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Praise Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Praise

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In praising Antony I have dispraised Caesar.
~By Cleopatra ~


But was there ever dog that praised his fleas?
~By William Butler Yeats ~


Praise now is one of the great duties of the redeemed. It will be their employment for ever.
~By Albert Barnes ~


When you've grown sick of reading and bug-eyed from watching TV, when your friends are all visited out, no words can adequately praise the link to the outside world provided by your parents and family.
~By Lance Loud ~


Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
~By George Balanchine ~


A man desires praise that he may be reassured, that he may be quit of his doubting of himself; he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.
~By Alec Waugh ~


If to the viewer's eyes, my world appears less beautiful than his, I'm to be pitied and the viewer praised.
~By Rockwell Kent ~


Praise the bridge that carried you over.
~By George Colman ~


Praise us as we are tasted, allow us as we prove.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The man who builds a factory builds a temple, that the man who works there worships there, and to each is due, not scorn and blame, but reverence and praise.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


Neither praise or blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to prescribe, and honestly to award. These are the true aims and duties of criticism.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost think that there were no fools in their days, but unluckily they themselves are left as an example.
~By Alexander Pope ~


The wish to acquire more is admittedly a very natural and common thing; and when men succeed in this they are always praised rather than condemned. But when they lack the ability to do so and yet want to acquire more at all costs, they deserve condemnation for their mistakes.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise.
~By Mary Kay Ash ~


Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.
~By Robert Collier ~


Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


The writer wants to be understood much more than he wants to be respected or praised or even loved. And that perhaps, is what makes him different from others.
~By Leo Rosten ~


Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
~By Alexander Pope ~


Men sometimes feel injured by praise because it assigns a limit to their merit; few people are modest enough not to take offense that one appreciates them.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~


Have a hand in your own treatment. I have nothing but praise for our doctors, but I think they could help us better, and we can help them if we work together.
~By Mary Ann Mobley ~


We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.
~By E. M. Forster ~


The important thing to me is that I'm not driven by people's praise and I'm not slowed down by people's criticism. I'm just trying to work at the highest level I can.
~By Russell Crowe ~


Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay.
~By Thomas Bailey Aldrich ~


We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.
~By Aristotle ~


Let the master praise him, and say, "Here ye do well." For, I assure you, there is no such whetstone to sharpen a good wit, and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.
~By Roger Ascham ~


People praise virtue, but they hate it, they run away from it. It freezes you to death, and in this world you've got to keep your feet warm.
~By Denis Diderot ~


Therefore we examine with considerable diligence the consensus of the true, learned, and purer antiquity, and we love and praise the testimonies of the fathers which agree with the Scripture.
~By Martin Chemnitz ~


Praise the Lord, O England's Jerusalem: and Netherland's Zion, praise ye the Lord! He hath secured your gates, and blessed your possessions with peace, even here, where the threatened torch of war was lighted.
~By Peter Stuyvesant ~


Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise.
~By Mary Kay Ash ~


In every age and every man there is something to praise as well as to blame.
~By James Beattie ~


Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature.
~By T. S. Eliot ~


Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence.
~By Aeschylus ~


Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.
~By Ovid ~


There are two way of establishing a reputation, one to be praised by honest people and the other to be accused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the first one, because it will always be accompanied by the latter.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, and appreciated a little.
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


Wonder is involuntary praise.
~By Edward Young ~


What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise although the philosophers generally call it recognition!
~By William James ~


Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
~By Alexander Pope ~


Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs.
~By Saint Francis de Sales ~


So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
~By Dante Alighieri ~


If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
~By Socrates ~


The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


Sometimes we deny being worthy of praise, hoping to generate an argument we would be pleased to lose.
~By Cullen Hightower ~


It was not the part of His kindly love that he who was to praise God's divine generosity in regard to others should be compelled to condemn it in regard to himself.
~By Giovanni Pico della Mirandola ~


Let America first praise mediocrity even, in her children, before she praises... the best excellence in the children of any other land.
~By Herman Melville ~


The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.
~By James M. Barrie ~


Praise and criticism seem to me to operate exactly on the same level. If you get a great review, it's really thrilling for about ten minutes. If you get a bad review, it's really crushing for ten minutes. Either way, you go on.
~By Ann Patchett ~


There is no belittling worse than to over praise a man.
~By Owen Feltham ~


Some are made modest by great praise, others insolent.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours.
~By Lao Tzu ~


As to judging our own time, and thereby gaining some basis for a judgment of future possibilities, we are doubtless not only too close to it to appraise it but too much formed by it and enclosed within it to do so.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row.
~By Golda Meir ~


People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


I want to praise activists through the years. I praise those of the past as well, to have them honored.
~By Studs Terkel ~


The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament.
~By Igor Stravinsky ~


Oasis are not just influenced by the Beatles; they actually take stuff. Then they get praised.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
~By John Gay ~


I find war detestable but those who praise it without participating in it even more so.
~By Romain Rolland ~


When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful as appraisal of the appraiser.
~By Marianne Moore ~


Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
~By Saskya Pandita ~


It is great happiness to be praised of them who are most praiseworthy.
~By Philip Sidney ~


Usually we praise only to be praised.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


The sweetest of all sounds is praise.
~By Xenophon ~


Human rights are praised more than ever - and violated as much as ever.
~By Anna Lindh ~


Their silence is praise enough.
~By Terence ~


One should use praise to recognize what one is not.
~By Elias Canetti ~


He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Of all the ways of acquiring books, writing them oneself is regarded as the most praiseworthy method. Writers are really people who write books not because they are poor, but because they are dissatisfied with the books which they could buy but do not like.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


Fans will praise you, scold you, and offer helpful advice. Fans will also defend you.
~By Charley Pride ~


But no one can praise Roosevelt for doing this and then insist that he restored our traditional political and economic systems to their former vitality.
~By John T. Flynn ~


Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise. But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.
~By John Masefield ~


I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.
~By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ~


Now God be praised, I will die in peace.
~By James Wolfe ~


God be praised for his gracious long suffering towards me in sparing my life so long. Grant, gracious God, that I may make a good use of the time that thou mayest be pleased yet to grant me for repentance.
~By Patrick Gordon ~


There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.
~By Roger Ascham ~


An actor remembers his first piece of published praise. It is written on his heart.
~By Conrad Veidt ~


Praise is warming and desirable. But it is an earned thing. It has to be deserved, like a hug from a child.
~By Phyllis McGinley ~


Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


It is a sign that your reputation is small and sinking if your own tongue must praise you.
~By Matthew Hale ~


I will praise any man that will praise me.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Few governments in the world, for example, praise human rights more ardently than does the government of France, and few have a worse record of supporting tyrants and killers.
~By Richard Perle ~


I praise the Lord here today. I know that all my talent and all my ability comes from him, and without him I'm nothing and I thank him for his great blessing.
~By Ernie Harwell ~


South Koreans who have seen and praised the mass games should remember the hardship of tearful children. Teachers drive them hard with curses and orders to repeat and repeat. When the children return home in the evening, they can hardly walk.
~By Kim Il sung ~


You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
~By John Wooden ~


I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.
~By Noel Coward ~


Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
~By Satchel Paige ~


Almost anything that can be praised or advocated has been put to some disgusting use. There is no principle, however immaculate, that has not had its compromising manipulator.
~By Wyndham Lewis ~


We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by.
~By Andre Maurois ~


What can everyone do? Praise and blame. This is human virtue, this is human madness.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~

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