Praise Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Praise

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Circle are praised, not that abound, In largeness, but the exactly round.
~By Edmund Waller ~


A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


God was treated like this powerful, erratic, rather punitive father who has to be pacified and praised. You know, flattered.
~By John Cleese ~


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


I'd rather hang out with five people that I love than with 400 strangers at a club who are all doing the up-and-down inspection thing. They appraise everybody from head to toe - the outfit, the handbag, the shoes, how much they weigh... I can't stand it!
~By Sophia Bush ~


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


To praise it would amount to praising myself. For the entire content of the work... coincides almost exactly with my own meditations which have occupied my mind for the past thirty or thirty-five years.
~By Carl Friedrich Gauss ~


Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless material for books and songs of gratitude and praise.
~By Philip Schaff ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty.
~By Saint Aurelius Augustine ~


There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I don't judge a regime by the damning criticism of the opposition, but by the ingenuous praise of the partisan.
~By Jean Rostand ~


There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


With eye upraised his master's looks to scan, The joy, the solace, and the aid of man; The rich man's guardian, and the poor man's friend, The only creature faithful to the end.
~By George Crabbe ~


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 ~


You are damned and praised, or encouraged or discouraged by those who listen to you, and those who come to applaud you. And to me, those people are very important.
~By Miriam Makeba ~


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 ~


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 ~


Wonder is involuntary praise.
~By Edward Young ~


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


Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Writing, I'm convinced, should be a subversive activity - frowned on by the authorities - and not one cooed over and praised beyond common sense by some teacher.
~By Dan Simmons ~


Their silence is praise enough.
~By Terence ~


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 ~


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 ~


Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard.
~By John Steinbeck ~


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 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 ~


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


To say of a picture, as is often said in its praise, that it shows great and earnest labour, is to say that it is incomplete and unfit for view.
~By James Mcneill Whistler ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


It is nasty. You can think that you know someone in this business and you really don't. You can be stabbed in the back very easily. You can be praised very easily. It doesn't matter who you are or what you do.
~By Daisy Fuentes ~


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


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


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


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


The encouragement I got from Campbell was a quick check and praise. Once the Space Beagle was launched on its mission, it seemed natural for it to breed additional thoughts.
~By A. E. van Vogt ~


The winds that blow our billions away return burdened with themes of scorn and dispraise.
~By Garet Garrett ~


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 ~


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


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


Taking an interest in what others are thinking and doing is often a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise.
~By Robert Martin ~


If you do your fair day's work, you are certain to get your fair day's wage - in praise or pudding, whichever happens to suit your taste.
~By Alexander Smith ~


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 ~


It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by praise.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Some artists claim praise is irrelevant in measuring the success of art, but I think it's quite relevant. Besides, it makes me feel great.
~By Chris Van Allsburg ~


So, to praise others for their virtues can but encourage one's own efforts.
~By Nagarjuna ~


A technical survey that systematize, digest, and appraise the mid century state of psychology.
~By Stanley Smith Stevens ~


I praise the Lord, the Sovereign of the royal realm, Who has extended his sway over the tract of the world.
~By Taliesin ~


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 ~


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


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


And the smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears.
~By Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~


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 ~


What 'multiculturalism' boils down to is that you can praise any culture in the world except Western culture - and you cannot blame any culture in the world except Western culture.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


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


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 ~


Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.
~By Bill Walsh ~


Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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


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 ~


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


A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
~By John Adams ~


That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth; but never yet lived one who could not listen to her own praises at the expense of her adored friend.
~By Minna Antrim ~


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


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 ~


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


I have been both praised and criticized. The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more. To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me.
~By Billy Joel ~


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 ~


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

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