14 Appreciation Quotes, Straight From The Heart

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"To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with." ―Mark Twain

"If you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with," says a four-decades-old song by Crosby, Stills & Nash, but the message remains modern: be grateful. Appreciation for what you have makes you healthier and happier. Here are 14 wise love quotes from philosophers and authors who understood that appreciation, optimism and love all go hand in hand.

1. "Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." ―Marcel Proust

2. "To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with." ―Mark Twain

3. "Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well." ―Voltaire

4. "The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common." ―Ralph Waldo Emerson

5. "I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it. People think pleasing God is all God cares about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back." ―Alice Walker, The Color Purple

6. "I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate." ―Elbert Hubbard

7. "Appreciation, not possession, makes a thing ours." ―Marty Rubin

8. "Every morning when I wake up, I kiss her forehead as symbol of gratitude and appreciation and she repays me back with a lovely smile." ―M.F. Moonzajer

9. "There is no greater treasure in this world than somebody who loves you as you are." ―Eric Micha'el Leventhal

10. "Appreciate what you have while you still have it because one day you won't." ―Robert Tew

11. "Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for." ―Epicurus

12. "Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others." ―Cicero

13. "Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." ―William Arthur Ward

14. "Be thankful for what you have. Your life, no matter how bad you think it is, is someone else's fairytale." ―Wale Ayeni

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