Appreciation is to value something highly and show gratitude.


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  • “The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.”

    —Richard David Bach Writer

  • “God gave us memory that we might have roses in December.”

    —James M. Barrie Novelist, Dramatist

  • “You bring out the best in yourself by looking for the best in others.”

    —Gene Bedley National Educator Of The Year

  • “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”

    —Anne Bradstreet Writer, Poet, First Woman To Be Published In Colonial America

  • “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.”

    —G. K. Chesterton Writer, Poet, Essayist, Novelist

Value Ideas For Appreciation


Buy a bunch of flowers on your way to work. Give each one to a colleague you appreciate.


Stop, look around, and enjoy all the beauty in nature.


Be on time all day today.


Send a note to a favorite teacher telling them the best thing they taught you.


Thank someone for something you usually take for granted.

Stories About Appreciation

My Daddy

Submitted by Anonymous

I still remember the first time I was "qualified" to go to a football game with my daddy. My parents had eight children; so...

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The Grace Of Small Kindness

Submitted by Anonymous

Every good story has a lesson, and any good lesson is really a gift. I often need to re-learn this lesson, and I can't always...

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Even Though It Might Get You Down...

Submitted by Dallas

In pals, we watched a 30 hour famine and it just showed us that we're very privileged, not only with food, but material...

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Everyday Hero Stories

My Mom L

My heroes are my mom and dad because they want us to be safe. They don't want us to get robbed. My mom and dad and uncle told...

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Wally G

Wally is one of my personal heroes because he helps people--me specifically--know where to look to find true happiness and...

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Monte R

Monte R. is my dad and he has made a huge difference in the first 13 years of my life. He has helped me throughout life and...

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