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Praise Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Praise

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

Related topics: Spiritual Inspirational Intention Gratitude

Gratitude is the prayer,
while Celebration is the song and the dance of praise.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy,
to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter,
and to lead but not manipulate.
- William Arthur Ward

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

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

Neither blame or praise yourself.
- Plutarch

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu


 

Completion:
It is time for the project to be over.
You submitted the proposal, you painted your house,
you passed-in the term paper.
Whatever praise or criticism you received,
it is now time to move on to your next project.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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.
- John Masefield

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

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

Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise.
- Wendell Phillips

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.
- John T. Flynn

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.
- Dylan Thomas

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

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

There is no Pleasure like that of receiving Praise from the Praiseworthy.
- Richard Steele

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

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.
- Sue Kelly

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.
- James Mcneill Whistler

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.
- Billy Graham

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.
- Roger Ascham

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

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.
- Thomas Sowell

Poets lose half the praise they should have got,
Could it be known what they discreetly blot.
- Edmund Waller

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.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

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

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

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

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.
- John Ciardi

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

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.
- Marcus Aurelius

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

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

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

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

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

A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

History is the story of events, with praise or blame.
- Cotton Mather

I praise loudly.
I blame softly.
- Catherine the Great

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

He only profits from praise who values criticism.
- Heinrich Heine

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

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

Praise the sea, on shore remain.
- John Florio

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

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.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

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.
- Aristotle

Wonder is involuntary praise.
- Edward Young

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.
- John Keats

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Satchel Paige

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

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.
- Denis Diderot


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