Quotations that match 'praises'.

In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better. George Balanchine
[ Ballets Better Equal First God Made Men Praises Sing Woman Women]
The poets, therefore, however much they adorned the gods in their poems, and amplified their exploits with the highest praises, yet very frequently confess that all things are held together and governed by one spirit or mind. Lactantius
[ Adorned Amplified Confess Exploits Frequently Gods Governed Held Highest However Mind Much Poems Poets Praises Spirit Their Therefore Things Together Very Yet]
When someone sings his own praises, he always gets the tune too high. Mary H. Waldrip
[ Always Gets High His Own Praises Sings Someone Too Tune]
Let America first praise mediocrity even, in her children, before she praises... the best excellence in the children of any other land. Herman Melville
[ America Any Before Best Children Even Excellence First Her Land Mediocrity Other Praise Praises She]
What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard, even than what he condemns, of his own character, information and abilities. Augustus Hare
[ Abilities Character Condemns Even His Information Own Perhaps Person Praises Standard Surer Than]
It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer? Fyodor Dostoevsky
[ Devourer Eat Insisting Possible Praises Sing Without]
He who praises you for what you lack wishes to take from you what you have. Don J. Manuel
[ Lack Praises Take Wishes]
That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth; but never yet lived one who could not listen to her own praises at the expense of her adored friend. Minna Antrim
[ Adored Another Capable Could Expense Friend Her Historical Listen Lived Loving Never Own Praises Truth Woman Yet]
According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
[ According Any Cannot Certain Change Criticism Criticizes Every Everyone His Itself Leave Master Only Own Praise Praises Principles Therefore True Value Work]
Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy. Karl Marx
[ Experience Happy Made Most Praises]
And the smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
[ Earth Praises Shines Smile Tears Through Worth]
Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead. Charles Caleb Colton
[ After Buried Dead Fame Flowers Future Gratifying Grave Less Little Living May Nothing Our Over Praises Present Receive Think]
There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row. Golda Meir
[ Average Blame Blames Doubt His Instinct Kicks Man More Most Much Nothing Praises Row Satisfied Says Than Up]
The men who made the war were profuse in their praises of the man who kicked the P.M. out of his office and now degrades by his disloyal, dishonest and lying presence the greatest office in the State. John Burns
[ Degrades Dishonest Disloyal Greatest His Kicked Lying Made Man Men Now Office Out Praises Presence State Their War Were]
The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament. Igor Stravinsky
[ Able Better Building Church Decoration God Greatest Him Knew Music Ornament Praise Praises Than Well]
The hoopla, the applause, the praises have never excited me. Martin Yan
[ Applause Excited Never Praises]
It would not be possible to praises nurses too highly. Stephen Ambrose
[ Highly Nurses Possible Praises Too Would]
But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present. Nick Lampson
[ Believe Bravery Day Embodied How More Opportunity Our Past Patriotism Praises Present Re-Evaluate Should Sing Take Than Treating Veterans]
Praises for our past triumphs are as feathers to a dead bird. Paul Eldridge
[ Bird Dead Feathers Our Past Praises Triumphs]