Quotes about Praise.

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There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise.
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The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
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Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.
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The journey that 'In Praise of Slowness' has made since publication shows how far this message resonates. The book has been translated into more than 30 languages. It appears on reading lists from business schools to yoga retreats. Rabbis, priests and imams have quoted from it in their sermons.
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Some are made modest by great praise, others insolent.
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Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself. Praise is no part of it, for nothing is made worse or better by praise.
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I don't judge a regime by the damning criticism of the opposition, but by the ingenuous praise of the partisan.
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I prefer to praise people and the world rather than criticize them and it.
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When you hear bosses talk about their best salespeople, they often refer to them as rock stars. It's the highest praise your boss can give someone on your team.
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It is a sign of creeping inner death when we can no longer praise the living.
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O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state! It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord. It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it.
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Religion does not consist in making a noise, yet when the soul is filled with the Spirit of the Lord, sweet, heart-felt praise to God glorifies him.
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I don't like being a celebrity, really... Some people get greater praise than they deserve because they have had exposure in the media. I don't think I agree with that at all.
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Grace is above praise and blame. I never read the bad stuff people write, but I never read the good stuff, either. Ever. I know who I am, and I know that God looks down on me and smiles. I know that - without a shadow of a doubt.
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A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
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When a book of mine comes out, I instantly go hunting the net, not for praise, but for criticism, because that's how you learn, from people who don't have to be polite to you.
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Instead of yelling and spanking, which don't work anyway, I believe in finding creative ways to keep their attention - turning things into a game, for instance. And, when they do something good, positive reinforcement and praise.
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Let America first praise mediocrity even, in her children, before she praises... the best excellence in the children of any other land.
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I question the value of stars. I think they're overrated. They get too much money, too much praise.
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The life which men praise and regard as successful is but one kind. Why should we exaggerate any one kind at the expense of the others?
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I teach students that what people say about failure in politics is mostly wrong. People always told me, 'They'll praise you on your way up and kick you on your way down.' That wasn't my experience. I can't walk down the street in Toronto without someone coming up and saying hello.
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The same independence that got me into trouble in high school got me praise in college.
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Praise us as we are tasted, allow us as we prove.
Allow, Praise, Prove, Tasted, Us
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Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.
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The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours.

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