Praise Quotes

Oh, for a forty-parson power to chant Thy praise, Hypocrisy! Oh, for a hymn Loud as the virtues thou dost loudly vaunt, Not practise!

Lord Byron

A hypocrite is in himself both the archer and the mark, in all actions shooting at his own praise or profit.

Thomas Fuller

Oh, for a forty-parson power to chant Thy praise, Hypocrisy! Oh, for a hymn Loud as the virtues thou dost loudly vaunt, Not practise!

Lord Byron

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

Andre Maurois

in my opinion, i believe greatness is measured in ones qualitative contribution on his/her fellow humane, it is more than "knowing what do do", "being able to do", or "charisma". because your praise can only be sang by the people you have help and affected.If therefore your praise must be heard atop the ladder of greatness, you then must help someone climb there, to sing your praise.

GABRIEL OKPE

Always when I see a man fond of praise I always think it is because he is an affectionate man craving for affection.

J. B. Yeats

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

John Gay

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

Pearl S. Buck

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

John Wooden

The sweetest sound of all is praise.

Xenophon

If one man praises you, a thousand will repeat the praise.

Japanese Proverb

A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.

Unknown

Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.

Jerome P Fleishman

It is easier and handier for men to flatter than to praise.

Jean Paul Richter

Modesty is the only sure bait when you are fishing for praise.

Unknown

The yearning for an afterlife is the opposite of selfish: it is love and praise for the world that we are privileged, in this complex interval of light, to witness and experience.

Unknown

Your friends praise your abilities to the skies, submit to you in argument, and seem to have the greatest deference for you; but, though they may ask it, you never find them following your advice upon their own affairs; nor allowing you to manage your own, without thinking that you should follow theirs. Thus, in fact, they all think themselves wiser than you, whatever they may say.

Lord Melbourne

None can be pleased without praise, and few can be praised without falsehood.

Samuel Johnson

Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.

Socrates

Always remember, everyone is hungry for praise and starving for honest appreciation.

David Berg

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

Charles Fillmore

It is the greatest possible praise to be praised by a man who is himself deserving of praise

Latin Proverb

Praise is like sunlight to the human spirit: we cannot flower and grow without it.

Jess Lair

We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory

Marcus Tullius Cicero
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