Even the smallest victory is never to be taken for granted. Each victory must be applauded...
— Audre Lorde

Applaud us when we run, Console us when we fall, Cheer us when we recover.
Edmund Burke applauds quote

Is anyone simply by birth to be applauded or punished?
— Hitopadesa

When millions applaud you seriously ask yourself what harm you have done; and when they disapprove you, what good.
— Charles Caleb Colton

Friends applaud, the comedy is over.
— applauds quotation by Ludwig van Beethoven