Keyword: Praise

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

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

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.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

God wisely designed the human body so that we can neither pat our own backs nor kick ourselves too easily.

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

Eulogy: Praise that’s too much and too late.

The best way to get praise is to die.

Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing.

(1905 –1998) American author

When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed… it evens itself out.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

One “Oh shit” can erase a thousand “Attaboys.”

(1957 – ) cartoonist (Dilbert)

A classic is a book which people praise, but no one reads.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

I can take any amount of criticism so long as it is unqualified praise.

(1899 – 1973) English playwright, actor, composer, director & songwriter

To find out a girl’s faults, praise her to her girl friends.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor













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