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


Thank someone for something you usually take for granted.


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


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


Be on time all day today.


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

Stories About Appreciation

Didn't Have To Be.

Submitted by Chance Reames

The devastation that a divorce brings on a child is life changing. When I was young I did not understand why all the bad...

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Childhood Inspiration

Submitted by Anonymous

Years back, when I was studying for elementary course, we had a very elderly lady staying alone as a neighbor. She was...

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"I Have Two Sons"

Submitted by judy

I appreciate both my sons, although they are different from each other, One son is outgoing and one son is quiet. One son is...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Ana Cristina G.V. D

Sometimes she can't keep commitments and sometimes she's not dependable...She's not organized. She is a woman, who isn't...

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My hero is a wondrous man named Randy Pausch. His entire life, he has been a symbol of greatness and integrity. Even as he...

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U.S Army

U.S. Army- Basically volunteer to fight for our country, sacrifice their lives for ours back here at home. They sacrifice...

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