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Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy.
It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?
And the smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row.
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present.
Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead.
Charles Caleb Colton
What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard, even than what he condemns, of his own character, information and abilities.
Ironically, the first thing that appealed to me about Islam was its pluralism. The fact that the Koran praises all the great prophets of the past.
Let America first praise mediocrity even, in her children, before she praises... the best excellence in the children of any other land.
It would not be possible to praises nurses too highly.
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
I fear only God, all praises to Him.
Muqtada al Sadr
For some reason if we hear 100 praises and one criticism, we focus on that one hurtful thing.
Tooting my own horn is of no interest to me... it takes you away from real life. It's a waste, and I don't find a need to sing my own praises.
The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament.
According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
The hoopla, the applause, the praises have never excited me.
Every year the literary press praises dozens if not hundreds of novels to the skies, asserting explicitly or implicitly that these books will probably not be suffering water damage in the basements of their authors' houses 20 years from now. But historically, anyway, that's not the way the novelistic ecology works.
Praises for our past triumphs are as feathers to a dead bird.
Guys in slavery sang praises to the Lord to deliver them from bondage.
That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth; but never yet lived one who could not listen to her own praises at the expense of her adored friend.
It doesn't matter if a critic pans or praises my movies, I am only concerned about that one audience member and what their experience is.
The poets, therefore, however much they adorned the gods in their poems, and amplified their exploits with the highest praises, yet very frequently confess that all things are held together and governed by one spirit or mind.
The men who made the war were profuse in their praises of the man who kicked the P.M. out of his office and now degrades by his disloyal, dishonest and lying presence the greatest office in the State.
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