Quotes: compliment

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked what I thought, and attended to my answer.
  • Bailey Chase
    Bailey Chase
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    'Longmire' is more of a show about the characters, and you couldn't pay a bigger compliment than to want to know more about my character, or the characters on the show.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
    Victor Hugo
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    A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
  • A compliment is usually accompanied with a bow, as if to beg pardon for paving it.
    Source: Guesses at truth
  • Actually, I take it as a compliment. Diva is a derivative of divine. That's quite a title to carry around.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship.
  • Dr. Joyce Brothers
    Dr. Joyce Brothers
    American psychologist, Television and Radio Personality 1927-
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    Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing that she made him so happy as a married man, that he wishes to be so a second time.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Everybody likes a compliment.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    I can live for two months on a good compliment.
  • Clarence Darrow
    Clarence Darrow
    American Lawyer 1857-1938
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    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.
  • Alberto Tomba
    Alberto Tomba
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    I really lack the words to compliment myself today.
  • Clare Boothe Luce
    Clare Boothe Luce
    American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
    Clare Boothe Luce
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    I refuse the compliment that I think like a man, thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    I think a compliment ought to always precede a complaint, where one is possible, because it softens resentment and insures for the complaint a courteous and gentle reception.
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