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Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!
- Howell Forgy

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

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

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

 

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

Neither blame or praise yourself.
- Plutarch

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

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

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

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

What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man,
in fact) craves most is praise although the philosophers
generally call it recognition!
- William James

You might as well praise a man for not robbing a bank.
- Bobby Jones

What 'multiculturalism' boils down to is that you can
praise any culture in the world except Western culture -
and you cannot blame any culture in the world except Western culture.
- Thomas Sowell

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

The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead,
but from the competition and mutual envy of the living.
- Thomas Hobbes

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

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

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

I have been both praised and criticized.
The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more.
To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me.
- Billy Joel

The encouragement I got from Campbell was a quick check and praise.
Once the Space Beagle was launched on its mission,
it seemed natural for it to breed additional thoughts.
- A. E. van Vogt

Happiness is within.
It has nothing to do with how much applause you get
or how many people praise you.
Happiness comes when you believe that you have done
something truly meaningful.
- Martin Yan

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

A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

He only profits from praise who values criticism.
- Heinrich Heine

In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good,
and praise it.
- Alex Haley

It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them.
- Jean Paul

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

God made man merely to hear some praise of what he'd done on those Five Days.
- Christopher Morley

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

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

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

Praise those of your critics for whom nothing is up to standard.
- Dag Hammarskjold

So, to praise others for their virtues can but encourage one's own efforts.
- Nagarjuna

I praise the Lord, the Sovereign of the royal realm,
Who has extended his sway over the tract of the world.
- Taliesin

It is a sign of creeping inner death when we can no
longer praise the living.
- Eric Hoffer

Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man
whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.
- John Keats

People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
- W. Somerset Maugham

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

I question the value of stars.
I think they're overrated.
They get too much money, too much praise.
- Elia Kazan

Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise,
I say ignore the bastard.
- John Steinbeck

A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

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

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

There is no Pleasure like that of receiving Praise from the Praiseworthy.
- Richard Steele

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

A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast;
even so the greater is the goodness,
the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours.
- Lao Tzu

It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.
- Thomas Fuller

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

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

There are some who praise a man free from disease;
to me no man who is poor seems free from disease but to be constantly sick.
- Sophocles

Fans will praise you, scold you, and offer helpful advice.
Fans will also defend you.
- Charley Pride

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

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

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

Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman
say you've got a pretty neck.
- Eli Wallach

All praise to the masters indeed, but we too could
produce a Kant or a Hugo.
- Jose C. Orozco

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

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

Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise.
For envy is a kind of praise.
- John Gay

People praise virtue, but they hate it,
they run away from it.
It freezes you to death, and in this world you've got to keep your feet warm.
- Denis Diderot

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.
- Robert Collier

Praise is warming and desirable.
But it is an earned thing.
It has to be deserved, like a hug from a child.
- Phyllis McGinley

Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.
- Publilius Syrus

There's no praise or acknowledgment paid to women who raise the babies.
- Sharon Gless

I want to praise activists through the years.
I praise those of the past as well, to have them honored.
- Studs Terkel

Their silence is praise enough.
- Terence

We increase whatever we praise.
The whole creation responds to praise,
and is glad.
- Charles Fillmore

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


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