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Picture quote by Sayings about life

Celebrate the small things and our lives become bigger than ever. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Brian Tracy about praise

Praise is a powerful people-builder. Catch individuals doing something right. ⏤ Brian Tracy

Picture quote about appraise

You will not be appraised by the weight of your words but by depth of your doings.

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You can tell the character of every man when you see how he gives and receives praise.

Seneca, statesman

Praise makes good people better and bad people worse.


The best way to get praise is to die.

Italian Proverbs,

I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, musician

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

I can live for two months on a good compliment.

Mark Twain, author

The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working.

Albert Einstein, physicist

Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.

Publilius Syrus, writer

Please all, and you will please none.

Aesop, author

No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important.

Mary Kay Ash, businesswoman

The best ballplayer's the one who doesn't think he made good. He keeps trying to convince you.

Casey (Charles Dillon) Stengel,

Criticism is more effective when it sounds like praise.

Arnold Glasgow,

People who want the most approval get the least and people who need approval the least get the most.

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty.

Augustine of Hippo, philosopher

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.

Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

There is no stimulus like that which comes from the consciousness of knowing that others believe in us.

Orison Swett Marden, writer

The love of praise, howe'er conceal'd by art,Reigns more or less, and glows in ev'ry heart.

Edward Young, poet

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked what I thought, and attended to my answer.

Henry David Thoreau, author

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.

Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman

Everybody likes a compliment.

Abraham Lincoln, president

Applaud us when we run, Console us when we fall, Cheer us when we recover.

Edmund Burke, statesman

The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

Billy Graham, evangelist

Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise.

Wendell Phillips, activist

Attach yourself to those who advise you rather than praise you.

Nicholas Boileau,

He who praises everybody, praises nobody.

Samuel Johnson, author

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

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.

Jules Renard, dramatist

The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.

James Barrie,

Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.


I know of no manner of speaking so offensive as that of giving praise, and closing it with an exception.

Sir Richard Steele,

Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.

Bill Walsh, editor

Naturalness is the easiest thing in the world to acquire, if you will forget yourself-forget about the impression you are trying to make.

Dale Carnegie, writer

So long as you are praised think only that you are not yet on your own path but on that of another.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Usually we praise only to be praised.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.'

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

I praise loudly. I blame softly.

Catherine the Great, royalty

When you cannot get a compliment in any other way pay yourself one.

Mark Twain, author

Do not trust to the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you and I were going to be hanged.

Oliver Cromwell, soldier

Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox, writer

When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.

Samuel Goldwyn, producer

People blame themselves for the purpose of being praised.


It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.

Miguel de Cervantes, novelist

Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.

Alexander Pope, poet

Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.

Satchel Paige, athlete

Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

I'm a bit of a P. T. Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.

Donald Trump, president

A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo, author

Praising an honest person who doesn't deserve it, always wounds them.

Nicholas Boileau,

Everybody has the right to be left alone but nobody has the right to demand approval.


Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise.

Mary Kay Ash, businesswoman

Praise is not seemly in the mouth of a sinner, for it was not sent him of the Lord. Ecclesiasticus 15:9


I find war detestable but those who praise it without participating in it even more so.

Romain Rolland, novelist

Has a woman who knew she was well-dressed ever caught a cold?

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.

Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman

Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard.

Aristotle, philosopher

A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Praise from an enemy is the most pleasing of all commendations.

Sir Richard Steele,

The surest plan to make a man is, think him so.

James Russell Lowell, poet

Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.


Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.

Cyril Connolly, intellectual

One should use praise to recognize what one is not.

Elias Canetti, author

Let another praise you and not your own mouth, a stranger and not your own lips.


Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A you can do it when things are tough.

Richard M. DeVos, businessman

There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise.

Mary Kay Ash, businesswoman

There's not one wise man among twenty will praise himself.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.

Charles M. Schwab, businessman

The sweetest of all sounds is praise.

Xenophon, soldier

You can handle people more successfully by enlisting their feelings than by convincing their reason.

Paul P. Parker,

It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

A man is never more serious than when he praise himself.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist

The simple act of playing positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.

Thomas J. Peters,

A heap of epithets is poor praise: the praise lies in the facts, and in the way of telling them.

Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher

Their silence is praise enough.

Terence, writer

You can't eat compliments.

Charles Monroe Schulz,

We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts.

Alfred Jarry, writer

Someone praising a man for his foolhardy bravery, Cato, the elder, said, There is a wide difference between true courage and a mere contempt of life.

Plutarch, philosopher

How does it happen, Maecenas, that no one is content with that lot of which he has chosen or which chance has thrown his way, but praises those who follow a different course?

Horace, poet

Let the master praise him, and say, "Here ye do well." For, I assure you, there is no such whetstone to sharpen a good wit, and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.

Roger Ascham, writer

If you treat an individual... as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

And if these mountains had eyes, they would wake to find two strangers in their fences, standing in admiration as a breathing red pours its tinge upon earth's shore. These mountains, which have seen untold sunrises, long to thunder praise but stand reverent, silent so that man's weak praise should be given God's attention.

Donald Miller,

The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a But.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Всяк кули́к своё боло́то хва́лит.

Russian Proverbs,

The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.

Samuel Johnson, author

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.

Aeschylus, poet

We must not always judge of the generality of the opinion by the noise of the acclamation.

Edmund Burke, statesman

Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.

Pearl Buck,

I never let them cough. They wouldn't dare.

Ethel Barrymore, actress

Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

Ovid, poet

Some writers take to drink, others take to audiences.

Gore Vidal, novelist

There is no investment you can make which will pay you so well as the effort to scatter sunshine and good cheer through your establishment.

Orison Swett Marden, writer

Praise the bridge that carried you over.

George Colman, dramatist

If you must strike a man from behind, slap hi on the back.


If people did not compliment one another there would be little society.

Marquis De Vauvenargues,

What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise although the philosophers generally call it recognition!

William James, philosopher

Some natures are too good to be spoiled by praise.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

It was a good thing to have a couple of thousand people all rigid and frozen together, in the palm of one's hand.

Charles Dickens, writer

He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent.

Karl Kraus, writer

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