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Appreciation Quotes

Appreciation is the nectar not just for an artist but also for every individual. If a person is never appreciated for his hard work, the sincerity and honesty of his/her work can go down. On the other hand, if one starts appreciating his/her work, the quality of the work can skyrocket. It is a fact that there are individuals who are hesitant to take appreciation but that could be a sign of modesty in them. Read these quotes to get new insights on appreciation.

Maya Angelou

I believe that every person is born with talent.

Francis Bacon

Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

Coco Chanel

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Billie Jean King

Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.

Walt Whitman

Be curious, not judgmental.

Louisa May Alcott

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow them.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.

Garrison Keillor

A book is a gift you can open again and again.

Don DeLillo

I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language.

George Santayana

Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to events or objects in the world.

Horace Mann

Evil and good are God's right hand and left.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them.

Christopher Morley

God made man merely to hear some praise of what he'd done on those Five Days.

Joe Rogan

Comedy is really not like any other art form in that it's very specialized and varied in it's content, but generic in it's title.

Kurt Cobain

I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.

Oprah Winfrey

I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.

Eleanor Roosevelt

I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role.

Courtney Love

I am just the classic person who wants to learn stuff. I want good tutors, and with Kurt I had the best.

George Foreman

Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the less people appreciate it.

Dr. Seuss

From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.

Walt Whitman

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.


Many admire, few know.

Joseph Campbell

Love is a friendship set to music.

Golda Meir

As President Nixon says, presidents can do almost anything, and President Nixon has done many things that nobody would have thought of doing.

Margaret Mead

A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.

Albert Schweitzer

Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.

Horace Mann

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.

Thomas Moore

Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.

Christopher Morley

From now until the end of time no one else will ever see life with my eyes, and I mean to make the best of my chance.

Edgar Watson Howe

A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him.

Robin Williams

You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.

Charlie Chaplin

Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.

Walt Disney

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.

Adam Smith

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.

Henry James

It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance... and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.

John Stuart Mill

Life has a certain flavor for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.

Chuck Palahniuk

A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.

Alexis de Tocqueville

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

Honoré de Balzac

A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.

Don DeLillo

I think there is a sense of last things in my work that probably comes from a Catholic childhood.

Malcolm De Chazal

Art is nature speeded up and God slowed down.

Frederick Douglass

A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.

Venus Williams

It's been a journey. For women of color, for my family. It's one dream coming true after another.

Francis Bacon

Acorns were good until bread was found.

Albert Camus

Men are convinced of your arguments, your sincerity, and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death.

Emily Dickinson

Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.

Hillaire Belloc

From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.

Edgar Allan Poe

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

Charles Dickens

A boy's story is the best that is ever told.

Dr. Seuss

You're in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.

Billie Jean King

Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life.

Thomas More

Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.

Mae West

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.

Golda Meir

Glorious bouquets and storms of applause are the trimmings which every artist naturally enjoys.

Walter Scott

He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.

Don DeLillo

I think more than writers, the major influences on me have been European movies, jazz, and Abstract Expressionism.

Emo Philips

You don't appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older. Little things like being spanked every day by a middle aged woman: Stuff you pay good money for in later life.”

Dwight L. Moody

Death may be the King of terrors... but Jesus is the King of kings!

Elbert Hubbard

Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.

Adolf Hitler

Great liars are also great magicians.

Courtney Love

I like all the angels around because they protect me and my daughter. I mean, her Dad's an angel.

Alice Walker

Is solace anywhere more comforting than in the arms of a sister.

Miguel de Cervantes

He had a face like a blessing.

Dorothy Day

Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again.

John Dryden

Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.

Drew Barrymore

Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.

Joe Rogan

I had a great time on News Radio, I got to make tons of money in relative obscurity and learn a lot about the TV biz and work on my stand up act constantly. It was a dream gig.

Courtney Love

Being a rock star is like being a cult leader - you really have to be in your own religion.

Wayne Gretzky

The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.

Benjamin Disraeli

A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.

Don DeLillo

America was and is the immigrant's dream.

Horace Mann

Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.

Andre Gide

Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.

James Russell Lowell

A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.

Malcolm De Chazal

The flower is a jumble of thighs, the sun's harem - the most oriental thing imaginable.

Cameron Diaz

Every casting director I've met is a woman.


Of course I'm flattered to be compared to Pele, but Pele only left the playing fields after scoring 1,000 goals and I'm just getting started.

Larry King

Good writers are in the business of leaving signposts saying, Tour my world, see and feel it through my eyes; I am your guide.


Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.

Alice Walker

Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.

Norman Vincent Peale

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

P. G. Wodehouse

Flowers are happy things.

Hillaire Belloc

All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men.

John Greenleaf Whittier

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.

Richard M. Nixon

We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor.

Quentin Tarantino

I'm not a Hollywood basher because enough good movies come out of the Hollywood system every year to justify its existence, without any apologies.

Pablo Picasso

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Ulysses S. Grant

I appreciate the fact, and am proud of it, that the attentions I am receiving are intended more for our country than for me personally.

Willie Nelson

As long as there's a few farmers out there, we'll keep fighting for them.

Stephen Colbert

I want to thank Comedy Central for picking up the show, but more importantly I want to congratulate Comedy Central for picking up the show,

Alan Watts

And although our bodies are bounded with skin, and we can differentiate between outside and inside, they cannot exist except in a certain kind of natural environment.

John Milton

Beauty is nature's brag, and must be shown in courts, at feasts, and high solemnities, where most may wonder at the workmanship.

Samuel Johnson

A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.

Washington Irving

A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.

Audre Lorde

Even the smallest victory is never to be taken for granted. Each victory must be applauded.

Jean Baudrillard

Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society.