, Appreciation, Criticism)
"But it has also enabled me to find my feet as a lecturer and a reader of my own plays to audiences who like to hear them; and that experience of immediate appreciation gives greater pleasure and more stimulus towards further activity than even the most laudatory of reviews."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Experience, Appreciation, Audiences, Feet, Pleasure)
"So I show appreciation for the little gifts that have been handed to me."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Appreciation, Gifts)
"The greatest humiliation in life, is to work hard on something from which you expect great appreciation, and then fail to get it."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Work, Life, Appreciation)
"Please let me assure you, however, that the keen disappointment and regret which I feel in this regard serve only to enhance my profound appreciation of the great honor which you have done me; and my sincere gratitude for your generous action."
- Cordell Hull
(Related: Gratitude, Action, Appreciation, Disappointment, Honor, Regret)
"President Reagan always gave the credit to the American people and American ideals. He treated his job as a valuable temporary loan from the American people, a loan that should be respected and returned with dutiful appreciation."
- William L. Jenkins
(Related: People, American, Appreciation, Credit, Ideals, Job, President)
"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."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Gratitude, Soul, Feelings, Appreciation, Curriculum, Teachers)
"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
(Related: Gratitude, Appreciation, Forget, Words)
"Nor do we begin to have a clear appreciation of what the increase in consumption of alcoholic beverages in wartime means in increased risk, and in loss of efficiency to the fighting and working forces of the country."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Appreciation, Country, Efficiency, Fighting, Loss, Risk)
"Up until doing this movie, I hadn't really paid a huge amount of attention to those genres, but after finishing this movie, it really gave me a different sense of appreciation of the way the movies play out."
- Chiaki Kuriyama
(Related: Movies, Appreciation, Attention, Play, Sense)
"The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Lie, Appreciation, Goodness)
"Government workers often get a bad rap, but it's rare for them to receive much appreciation when government works."
- Matthew Lesko
(Related: Government, Appreciation, Rap, Workers)
"Our nation was created in ways that allow human potential to prosper, and it created the greatest nation for people in the history of humanity. Now Obama is dismantling it, because he has no appreciation for our greatness. In fact, he resents it. He blames this country for whatever evils he sees around the world."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: History, People, Greatness, Appreciation, Country, Fact, Humanity, Nation, Now, Potential, World)
"J. Lo is also an homage to my fans. That's what fans call me on the streets, and I like it. So giving the album this title is my way of telling them that this is for them, in appreciation of their support."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Appreciation, Fans, Giving, Support)
"I am glad to have this opportunity of expressing my high appreciation of the honour extended to me many years ago by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science by enrolling me amongst its members."
- Guglielmo Marconi
(Related: Science, Opportunity, Appreciation, Years)
"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."
- Ralph Marston
(Related: Life, People, Habit, Appreciation, Expectation)
"To so enter into it in nature and art that the enjoyed meanings of life may become a part of living is the attitude of aesthetic appreciation."
- George H. Mead
(Related: Art, Life, Nature, Attitude, Appreciation, Living, May)
"Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery."
- Thomas Moore
(Related: Intelligence, Wisdom, Appreciation, Deep, Mystery)
"There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Gratitude, Appreciation, Favors)
"As I've said, there were patriots who supported this war, and patriots who opposed it. And all of us are united in appreciation for our servicemen and women, and our hopes for Iraqis' future."
- Barack Obama
(Related: War, Women, Appreciation, Future, United)
"Young women today often have very little appreciation for the real battles that took place to get women where they are today in this country. I don't know how much history young women today know about those battles."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: History, Women, Appreciation, Country, Today)
"I have fought to protect those benefits that ensure better salaries for teachers across the Nation such as grants to pay off student loans and funding for Teach for America. Still, we must all do more to show our continued appreciation for our Nation's leading role models."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: America, Appreciation, Benefits, Leading, Nation, Teachers)
"Manifold subsequent experience has led to a truer appreciation and a more moderate estimate of the importance of the dependence of one living being upon another."
- Richard Owen
(Related: Experience, Appreciation, Being, Dependence, Importance, Living)
"I don't know what people find or like in me, I'm hopelessly commonplace! Current appreciation of my work is a bit highbrow, I've always considered myself a popular artist."
- Maxfield Parrish
(Related: Work, People, Appreciation, Artist, Popular)
"After the tragedy, New Yorkers are more united than ever in their vision, as well as in appreciation what living in freedom means - and that if we stand together, we can accomplish anything."
- George Pataki
(Related: Vision, Appreciation, Freedom, Living, Tragedy, United)
"I learned more from my mother than from all the art historians and curators who have informed me about technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Art, History, Mother, Appreciation, Historians, Years)
"I think the problem starts with the general appreciation of the music in the larger society."
- Sonny Rollins
(Related: Music, Society, Appreciation)
"Poetical appreciation is only newly bursting on me."
- Isaac Rosenberg
"Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight."
- William Safire
(Related: Work, Appreciation, Delight)
"I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement."
- Charles Schwab
(Related: Men, Enthusiasm, Ability, Appreciation, Encouragement, Man)
"We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Adversity, Appreciation, Prosperity, Right)
"If we want our children to value education, then we must show our appreciation for knowledge."
- Brad Sherman
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Appreciation, Children, Value, Want)
"The thing I fail to do is fully comprehend what's given back to me by the audience. You would think you would be a performer partly so you could feel all the appreciation or adulation, but I haven't quite managed that yet."
- Michelle Shocked
"The first Decline I did was out of sheer love and appreciation for the music. In 1977, it was more about bands, because punk was a new form of music. It was groundbreaking and political."
- Penelope Spheeris
(Related: Love, Music, Appreciation, First, Punk)
"I've had a very good career and I'm grateful that the public has had some level of acceptance and appreciation of my work."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Work, Acceptance, Appreciation, Career, Public)
"I had a connoisseur's... appreciation of fear."
- Peter Straub
(Related: Fear, Appreciation)
"The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music they should be taught to love it instead."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Love, Music, People, Appreciation, Respect, Trouble)
"Many have left their families to defend our freedom. We salute their bravery; we express our appreciation and support to their families. And we pray for their safe return."
- Bob Taft
(Related: Appreciation, Bravery, Freedom, Support)
"Many of the artists who have represented Negro life have seen only the comic, ludicrous side of it, and have lacked sympathy with and appreciation for the warm big heart that dwells within such a rough exterior."
- Henry Ossawa Tanner
(Related: Life, Sympathy, Heart, Appreciation, Artists)
"Next to excellence is the appreciation of it."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Related: Appreciation, Excellence)
"There is really a whole new appreciation when you leave and then come back."
- Hunter Tylo
"By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property."
(Related: Appreciation, Excellence, Property)
"Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well."
"What's important is self-appreciation."
- Donnie Wahlberg
"There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others."
- J. Donald Walters
(Related: Food, Love, Appreciation, Kindness, Language, Nationality, Support)
"The fixed stars signify the angel in man. That is why man orients himself by them; and that is why women have no appreciation for the starry sky; because they have no sense of the angel in man."
- Otto Weininger
(Related: Women, Appreciation, Man, Sense, Sky, Stars)
"The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Thought, Appreciation, Creation, Future, University)