Compliment quotes

Compliments Graphics A compliment is verbal sunshine. - Robert Orben

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

An occasional compliment is necessary to keep up one’s self respect. - Mark Twain

It is fun to be in the same decade with you. - Franklin D. Roosevelt

There is no effect more disproportionate to its cause than the happiness bestowed by a small compliment. - Robert Brault

To dispense with ceremony is the most delicate mode of conferring a compliment. - Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton 

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 you cannot get a compliment any other way, pay yourself one. - Mark Twain

Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It's how true friends talk. - Peggy Noonan

If people did not compliment one another there would be little society. - Marquis De Vauvenargues

What flatterers say, try to make true. - German Proverb

The power of compliments:

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

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heart-felt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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. - Dale Carnegie

A friend is one who incessantly pays us the compliment of expecting from us all the virtues, and who can appreciate them in us. The friend asks no return but that his friend will religiously accept and wear and not disgrace his apotheosis of him. They cherish each other’s hopes. They are kind to each others dreams. - Henry David Thoreau