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Thomas Ken Quotes and Sayings

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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

When you read any great mystery, recorded in holy Writ,
you are to prostrate your Reason to Divine Revelation.
- Thomas Ken

Remember that God under the Law ordained a Lamb to
be offered up to Him every Morning and Evening.
- Thomas Ken

O blessed Saviour, give me grace like Thee,
to make Religion my first, and chiefest care,
and devoutly to observe, all solemn times,
and all holy Rites, which relate to Thy worship.
- Thomas Ken

 

Redeem thy misspent time that's past,
And live this day as if thy last.
- Thomas Ken

Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed.
- Thomas Ken

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

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

Neither blame or praise yourself.
- Plutarch

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fondly we think we honor merit then,
When we but praise ourselves in other men.
- Alexander Pope

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

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

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

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

The important thing to me is that I'm not driven by
people's praise and I'm not slowed down by people's criticism.
I'm just trying to work at the highest level I can.
- Russell Crowe

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Praise the sea, on shore remain.
- John Florio

Their silence is praise enough.
- Terence

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

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

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

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

It is a sign that your reputation is small and sinking
if your own tongue must praise you.
- Matthew Hale

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

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

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

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

The sweetest of all sounds is praise.
- Xenophon

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

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

You can't really praise somebody's work and then criticize the process.
- Lucinda Williams

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

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

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

A man desires praise that he may be reassured,
that he may be quit of his doubting of himself;
he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.
- Alec Waugh

Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise.
But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.
- John Masefield

I praise the Lord here today.
I know that all my talent and all my ability comes from him,
and without him I'm nothing and I thank him for his great blessing.
- Ernie Harwell

It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected
by censure than by praise.
- W. Somerset Maugham

I find war detestable but those who praise it without
participating in it even more so.
- Romain Rolland

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

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

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

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

It is one thing to praise discipline,
and another to submit to it.
- Miguel de Cervantes

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


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