True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
Praise us as we are tasted, allow us as we prove.
Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.
We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
The sweetest of all sounds is praise.
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
'Classic.' A book which people praise and don't read.
We are all drawn by our eagerness for praise.
Nothing is more praiseworthy, nothing more suited to a great and illustrious man than placability and a merciful disposition.
Let America first praise mediocrity even, in her children, before she praises... the best excellence in the children of any other land.
The wish to acquire more is admittedly a very natural and common thing; and when men succeed in this they are always praised rather than condemned. But when they lack the ability to do so and yet want to acquire more at all costs, they deserve condemnation for their mistakes.
We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.
Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise not blame.
I question the value of stars. I think they're overrated. They get too much money, too much praise.
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
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.
It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?
I find war detestable but those who praise it without participating in it even more so.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names we can, and would fain have the praise of having intended the result which ensues.
But was there ever dog that praised his fleas?
Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard.
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.