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Definition: Express warm approval or admiration of. The expression of approval or admiration for someone or something.
Number of Quotes: 15

Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise.
Mary Kay Ash

There are two things people want more than sex and money - recognition and praise.
Mary Kay Ash

Watch how a man takes praise and there you have the measure of him.
Thomas Burke

I praise loudly, I blame softly.

I can take any amount of criticism, so long as it is unqualified praise.
Noël Coward

Praise should always be given in public, criticism should always be given in private.
Jean Paul Getty

I find that pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more acute than the pleasure of much praise.
Thomas Jefferson

There's nothing more demoralizing than having nobody notice good performance ... the successful culture is one that provides constant recognition and applause. At the same time, it breeds a restless dissatisfaction that keeps you challenging yourself to a higher and higher performance.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter

He has great tranquility of heart who cares neither for the praises nor the faultfinding of men.
Thomas à Kempis

People ask you for criticism but they only want praise.
W. Somerset Maugham

Some praise at morning what they blame at night; But always think the last opinion right.
Alexander Pope

We find it easy to believe that praise is sincere: why should anyone lie in telling us the truth?
Jean Rostand

You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.

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

I have been complimented myself a great many times, and they always embarrass me - I always feel that they have not said enough.
Mark Twain

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