When you negate someone’s compliment, you are telling them they are wrong. You’re telling them they wasted their time.
I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now.
One “oh shit” can erase a thousand attaboys. (“Dilbert”)
If you can’t get a compliment any other way, pay yourself one.
Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you’ve become a comfortable, trusted element in another persons life.
Of a compliment only a third is meant.
A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself.
A compliment is verbal sunshine.
Don’t tell a woman she’s pretty; tell her there’s no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.
One of the commodities in life that most people can’t get enough of is compliments. The ego is never so intact that one can’t find a hole in which to plug a little praise. But compliments, by their nature, are highly biodegradable and tend to dissolve hours or days after we first receive them – […]