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Their silence is praise enough.
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
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.
I want to praise activists through the years. I praise those of the past as well, to have them honored.
So, to praise others for their virtues can but encourage one's own efforts.
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
One should use praise to recognize what one is not.
All the praise I received couldn't substitute for the praise I had never received from my mother at home. I longed for some wonderful man to come and save me from my life - but there didn't seem to be any, at least not for me.
In one's relationship with dogs and with a newsroom, a generous amount of praise and encouragement goes much better than criticism.
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 find war detestable but those who praise it without participating in it even more so.
Celebrate your child's achievement, then rotate it when the next mini-masterpiece comes along. Then chuck the old picture. Don't worry that you're throwing away a memory. Your children will remember your praise more than they will remember the picture with macaroni and glitter glued on it.
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.
Fans will praise you, scold you, and offer helpful advice. Fans will also defend you.
I've always heard people's criticisms twice as loudly as their praise.
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.
There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.
Praise the sea, on shore remain.
Praise the Lord, but do me a favor, don't ever say 'Stephen Baldwin' and 'ministry' in the same sentence.
In every age and every man there is something to praise as well as to blame.
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
Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless material for books and songs of gratitude and praise.
Every time I see my brother, I just praise God for God's grace in his life. Because if God can change Franklin from a prodigal into a man of God, he can do it for anybody.
Anne Graham Lotz
I take praise as not just a reward and a result but also as the beginning of a new process.
When you win, everything is everything. But when you lose, it's all about Allen Iverson and Larry Brown. When we win, I know that I get the praise and Larry Brown gets the praise, but when we lose, it's on me and Larry Brown. That's something that I have to learn to accept and deal with.
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
An actor remembers his first piece of published praise. It is written on his heart.
There's no praise or acknowledgment paid to women who raise the babies.
There are six 'Time Warp Trio' books that would take a page each to fully praise. And I just thought up twelve more while I was typing this sentence.
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