Integrity is praised and then left out in the cold.
— Juvenal

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

I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
— Friedrich Nietzsche

Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
— Richard Brinsley Sheridan

If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
— Socrates