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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.
Everybody likes a compliment.
To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
I can live for two months on a good compliment.
I wish my name was Brian because maybe sometimes people would misspell my name and call me Brain. That's like a free compliment and you don't even gotta be smart to notice it.
A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.
Henry David Thoreau
Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life.
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to compliment. The lighter beauties are in their place when there is nothing more solid to say; but the flowery style ought to be banished from a pleading, a sermon, or a didactic work.
We were told our campaign wasn't sufficiently slick. We regard that as a compliment.
Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.
I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.
Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Next to a sincere compliment, I think I like a well-deserved and honest rebuke.
By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing that she made him so happy as a married man, that he wishes to be so a second time.
Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my pictures didn't have any beginning or any end. He didn't mean it as a compliment, but it was.
Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It's how true friends talk.
When someone says that I'm angry it's actually a compliment. I have not always been direct with my anger in my relationships, which is part of why I'd write about it in my songs because I had such fear around expressing anger as a woman.
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism.
The rich are always advising the poor, but the poor seldom return the compliment.
When a man makes a woman his wife, it's the highest compliment he can pay her, and it's usually the last.
To be hated cordially, is only a left-handed compliment.
If my clothing does stand out, then I guess it's a compliment, but I just wear whatever feels comfortable.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
It's always nice to receive a compliment.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are not a compliment to his intelligence, but an imposition on his good nature and an insult to his sense of evidence.
Women are so much in love with compliments that rather than want them, they will compliment one another, yet mean no more by it than the men do.
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