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I am pleased to be praised by a man so praised as you, father.
[Words used by Hector.]
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I am pleased to be praised by a man so praised as you, father.
[Words used by Hector.]
[Lat., Laetus sum
Laudari me abs te, pater, laudato viro.]

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Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.

Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.

by Alexander Pope 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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Delightful praise!--like summer rose,
That brighter in the dew-drop glows,
The bashful maiden's cheek appear'd,
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Delightful praise!--like summer rose,
That brighter in the dew-drop glows,
The bashful maiden's cheek appear'd,
For Douglas spoke, and Malcolm heard.

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: Praise Quotes,
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A eulogist of past times.
[Lat., Laudator temporis acti.]

A eulogist of past times.
[Lat., Laudator temporis acti.]

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Praise the bridge that carried you over.

Praise the bridge that carried you over.

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

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

by Oliver Wendell Holmes Found in: Praise Quotes,
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Censure is often useful, praise is often deceitful

Censure is often useful, praise is often deceitful

by Winston Churchill Found in: Praise Quotes,
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I praise loudly, I blame softly

I praise loudly, I blame softly

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