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#praise

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One should use praise to recognize what one is not.


Elias Canetti


#recognize #should #use

Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.


Lord Chesterfield


#bait #modesty #only #praise #sure

Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies, and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul, as clemency and readiness to forgive.


Marcus Tullius Cicero


#believe #clearly #clemency #forgive #great

Men sometimes feel injured by praise because it assigns a limit to their merit; few people are modest enough not to take offense that one appreciates them.


Luc de Clapiers


#assigns #because #enough #feel #few

Praise the bridge that carried you over.


George Colman


#carried #over #praise #you

Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends.


Joseph Conrad


#complete #delivers #friends #hands #i

The man who builds a factory builds a temple, that the man who works there worships there, and to each is due, not scorn and blame, but reverence and praise.


Calvin Coolidge


#builds #due #each #factory #man

Such lovely warmth of thought and delicacy of colour are beyond all praise, and equally beyond all thanks!


Marie Corelli


#beyond #colour #delicacy #equally #lovely

I was praised in the U.S. and heavily, brutally criticized in France.


Christine Lagarde


#criticized #france #heavily #i #praised

Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature.


T. S. Eliot


#high #literature #our #person #praise






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