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The pain we feel When someone leaves our life is in direct proportion to the joy they bring while a part of our life for a few moments. In my life you made me feel as if I truly meant something to someone

If you treat an individual... as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.
There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, Make me feel important. Never forget this message when working with people.
Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, Make me feel important. Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.
Applaud us when we run, Console us when we fall, Cheer us when we recover.
The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A you can do it when things are tough.
The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working.
Praise God even when you don't understand what He is doing.
So long as you are praised think only that you are not yet on your own path but on that of another.
We are apt to love praise, but not deserve it. But if we would deserve it, we must love virtue more than that.
No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important.
The act of divine worship is the inestimable privilege of man, the only created being who bows in humility and adoration.
It takes so little to make people happy. Just a touch, If we know how to give it, just a word fitly spoken, a slight readjustment of some bolt or pin or bearing in the delicate machinery of a soul.
Appreciative words are the most powerful force for good on earth!
The surest plan to make a man is, think him so.
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
You can handle people more successfully by enlisting their feelings than by convincing their reason.
Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise.
A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results.
Let another praise you and not your own mouth, a stranger and not your own lips.
Attach yourself to those who advise you rather than praise you.
Praising an honest person who doesn't deserve it, always wounds them.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes real good, then you did it. That's all it takes to get people to win football games.
When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.
What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise -- although the philosophers generally call it recognition!
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
There is no stimulus like that which comes from the consciousness of knowing that others believe in us.
There is no investment you can make which will pay you so well as the effort to scatter sunshine and good cheer through your establishment.
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.
People blame themselves for the purpose of being praised.
Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.
Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far.
Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.
Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard.
The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a But.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Praise is not seemly in the mouth of a sinner, for it was not sent him of the Lord. [Ecclesiasticus 15:9]

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