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

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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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I think a compliment ought always to precede a complaint, where one is possible, because it softens resentment and insures read more

I think a compliment ought always to precede a complaint, where one is possible, because it softens resentment and insures for the complaint a courteous and gentle reception

by Mark Twain Found in: Compliments Quotes,
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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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To dispense with ceremony is the most delicate mode of conferring a compliment

To dispense with ceremony is the most delicate mode of conferring a compliment

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

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

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To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.

To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.

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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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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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