Praise Quotes

Self - praise is no recommendation

Proverb

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

Japanese Proverb

The sweetest sound of all is praise.

Xenophon

Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly

Publilius Syrus

Praise shames me, for I secretly beg for it.

Rabindranath Tagore

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

John Wooden

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

Pearl S. Buck

Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself.

J B Priestley

No weapon that slays Its victim so surely (if well aimed) as praise.

Edward George Earl Bulwer Lytton

Praise is the only gift for which people are really grateful.

Lady Marguerite Blessington

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

Socrates

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

Samuel Johnson

It is better to fall in with crows than with flatterers; for in the one case you are devoured when dead, in the other case while alive.

Antisthenes

The advantage of doing ones praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and exactly in the right places.

Samuel Butler

In the name of Allah the all-powerful, all-merciful, all-knowing, know that it is by his holy will that we come to free the peoples of the Nile from their immemorial and most cruel bondage to the Turks and the Mamelukes, free men of Frankistan bringing freedom, respecting Islam and the tenets of the holy prophet, may his name be praised and the holy name of Allah most high exalted for ever more.

Anthony Burgess

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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