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.
The finest compliment you can pay a man is that his word was as good as gold.
Compliment people. Magnify their strengths, not their weaknesses.
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.
Being compared to Ian Thorpe, that could be one of the greatest compliments you could ever get in swimming - being compared to him and Mark Spitz.
It's very inexpensive to give a compliment.
I never get tired of hearing compliments.
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.
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
A compliment is verbal sunshine.
Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.
To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
Everybody likes a compliment.
Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Everybody knows how to utter a complaint, but few can express a graceful compliment.
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.
So it's the greatest compliment in the world when people want to hear you sing. That means it feels good to them, so I keep doing it.
A Friend is one who incessantly pays us the compliment of expecting from us all the virtues, and who can appreciate them in us.
Pay with compliments and you will always be wealthy.
When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It's not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It's up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.
An occasional compliment is necessary to keep up one's self-respect.
When two people compliment each other with the choice of anything, each of them generally gets that which he likes least.
Donald Rumsfeld is the most ruthless man I have ever met? and I mean that as a compliment.
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