Compliment Quotes

Read the best selected compliment quotes by some famous people of their times. These quotes about compliment will motivate and inspire you and you will be much wiser about the subject.


When you cannot get a compliment in any other way pay yourself one. Mark Twain
I really lack the words to compliment myself today. Alberto Tomba
I have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel that they have not said enough. Mark Twain
Everybody likes a compliment. Abraham Lincoln
After my father had seen me in five or six things, he said, ''Son, your mother and I really enjoyed your recent film, and I must say that you're a lot like John Wayne.'' And I said, ''How so?'' And he said, ''Well, you're exactly the same in all your roles.'' Now, as a modern American actor, that's not what you want to hear. But for a guy who watched John Wayne movies and grew up in Iowa, it's a sterling compliment. Dermot Mulroney
Hunger is never delicate; they who are seldom gorged to the full with praise may be safely fed with gross compliments, for the appetite must be satisfied before it is disgusted. Samuel Johnson
Usually we praise only to be praised. Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented. Andre Gide
I can live for two months on a good compliment. Mark Twain
When millions applaud you seriously ask yourself what harm you have done; and when they disapprove you, what good. Charles Caleb Colton
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked what I thought, and attended to my answer. Henry David Thoreau
If you can't get a compliment any other way, pay yourself one. Mark Twain
Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones. Bible
Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them. Thomas Fuller
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. Katherine F. Gerould
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference. George Eliot
If people did not compliment one another there would be little society. Marquis De Vauvenargues
There's nothing worse than someone coming up to me and going ''Oh God, I really love your hair.'' Gavin Rossdale
Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you. Jules Renard
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
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the two sexes. Oscar Wilde
A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil. Victor Hugo
There is nothing you can say in answer to a compliment. I have been complimented myself a great many times, and they always embarrass me --I always feel that they have not said enough. Mark Twain

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