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An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
American aviation pioneer and author 1897-1939+1
The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
Acceptance is appreciation, and the high value of appreciation is such that to appreciate appreciation seems to be the fundamental prerequisite for survival. Mankind will not die for lack of information; it may perish for lack of appreciation.Source: Who Is Man? (1965)
British criticus 1903-19740
All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.
American businessman 1954-0
Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.
American politician 1961-0
As I've said, there were patriots who supported this war, and patriots who opposed it. And all of us are united in appreciation for our servicemen and women, and our hopes for Iraqis' future.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-17780
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
By late 1953, going to New York on vacation, I had lined up several Time Inc. interviews - and what they did was give me a lifelong appreciation of the importance of luck in getting a job.
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-19040
Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.
Except the American woman, nothing interests the eye of American man more than the automobile, or seems so important to him as an object of aesthetic appreciation.
Arthur Christopher Benson
English essayist, poet, author and academic 1862-19250
I expect that all of us get pretty much what we deserve of appreciation.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-19500
I showed my appreciation of my native land in the usual Irish way: by getting out of it as soon as I possibly could.
I've discovered that Motown and Broadway have a lot in common - a family of wonderfully talented, passionate, hardworking young people, fiercely competitive but also full of love and appreciation for the work, for each other and for the people in the audience.
I've had a very good career and I'm grateful that the public has had some level of acceptance and appreciation of my work.
If I had a prayer, it would be this: God spare me from the desire for love, approval, and appreciation. Amen.Source: Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life (2002)