Praise Quotes

Few sons attain the praise Of their great sires and most their sires disgrace.

Homer

The praise of free men is worth having, for it is the only praise which is free from either servility or condescension.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

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

Charley Pride

What praise is implied in the simple epithet useful! What reproach in the contrary

David Hume

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

Lord Chesterfield

Modesty and unselfishness: These are the virtues which men praise, and pass by.

Andre Maurois

There are five prayers and five times of day for prayer; the five have five names. Let the first be truthfulness, the second honest living, and the third charity in the Name of God. Let the fourth be good will to all, and the fifth the praise of the Lord.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

We will not praise Mahomet's moral precepts as always of the superfinest sort; yet it can be said that there is always a tendency to good in them; that they are the true dictates of a heart aiming towards what is just and true

Thomas Carlyle

"Fools rush where Angels fear to tread!" Angels and Fools have equal claim To do what Nature bids them do, sans hope of praise, sans fear of blame!

Sir Richard Francis Burton

Sensual passions are your first enemy. Your second is called Discontent. Your third is Hunger & Thirst. Your fourth is called Craving. Fifth is Sloth & Drowsiness. Sixth is called Terror. Your seventh is Uncertainty. Hypocrisy & Stubbornness, your eighth. Gains, Offerings, Fame, & Status wrongly gained, and whoever would praise self & disparage others. That, Namuci, is your enemy, the Dark One's commando force. A coward can't defeat it, but one having defeated it gains bliss.

Gautama Buddha

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

Cullen Hightower

Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.

John Madden

“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.”

Alec Waugh

Praise is the best diet for us, after all.

Sydney Smith

Let the spirit out - Discard all thoughts of reward, all hopes of praise and fears of blame, all awareness of one's bodily self. And, finally closing the avenues of sense perception, let the spirit out, as it will

Bruce Lee
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