Praise Quotes

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

Japanese Proverb

Self - praise is no recommendation


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


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.


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.


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.


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

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
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