Quotes by praise
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Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives them.
American theologian 1809-1894
Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.
English poet 1795-1821
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.
Canadian journalist 1967-
'In Praise of Slowness' chronicles the global trend towards deceleration that has come to be known as the Slow Movement. Don't worry, though: it is not a Luddite rant. I love speed. Going fast can be fun, liberating and productive. The problem is that our hunger for speed, for cramming more and more into less and less time, has gone too far.
Jean de la Bruyère
French writer 1645-1696
A heap of epithets is poor praise: the praise lies in the facts, and in the way of telling them.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
A man is never more serious than when he praise himself.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
German musician and composer 1714-1788
According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.
Syrian poet 1e century BC
Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.
American politician and model 1924-2014
All the praise I received couldn't substitute for the praise I had never received from my mother at home. I longed for some wonderful man to come and save me from my life - but there didn't seem to be any, at least not for me.
English writer and cleric 1771-1845
Among the smaller duties of life I hardly know any one more important than that of not praising where praise is not due.
Walter Savage Landor
British poet 1775-1864
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
American recording artist, film composer, songwriter and producer 1978-
As a co-writer of the Mumford's songs, I'm always quite insecure about the music - I find it hard to accept any praise or feedback.
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