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

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

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie PHOTO

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie

To die will be an awfully big adventure.
- James M. Barrie

 

I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare,
but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.
- James M. Barrie

A woman can be anything the man who loves her would have her be.
- James M. Barrie

Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies'
there is a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
- James M. Barrie

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Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough,
You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
- James M. Barrie

The most useless are those who never change through the years.
- James M. Barrie

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
- James M. Barrie

Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight:
always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?
- James M. Barrie

Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.
- James M. Barrie

I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
- James M. Barrie

It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else.
- James M. Barrie

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
- James M. Barrie

Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion,
grows by grappling with and subduing them.
- James M. Barrie

Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe.
If you believe, clap your hands!
- James M. Barrie

Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
- James M. Barrie

Always be a little kinder than necessary.
- James M. Barrie

The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.
- James M. Barrie

For several days after my first book was published,
I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious
peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded.
- James M. Barrie

Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow.
- James M. Barrie

Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
- James M. Barrie

We never understand how little we need in this world
until we know the loss of it.
- James M. Barrie

There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make.
- James M. Barrie

A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past
is to force open a crammed drawer.
If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it,
but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
- James M. Barrie

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story,
and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he
compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
- James M. Barrie

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

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

You do ill if you praise, but worse
if you censure, what you do not understand.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy,
to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter,
and to lead but not manipulate.
- William Arthur Ward

Gratitude is the prayer,
while Celebration is the song and the dance of praise.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Neither blame or praise yourself.
- Plutarch

Completion:
It is time for the project to be over.
You submitted the proposal, you painted your house,
you passed-in the term paper.
Whatever praise or criticism you received,
it is now time to move on to your next project.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Unjust attacks on public men do them more good than unmerited praise.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

Among the smaller duties of life I hardly know any
one more important than that of not praising where praise is not due.
- Sydney Smith

If you do your fair day's work, you are certain to
get your fair day's wage -
in praise or pudding,
whichever happens to suit your taste.
- Alexander Smith

I praise loudly.
I blame softly.
- Catherine the Great

Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly.
- Publilius Syrus

Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
- Lord Chesterfield

Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise.
- Wendell Phillips

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

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

Wonder is involuntary praise.
- Edward Young

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow!
Praise Him, all creatures here below!
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host!
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!
- Thomas Ken

Poets lose half the praise they should have got,
Could it be known what they discreetly blot.
- Edmund Waller

The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service.
The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated
feet seeking out the lost and helpless.
- Billy Graham

We are apt to love praise, but not deserve it.
But if we would deserve it, we must love virtue more than that.
- William Penn

An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
- Walter Savage Landor

Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise not blame.
- Thomas Kempis

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

There is no praise to bear the sort that you put in your pocket.
- Moliere

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

Self-praise is for losers.
Be a winner.
Stand for something.
Always have class, and be humble.
- John Madden

Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise.
In great enterprises the attempt is enough.
- Sextus Propertius

I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame.
I simply follow my own feelings.
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

It was not the part of His kindly love that he who
was to praise God's divine generosity in regard to
others should be compelled to condemn it in regard to himself.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

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

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

Let America first praise mediocrity even,
in her children, before she praises...
the best excellence in the children of any other land.
- Herman Melville

The man who builds a factory builds a temple,
that the man who works there worships there,
and to each is due, not scorn and blame,
but reverence and praise.
- Calvin Coolidge

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

Nothing is more effective than sincere,
accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.
- Bill Walsh

True praise comes often even to the lowly;
false praise only to the strong.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.
- Ovid

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

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

Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!
- Howell Forgy

Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
- Alexander Pope

Such lovely warmth of thought and delicacy of colour are beyond all praise,
and equally beyond all thanks!
- Marie Corelli


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