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    I don't like compliments, and I don't see why a man should think he is pleasing a woman enormously when he says to her a whole heap of things that he doesn't mean

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There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter read more

There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter were unflattering

by Minna Antrim Found in: Compliments Quotes,
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For all their compliments do verses pay? They mayn't, yet these same poems make me gay

For all their compliments do verses pay? They mayn't, yet these same poems make me gay

by Marcus Aurelius Found in: Compliments Quotes,
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Nothing makes people so worthy of compliments as receiving them. One is more delightful for being told one is delightful read more

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

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Next to a sincere compliment, I think I like a well-deserved and honest rebuke

Next to a sincere compliment, I think I like a well-deserved and honest rebuke

by William Feather Found in: Compliments Quotes,
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Never compare what other do best but do compare what you do best.

Never compare what other do best but do compare what you do best.

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Insults should be written in sand, compliments should be carved in stone

Insults should be written in sand, compliments should be carved in stone

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The best compliment to a child or a friend is the feeling you give him that he has been set read more

The best compliment to a child or a friend is the feeling you give him that he has been set free to make his own inquiries, to come to conclusions that are right for him, whether or not they coincide with your own.

by Alistair Cooke Found in: Compliments Quotes,
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Its not its what your country can do for you what you could do for your country.

Its not its what your country can do for you what you could do for your country.

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Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, read more

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.

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