Quotation Explorer - 'Praised'

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
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. - Mark Twain
If an employee could see as what quality of his is being praised by the employer, he would never be able to brag about his professional growth & ever boast of his long tenure spent in that organisation. - Anuj Somany
The writer wants to be understood much more than he wants to be respected or praised or even loved. And that perhaps, is what makes him different from others. - Leo. C Rosten
Love isn't about saying cute things and being praised all the time. It's right after a long argument that drains the life out of both of you, and getting over it the next day. - Auliq Ice
I fear I have praised you too much too soon. Will I lose you in your shame of believing that you can never be what I think you are? - Kate McGahan
Nobody will ever tell you who praised you but everybody would like to be the first to tell you who criticized you. - Amit Abraham
There are two modes of establishing our reputation: to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter. - Charles Caleb Colton
It is no great thing to be humble when you are brought low; but to be humble when you are praised is a great and rare attainment. - Saint Bernard
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
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it. - Socrates
If a rich man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it. - Socrates
Whoever has received knowledgeand eloquence in speech from Godshould not be silent or secretivebut demonstrate it willingly.When a great good is widely heard of,then, and only then, does it bloom,and when that good is praised by man,it has spread its blossoms. - Marie de France
All people like to be praised as it boosts their self-esteem, keeps them motivated and happy but it also pushes them into the abyss of sham, which is propelled by hypocrisy and sycophancy. - Balroop Singh
Let us be honest we have praised Angulimala, will make no difference If you convey my salute to Amrapali. - Suman Pokhrel
Too many people get credit for being good, when they are only being passive. They are too often praised for being broadminded when they are so broadminded they can never make up their minds about anything. - Fulton J. Sheen
Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Stars are not praised for shining during the day, but at night. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Good books get praised, bad books get praised. Good books get ignored, bad books get ignored - Vikram Seth
A Woman who is generous with her money is to be praised; not so, if she is generous with her person - Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
The things we earnestly chased like they are inevitable; now we see them and pass by....that's what i call GROWTH. Some will take 20 yrs to know this growth but those that feed on the Word have instant growth and prosperity. God be praised - Kingsley ofosu-Ampong
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A free life is still free for great souls. Verily, whoever possesses little is possessed that much less: praised be a little poverty! - Friedrich Nietzsche
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