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Famous Praise Quotations

List of Praise Quotes

We found 159 quote(s) that contain the word Praise.


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The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding. Joseph Addison

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Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence. Aeschylus

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Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay. Thomas Bailey Aldrich

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The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise. Dante Alighieri

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It will take a long time for women's effect on politics to register so that we may properly appraise it. Florence E. Allen

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Some artists claim praise is irrelevant in measuring the success of art, but I think it's quite relevant. Besides, it makes me feel great. Chris Van Allsburg

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We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time. Aristotle

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Let the master praise him, and say, "Here ye do well." For, I assure you, there is no such whetstone to sharpen a good wit, and encourage a will to learning, as is praise. Roger Ascham

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There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to learning, as is praise. Roger Ascham

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Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise. Mary Kay Ash

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There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise. Mary Kay Ash

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In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty. Saint Aurelius Augustine

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Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself. Praise is no part of it, for nothing is made worse or better by praise. Marcus Aurelius

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O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state! It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord. It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it. Saint Teresa of Avila

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According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

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As to judging our own time, and thereby gaining some basis for a judgment of future possibilities, we are doubtless not only too close to it to appraise it but too much formed by it and enclosed within it to do so. Emily Greene Balch

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Praise now is one of the great duties of the redeemed. It will be their employment for ever. Albert Barnes

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The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble. James M. Barrie

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A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy. Jean Baudrillard

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In every age and every man there is something to praise as well as to blame. James Beattie

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Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead. Ambrose Bierce

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

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I'd rather hang out with five people that I love than with 400 strangers at a club who are all doing the up-and-down inspection thing. They appraise everybody from head to toe - the outfit, the handbag, the shoes, how much they weigh... I can't stand it! Sophia Bush

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One should use praise to recognize what one is not. Elias Canetti

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

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