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Compliments Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about compliments
  1. #1
    “She’s as bright as the morning. She corresponds to your description;it is for that I wish you to know her. She fills all your requirements.”
    “More or less, of course.”
    “No; quite literally. She is beautiful, accomplished, generous, and for an American, well-born. She is also very clever and very amiable, and she has a handsome fortune.”
  2. #2
    ″‘My friend,’ came the voice, ‘you’re a *very* find friend. You’ve helped all us folks on this dust speck no end. You’ve saved all our houses, our ceilings and floors. You’ve saved all our churches and grocery stores.‘”
  3. #3
    As for admiration, it was always very welcome when it came, but she did not depend on it.
  4. #4
    “Say she rail; why, I’ll tell her plain
    She sings as sweetly as a nightingale.
    Say that she frown; I’ll say she looks as clear
    As morning roses newly wash’d with dew.
    Say she be mute and will not speak a word;
    Then I’ll commend her volubility,
    and say she uttereth piercing eloquence.”
  5. #5
    “You’re wonderful. Unique. I love you.”
  6. #6
    “Have I told you how hideous you look tonight?” Cardan asks, leaning back in the elaborately carved chair, the warmth of his words turning the question into something like a compliment.
    “No” I say, glad to be annoyed back into the present. “Tell me.”
    “I can’t.”
  7. #7
    “He’s flint, you’re tinder.”
  8. #8
    “Calvin said, “Do you know that this is the first time I’ve seen you without your glasses?”
    “I’m blind as a bat without them. I’m near-sighted, like father.”
    “Well, you know what, you’ve got dream-boat eyes,” Calvin said. “Listen, you go right on wearing your glasses. I don’t think I want anybody else to see what gorgeous eyes you have.”
  9. #9
    “Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it. I confess, my dear fellow, that I am very much in your debt.”
  10. #10
    “I could tolerate any form of cruelty better than kindness. Praise was a poison to me; I choked on it.”
  11. #11
    “He called you pretty,” he finally continued, his frown deepening. “That’s practically an insult, the way you look right now. You’re much more than beautiful.”
  12. #12
    “You are, and always have been, my dream.”
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