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Praise Quotes

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.

Tom Selleck

I praise CBS for taking a risk, which is always the price you pay for opportunity. This is not standard movie of the week storytelling. I think movies of the week have fallen into a niche and that isn't my niche.

Kareena Kapoor Khan

Actors are greedy. They can never be satisfied. I want praise as well as box office returns.

Russell Crowe

The important thing to me is that I'm not driven by people's praise and I'm not slowed down by people's criticism. I'm just trying to work at the highest level I can.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.

Blame Attention
Cameron Diaz

Every casting director I've met is a woman.

Norman Vincent Peale

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.

Catherine the Great

I praise loudly. I blame softly.

Gerald R. Ford

The pat on the back, the arm around the shoulder, the praise for what was done right and the sympathetic nod for what wasn't are as much a part of golf as life itself.

Catherine the Great

I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.

Soren Kierkegaard

Christ has not only spoken to us by his life but has also spoken for us by his death.

Cameron Diaz

I love Shirley Maclaine. Love that woman.

Calvin Coolidge

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.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.

Friendship Morning
James M. Barrie

The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.

Billy Graham

The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.


Neither blame or praise yourself.

Billy Joel

I have been both praised and criticized. The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more. To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me.

Nicole Richie

I am proud that my collections have received such praise, and I am even more proud to share the stage with so many talented designers.

Christopher Morley

God made man merely to hear some praise of what he'd done on those Five Days.

Saint Augustine

In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty.

Billy Graham

I believe that the greatest form of prayer is praise to God.

Pearl S. Buck

Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.

Samuel Johnson

Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.

Value Gold Diamonds
Leonardo da Vinci

You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand.

T. S. Eliot

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

Miguel de Cervantes

It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.

Billie Eilish

I think everybody deserves an equal amount of appreciation whether how old they are, but I mean, I'm cool with the praise. I'm good.

As a general rule, I do not think it appropriate for judges to heap either praise or censure upon a legislative measure that comes before them, lest it be thought that their validation, invalidation, or interpretation of it is driven by their desire to expand or constrict what they personally approve or disapprove as a matter of policy.

Lao Tzu

The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours.

Bertrand Russell

So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.

Joseph Addison

The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding.

Ambrose Bierce

Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.

William James

What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise although the philosophers generally call it recognition!

Eric Hoffer

It is a sign of creeping inner death when we can no longer praise the living.

Death Living
Marilyn Monroe

It is wonderful to have someone praise you, to be desired.

Sometimes there are imma­ture kids who make jokes about (Hanukkah), but other than that, everyone is really accept­ing

Come here, I will show you a new way to the Creator: Not through speech, but through song! Let us sing and Heaven will understand us.

The first horror film I remember seeing in the theatre was Halloween and from the first scene when the kid puts on the mask and it is his POV, I was hooked.

He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.

A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television.

Angels, roll the rock away; Death, yield up thy mighty prey: See, He rises from the tomb, Glowing with immortal bloom.

Once more to new creation Awake, and death gainsay, For death is swallowed up of life, And Christ is risen today!

Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.