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Some folks pay a compliment like they went down in their pocket for it. ~Kin Hubbard
Women are never disarmed by compliments; men always are. ~Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband, 1899
'Twas never merry world
Since lowly feigning was called compliment.
~William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night
I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your effort to believe it. ~Wilson Mizner
I can live for two months on a good compliment. ~Mark Twain
What flatterers say, try to make true. ~German Proverb
It is great to get praise from the lips of taciturnity. ~John Addington Symonds
A compliment is usually accompanied with a bow, as if to beg pardon for paying it. ~A.W. Hare & J.C. Hare, Guesses at Truth
Men prefer brief praise, pitched high; women are satisfied with praise in a lower key, just so it goes on and on. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise. ~Lord Chesterfield
Current among men,
Like coin, the tinsel clink of compliment.
~Lord Alfred Tennyson, Princess
Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs. ~George Chapman
A person given to barefaced flattery, will usually balance the account with interest in your absence. ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827
God was just showing off when he created you. ~From the movie Keeping the Faith
Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough. ~George Moore
That guy has muscles in places most people don't have places. ~Bucky Waters, on Tom Hammonds
Her very frowns are fairer far
Than smiles of other maidens are.
The simple lack of her is more to me than others' presence. ~Edward Thomas
Marge, you're as pretty as Princess Leia and as smart as Yoda. ~Homer Simpson
Last modified 2007 Nov 24 Sat 15:59 PST