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Appreciation Quotes


These are some of the best 'Appreciation' quotations and sayings.

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A work of real merit finds favor at last.

Appreciation, whether of nature, or books, or art, or men, depends very much on temperament. - What is beauty or genius or greatness to one, is far from being so to another.

Contemporaries appreciate the man rather than his merit; posterity will regard the merit rather than the man.

Every man is valued in this world as he shows by his conduct that he wishes to be valued.

He is incapable of a truly good action who finds not a pleasure in contemplating the good actions of others.

In an audience of rough people a generous sentiment always brings down the house. - In the tumult of war both sides applaud a heroic deed.

In proportion as our own mind is enlarged we discover a greater number of men of originality. - Commonplace people see no difference between one man and another.

It is with certain good qualities as with the senses; those who have them not can neither appreciate nor comprehend them in others.

Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.

Next to invention is the power of interpreting invention; next to beauty the power of appreciating beauty.

No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.

One of the Godlike things of this world is the veneration done to human worth by the hearts of men.

To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self.

We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.

We must never undervalue any person. The workman loves not that his work should be despised in his presence. Now God is present everywhere, and every person is His work.

We never know a greater character unless there is in ourselves something congenial to it.

We should allow others' excellences, to preserve a modest opinion of our own.

Whatever are the benefits of fortune, they yet require a palate fit to relish and taste them.

When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great thought, another is born who is able to understand and admire it.

You may fail to shine in the opinion of others, both in our conversation and actions, from being superior, as well as inferior to them.


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