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Quotes About Compliment

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Jennifer L. Armentrout
“I've always found that the most beautiful people, truly beautiful inside and out, are the ones who are quietly unaware of their effect." His eyes searched mine intently, and for a moment we stood there toe to toe. "The ones who throw their beauty around, waste what they have? Their beauty is only passing. It's just a shell hiding nothing but shadows and emptiness.”
Jennifer L. Armentrout, Obsidian

Leo Buscaglia
“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

Rick Riordan
“You stood up to the dragon so Beckendorf would have his chance to jump - now that was brave."
"Or pretty stupid."
"Percy, you're a brave guy," she said. "Just take the compliment. I swear, is it so hard?”
Rick Riordan, The Demigod Files

Jennifer L. Armentrout
“Am I glowing?"
"Like a Christmas tree."
"Not just the star?"
The bed moved a little, and I felt his hand brush my arm. "No. You're super bright. It's kind of like looking at the sun.”
Jennifer L. Armentrout, Obsidian

Jennifer L. Armentrout
“I'm sure I look like a drowned cat."
"You look fine. The wet look works for you."
I scowled. "Now I know you're lying.”
Jennifer L. Armentrout, Obsidian

Jarod Kintz
“When I compliment you, I compliment myself, because I am who I associate with.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not for Sale

Jennifer L. Armentrout
“At least I don't look like a Christmas tree."
"You look like the star atop the tree.”
Jennifer L. Armentrout, Obsidian

Clarence Darrow
“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

Orson Welles
“You're beautful. Yes you are, you're very very beautiful. Extremely beautiful.”
Orson Welles

Julie Kagawa
“Fine." I glared at him and shook my head. Stubborn idiot.
"But at least try to look a little more raider-ish, okay? We don't want to attract attention."
Zeke's snort sounded suspiciously like laughter. "Allie, you're a beautiful, exotic-looking vampire girl with a katana. Trust me, if anyone is going to attract attention, it's not going to be me."
I didn't answer as we crossed the flimsy, creaking bridge into the lair of the vampire king. If Zeke had asked, I would've said that I was thinking of how to find everyone, but that wasn't entirely true. I was thinking of the others and how I was going to get them out alive...but I kept being distracted by the thought that Zeke had called me beautiful.”
Julie Kagawa, The Immortal Rules

Elizabeth Peters
“Is is difficult to be angry with a gentleman who pays you compliments, even impertinent compliments. Especially impertinent compliments. ”
Elizabeth Peters, The Hippopotamus Pool

Susan Andersen
“If you can't say anything nice, at least have the decency to be vague.”
Susan Andersen, Baby, Don't Go

Mark Twain
“I have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel they have not said enough.”
Mark Twain

L.M. Montgomery
“But I'd rather look like you than be pretty," she told Anne sincerely.

Anne laughed, sipped honey from the tribute, and cast away the sting.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea

Liz Reinhardt
“You don't have to lie to me to be nice, Jake. You can just say, 'Wow, your nails look crappy.'" I did my best boy voice.
"Well, I will tell you that's a crappy imitation of my voice." He smiled so wide I could see his eyetooth from across the table. "But you've got to know you're totally hot, chipped nails and all." He burned beet red all the way to the roots of his hair. "Man, you get me to say some embarrassing stuff, Brenna." He rubbed his hand on the back of his neck.
"Hey, don't blame me when you feel moved to make strange declarations.”
Liz Reinhardt, Double Clutch

Criss Jami
“It is never ridicule, but a compliment, that knocks a philosopher off his feet. He is already positioned for every possible counter-attack, counter-argument, and retort...only to find a big bear hug coming his way.”
Criss Jami

Anna Godbersen
“They will stop calling brides beautiful after today—you have simply set the standard too high,' he said.”
Anna Godbersen, Rumors

Richie Singh
“Reality is, Hope and Despair lie in the same places.
And they're just a matter of perspective.

What changed my perspective, was her.”
Richie Singh, Chasing Butterflies

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

Abraham Lincoln
“Everybody likes compliment.”
Abraham Lincoln

“The best compliment for a man is to be treated like a true leader; one who is real, correct and righteous in his approach, attitude, temperament, behavior and most importantly, character.”
Anuj Somany

Kristin Hannah
“You look great," he said.

It made her smile, even if it was a lie. "I'm as big as a house."

He laughed. "I like houses. In fact, I'm thinking about architecture as a career.”
Kristin Hannah, The Things We Do for Love

“baloney is flattery so thick it cannot be true; blarney is flatter so thin we like it.”
Monsignor Fulton J. Sheen

H. Rider Haggard
“...For like a rugged tree you are hard and sound at the core.”
H. Rider Haggard, She

Brittany Williams
“I had a dream about you. You told me my eyes were as pretty & blue as Windex. That was the nicest thing anyone had ever said to me before.”
Brittany Williams, We Had A #Dream About You

Jarod Kintz
“I hate when she compliments me. I’ll wear blue, and she’ll wear orange.
”
Jarod Kintz, Sleepwalking is restercise

“Certainly not the way someone will have told you the same thing yesterday, made you feel alternately - simultaneously - angry and guilty, guilty because complicit because flattered, therefore unfairly angry.”
Jennifer Clarvoe, Invisible Tender

“Still, they must have got a few things right," Malcolm says. His green eyes sparkle. "You turned out beautifully, if I may say so."
"Oh, you can say it," I reply, taking a drag off my cigarette. "Whether or not I'll believe you is something else entirely.”
Jane Lotter, The Bette Davis Club

“I'll go further and say she was one of the best cooks in the world! The compimentary expression, "This food will make you slap yo' Aint Emma" was apt in her case.”
Mars Hill, The Moaner's Bench: A Novel

Israelmore Ayivor
“Stop tagging everyone into your life's profile. For all you don't know, some will neither comment nor commend you; some may not like or hike with you! Evil companies corrupt good morals... Watch who goes with you and why! ...live life soooo well!!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

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