I listened for the echo, and I heard only praise â€”
What is life? A continuous praise and blame.
The best way to give assistance to those who are deeply embarrassed and to calm them down is to praise them decisively.
He who is usually self-sufficient becomes exceptionally vain and keenly alive to fame and praise when he is physically ill. The more he loses himself the more he has to endeavor to regain his position by means of the opinion of others.
Someone said: "I have been prejudiced against myself from my earliest childhood: hence I find some truth in all blame and some stupidity in all praise. I generally estimate praise too poorly and blame too highly.