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204 Proverbs about Praise



1. A good book praises itself.. German Proverb. A good book praises itself.
German Proverb

2. A man trying to sell a blind horse always praises its feet.. German Proverb. A man trying to sell a blind horse always praises its feet.
German Proverb

3. The praise of a thousand jesters counts for nothing against the reprimand of one wise man.. German Proverb. The praise of a thousand jesters counts for nothing against the reprimand of one wise man.
German Proverb

4. Undeserved praise is mockery disguised.. German Proverb. Undeserved praise is mockery disguised.
German Proverb

5. Hares are caught with hounds, fools with praise, and women with gold.. German Proverb. Hares are caught with hounds, fools with praise, and women with gold.
German Proverb

6. He who praises himself must have bad neighbours.. German Proverb. He who praises himself must have bad neighbours.
German Proverb

7. He who praises in praesentia, and abuses in absentia, have with him pestilentia.. German Proverb. He who praises in praesentia, and abuses in absentia, have with him pestilentia.
German Proverb

8. In the evening one may praise the day.. German Proverb. In the evening one may praise the day.
German Proverb

9. One fool praises another.. German Proverb. One fool praises another.
German Proverb

10. One has only to die to be praised.. German Proverb. One has only to die to be praised.
German Proverb

11. Praise a fine day at night.. German Proverb. Praise a fine day at night.
German Proverb

12. Self-praise stinks, friends praise hinks, the stranger's is sincere, and may last for a year.. German Proverb. Self-praise stinks, friends praise hinks, the stranger's is sincere, and may last for a year.
German Proverb

13. The work praises the workman.. German Proverb. The work praises the workman.
German Proverb

14. Women and maidens must be praised, whether truly or falsely.. German Proverb. Women and maidens must be praised, whether truly or falsely.
German Proverb

15. Praise a fair day at night.. German Proverb. Praise a fair day at night.
German Proverb

16. Abuse often starts with praise.. Japanese Proverb. Abuse often starts with praise.
Japanese Proverb

17. If one man praises you, a thousand will repeat the praise.. Japanese Proverb. If one man praises you, a thousand will repeat the praise.
Japanese Proverb

18. Many men know how to flatter, few men know how to praise.. Greek Proverb. Many men know how to flatter, few men know how to praise.
Greek Proverb

19. Praise the sea, but keep on land.. Chinese Proverb. Praise the sea, but keep on land.
Chinese Proverb

20. It is a sad situation for a son-in-law when his mother-in-law praises him.. Chinese Proverb. It is a sad situation for a son-in-law when his mother-in-law praises him.
Chinese Proverb

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