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“To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her girl friends.”
“The only thing that ever consoles man for the stupid things he does is the praise he always gives himself for doing them.”
“Censure is often useful, praise is often deceitful”
“We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess”
“A pinch of praise is worth a pound of scorn. A dash of encouragement is more helpful than a dipper of pessimism. A cup of kindness is better than a cupboard of criticism.”
William Arthur Ward
“To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes.”
Jalal ad-Din Rumi
“What we do is never understood, but only praised and blamed.”
“You do ill to praise, but worse to censure, what you do not understand”
Leonardo da Vinci
“So long as you are praised think only that you are not yet on your own path but on that of another.”
“Self - praise is no recommendation”
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