Self-praise is no recommendation.

Self-praise is no recommendation.
<03> Самовосхваление еще не рекомендация. Ср. Не хвали себя сам, пусть люди тебя хвалят.

Англо-русский словарь цитат, пословиц, поговорок и идиом. . 2011.

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