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I don't like being a celebrity, really... Some people get greater praise than they deserve because they have had exposure in the media. I don't think I agree with that at all.
Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck.
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.
You can't really praise somebody's work and then criticize the process.
Buy the best you can find or afford and don't over manipulate it. If I cook a scallop, the best praise you can give me is that it tastes like a scallop.
Their silence is praise enough.
I don't need validation, recognition or praise. What I need are facts and the facts are that one of my books gets sold, somewhere in the world, every second.
I want to praise activists through the years. I praise those of the past as well, to have them honored.
One should use praise to recognize what one is not.
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
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!
Unjust attacks on public men do them more good than unmerited praise.
Rutherford B. Hayes
Trusting in Christ, we may boldly join in the combat, and enlist ourselves among that disinterested band, who fight not for human ambition, or human praise, but for the honour of our Saviour, and the salvation of men.
I've always heard people's criticisms twice as loudly as their praise.
Fans will praise you, scold you, and offer helpful advice. Fans will also defend you.
An actor remembers his first piece of published praise. It is written on his heart.
There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.
In every age and every man there is something to praise as well as to blame.
I take praise as not just a reward and a result but also as the beginning of a new process.
Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless material for books and songs of gratitude and praise.
All the criticism and all of the praise, it doesn't - it's not worth the salt that goes on my bread, because TV is fickle. You can be loved one day and hated the next day. One day, you're getting an award. And the next day, you're getting a death threat.
For if there is anything to one's praise, it is foolish vanity to be gratified at it, and if it is abuse - why one is always sure to hear of it from one damned good-natured friend or another!
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Poets lose half the praise they should have got, Could it be known what they discreetly blot.
There's no praise or acknowledgment paid to women who raise the babies.
So, to praise others for their virtues can but encourage one's own efforts.
Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
There is no Pleasure like that of receiving Praise from the Praiseworthy.
Praise is nothing that accumulates. Praise is a sequence, especially if you've toiled for a long time. Praise does not pile up. So in a way, you can't get too much. I don't consider it to be a quantity that you can measure by volume.
In one's relationship with dogs and with a newsroom, a generous amount of praise and encouragement goes much better than criticism.
I praise CBS for taking a risk, which is always the price you pay for opportunity. This is not standard movie of the week storytelling. I think movies of the week have fallen into a niche and that isn't my niche.
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