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Quotes And Sayings About Praise

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Every formula which expresses a law of nature is a hymn of praise to God.
~By Maria Mitchell ~


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 ~


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


Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough.
~By Sextus Propertius ~


'Classic.' A book which people praise and don't read.
~By Mark Twain ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


Sun Tzu does not need my praise. His work has lived for over two thousand years, and will surely live for another two thousand without any help from me.
~By Martin van Creveld ~


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 ~


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


Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself. Praise is no part of it, for nothing is made worse or better by praise.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


It is a sign of creeping inner death when we can no longer praise the living.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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


Such lovely warmth of thought and delicacy of colour are beyond all praise, and equally beyond all thanks!
~By Marie Corelli ~


We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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


True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


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


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 ~


There is no praise to bear the sort that you put in your pocket.
~By Moliere ~


Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.
~By Martin Yan ~


All praise to the masters indeed, but we too could produce a Kant or a Hugo.
~By Jose C. Orozco ~


Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!
~By Howell Forgy ~


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 ~


In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it.
~By Alex Haley ~


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 ~


You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second time.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Among the smaller duties of life I hardly know any one more important than that of not praising where praise is not due.
~By Sydney Smith ~


There are some who praise a man free from disease; to me no man who is poor seems free from disease but to be constantly sick.
~By Sophocles ~


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 ~


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


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


Neither blame or praise yourself.
~By Plutarch ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


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


Trusting in Christ, we may boldly join in the combat, and enlist ourselves among that disinterested band, who fight not for human ambition, or human praise, but for the honour of our Saviour, and the salvation of men.
~By John Strachan ~


Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.
~By John Keats ~


You can't really praise somebody's work and then criticize the process.
~By Lucinda Williams ~


Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.'
~By Immanuel Kant ~


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


According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.
~By Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ~


If anything, if you can get somebody interested in something and get them excited, that's great. You should be praised for having opened the debate and having asked the right questions.
~By Oliver Stone ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy.
~By Karl Marx ~


The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.
~By Billy Graham ~


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 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 ~


It would not be possible to praises nurses too highly.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


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


I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.
~By Catherine II ~


A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


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 ~


Unjust attacks on public men do them more good than unmerited praise.
~By Rutherford B. Hayes ~


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


It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions. I wish I could teach the sad young of this mealy generation the courage of their confusions.
~By John Ciardi ~


We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Instead of yelling and spanking, which don't work anyway, I believe in finding creative ways to keep their attention - turning things into a game, for instance. And, when they do something good, positive reinforcement and praise.
~By Patricia Richardson ~


In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety.
~By Aiden Wilson Tozer ~


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 ~


Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies, and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul, as clemency and readiness to forgive.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead, but from the competition and mutual envy of the living.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?
~By Fyodor Dostoevsky ~


I praise loudly. I blame softly.
~By Catherine the Great ~


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


Their silence is praise enough.
~By Terence ~


He only profits from praise who values criticism.
~By Heinrich Heine ~


Praise those of your critics for whom nothing is up to standard.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


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 ~


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


It was my dream that I had clenched in a fist of discontent and wouldn't release. But time had now pried every finger open. There is peace in an open and upraised hand that isn't grasping for anything.
~By Laurel Lee ~


The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise - and to the best in benefits and medical care.
~By Sue Kelly ~


I love to ride horses, hike in the woods with Juliette and appraise Longhorns.
~By Janine Turner ~


But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present.
~By Nick Lampson ~


The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding.
~By Joseph Addison ~


We are apt to love praise, but not deserve it. But if we would deserve it, we must love virtue more than that.
~By William Penn ~


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


One always tends to overpraise a long book, because one has got through it.
~By E. M. Forster ~


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


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


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


Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


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 ~


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 ~


Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
~By Charles Simmons ~

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