"A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice."
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"When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second time."
"A man is never more serious than when he praise himself."
"The surest plan to make a man is, think him so."
"There is no praise to beat the sort you can put in your pocket."
"Has a woman who knew she was well-dressed ever caught a cold?"
"So long as you are praised think only that you are not yet on your own path but on that of another."
"You can handle people more successfully by enlisting their feelings than by convincing their reason."
"The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism."
"The simple act of playing positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity."
"Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise."
"Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men."
"Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise."
"People blame themselves for the purpose of being praised."
"Praise makes good people better and bad people worse."
"Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition."
"The best way to get praise is to die."
"I like to hear a man talk about himself because then I never hear anything, but good."
"Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far."
"There's not one wise man among twenty will praise himself."
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