Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They're absolutely free and worth a fortune.
The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead, but from the competition and mutual envy of the living.
I'm very grateful to God for what he gives me. Victories, remarkable victories, but you have to go through the defeats. That is why I praise God for everything.
'Classic'. A book which people praise and don't read.
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.
Lead yourself whenever your boss' leadership deteriorates. When your boss doesn't praise what you do, praise yourself. When your boss doesn't make you big, make yourself big. Remember, if you have done your best, failure does not count.
I praise the Lord here today. I know that all my talent and all my ability comes from him, and without him I'm nothing and I thank him for his great blessing.
Praise the sea, on shore remain.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
As we were baptized, so we profess our belief. As we profess our belief, so also we offer praise. As then baptism has been given us by the Savior, in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, so, in accordance with our baptism, we make the confession of the creed, and our doxology in accordance with our creed.
The biggest challenge is to not be affected by praise because a lot of it is not from the heart. Being true to yourself about your strengths and weaknesses, when everyone out there has a strong opinion and wants to give advice, is another challenge.
Praise — quotes and aphorisms
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
I will go further, and assert that nature without culture can often do more to deserve praise than culture without nature.
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess.