credit where credit is due
praise should be given when it is deserved even when you are reluctant to give it.
This sentiment was earlier expressed in the form honour where honour is due
following the Authorized Version of the Bible : Render therefore to all their dues : tribute to whom tribute is due, custom to whom custom : fear to whom fear, honour to whom honour (Romans 13 : 7).
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