The act of making a positive statement or appreciating others’ work, idea, object etc. is considered to be praise. Praise is said to have a positive effect on a person’s mind and sometimes motivate them to improve or strive harder to surpass the expected standards. Most psychologists believe that a majority of people spend their entire life striving for admiration and positive approval from others. According to a study on human behavioral pattern, it has been found that praise has a positive influence on the mind, and helps build confidence and boost self-esteem. Read these famous praise quotations and sayings, and share it with your family and friends.