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Long open panegyric drags at best,
And praise is only praise when well address'd.

Long open panegyric drags at best,
And praise is only praise when well address'd.

by Phineas Fletcher Found in: Praise Quotes,
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Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.

Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.

by Socrates Found in: Faith Quotes, Praise Quotes,
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Of whom to be disprais'd were no small praise.

Of whom to be disprais'd were no small praise.

by John Milton Found in: Praise Quotes,
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We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess, than to be praised read more

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

by Mark Twain Found in: Praise Quotes,
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Solid pudding against empty praise.

Solid pudding against empty praise.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Praise Quotes,
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I praise loudly, I blame softly

I praise loudly, I blame softly

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Join voices, all ye living souls: ye birds,
That singing up to heaven-gate ascend,
Bear on your read more

Join voices, all ye living souls: ye birds,
That singing up to heaven-gate ascend,
Bear on your wings and in your notes his praise.

by John Milton Found in: Praise Quotes,
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Praise the bridge that carried you over.

Praise the bridge that carried you over.

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To what base ends, and by what abject ways,
Are mortals urg'd through sacred lust of praise!

To what base ends, and by what abject ways,
Are mortals urg'd through sacred lust of praise!

by Alexander Pope Found in: Praise Quotes,
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