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A garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair
Bible
Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly
Publilius Syrus
Blame is safer than praise
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Blame is safer than praise
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Censure is often useful, praise is often deceitful
Winston Churchill
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
Ambrose Bierce
Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives them
He that applauds him who does not deserve praise, is endeavoring to deceive the public; he that hisses in malice or sport, is an oppressor and a robber
Samuel Johnson
He that is proud eats up himself; pride in his glass, his trumpet, his chronicle; and whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise
William Shakespeare
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that he really is dead.
Voltaire
He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent.
Karl Kraus
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Samuel Johnson
I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more acute than the pleasure of much praise.
Thomas Jefferson
I will praise any man that will praise me.
William Shakespeare
It is easy to flatter; it is harder to praise
Jean Paul Richter
It is great happiness to be praised by them who are most praiseworthy.
Philip Sidney
It is not for minds like ours to give or to receive flatter; yet the praises of sincerity have ever been permitted to the voice of friendship
Lord Byron
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present
Samuel Johnson
Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips
Bible
May the praise of God be in their mouths and a double-edged sword in their hands
Bible
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