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PRAISE
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Of whom to be disprais'd were no small praise.
      - John Milton, Paradise Regained
         (bk. III, l. 56)

Sweet is the breath of praise when given by those whose own high merit claims the praise they give.
      - Hannah More

Approbation from Sir Hubert Stanley is praise indeed.
      - Thomas Morton, Cure for the Heartache
         (act V, sc. 2)

It is the greatest possible praise to be praised by a man who is himself deserving of praise.
      - Old Latin Saying

As the Greek said, "Many men know how to flatter, few men know how to praise."
      - Wendell Phillips

It is no flattery to give a friend a due character; for commendation is as much the duty of a friend as reprehension.
      - Plutarch

Those are greedy of praise prove that they are poor in merit.
      - Plutarch

Those who are greedy of praise prove that they are poor in merit.
      - Plutarch

His praise is lost who waits till all commend.
      - Alexander Pope

To what base ends, and by what abject ways,
  Are mortals urg'd through sacred lust of praise!
      - Alexander Pope, Essay on Criticism
         (l. 520)

Praise undeserved is scandal in disguise.
      - Alexander Pope,
        First Epistle of Second Book of Horace

Solid pudding against empty praise.
      - Alexander Pope, The Dunciad (bk. I, l. 54)

A little praise is not only merest justice but is beyond the purse of no one.
      - Emily Post

Be not too great a niggard in the commendations of him that professes thy own quality: if he deserve thy praise, thou hast discovered thy judgment; if not, thy modesty: honor either returns or reflects to the giver.
      - Francis Quarles

It is not he who searches for praise who finds it.
      - Antoine de Rivarol, Comte de Rivarol

Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far.
      - Will Rogers

It's hard for a fellow to keep a chip on his shoulder if you allow him to take a bow.
      - Billy Rose

Delightful praise!--like summer rose,
  That brighter in the dew-drop glows,
    The bashful maiden's cheek appear'd,
      For Douglas spoke, and Malcolm heard.
      - Sir Walter Scott, The Lady of the Lake
         (canto II, st. 24)

He deserves praise who does not what he may, but what he ought.
  [Lat., Id facere laus est quod decet, non quod licet.]
      - Seneca (Lucius Annaeus Seneca), Octavia
         (454)

Good things should be praised.
      - William Shakespeare

Praising what is lost
  Makes the remembrance dear.
      - William Shakespeare,
        All's Well That Ends Well
         (King of France at V, iii)

Thou wilt say anon he is some kin to thee,
  Thou spend'st such high-day wit in praising him.
      - William Shakespeare,
        The Merchant of Venice
         (Portia at II, ix)   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

Our praises are our wages.
      - William Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale
         (Hermione at I, ii)

Our continual desire for praise ought to convince us of our mortality, if nothing else will.
      - Henry Wheeler Shaw (used pseudonyms Josh Billings and Uncle Esek)

It is a great happiness to be praised of them that are most praiseworthy.
      - Sir Philip Sidney (Sydney)


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