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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 Buscaglia
A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
- Victor Hugo
Everybody likes a compliment.
- Abraham Lincoln
The big compliment came from the beer drinkers who didn't know me.
They wouldn't drink or move when I sang.
If they had their glasses in mid-air,
the glasses wouldn't come down.
- Ethel Waters
Being taken for granted can be a compliment.
It means that you've become a comfortable,
trusted element in another person's life.
- Joyce Brothers
If you can find collaborators whose strengths compliment your own,
the result can be more than the sum of its authors.
- Walter Jon Williams
I really lack the words to compliment myself today.
- Alberto Tomba
Candor is a compliment; it implies equality.
It's how true friends talk.
- Peggy Noonan
I want to compliment The Heritage Foundation for its
work on behalf of a strong national defense.
- Don Nickles
If my clothing does stand out, then I guess it's a compliment,
but I just wear whatever feels comfortable.
- Shania Twain
When a man makes a woman his wife, it's the highest
compliment he can pay her,
and it's usually the last.
- Helen Rowland
I wish my name was Brian because maybe sometimes people
would misspell my name and call me Brain.
That's like a free compliment and you don't even gotta be smart to notice it.
- Mitch Hedberg
I refuse the compliment that I think like a man,
thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not.
- Clare Boothe Luce
To be hated cordially, is only a left-handed compliment.
- Herman Melville
As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get,
in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character.
- Matt LeBlanc
When I got finished, Gershwin paid me the ultimate compliment.
He said, 'Boy, even I couldn't do that.'
- Burton Lane
We were told our campaign wasn't sufficiently slick.
We regard that as a compliment.
- Margaret Thatcher
If something is successful with the audience,
it's automatically suspect; the reverse is to say that
not to reach audiences is the greatest compliment an artist can receive!
- Carlisle Floyd
There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique
compliment to a straight truth -
if the latter were unflattering.
- Minna Antrim
I know from the middle distance I give off the look of being prolific,
which is a funny compliment to receive.
- Joseph Epstein
Nothing is more effective than sincere,
accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.
- Bill Walsh
Truth is simply a compliment paid to sentences seen to be paying their way.
- Richard Rorty
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.
- Clarence Darrow
For me, it's a compliment to be compared with Marilyn,
the unforgettable actress, the most beautiful one of all.
But, curves aside, we have very little in common.
- Eva Herzigova
I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere,
to sincere criticism.
- Titus Maccius Plautus
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions -
soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile,
a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
It is a great compliment to go out and be recognized.
Although, because I basically go home and go to work,
there isn't much opportunity for that kind of thing to happen.
- Lara Flynn Boyle
The best compliment I ever had is, one day I was in Nashville,
some disc jockey said, Hey, that sounds like a Tom T. Hall song.
Up until then there hadn't been any such thing.
- Tom T. Hall
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics,
and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.
- Henry Fielding
Women are so much in love with compliments that rather than want them,
they will compliment one another, yet mean no more by it than the men do.
- Samuel Richardson
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say
that I work hard every day,
that I never dog it.
- Wayne Gretzky
Anytime anybody impersonates you, it's a great compliment.
- Robert Wagner
And if people come up and say they like the movies you're in,
it's a great compliment.
- Jason Statham
Good, bad mediocre or whatever it is,
if a director wants me in his movie,
I take it as a compliment.
- Scott Caan
The fact of the matter is that everybody treats me
pretty much as one of the boys,
which I take as a great compliment.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it.
We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his
superiority whenever we lie to him.
- Samuel Butler
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters.
It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward.
Art should always be an exchange.
- Nick Cave
To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
- George MacDonald
If people did not compliment one another there would be little society.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues
So when they come around and say they want to do our stuff in America,
it's compliment really.
- Sean Booth
I've been sampled so much and I'm glad it's happened,
it's a great compliment.
- Roy Ayers
A girl's got to do what she's got to do to make somebody pay her a compliment.
If that means moaning 'til the cows come home,
then so be it.
- Cat Deeley
Actually, I take it as a compliment.
Diva is a derivative of divine.
That's quite a title to carry around.
- Calista Flockhart
In all unmerciful actions, the worst of men pay this
compliment at least to humanity,
as to endeavour to wear as much of the appearance of it,
as the case will well let them.
- Laurence Sterne
The world have payed too great a compliment to critics,
and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than they really are.
- Henry Fielding
The rich are always advising the poor,
but the poor seldom return the compliment.
- Lord Chesterfield
Next to a sincere compliment, I think I like a well-deserved and honest rebuke.
- William Feather
To be compared to Jackie Robinson is an enormous compliment,
but I don't think it's necessarily deserved.
- Sidney Poitier
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
- George Eliot
Players very widely disagree with me about what's hard and what's easy.
and in a way, 'I won, but it was a fight' is the best
compliment a game can receive.
- Graham Nelson
He saw us play a few times in fact.
I did this song called I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes,
and Jimi loved it.
He paid me a huge compliment when he told me that he
was thinking of doing something similar himself!
- Alvin Lee
The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for
the loan of his Public Opinion,
will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are not
a compliment to his intelligence,
but an imposition on his good nature and an insult
to his sense of evidence.
- Walter Lippmann
Our two biggest rivals had adjusted their whole season
to this one aim of beating us.
Of course, it is a big compliment that they were so
motivated to stop us but it was very tough to face
two matches like that so close together.
Suddenly three trophies are down to one.
- Dennis Bergkamp
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.
- Alistair Cooke
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses,
which amount only to compliment.
The lighter beauties are in their place when there
is nothing more solid to say;
but the flowery style ought to be banished from a pleading,
a sermon, or a didactic work.
I never considered myself a songwriter,
but now since I've been working with Nick Lowe,
I am contributing to an extent.
But I'm the guitarist and he's not, so we compliment each other in a way.
- Dave Edmunds
Abstract painting is abstract.
It confronts you.
There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my
pictures didn't have any beginning or any end.
He didn't mean it as a compliment, but it was.
- Jackson Pollock
It's been amazing to watch, because for 'Thor',
which was always a mid-selling book,
to be in the top ten for every single issue since the
reboot is just a great compliment.
- J. Michael Straczynski
I think it's his perception of knowing how to make a record build,
keeping the integrity of the song in the music and
really adding a lot of musical elements to compliment
my voice and to compliment the song.
- Deborah Cox
The biggest compliment to me is that guys really approach
me and they have a connection with me,
so there must be something I'm doing that is authentic,
otherwise they wouldn't connect with me so strongly.
It's a real compliment.
- Jeremy Piven
Well, I think every now and again, some people deserve
to get their butts chewed.
Every now and again some people deserve a pat on the back.
What I try and do is compliment folk who deserve a compliment,
and chew folks out who deserve to be chewed out.
- Judge Mills Lane
Most people compliment me on maintaining my femininity while I'm on the court.
People like the fact that I model.
My fans or little girls always say they want to play sports,
but also want to be a model like me and I think that's great.
- Lisa Leslie
As a horn player, the greatest compliment one can get
is when a person comes to you and says,
'I heard this saxophone on the radio the other day and I knew it was you.
I don't know the song, but I know it was you on sax.'
- Clarence Clemons
It's nice that people want to compliment you in some superficial way,
but I've never considered that that's how I might be categorized.
I guess it's better than being called ugly.
- Ryan Phillippe
They showed this one beautiful picture of me recently
and they had all the things that I had done.
I thought it was a great compliment for everybody to
think I've had plastic surgery.
- Cybill Shepherd
I don't believe in trouble.
Because I think that trouble is sometimes good,
I've been known to be called trouble,
which I think is quite a compliment.
But I suppose, thinking about it, that my best and
worst trouble has always had something to do with a man.
- Beth Orton
A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself.
- Elbert Hubbard
I am not always happy with the compliments Estonia has received.
- Lennart Meri
I never get tired of hearing compliments.
- John Lithgow
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