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Quotes And Sayings About Praise

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


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 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 ~


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


The men who made the war were profuse in their praises of the man who kicked the P.M. out of his office and now degrades by his disloyal, dishonest and lying presence the greatest office in the State.
~By John Burns ~


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


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


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 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 ~


I do believe in praising that which deserves to be praised.
~By Dean Smith ~


Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


Praises for our past triumphs are as feathers to a dead bird.
~By Paul Eldridge ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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


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


Neither blame or praise yourself.
~By Plutarch ~


George Bush, Dick Cheney, every one of the speakers praised John Kerry's war record. No one said he was unfit. They said he has terrible judgment, and that's his record as a senator. Nobody questioned his military record.
~By Peter King ~


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


If our countries had war the one with the other, that was no cause that he should put us to death; with which they were out of heart that their cruel pretense failed them. For which God be forever-more praised.
~By Will Adams ~


We increase whatever we praise. The whole creation responds to praise, and is glad.
~By Charles Fillmore ~


Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise not blame.
~By Thomas Kempis ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing.
~By Arnold H. Glasgow ~


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


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


It will take a long time for women's effect on politics to register so that we may properly appraise it.
~By Florence E. Allen ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


These poems, with all their crudities, doubts, and confusions, are written for the love of Man and in praise of God, and I'd be a damn' fool if they weren't.
~By Dylan Thomas ~


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 ~


The poets, therefore, however much they adorned the gods in their poems, and amplified their exploits with the highest praises, yet very frequently confess that all things are held together and governed by one spirit or mind.
~By Lactantius ~


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 ~


Praise the sea, on shore remain.
~By John Florio ~


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


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


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


What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard, even than what he condemns, of his own character, information and abilities.
~By Augustus Hare ~


Wonder is involuntary praise.
~By Edward Young ~


Their silence is praise enough.
~By Terence ~


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 ~


Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


There's no praise or acknowledgment paid to women who raise the babies.
~By Sharon Gless ~


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


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 ~


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


Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one's own efforts.
~By Thomas Paine ~


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


To the house of a friend if you're pleased to retire, You must all things admit, you must all things admire; You must pay with observance the price of your treat, You must eat what is praised, and must praise what you eat.
~By George Crabbe ~


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 ~


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


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


The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent.
~By Karl Kraus ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


When someone sings his own praises, he always gets the tune too high.
~By Mary H. Waldrip ~


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


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 ~


Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable, and praised when they are not praiseworthy.
~By Bertrand Russell ~

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