Quotation Explorer - 'Compliment'

A compliment is a statement of an agreeable truth; flattery is a statement of an agreeable untruth.
Yes I believe a man will compliment my life oneday, but what's the rush.. I mean everyone's searching so passionately for something to fill the void and I don't want any part in that, I'm happy finding my own way untill I get swept of my feet. - Nikki Rowe
I love men. I also hate men; I wouldn't want to be in a world without them but I have to say, it's not a compliment to know a man wants to sleep with you. It's only a compliment when he will go to great lengths for you. - Donna Lynn Hope
When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside. - Joel Osteen
Gratitude is more of a compliment to yourself than someone else. - Raheel Farooq
We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to them. - Samuel Butler
To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved. - George MacDonald
When you cannot get a compliment any other way pay yourself one. - Mark Twain
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity than they really are. - Henry Fielding
Free from gross passion or of mirth or anger constant in spirit, not swerving with the blood, garnish'd and deck'd in modest compliment, not working with the eye without the ear, and but in purged judgement trusting neither? Such and so finely bolted didst thou seem. - William Shakespeare
Peace is not a place or destination but a perception.Peace is not in wealth or splendorBut in conviction.Peace is in friendship, love and unity.Peace is in care, tranquility and serenity. Peace is in compliment, appreciation and forgiveness. Peace is the source of smile, joy and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Never complain; never forget to compliment. - Debasish Mridha
I was compared to Charles Bukowski yesterday. It was the best and worst compliment I've ever gotten. - Rosa Sophia
Always forget to complain, but never forget to appreciate and compliment. - Debasish Mridha
A smile is the best compliment of love for a friend and for a stranger. - Debasish Mridha
Call me a Freak all u want really...I honestly take it as a compliment everytime. No matter how it was intended. - Daleen Van Tonder
To find the beauty of life, don’t complain, compliment. - Debasish Mridha
If someone takes it upon themself to compliment you, don’t explain to them why the compliment is misplaced or undeserving, say thank you and smile; that was the purpose. - Travis Culliton
To be a great success detect the problem, find the solutions, never complain, but never forget to compliment someone. - Debasish Mridha
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer. - Henry David Thoreau
A complaint is a compliment of negativity. - Debasish Mridha
If someone criticizes you, give them a compliment. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
The greatest compliment in the world is your adult children telling you they had a wonderful childhood. - Ron Baratono
Don’t ever compliment me by insulting other women. That’s not a compliment, it’s a competition none of us agreed to. - Anonymous
Never choose a situation which is a burden to your command only to satisfy fellows' standards; rather choose a situation that may be difficult but is compliment to your will. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
A compliment is a gift, not to be thrown away carelessly, unless you want to hurt the giver. - Eleanor Hamilton
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
I'm very much aware in the writing of dialogue, or even in the narrative too, of a rhythm. There has to be a rhythm with it Interviewers have said, you like jazz, don’t you? Because we can hear it in your writing. And I thought that was a compliment. - Elmore Leonard
Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It's how true friends talk. - Peggy Noonan
When you start with an insult and end with a compliment, most people only remember where you started. - Faydra D. Fields
There is an old joke that went around- it goes, in the beginning God made man in His own image, and since the fall, man has been seeking to return the compliment. - Alistair Begg
When people give me a compliment, I just look back and smile, as I am just a glimpse of both my father's. Both earthly and heavenly. - Silas Packianathan
There is no night porter wandering about in King's. The authorities pay you the compliment, ugly gate-crasher, of treating you as a grown-up. And since we are not grown-up you and I, we will perform our midnight frolics as the inmates burn the midnight oil. - Whipplesnaith
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance. - Dale Carnegie
I can live two months on a good compliment. - Mark Twain
When someone criticizes you, give them two gifts- your smile and a compliment. - Debasish Mridha
Being present here and now is the highest compliment you can pay to a woman in your life. - Lada Ray
To help someone, don’t criticize or complain. Find what he does better and compliment him. - Debasish Mridha
Don't feel so small and condemn yourself. You are the universe, so love and compliment yourself. - Debasish Mridha
Trust in many ways is a much greater compliment than love - Nasif.E.Ridoy
Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay an author. - Samuel Johnson
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, alistening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, allof which have the potential to turn a life around. - Leo Buscaglia
I can last two months on a good compliment. - Mark Twain
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
Make friends not enemies. Compliment do not criticize. Like. - David Chiles
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