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Esteem comes back to you

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Voltaire said once:  “Esteem is a wonderful thing,  It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”

Probably you’ve already had the experience that you felt a compliment you gave coming back to you.  You almost feel as if you were the one being acknowledged.  This is a wonderful effect that esteem has on people.

Giving genuine and honest appreciation to somebody fills us with pride and happiness.  We feel as acknowledged as the recipient of our esteem and this makes us happy.

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Quotations about esteem

We found five great quotations that describe the importance of esteem, each in different ways.  Let’s take a look at what some well-known individuals have said about esteem. 

  • Voltaire: Esteem is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
  • Anonymous: A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.
  • Mother Teresa: There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread. 
  • Orison Swett Marden: There is no investment you can make which will pay you so well as the effort to scatter sunshine and good cheer through your establishment.
  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable.

These are people who knew the importance of esteem in daily life.