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Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing.
Arnold H. Glasow
The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding.
There is no praise to bear the sort that you put in your pocket.
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.
God made man merely to hear some praise of what he'd done on those Five Days.
It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.
Miguel de Cervantes
People who make the choice to study, work hard or do whatever they endeavor is to give it the max on themselves to reach to the top level. And you have the people who get envy and jealous, yet are not willing to put that work in, and they want to get the same praise.
The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it.
It is a sign of creeping inner death when we can no longer praise the living.
Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.
We are apt to love praise, but not deserve it. But if we would deserve it, we must love virtue more than that.
The sweetest of all sounds is praise.
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.
I will only praise someone who can't take anything away from me.
The pat on the back, the arm around the shoulder, the praise for what was done right and the sympathetic nod for what wasn't are as much a part of golf as life itself.
Gerald R. Ford
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
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.
In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty.
Augustine of Hippo
It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them.
Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise.
Mary Kay Ash
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.
Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly.
Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.
Let America first praise mediocrity even, in her children, before she praises... the best excellence in the children of any other land.
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.
Praise those of your critics for whom nothing is up to standard.
Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
Let us now praise Barack Obama.
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