Quotes to Use in Appreciation Notes and Letters

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People love to know that they are appreciated. Sending an appreciation letter or note will not only show your gratitude. It also ensures that the person who helped you will be even more willing to assist the next time around.

Here are some general quotes about appreciation and gratitude, and a variety of quotes you can use in email messages, letters and notes.

Use these appreciation quotes as a starting point, then edit the quote so it fits your personal circumstances and the reason you are writing.

Motivational Appreciation Quotes

Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.
Randy Pausch

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

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
A.A. Milne

Gratitude helps you to grow and expand. Gratitude brings joy and laughter into your lives and into the lives of all those around you.
Eileen Caddy

In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.
Brother David Steindl-Rast

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

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Maya Angelou

Appreciation Quote Examples for Notes and Letters

Your willingness to help out wherever there is a need is greatly appreciated. It's that kind of flexibility and dedication that will help this company grow to its full potential.

I really appreciate the extra time you've been spending at work while we are so busy. In a small business we all need to take on a little extra sometimes, and it's employees like you who make it work for us all.

Your positive attitude has had a terrific influence on the way the entire staff is viewing our restructure. Your effort continues to help things run smoothly, and I really appreciate your support.

All the hours of hard work have really paid off on your current project. You have done a great job as team leader, and I really appreciate the extra effort you've put into it.

Your offer to help out on this project is really appreciated. We're lucky to have someone with your experience to guide us through some of the difficulties we are facing. Please let me know if I can make someone available to keep your other projects on schedule while you spend time on this.

I really appreciate the time you have spent with me in planning our relocation. It will make all the difference when it comes time to begin the actual move.

I really appreciate your offer to help in planning the company picnic. I have a project that is taking a lot of my time right now, and having you take on some of the tasks will be a big help.

Your willingness to help out with anything we've needed during our renovations is very much appreciated. It takes dedication, and insight into the whole process, to contribute in so many aspects of a project like this.

My team and I truly appreciate your understanding and support regarding the changes we have made to the project plan. We believe that these changes are going to positively affect the customers experience with this as well as future projects.

I really appreciate your taking the time out of your busy schedule to speak with me, and your insights into my current project. I plan to implement many of your suggestions, and will be sure to send you a follow up when the project is completed.

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