Insults should be written in sand, compliments should be carved in stone
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
Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
Its not its what your country can do for you what you could do for your country.
Next to a sincere compliment, I think I like a well-deserved and honest rebuke
There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter were unflattering
Never compare what other do best but do compare what you do best.
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.
A compliment is verbal sunshine
For all their compliments do verses pay? They mayn't, yet these same poems make me gay
I don't like compliments, and I don't see why a man should think he is pleasing a woman enormously when he says to her a whole heap of things that he doesn't mean
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.
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