Praise Quotes

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

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

Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise nor blame.

Thomas Kempis

Where there is no difficulty there is no praise.

Samuel Johnson

I praise loudly, I blame softly.

Catherine the Great

I praise loudly, I blame softly

Catherine the Great

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

Oprah Winfrey

He that is proud eats up himself; pride in his glass, his trumpet, his chronicle; and whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise

William Shakespeare

Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God, and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of; a blessing that money cannot buy

Izaak Walton

Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him, and bless his name. For the Lord is good...

Psalm 100:4

I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.

Catherine II

Taking an interest in what others are thinking and doing is often a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise

Robert Martin

So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.

Bertrand Russell

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.

Norman Vincent Peale

I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.

Noel Coward

History is the narrative of great actions with praise or blame.

Cotton Mather

Those blessed with the karma of good actions praise the Lord. O Nanak, they make the Guru their spiritual teacher. In the fourth watch of the early morning hours, a longing arises in their higher consciousness. They are attuned to the river of life; the True Name is in their minds and on their lips.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Praise is the symbol which represents sympathy, and which the mind insensibly substitutes for its recollection and language.

Sir James Mackintosh

Praise, of all things, is the most powerful excitement to commendable actions, and animates us in our enterprises.

Jean de la Bruyere

Praise never gives us much pleasure unless it concur with our own opinion, and extol us for those qualities in which we chiefly excel.

David Hume

Praise has different effects, according to the mind it meets with; it makes a wise man modest, but a fool more arrogant, turning his weak brain giddy.

Owen Felltham

The praise of a fool is incense to the wisest of us.

Benjamin Disraeli
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