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Appreciating Who You Are Quotes


"When you are appreciating creation as much as the Creator, then the Creator will ask, 'Who is appreciating my creation as much as me. Let me see this person.'" - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"A helpful hand is a lesson in sharing and if you have the means why not play your part. Those who refuse your help are foolish, as we all know appreciating the helpful hand is just smart." - Julie Hebert

"Don't be concerned about others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others." - Confucius

"Whatever you're thinking about is literally like planning a future event. When you're worrying, you are planning. When you are appreciating, you are planning...What are you planning?" - Esther Hicks

"When you are praising, when you are appreciating, when you are acknowledging value, when you are looking for positive aspects, when you are laughing, when you are applauding, when you are joyous, when you are feeling that feeling of appreciation pulsing through you, in those times, there IS NO RESISTANCE within you. You are, in those moments, vibrationally up to speed with who you really are." - Esther Hicks

"Cubans are frantic when it comes to appreciating music." - Compay Segundo

"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." - Douglas Jerrold

"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." - Douglas William Jerrold

"Elegance means appreciating things as they are. There is a sense of delight and of fearlessness. You are not fearful of dark corners..." - Chogyam Trungpa

"When you are grateful to the rain, do not forget also the clouds! When appreciating something, be fair enough also to appreciate the sources that created it!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Flower was a good metaphor for growth. The song is obviously about sexual responsibility, so that was the main metaphor. Also, it's like knowing who someone has been and remembering and appreciating that, but really appreciating what they are now even more." - Jody Watley

"A mid life crisis is nothing but getting to the point where you go, have I done what I wanted to do? Am I living the life that I want to live? Am I appreciating what I have? If you don't get to that point developmentally, you're not doing it correctly. The people who get to that age and haven't reassessed usually haven't faced the fact that that's where they are." - Julianne Moore

"Pause and remember - You are unique. You are special. Every mistake, trial and hardship has helped to sculpt your real beauty. Stop hating yourself and start appreciating and loving yourself!" - Jennifer Young

"I am afraid that there are more people than I can imagine who can go no further than appreciating a picture that is a rectangle with an object in the middle of it, which they can identify." - William Eggleston

"I practice turning people into trees. Which means appreciating them just the way they are" - Ram Dass

"You want to teach all kids the skills that are on the better side of human nature: empathy, appreciating how one's behavior is affecting other people, resolving disagreements in ways that do not involve conflict, taking another's perspective, honesty." - Ross W. Greene

"The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have." - Woody Allen

"By appreciating the darkness when you design the light, you create much more interesting environments that truly enhance our lives." - Rogier Van Der Heide

"A person is both wise and wealthy when you master the art of appreciating what you already have." - Zelig Pliskin

"Allow the child to be authentic, to move, to feel the way they move, appreciating them for what they are." - Magda Gerber

"Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the gratefully and appreciating heart." - Henry Clay

"Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart." - Henry Clay

"Old friends become more and more precious to us as the years pass. They can look at us for who we once were and who we are now, appreciating the difficulties we have overcome, the abilities we have acquired, and the ways we have stayed true to ourselves." - Wendy Lustbader

"If you read reviews that you think by their very nature are not respectful of the actresses involved or not appreciating the work as it should be, I think you should write to reviewers or comment and say, "Are you kidding me?"" - Romola Garai

"Well, if everything stays the same forever, you stop enjoying what you've got. And stop appreciating people." - Paul Blackwell

"In working with top leaders and thought philosophers of our time, I will tell you that among their secrets of success is a regular practice of acknowledging and appreciating what they have. It can offer an oracle into the future because it not only tells you where you are, but it also helps clarify where you want to go in life." - Jack Canfield

"Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one's self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another." - Thomas Hughes

"With the rise of conscious men, we're slowly getting the support needed, from both men and women. We are decades behind you women in becoming more self-aware. However, there is a new breed of men rising with the full might of the healthy masculine power to restore our true essence as humans alongside you, respecting, appreciating and loving one another." - Faisal Khokhar

"Being truly thankful makes you infinitely more resourceful. By sincerely appreciating what you have, you find new and valuable ways to make use of it." - Ralph Marston

"Beauty is an understanding of what you have, and it's forgiving yourself of what you don't have, and appreciating all of it." - Jill Scott

"It has always been a source of serious reflection and sincere regret with me that the youth of the United States should be sent to foreign countries for the purpose of education. Although there are many who escape the danger of contracting principles unfavorable to republican governments, yet we ought to deprecate the hazard attending ardent and susceptible minds from being too strongly and too early prejudiced in favor of other political systems, before they are capable of appreciating their own." - George Washington

"Become who you are!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Men and women balance each other out and we have to get to a point where we are comfortable with appreciating each other." - Beyonce Knowles

"Scoring well on tests is the sort of happy thing that gets the school district the greenbacks they crave. Understanding and appreciating the material are secondary." - Libba Bray

"The power of duly appreciating little things belongs to a great mind; a narrow-minded man has it not, for to him they are great things." - Richard Whately

"When we accept ourselves exactly as we are, in exactly this moment, we shift from living for tomorrow to appreciating today." - Kris Carr

"People are appreciating the old stuff again and there's no MTV-style scene police to try to make us all listen to Machine Head and Pantera *puke*!" - Mat McNerney

"We have been far too aggressive about extracting ocean wildlife, not appreciating that there are limits and even points of no return." - Sylvia Earle

"We are ultimately at home in the world not through dominating or explaining or appreciating, but through caring and being cared for." - Milton Mayeroff

"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." - Benjamin Hoff

"Zen is really just a reminder to stay alive and to be awake. We tend to daydream all the time, speculating about the future and dwelling on the past. Zen practice is about appreciating your life in this moment. If you are truly aware of five minutes a day, then you are doing pretty well. We are beset by both the future and the past, and there is no reality apart from the here and now." - Peter Matthiessen

"There's just something you can relate to immediately, even without knowing a woman. It's an inherent thing, an inherent connection. I'm really appreciating it and valuing that." - Dakota Fanning

"I feel like really thinking about art and really appreciating it and learning the language of it just makes you more of a connoisseur. I believe that." - David Rees

"For my family and Howard's partner, who is like family, for 10 years we were in a state of shock. It takes time to appreciate fully what was going on then. That's connected because post-9/11 New York is so completely different from the way it was and the counterculture movement going on before then was so remarkable; I think people are appreciating it a lot more now." - Aaron Brookner

"I was raised by somebody with the perception of trying to allow me the space and show me the importance of knowing who I was and figuring out who I was and appreciating who I was." - Patricia Arquette

"China got the local currency, the yuan which is appreciating against the dollar which means that all these Chinese people have more purchasing power. And they're willing now to spend some money after saving, you know they provided America with savings for years. Now they're going to spend some money. So this means that they are willing to allow the dollar to weaken because it means that their currency, the yuan goes up, so they're actually in a winning situation." - Max Keiser

"Treat the customer as an appreciating asset." - Tom Peters

"Get in the habit of appreciating things." - Michael Losier

"Are you who I think you are?" - Daniel Handler

"Be who you are - whatever you are." - Alexandra Hedison

"Become who you are by learning who you are." - Robert Greene

"Who are you wearing? Who are you wearing?" - Kelly Clarkson

"Be who you really are." - Sergio Garcia

"Context shapes who you are." - Cornel West

"Figure out who you are." - Randy Jackson

"I'm nobody, who are you?" - Emily Dickinson

"You are not who others say you are. You are who God says you are." - Craig Groeschel

"I know for sure that appreciating whatever shows up for you in life changes your personal vibration. You radiate and generate more goodness for yourself when you're aware of all you have and not focusing on your have-nots." - Oprah Winfrey

"I savor life. When you have anything that threatens life... it prods you into stepping back and really appreciating the value of life and taking from it what you can." - Sonia Sotomayor

"Who you were is not who you are. Who you are, is what you will be." - Michelle Cruz

"When you have children, you realize that at the end it's all about passing on, about handing down. The process of letting go, not attachment, but appreciating the beauty and value in the change, the transformation." - Andy Serkis

"Never let a day pass without looking for the good, feeling the good within you, praising, appreciating, blessing, and being grateful. Make it your life commitment, and you will stand in utter awe of what happens in your life." - Rhonda Byrne

"With Rock Band, you can play along to Black Sabbath or Nirvana and possibly find new ways of appreciating their artistry by being allowed to perform parallel to it. Rock Band puts you inside the guts of a song." - Carrie Brownstein

"Take 15 minutes daily, thinking of pleasant scenarios regarding your body, with the sole intent of enjoying your body and appreciating its strength and stamina and flexibility and beauty. When you visualize for the joy of visualizing rather than with the intention of correcting some deficiency, your thoughts are more pure and, therefore, more powerful. When you visualize to overcome something that is wrong, your thoughts are diluted with the "lackful" side of the equation. In time, your physical condition will acquiesce to your dominant thoughts." - Esther Hicks

"Do you remember what Darwin says about music? He claims that the power of producing and appreciating it existed among the human race long before the power of speech was arrived at. Perhaps that is why we are so subtly influenced by it. There are vague memories in our souls of those misty centuries when the world was in its childhood.' That's a rather broad idea,' I remarked. One's ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature,' he answered." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"We ought to deprecate the hazard attending ardent and susceptible minds, from being too strongly, and too early prepossessed in favor of other political systems, before they are capable of appreciating their own." - George Washington

"In all the affairs of human life, social as well as political, I have remarked that courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest to the grateful and appreciating heart." - Henry Clay

"The audience's reactions are more important: if people believe in the love story, it's because they love how we've acted. That's the most beautiful award. It's very important for me, people appreciating what I do." - Kate Winslet

"Look at the Intifadah in Jerusalem. One cannot understand that phenomenon, a phenomenon where people, often very young boys, are successfully harassing one of the best armies in the world, without appreciating their freedom to move!" - Paul Virilio

"Every couple of years we'll watch the movie and it's like watching home movies, seeing the ranch on-screen. But that movie [Heaven's Gate], people are appreciating it more and more as time goes on." - Jeff Bridges

"In all the affairs of life, social as well as political, courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest to the grateful and appreciating heart." - Henry Clay

"As a musician, I know that it'll take time for me to get to the ranks of an established artiste. Nevertheless, I'm very happy that people are appreciating my music." - Priyanka Chopra

"Remember, people make you who you are." - Eddie Levert

"You see in others who you are." - Bernard Malamud

"You are who you choose to be." - Ted Hughes

"You are who you associate with." - Tim Ferriss

"Gratitude is not a fair weather virtue. True gratitude means appreciating your life no matter what the storms may bring. Is simply being alive gift enough for you to feel grateful?" - Mac Anderson

"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." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"I've been seeing a lot of theatre in New York, and I am sort of terribly jealous of everyone on stage but also really appreciating it in a way that you can't when you're in the middle of it." - Carrie Coon

"For a very long time, people have been saying to me, "What if you want to do this approach with every kid?" For a behaviorally challenging kid, you're parenting this way just to help bring the kid's behavior under control and to greatly reduce conflict. But you want to teach all kids the skills that are on the better side of human nature: empathy, appreciating how one's behavior is affecting other people, resolving disagreements in ways that do not involve conflict, taking another's perspective, honesty." - Ross W. Greene

"You got to be who you are when you are." - Snoop Dogg

"When you know who you are you are free." - Wangari Maathai

"Who you are depends on who you meet." - Margaret J Wheatley

"Stop being who you were and become who you are." - Paulo Coelho

"Connect with those who remind you who you are." - Ralph Smart

"Who would you be but who you are?" - Terry Brooks

"Only once you destroy who you think you are can you embrace who you truly are" - Soman Chainani

"I don't know if you know who you are, until you lose who you are." - Taylor Swift

"Who Are You? What do you want? Where Are You Going? Who do you serve and who do you trust?" - Galen

"In appreciating our neighbor, we're participating in something truly sacred." - Fred Rogers

"An American original: appreciating Bill Buckley by George Shadroui" - William F Buckley Jr

"I'll never stop appreciating how lucky I am." - Cat Deeley

"I was born, for instance, incapable of appreciating music." - Maria Mitchell

"I'm Nobody! Who are you? Are you - Nobody - Too?" - Emily Dickinson

"Who are you and why are you my cat?" - Rick Riordan

"You are who you are when nobody's watching." - Stephen Fry

"Remember who you are and whose you are." - Thea Bowman

"Where you are is not who you are" - Ursula Burns

"Who you are vs. who you wish you were: Who wins?" - Julian Casablancas

"There are three people in yourself:Who people think you are, Who you think you are, and who you really are." - William Shakespeare

"Awards are great, but they're not who you are, and pop culture isn't who you are." - Mary Grandpre

"Be proud of who you are." - Demi Lovato

"Freedom is knowing who you really are." - Bill Vaughan

"Lies. Mab cannot change who you are." - Jim Butcher

"Your body language shapes who you are" - Amy Cuddy

"Own who you are and celebrate it." - RuPaul

"Who you are is always right." - Ming-Dao Deng

"Freedom is knowing who you really are." - Linda Thompson

"Personal style is accepting who you are." - Diane Von Furstenberg

"Never forget who you are, little star." - Madonna Ciccone

" knowing who you are..." - Gore Vidal

"Make no apologies for who you are." - Marshall Sylver

"Actually, who are you not to be?" - Marianne Williamson

"Who you are authentically is alright." - Laverne Cox

"Knowing who you are is confidence." - Mila Kunis

"Your character is who you really are." - Andy Stanley

"Without possessions, success, fame; who are you?" - Rajneesh

"Always stay true to who you are." - Willow Shields

"Be who you are in every situation." - Michael Johnson

"It's easy to forget who you are." - Kendrick Lamar

"Just be comfortable with who you are." - Chris Pratt

"Who you are is limited only by who you think you are." - Normandi Ellis

"You have to be who you truly are, and love who you are, to be beautiful." - CL

"If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are." - Oprah Winfrey

"Don't let the world decide who you are. You decide who you are." - Garth Brooks

"Don't let a culture or society's rules define who you are; you define who you are." - Amma Asante

"The people who matter will recognize who you are." - Alan Cohen

"I am Batman. That's who I am, who are you?" - Lewis Black

"You are what you love, not who loves you." - Pete Wentz

"The 'you' who you think you are does not exist." - Alan Watts

"Until you know who you are you can't write." - Salman Rushdie

"Until you know who you are you ca' write." - Salman Rushdie

"You can not stop you from being who you are." - Khaled Hosseini

"If you lose who you are, what do you have?" - Marilyn Manson

"You don't need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!" - John Lennon

"Before you find out who you are, you have to figure out who you aren't.." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Tell me who admires you and loves you, and I will tell you who you are." - Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

"Reputation shows who people think you are. Character shows who you really are." - Craig Groeschel

"When someone criticizes you, it defines who they are, not who you are." - Marie Forleo

"Awakening is not changing who you are, but discarding who you are not." - Deepak Chopra

"Sometimes life isn't about who you were or are, but it's about who you are becoming." - Barbara Sher

"Clothes are not so much about who you are as who you want to be." - John Seabrook

"It's not about finding out who you are, it's about creating who you are." - Shay Carl

"Remember who you are. It's really okay to be who you are." - Christina Ricci

"Each person tells you who they think they are, and who they think you are." - Ram Dass

"Don't be ashamed of who you are, embrace who you are." - Eva Green

"Knowing who you are is the best defense against who they think you are." - Dodinsky

"Money doesn't change who you are; it magnifies who you really are." - Farrah Gray

"I've seen firsthand that being president doesn't change who you are. It reveals who you are." - Michelle Obama

"Professional critics are incapable of distinguishing and appreciating either diamonds in the rough state or gold in bars. They are traders, and in literature know only the coins that are current. Their criticism has scales and weights, but neither crucible nor touchstone." - Joseph Joubert



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