Quote of the Day:

Praise

  • Chick flick is not a term used to praise a movie. Nobody says 'it's a great chick flick.' It's a way of being derisive. I'm not clear why it's ok to do it.
  • Life stands before me like an eternal spring with new and brilliant clothes.
  • My first book, 'In Praise of Slowness,' examines how the world got stuck in fast-forward and chronicles a global trend towards putting on the brakes. That trend is called the Slow movement. 'Slow' in this context does not mean doing everything at a snail's pace. It means doing everything at the right speed.
  • Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.
  • I am basically a citizen of the modern world, as we all are, praise the Lord and damn us all to hell.
  • Poets lose half the praise they should have got, Could it be known what they discreetly blot.
  • I'm very grateful to God for what he gives me. Victories, remarkable victories, but you have to go through the defeats. That is why I praise God for everything.
  • You are as old as you look. If you are fit and pretty at an X age, why won't filmmakers want to cast you, whether you are married or not?
  • He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent.
  • I make sure I always give Him all the glory and praise, because I know that in one second, one game, one play, it could be all over.
  • So, to praise others for their virtues can but encourage one's own efforts.
  • My motto is never to hold on to anything. I accept and then let go: not just the negatives, but the praise, too. Or it'll get to my head.
  • I think I'm somebody who takes praise with a very big - probably too big - pinch of salt.
  • We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we are contented.
  • I see and praise what is better, but follow what is worse.
  • We cannot at once catch the applauses of the vulgar and expect the approbation of the wise.
  • I look back on the last 10 years and I have to say I'm proud of what I have accomplished, because I've been able to raise two beautiful children.
  • Whether the angels play only Bach praising God, I am not quite sure.
  • In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty.
  • Thou movest us to delight in praising Thee; for Thou hast formed us for Thyself, and our hearts are restless till they find rest in Thee.
  • In satyagraha, a courted imprisonment carries its own praise.
  • Stand up. Raise your arms. Repeat after me: I feel healthy! I feel happy! I feel terrific!
  • Some natures are too good to be spoiled by praise.
  • Commending a right thing is a cheap substitute for doing it, with which we are too apt to satisfy ourselves.
  • I don't want to raise expectations too high,
  • The humblest praise most, while cranks & malcontents praise least. Praise almost seems to be inner health made audible
  • There's no weapon that slays Its victim so surely (if well aimed) as praise
  • It is requisite to defend those who are unjustly accused of having acted injuriously, but to praise those who excel in a certain good.
  • The envier praises me unknowingly.
  • He used to raise a storm in a teapot.
  • We all are imbued with the love of praise.