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Jose C. Orozco Quotes and Sayings

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

Was not from a mixture of two races that the Titans sprang?
- Jose C. Orozco

Why must we be eternally on our knees before the Kants and Hugos?
- Jose C. Orozco

We too could wrest iron from the bowels of the earth
and fashion it into ships and machines.
- Jose C. Orozco

 

We could raise prodigious cities and create nations,
and explore the universe.
- Jose C. Orozco

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

Neither blame or praise yourself.
- Plutarch

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Sometimes we deny being worthy of praise,
hoping to generate an argument we would be pleased to lose.
- Cullen Hightower

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

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good,
to the praise that deceives them.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

An actor remembers his first piece of published praise.
It is written on his heart.
- Conrad Veidt

Every formula which expresses a law of nature is a hymn of praise to God.
- Maria Mitchell

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

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

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

Virtues are acquired through endeavor,
Which rests wholly upon yourself.
So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one's own efforts.
- Thomas Paine

Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise -
and pass by.
- Andre Maurois

He who does without the praise of the crowd will not
deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent.
- Karl Kraus

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

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

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

Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless
material for books and songs of gratitude and praise.
- Philip Schaff

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

Men sometimes feel injured by praise because it assigns a limit to their merit;
few people are modest enough not to take offense that one appreciates them.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

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

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

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

History is the story of events, with praise or blame.
- Cotton Mather

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

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

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

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

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

But no one can praise Roosevelt for doing this and
then insist that he restored our traditional political
and economic systems to their former vitality.
- John T. Flynn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Few governments in the world, for example,
praise human rights more ardently than does the government of France,
and few have a worse record of supporting tyrants and killers.
- Richard Perle

Have a hand in your own treatment.
I have nothing but praise for our doctors,
but I think they could help us better,
and we can help them if we work together.
- Mary Ann Mobley

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

Praise the bridge that carried you over.
- George Colman

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.
I love thee to the level of every day's
Most quiet need, by sun and candlelight.
I love thee freely, as men strive for Right;
I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise.
I love with a passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith.
I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints, - I love thee with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my life! - and, if God choose,
I shall but love thee better after death.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions.
I wish I could teach the sad young of this mealy generation
the courage of their confusions.
- John Ciardi

Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!
- Howell Forgy

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

Their silence is praise enough.
- Terence

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

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

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

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

Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind,
forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that
it begets more evil than it kills.'
- Immanuel Kant

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

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

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

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

The sweetest of all sounds is praise.
- Xenophon

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


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