Appreciation Quotes: How to Say “I Appreciate You”

Last Updated: Mar 6, 2017

Expressing your appreciation for a loved one, friend, or mentor is an important gesture of gratitude, especially for those who have impacted your life or helped you in times of need. A simple card along with a gift that shows your sentiment can go a long way when you’re looking for the perfect way to say “I Appreciate You”. When it comes to messaging, you’ll find that a heartfelt note paired with a simple phrase of gratitude can do the trick for showing your appreciation.

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Appreciation Quotes About Help

When loved ones, friends, or associates extend their help, a message of appreciation is due to show how thankful you are for their generosity. A simple message that lets the recipient know exactly why you appreciate them can make them feel that their help or kind gesture was worth the trouble. Whenever someone shows thoughtfulness, you can return the sentiment by expressing your appreciation and ensuring that their help hasn’t gone unnoticed. Use these appreciation quotes below to jump start your custom thank you card:

“For all you do, for who you are, I will be forever grateful you are in my life.”

“Words cannot express my feelings, nor my thanks for all your help.”

“Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered.”

“Your help has been invaluable to me, and I don’t know how I would have managed without your help and support. Again, thank you so much. I sincerely appreciate your generosity.”

“I really appreciate the time you’ve taken out of your busy schedule to help me out.”

“Countless are your deed of loves, countless are your cares you shown. You are a reason to my greatness in life. I appreciate you very much.”

If you’re looking for additional quotes on gratitude during your time of need, you can reference our articles on thank you quotes and thank you card wording to make sure your message feels complete.

Appreciation Quotes for a Friend

Great friendships can add color to our lives and make any day seem better. You can show your friends appreciation on a regular basis by reminding them how thankful you are for their consistent friendship, advice, and empathy. Feel free to mix and match any of these quotes, in addition to sharing a fun memory or story that’s specific to your friendship with the recipient.

“I appreciate you and the many years of friendship you’ve provided.”

“I appreciate your compassion and understanding. If you ever need a friend to listen to, I’ll always be here to return the favor.”

“When it comes to true friendship, I couldn’t have asked for a better friend than you. I’ll always appreciate our connection.”

“I appreciate you because you’re always there for me even when I’m unsure of why I deserve it.”

“I woke up today with gratitude on my mind and heart. I appreciate you just because. Thanks for being a friend.”

“They are right who says, ‘great friends are not common’. I must have found favour to know you. Thanks for being there for me. I appreciate you.”

“You are hilarious, kind, and generous. I’m so happy and appreciative to have you as a friend.”

“Friends like you are what make life worthwhile. I can’t wait to see what the years ahead of us bring. I appreciate the times we’ve had thus far.”

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Appreciation Quotes for Him or Her

First comes love, then comes appreciation. Letting your partner know how much you appreciate them and all they do for you is just as important as reminding them how much you love them. When it comes to writing a message of appreciation for your partner, you’ll want to use a bit of romance and write down specifically what you appreciate about him or her. Avoid generic phrasing and do your best to hone in on the details that make your partner so special. You can start your message off with these appreciation quotes or use them as inspiration to spice up your note:

“My gratitude for having met you is surpassed only by my amazement at the joy you bring to my life.”

“Live, love, laugh…all three are important, and I get to do them all with you! I appreciate your companionship, love, and constant guidance.”

“I appreciate you more because of the road I’ve traveled. My story brought me to you, and I wouldn’t revise a word of my past if it led me any where but your door.” – Aaron Polson

“There are so many things my heart wants to say to you, all of which can be summed up in just three words – thanks for everything. I love you and appreciate you.”

“Every morning when I wake up, I kiss her forehead as symbol of gratitude and appreciation and she repays me back with a lovely smile.” – M.F. Moonzajer

“The best way to appreciate someone you love is to think ahead and picture life without them. Then you would know how much they really mean.”

Inspirational Quotes About Appreciation

If you’re looking for philosophical or inspirational quotes about appreciation, you can borrow a few words from esteemed authors or public figures to complete your message. Quotes that explain the essence and purpose behind appreciation can be just as powerful as your own words. Whether you’re teaching a loved one about appreciation or adding a quote to the end of a heartfelt message, you can enhance you card with words from some of the best below:

“Appreciation can make a day even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that’s necessary.” – Margaret Cousins

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” – Voltaire

“Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.” – William Makepeace Thackeray

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” – Dalai Lama

“I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.” – Elbert Hubbard

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy

“Appreciation, not possession, makes a thing ours.” – Marty Rubin

“Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.” – Ralph Marston

“Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.” – Northrup Christiane

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ―William Arthur Ward

<“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.” – Amelia Earhart

Sharing your appreciation for someone or something is a necessary gesture in maintaining relationships in your life that are meaningful. Whether you’re expressing your gratitude at random, or someone has helped you out in a time of need, acknowledging your appreciation with a quote or saying shows kindness and thankfulness across the board. As we expect friends, family, and even strangers, to appreciate what we do, it’s essential to do the same.

Don’t forget to visit our article on quotes about life and love if you’re looking for further inspiration to finish your message.