Quotes: appreciating

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  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    Being ''contented'' ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.
  • Benjamin Hoff
    Benjamin Hoff
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    But the basic Taoism that we are concerned with here is simply a particular way of appreciating, learning from, and working with whatever happens in everyday life.
  • Henry Clay
    Henry Clay
    American lawyer, planter, and statesman 1777-1852
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    Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
    Joseph Joubert
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    Professional critics are incapable of distinguishing and appreciating either diamonds in the rough or gold in bars. They are traders, and in literature know only the coins that are current. Their critical lab has scales and weights, but neither crucible or touchstone.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    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.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have.
  • Douglas Jerrold
    Douglas Jerrold
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    There are some people as obtuse in recognizing an argument as they are in appreciating wit. You couldn't drive it into their heads with a hammer.
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