01. Children need constant [praise] in order develop their self-esteem.
02. Working as a paramedic is a very [praiseworthy] profession.
03. Someone once said that the test of any man's character is how he takes [praise].
04. A wise man once observed that some people get angry because God put thorns on roses, while others [praise] him for putting roses among thorns.
05. The Prime Minister [praised] the efforts of his Finance Minister in bringing in a fair budget.
06. His teachers are full of [praise] for his work at school this past year and feel he has a good chance of winning a scholarship.
07. Critics have universally [praised] the film for its incredible computer animation.
08. Mary Kay Ash once suggested that it is always best to sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of [praise].
09. G. C. Lichtenberg once said that a man is never more serious than when he [praises] himself.
10. Actor Eli Wallach once said that having the critics [praise] you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck.
11. There is a Chinese proverb which states that some people want to be [praised] for the rest of their lives for what they have done well for one day.
12. There is an Irish proverb which says, "[Praise] the young, and they will blossom.
13. In Indonesia, it is considered proper to respond to [praise] with a smile and a nod, but no more.
14. Someone once joked that if you don't grow your own vegetables, it helps to [praise] the crop in your neighbor's garden.
15. In 1999, former Beatle Paul McCartney's exhibition of paintings, which were on display in a small German town, were highly [praised] in the British press.
16. A German proverb notes that one only has to die to be [praised].

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