Praise: (compliment... commend...... )

Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy. --- Karl Marx

I can live for two months on a good compliment --- Mark Twain 1835

If a rich man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it. --- Socrates 469BC

The happiness of life is made up of little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment. --- Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772

Whenever I have found that I have blundered or that my work has been imperfect, and when I have been contemptuously crticised and even when I have been overpraised, so that I have felt mortified, it has been my greatest comfort to say hundreds of times to myself that "I have worked as hard and as well as I could, and no man can do more than this." --- Charles Darwin 1809

You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand. --- Leonardo da Vinci 1452

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