Praise Quotes

Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise. Lord Chesterfield

So long as men praise you, you can only be sure that you are not yet on your own true path but on someone else’s. Friedrich Nietzsche

There’s no weapon that slays Its victim so surely (if well aimed) as praise Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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

He only profits from praise who values criticism. Heinrich Heine

Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard. John Steinbeck

Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise. But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it. John Masefield