Quotes of Compliment

“ Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the two sexes. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ We have a problem. "Congratulations." But it's a tough problem. "Then double congratulations.". ”

- W. Clement Stone

“ A compliment is a gift, not to be thrown away carelessly, unless you want to hurt the giver. ”

- Eleanor Hamilton

“ When you cannot get a compliment any other way pay yourself one. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love. ”

- Socrates

“ Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ”

- Leo F. Buscaglia

“ To be trusted is always greater a compliment than to be loved. ”

- George Marshall

“ A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first: showing that she made him so happy as a married man, that he wishes to be so a second time. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ Everybody likes a compliment. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Hunger is never delicate; they who are seldom gorged to the full with praise may be safely fed with gross compliments, for the appetite must be satisfied before it is disgusted. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ I have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel that they have not said enough. ”

- Mark Twain

“ I really lack the words to compliment myself today. ”

- Alberto Tomba

“ I refuse the compliment that I think like a man, thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not. ”

- Clare Boothe Luce

“ I think a compliment ought to always precede a complaint, where one is possible, because it softens resentment and insures for the complaint a courteous and gentle reception. ”

- Mark Twain

“ If people did not compliment one another there would be little society. ”

- Marquis de Vauvenargues

“ If you can't get a compliment any other way, pay yourself one. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Never praise a sister to a sister in the hope of your compliments reaching the proper ears. ”

- Rudyard Kipling

“ No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference. ”

- George Eliot

“ Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented. ”

- Andre Gide

“ Nothing makes people so worthy of compliments as receiving them. One is more delightful for being told one is delightful — just as one is angrier for being told one is angry. ”

- Katherine F. Gerould

“ When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce. ”

- Sun tzu

“ The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ When a man makes a woman his wife, it's the highest compliment he can pay her, and it's usually the last. ”

- Helen Rowland

“ I can live for two months on one good compliment. ”

- Mark Twain

“ He who praises everybody, praises nobody. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Flattery is all right so long as you don't inhale. ”

- Adlai E. Stevenson

“ None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the first and are not. ”

- Baruch Benedict de Spinoza
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