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    Every artist loves applause. The praise of his contemporaries is the most valuable part of his recompense.

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    Everybody keeps calling for Excellence - excellence not just in schooling, throughout society. But as soon as somebody or something stands out as Excellent, the other shout goes up: "Elitism!" And whatever produced that thing, whoever praises that result, is promptly put down. "Standing out" is undemocratic.

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    Every ear is tickled with the sweet music of applause.

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    Every economic...acti on must set about providing each inhabitant of the planet with the minimum wherewithal to live in dignity and freedom, with the possibility of supporting a family, educating children, praising God and developing one's own human potential.

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    Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach.

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    Every potter praises his own pot.

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    False praise can please, and calumny affright None but the vicious, and the hypocrite.

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    Expectations are just leftover praise. They are a blessing. If you didn't have the capability to meet them, they wouldn't exist.

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    False praise is always confined to the great.

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    Falsehood often lurks upon the tongue of him, who, by self-praise, seeks to enhance his value in the eyes of others.

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    Fame is not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.

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    Few sons attain the praise Of their great sires and most their sires disgrace.

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    Folks build a reputation by attacking you while you’re alive - or praising you after you ain’t.

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    Flee flattery, false praise and fair weather friends

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    Flattery is praise without foundation.

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    For praise too dearly lov'd, or warmly sought, Enfeebles all internal strength of thought; And the weak soul within itself unblest, Leans for all pleasure on another's breast.

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    For he that does good, having the unlimited power to do evil, deserves praise not only for the good which he performs, but for the evil which he forbears.

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    For as long as they praise you, never forget that it is not yet your own path that you walk, but another person's.

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    For the first rate poet, nothing short of a Queen or a Chimera is adequate for the powers of his praise.

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    Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.

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    From all who dwell below the skiesLet the Creator's praise arise;Let the Redeemer's name be sungThrough every land, by every tongue.

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    God has given you your child, that the sight of him, from time to time, might remind you of His goodness, and induce you to praise Him with filial reverence.

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    Give role players love. Praise can be most valuable when it’s merited by someone whose supporting role is often overlooked

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    God, despite my circumstances, I will find reasons to praise You.

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    Heroes are very human, most of them; very easily touched by praise.

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    Gordon Lightfoot has created some of the most beautiful and lasting music of our time. He is Bob Dylan's favorite singer/songwriter - high praise from the best of us, applauded by the rest of us.

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    Heartless praise is not praise at all. It is worthless and an insult to God.

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    He does not praise himself - yet he is respectable.

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

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    He (Alexander Woollcott) always praises the first production of each season, being reluctant to stone the first cast.

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    He that loses his conscience has nothing left that is worth keeping. Therefore be sure you look to that, and in the next place look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to a good conscience.

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    He who boasts of his pedigree praises that which does not belong to him.

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    He who boasts of his descent, praises the deed of another.

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    Honesty, by evil fortune tried, Finds in adversity the seed of praise.

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    How many things by season seasoned are To their right praise and true perfection!

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    How shall we celebrate the day,When God appeared in mortal clay,The mark of worldly scorn;When the Archangel's heavenly Lays,Attempted the Redeemer's Praise,And hail'd Salvation's Morn!

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    Hunger is never delicate; they who are seldom gorged to the full with praise may be safely fed with gross compliments, for the appetite must be satisfied before it is disgusted.

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    I always worked very hard against the unconstitutional individual mandate in health care. I didn't praise it.

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    If a man would reap praise, you must sow the seeds, gentle words and useful deeds.

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    I am proud that my collections have received such praise, and I am even more proud to share the stage with so many talented designers.

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    I am pleased to be praised by a man so praised as you, father. [Words used by Hector.] [Lat., Laetus sum Laudari me abs te, pater, laudato viro.]

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    I do believe in praising that which deserves to be praised.

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    I don't praise my people. I am their greatest critic.

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    I am not afraid of praise, for I have practiced it on myself.

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    I do not care to listen; obloquy injures my self-esteem and I am skeptical of praise.

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    I do not speak of what I cannot praise.

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    I don't let the hate go to my heart, and I don't let the praise go to my head.

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    If Christ lives in us, we will rejoice in everything, and we will thank and praise the Lord. We will say, 'Hallelujah! Praise the Lord' forever.

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    If I was a nightingale I would sing like a nightingale; if a swan, like a swan. But since I am a rational creature my role is to praise God.

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