Praise Quotes

Neither praise nor 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.

William G. Simms

It is impossible that this gnosis resulting in the heart should be achieved by man for any other purpose than to obey God, love Him, and worship Him. This gnosis should be sought for the sake of God, not for any other reason whatsoever, unlike the remaining external acts of devotion, which can be performed for other worldly interests, such as hypocrisy, praise, and commendation.

Ibn Ata'Allah

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

Self - praise is no recommendation

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
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