Quotations The Best Quotes About Compliments  

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A list of the best compliments quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous compliments quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic compliments quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational compliments quotes from that same writer.

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I can live for two months on a good compliment. Mark Twain

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When millions applaud you seriously ask yourself what harm you have done; and when they disapprove you, what good. Charles Caleb Colton

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Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

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

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Everybody likes a compliment. Abraham Lincoln

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

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No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference. George Eliot

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Usually we praise only to be praised. François de La Rochefoucauld

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Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented. André Gide

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If people did not compliment one another there would be little society. Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

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There is nothing you can say in answer to a compliment. I have been complimented myself a great many times, and they always embarrass me --I always feel that they have not said enough. Mark Twain

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A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil. Victor Hugo

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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

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When you cannot get a compliment in any other way pay yourself one. Mark Twain

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Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them. Thomas Fuller

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

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Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you. Jules Renard

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