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Praise Quotes

We’ve collected the best Praise Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Sharon Salzberg, Callum Smith, Marcus Aurelius, Igor Stravinsky. Use them as an inspiration.

Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
We think of ourselves as our titles or our jobs or our position in a family. We depend on being praised by others. But something happens when that praise is undermined.
There’s no praise for scoring a fight right, just criticism for one you get wrong.
Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself. Praise is no part of it, for nothing is made worse or better by praise.
The Church knew what the psalmist knew: 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.
Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.
We are a jingoistic nationwhether it is politics or films or whatever. We can posthumously shower praises and accolades on people, but when they are alive, we don’t bother about them. A classic case is Om Puri.
A lot of praise is given to very mediocre work. Critics have lost their taste, hearing, and eyesight.
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
I am grateful to Robi Ghosh, who used to praise me a lot. It is because of him that I got the lead role in ‘Kalpurush,’ my first Hindi serial.
Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing.
Arnold H. Glasow
For years, fiscally conservative advocacy groups were giving then-Republican representative Justin Amash awards, praise, and donations. Now that he’s an independent, however, many of those same groups are snubbing him entirely.
An actor remembers his first piece of published praise. It is written on his heart.
To say of a picture, as is often said in its praise, that it shows great and earnest labour, is to say that it is incomplete and unfit for view.
James Whistler
Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough.
Sextus Propertius
If there was no Bill Bowerman, there would have been no me. He had about as much of an impact on my life as any one person could have. He taught me about competition and ingrained it in me. He taught me not to praise ordinary performances.
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
I have nothing but unreserved praise for our armed forces, paramilitary and internal security forces. Their sacrifices to preserve the integrity and unity of our country present a saga of unparalleled courage and discipline.
Among the smaller duties of life I hardly know any one more important than that of not praising where praise is not due.
We sing inspirational songs, songs of praise and worship, and about how good and how big God is. We are magnifying the Lord.
Fred Hammond
I cannot sing Vampirella artist Patrick Berkenkotter’s praises loudly or often enough.
Nancy A. Collins
It was not the part of His kindly love that he who was to praise God’s divine generosity in regard to others should be compelled to condemn it in regard to himself.
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
However great may be the work for which we are responsible, we will always do well if we pause to spend time in sacred praise.
Academic scientists aren’t generally interested in books for the public. So when one comes out, the authors can’t expect much praise from scientists. My goal both as a singer and an instructor is to educate through provocation and entertainment.
I see some fighters lose very badly, but still they get more praise or they’re not overrated. They’re just good fighters in a lot of people’s eyes. But I feel like one loss with King Mo, it made me a very bad fighter somehow.
There are so few who are men worthy of praise in this dreadful life: Mr. McMahon is one who immediately comes to mind; Billy Shakespeare is another, Bob Barker, god rest his soulwait, he’s not passed yet has he? Drat, take that one off, I suppose.
We need a new order of ministers to stand in pulpits. It’s not enough to sing and praise God in worship services. Any religion that doesn’t encourage us to work together to end the needless suffering all around us is godless.
Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly.
I don’t know that praise is always a good thing.
Praise the Lord, but do me a favor, don’t ever say ‘Stephen Baldwin’ and ‘ministry‘ in the same sentence. I make movies, and in Hollywood, that’s career suicide.
Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: ‘War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.’
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
It’s somewhat disquieting that the same parents and educators who are horrified by the notion of child soldiers have bestowed upon ‘The Hunger Games‘ a double mantle of critical praise and global bestsellerdom.
Kenneth Oppel
Praise your child explicitly for how capable they are of learning rather than telling them how smart they are.
You can’t know who you are unless you know where you came from and give praise to those who laid the foundation.
People are very sincere in their praise, and you can’t take it lightly.
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
I think I started out because I was desperate for approval and acceptance and praise. Some actors never break away from that. They’re after that validation their whole life.
Many of Bush‘s defenders have praised him for keeping the country safe since Sept. 11, 2001. He deserves that praise, and I’m perfectly happy to defend most of his surveillance, interrogation and counterterrorism policies against his critics.
Grace is above praise and blame. I never read the bad stuff people write, but I never read the good stuff, either. Ever. I know who I am, and I know that God looks down on me and smiles. I know that – without a shadow of a doubt.
I have always said and I am going to keep saying, Raul is an example for everyone. It’s not necessary for me to praise him because the fans can see for themselves how incredible he is infront of goal.
Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune.
Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise. But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.
John Masefield
The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead, but from the competition and mutual envy of the living.

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