Praise is well, compliment is well, but affection – that is the last and final and most precious reward that any man can win, whether by character or achievement.
Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard.
Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly.
It is ill to praise, and worse to reprimand in matters that you do not understand.
Blame-all and Praise-all are two blockheads.
Better to perish from fools than to accept praises from them.[Лучше от дураков погибнуть, чем принять от них похвалу.]