Quotation Explorer - 'Praise'

Praise worthy is peace. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Never trust the one who praise you frankly - Ansaf Nilar
You can never be free of their criticism until you no longer seek their praise. - Dennis Ruane
Without an element of vulgarity, no man can be a work of art...I have to try and think what an artist is, apart from a hooligan who cannot live within his income of praise. - Quentin Crisp
You don't need to change who you are to praise God. - Unarine Ramaru
The real satisfaction which praise can afford, is when what is repeated aloud agrees with the whispers of conscience, by showing us that we have not endeavored to deserve well in vain.
My soul sings joyful praise to the Holy one. - Lailah Gifty Akita
My poems are hymns of praise to the glory of life. - Edith Sitwell
I will go further, and assert that nature without culture can often do more to deserve praise than culture without nature. - Cicero
Admonish thy friends in secret, praise them openly. - Publilius Syrus
Praise the one who speaks ill of you. Before long he will become a friend - Radhe Maa
Neither praise nor blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to proscribe, and honestly to award - these are the true aims and duties of criticism.
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. - Igor Stravinsky
When a ship without a functioning rudder and compass miraculously sails safely to the shore, let not the Captain take praise for such success. It is not his place to claim merit. He should nevertheless, be prosecuted for failing as a Captain. - Prinx Maurice
My mother is a poem that I could never write for she deserves multitudes; all of praise. - Sinovuyo Nkonki
Praise the young and they will flourish. - Irish Proverb
When a bumptious person can’t satiate oneself with an empty praise from others, s/he may go a step further to organize a get-together to bring all people of own nature under a single roof to meet, deliberate, celebrate, collaborate, greet, treat , appreciate or even felicitate one another. - Anuj Somany
and the creation, in the world and above the world, that once was at variance with itself, is knit together in friendship: and we ... are made to join in the angels' song, offering the worship of their praise. - Gregory of Nyssa
If you want a new life, first give praise for having the old one! - Stephen Richards
I cannot conceive otherwise than that He, the Infinite Father, expects or requires no worship or praise from us, but that He is even infinitely above it. - Benjamin Franklin
EULOGY, n. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead. - Ambrose Bierce
So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence. - Bertrand Russell
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones. - William Shakespeare
May our land be a land of liberty, the seat of virtue, the asylum of the oppressed, a name and a praise in the whole Earth, until the last shock of time shall bury the empires of the whole world in one common undistinguished ruin! - Joseph Warren
Directing praise to oneself is to cash in on the ego in order to bankrupt the soul. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I will blame no enemy that is a good man, nor yet praise a friend that is bad - Theognis
I no longer agree to treat myself with disrespect. Every time a self-critical thought comes to mind, I will forgive the Judge and follow this comment with words of praise, self-acceptance, and love. - Miguel Ruiz
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults. - Socrates
I overreacted to praise, signing an autograph. I'd write a check to buy it back. - Brian Spellman
Praise excites my ego; love touches my heart.I am in love with the universe and I praise nature’s art. - Debasish Mridha
You don't need to change who you are to praise the God. - Unarine Ramaru
Just read The Virtue of Minding Your Own Business. Oh my, what currents run deep! Beautifully seen, beautifully told. Praise praise praise . . . Pardon my French, but you are one darn major American writer!"---, author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Illusions, on Sandcastle and Other Stories - Richard Bach
Many of the bravest never are known, and get no praise. [But]that does not lessen their beauty... - Louisa May Alcott
To seek the praise of men as our motivation is to abandon truly great things, for more often than not truly great things elicit the ire of men far more than they garner their praises. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The praise and glorification of God doesn't exclusively spring from deep and untroubled understanding; it is in spite of and even because of deep and troubled circumstance. - Joyce Rachelle
I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made -Psalm 139:14 - David
If the praise of man elates me and his blame depresses me; if I cannot rest under misunderstanding without defending myself if I love to be loved more than to love...then I know nothing of Calvary love. - Amy Carmichael
Don't discuss yourself, for you are bound to lose; if you belittle yourself, you are believed; if you praise yourself, you are disbelieved. - Michel de Montaigne
I don't mind a little praise - as long as it's fulsome. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
To give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. - Bible
Lord my heart is filled with ever increasing praise for the wonderful blessings and joy in my life. - Lailah GiftyAkita
In the darkest times of your life, your praise to God should be the loudest. Let the enemy know you’re not afraid of the dark. - Stormie Omartian
Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these - Ovid
It is usually best to be generous with praise, but cautious with criticism.
Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck.
Praise is like sunlight to the human spirit: we cannot flower and grow without it. - Jess Lair
DONT praise her lovely EYES,UNLESS you have a LOVELY FACE. - shaikh mustafa
Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and pain, fame and disripute, these are just the worldly winds of existence. - T. Scott McLeod
So long as men praise you, you can only be sure that you are not yet on your own true path but on someone else's. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one's own efforts.
How ever do we praise ourselves, our fancies are more giddy and uniform, more longing, wavering, sooner lost and worn, than women's are. - William Shakespeare
beware those quick to praise for they need praise in return beware those who are quick to censor they are afraid of what they do not know beware those who seek constant crowds for they are nothing alone - Charles Bukowski
When we lift our hands in praise and worship, we break spiritual jars of perfume over Jesus. The fragrance of our praise fills the whole earth and touches the heart of God. - Dennis Ignatius
The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a "but". - Henry Ward Beecher
The test of any man's character is how he takes praise.
Whatever is in any way beautiful hath its source of beauty in itself, and is complete in itself; praise forms no part of it. So it is none the worse nor the better for being praised. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
I can take any amount of criticism as long as I can consider it unqualified praise. - Noel Coward
When you start with thanksgiving, you will always end with praise. Be thankful, it grows. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
YOU might be limited by a life situation, but GOD is never hampered. Praise Him! - Elizabeth George
I know my redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth(Job 19:25). Thank you Jesus, You alone are worthy our praise. - Euginia Herlihy
I have nothing now but praise for my life. I'm not unhappy. I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can't stop them. They leave me and I love them more... - Maurice Sendak
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.
Complain and remain. Praise and be raised. - Joyce Meyer
When you are ready to be done with the day, praise yourself with love and kindness for the hard work and accomplishments made during the day. - Debasish Mridha
Be sure that your praise songs are numbered higher than your sorrowful dirges and your utmost hope, firmer than your woeful regrets. Be positive. - Israelmore Ayivor
The pride of man hopes but to blame God for the evils of the world, and to praise himself for the good. - Criss Jami
A person who is truly worth trusting hardly appreciates the praise from the people on own dress or face, but sadly most have craze to find one or the other ways to get only the same from all in own network. - Anuj Somany
Till the end of my life, I shall never canvas for a vote. I shall not even expect a word of praise from any quarter. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble. - James M. Barrie
We must help young women immerse themselves in a selfless work, perhaps receiving little public praise or attention. Instead, they must feel the Lord’s great love for them and their efforts through the influence of the Holy Ghost. - Neill F. Marriott
We praise God, not because he needs our praise (for all glory resides in and on him), but in order to see him more clearly, enlarge our soul, and relieve our spirit. - Ron Brackin
In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, most Merciful. Praise be to AllahThe Cherisher and Sustainer of the Worlds: Most Gracious, Most Merciful; Master of the Day of Judgment. (First Chapter from the Quran, Al Fatiha, which every Muslim prayer contains and begins with, but in Arabic) - Our Creator
Do not worry about who get the credit or praise of the work done. Continue work to give your best.Your reward may come unexpected. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A New Year has tiptoed in.Let’s go forward to meet it.Let’s welcome the 365 days it brings.Let’s live well with love in our hearts towards God and all people.Let’s walk through it’s corridors with praise songs on our lips. - Anusha Atukorala
Praise your children openly, reprove them secretly. - William Cecil
Not to be cheered by praise, Not to be grieved by blame, But to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers Are the characteristics of an excellent man. - Saskya Pandita
Be wary of the praise of men; don't let it pump you up unnecessarily and don't let it paralyze your progress - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Keep your eyes open and try to catch people in your company doing something right, then praise them for it. - Tom Hopkins
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise. - Lord Chesterfield
i've never believed in anything or anybody that needed constant praise. - Darnell Lamont Walker
It will end in praise, if you are not singing praises, it hasn't ended. - Flo Falayi
Perhaps it takes a purer faith to praise God for unrealized blessings than for those we once enjoyed or those we enjoy now. - A.W. Tozer
Excessive praise arises from the same bigotry matrix as excessive criticism. - Stefan Molyneux
Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise or blame. - Gautama Buddha
In the prison of his daysTeach the free man how to praise - W.H. Auden
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. - Oprah Winfrey
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity. - Samuel Johnson
Words to intrigue, inspire, examine, question, praise; Words to help us appreciate our world, our selves, our games; Words to dance our true soul fires gracefully free. - Jay Woodman
God lives in the place of praise. If we want to be where He is, we need to go to His address. - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
I've got a King His name is JESUS! I've got a Lord His name is JESUS! I've got a Savior His name is JESUS! I'm gonna praise Him! Praise Your name Lord! Glory to Your name! Hallelujah JESUS! - Dave Moore
It is fatal to suppose the great writer was too wise or too profound for us ever to understand him; to think of art so is not to praise but to murder it, for the next step after that tribute will be neglect of the masterpiece. - John Erskine
Shades of gray. Even if our colors are bright, as long as we stay silent, we are like a gray mouse. In praise of our speaking out. - Lara Biyuts
Cultivate a spirit of joy and praise. Not only will you light up your own heart, but the hearts of those around you.Always look for the good in people. In most cases you will find it. - Loretta Livingstone
You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand. - Leonardo da Vinci
Praise will come to those whose kindness leaves you without debt.
I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
If you need a handbook for praise and worship, read Psalms. - Jim George
Father God, we thank You for Your Marvelous, Creation! We are Fearfully and Wonderfully made. We give You praise, honor and glory! - Pazaria Smith
Do you think people have evolved too far, because I do; oh their ability to heal is indeed a wonder and I do praise them for that, but in many other things I think evolution has been a bit rushed, like getting to the bus stop before the wheel was invented. - conversations with a pigeon
When in trouble, run to God. When in pain, dwell in His presence. When you don't know what to say or do, ask God and for every moment praise God. He is always by your side! - Gift Gugu Mona
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 insidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.
Many use the word Kingdom flippantly. Even though we sing about it in our praise songs, we talk about it in our sermons, yet we seem to still not understand its reality in our daily lives. - Sunday Adelaja
Some people get angry because God put thorns on roses, while others praise him for putting roses among thorns. - Anonymous
A shout for help isn’t always a cry of pain; sometimes it is a hymn of praise. - Joyce Rachelle
You should praise, criticize and flirt with people right to their face, only then it will make a difference. - Amit Kalantri
People were never meant to be idols. We aren't supposed to be worshipped. Only God deserves that kind of praise. - Karen Kingsbury
When children are given spiritual guidance, they grow-up learning to know how to pray and praise God. Even though they might not be a religious person in their later years, those values they were taught are the things they remember in their times of need. - Ellen J. Barrier
When you choose your life, ignore people, when you make it in life, remember some friends, when you sing a song, praise your source, when predicaments arises, stand your ground. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I choose gentleness... Nothing is won by force. I choose to be gentle. If I raise my voice may it be only in praise. If I clench my fist, may it be only in prayer. If I make a demand, may it be only of myself. - Max Lucado
Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of, a blessing money can't buy. - Izaak Walton
It is a sign of a creeping inner death when we no longer can praise the living. - Eric Hoffer
He’s an indulgent sort of man……With a quick lip and a fierce tongue, the sort of tongue that draws you in with charm and words of praise, awkward silences and desperate worships. - Coco J. Ginger
A person who admires only oneself sees often own face in the mirror and craves through the different ways online to get always the praise for own facial look solely from the people. - Anuj Somany
Every formula which expresses a law of nature is a hymn of praise to God. - Maria Mitchell
These poems, with all their crudities, doubts and confusions, are written for the love of man and in Praise of God, and I'd be a damn fool if they weren't. - Dylan Thomas
The greatest inspiration you can find in this world is "YOU" when you help someone, encourage them, praise them, smile at them or just be kind to them that is a huge Inspiration to you and them!! - Angie karan
My Existence is To Praise God and Help Others! - Marie Claudine MUKAMABANO
Praise from the common people is generally false, and rather follows the vain than the virtuous. - Sir Francis Bacon
The sun does not rise to earn praise; it just shines, and the whole world pays homage. - Matshona Dhliwayo
For the rest, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever modest, whatsoever just, whatsoever holy, whatsoever lovely, whatsoever of good fame, if there be any virtue, if any praise of discipline: think on these things. - Anonymous
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise. - Seneca
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise. - W. Somerset Maugham
Such praise coming from so degraded a source, was degrading to me, its recipient. - Cicero
There's no praise to beat the sort you can put in your pocket. - Moliere
Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise. The gift of language combined with the gift of song was given to man that he should proclaim the Word of God through Music. - Martin Luther
He only profits from praise who values criticism. - Heinrich Heine
Their silence is sufficient praise. - Terence
Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile. - Sir Wilfred Grenfell
′Classic′ - a book which people praise and don't read. - Mark Twain
Never give anybody permission to disturb your peace. Always ignore negative comment.Dwell on positive thoughts and occupied your mind with songs of praise. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Encouragement and praISE SHOULD BE ENDLESS. fAUTH BRINGS THEM TOGETHER. - Terry Alex
Praise in the beginning is agreeable enough; and we receive it as a favor; but when it comes in great quantities, we regard it only as a debt, which nothing but our merit could extort.
A man desires praise that he may be reassured, that he may be quit of his doubting of himself; he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.
Of all the gods, Death only craves not gifts: Nor sacrifice, nor yet drink-offering poured Avails; no altars hath he, nor is soothed By hymns of praise. From him alone of all The powers of heaven Persuasion holds aloof.
1. Do what you say you're gonna do 2. Show up! 3. Give genuine praise whenever you can 4. Never say sorry when you don't mean it 5. Never use sarcasm in email (and use the corny ass emoticons) - Matthew Lasar
Be thou the first true merit to befriend, his praise is lost who stays till all commend. - Alexander Pope
Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that money cannot buy; therefore value it, and be thankful for it. - Izaak Walton
Be not too hasty either with praise or blame; speak always as though you were giving evidence before the judgement-seat of the Gods. - Seneca
If you let your man-made actions to be more frequent than your man-said words you will travail with praise in man-win visions. Do more, say less, win big. - Israelmore Ayivor
Praise can be your most valuable asset as long as you don't aim it at yourself. - O.A. Battista
Praise youth and it will prosper. - Irish Proverb
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Thus and thus is the world. Seeing the depth, we shall see also the height, and praise both. - Olaf Stapledon
There’s a widespread belief that if you have solid self-esteem you don’t need outside affirmation and praise. This is patently untrue, by the way. - Harriet Lerner
Raise and Praise; it keeps the devil away!Feeling down? Start praising even if it is a sacrifice of praise. You will soon start feeling better because the devil will not stick around & praise God with you! - Sandra Lott
I'm made mute by the virtue of decisionAnd I choose most of your life goes on without meOh the fear I've knownThat I might reap the praise of strangers and end up on my ownAll I've sown was a songBut maybe I was wrong - Emily Saliers
I do not confer praise or blame: I accept. I am the measure of all things. I am the centre of the world. - W. Somerset Maugham
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
The world will praise you one moment and defame you the next. So why should we care for praise or defamation? - Dada Bhagwan
The vibrations on the air are the breath of God speaking to man's soul. Music is the language of God. We musicians are as close to God as man can be. We hear his voice, we read his lips, we give birth to the children of God, who sing his praise. That's what musicians are. - Stephen J. Rivele
O Allah, You know me better than I know myself, and I know myself better than these people who praise me. Make me better than what they think of me, and forgive those sins of mine of which they have no knowledge, and do not hold me responsible for what they say. - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq
When all is said and done, one of our rewards may be praise, but the greater reward is being faithful to follow our Lor and Savior, Jesus Christ. - Elizabeth George
Often we are the prisoner of praise and appreciation. - Debasish Mridha
Find the good, and praise it. - Alex Haley
Praise the bridge that carried you over. - George Colman
A critic is a man created to praise greater men than himself, but he is never able to find them. - Richard Le Gallienne
They may hail you like an Angel. They may claim you are the world's prince of princes. They may lift you with praise many kilometers above sea level. They may say you are the best of the bests. ....But always remember "you are a human being" with flesh and blood. - Israelmore Ayivor
...Bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters. Give ye a sweet odor as frankincense. Send forth flowers, as the lily...and bring forth leaves in grace, and praise with canticles, and bless the Lord in his works." —Ecclesiasticus 39:17-19 - Douai-Rheims Bible
One's rebuke engraves itself upon the mind more than one's praise. - Seth D.
I sometimes wonder whether our churches--living as we do in American death-denying culture, relentlessly smiling through our praise choruses--are inadvertently helping people live not as much in hope as in denial. - Mark Galli
Praise is declaration, a victory cry, proclaiming faith to stand firm in the place God has given you. Praise is a proclamation that the enemy's intent to plunder you will not rock you. Praise declares that you will not be moved by the enemy's attempt to snatch you away. - Darlene Zschech
A nation aimlessly drifting away from God is a nation for which prayer is a rudder and praise is a sail. And it is the man or woman on their knees that builds the former and gives wind to the latter. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Thank you for this precious day,These gifts you give to me,My heart so full of love for you,Sings praise for all I see,Oh, sing, for every mother's love,For every childhood tear,Oh, sing, for all the stars above,The peace beyond all fear - John Denver
Towards these weeks of rain I give effusive praise. Let me always be reminded that there is time for change. - Taylor Patton
The trouble with most of us is that we'd rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism. - Norman Vincent Peale
Reckon your weakness as praise of God’s power, endure suffering in joy, risk your life on the veracity of Christ, count your loneliness a means of grace. - William Stringfellow
am a creative beingA Being that You createdYou have unselfishly given me talentAnd I am here to showcase itAll in praise of YouYou are the spirit within meYou are the driving forceI, Thank YouO, GodI, Thank You - Sandra Proto
Inner joy enables you to choose to look beyond your pain and make your praise a sacrifice to God. - Jim George
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