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Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ''Make me feel important.'' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.

Author: Mary Kay Ash

Profession: American Businesswoman, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise.

Author: Mary Kay Ash

Profession: American Businesswoman, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important.

Author: Mary Kay Ash

Profession: American Businesswoman, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

The act of divine worship is the inestimable privilege of man, the only created being who bows in humility and adoration.

Author: Hosea Ballou (1771-1852)

Profession: American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism''

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

Author: Sir James M. Barrie (1860-1937)

Profession: British Playwright

The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a ''But''.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Author: Best of Bits and Pieces

Profession:

Let another praise you and not your own mouth, a stranger and not your own lips.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Praise is not seemly in the mouth of a sinner, for it was not sent him of the Lord. [Ecclesiasticus 15:9]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Admiration; is our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

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

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Praising an honest person who doesn't deserve it, always wounds them.

Author: Nicholas Boileau (1636-1711)

Profession: French Literary Poet, Critic

Attach yourself to those who advise you rather than praise you.

Author: Nicholas Boileau (1636-1711)

Profession: French Literary Poet, Critic

To say, ''well done'' to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge.

Author: Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)

Profession: American Minister, Poet