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When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.
You have to love yourself or you'll never be able to accept compliments from anyone.
You know you're old when someone compliments you on your alligator shoes, and you're barefoot.
Nothing is worse than a beautiful girl fishing for compliments by saying how gross she is. On the flip side, I find genuine humility and modesty attractive.
I take compliments and I take constructive criticism. Not everyone loves you. It's the way you react as a footballer. I use it all to make me play better.
Timothy F. Cahill
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.
You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
We are prepared for insults, but compliments leave us baffled.
I just think it's silly to be stingy with compliments. If you see someone and they strike you as beautiful in any way, why not let them know?
Compliments and criticism are all ultimately based on some form of projection.
When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.
I probably get strangers coming up to me two or three times a week to just say something nice. I get more than my share of compliments as I walk through my daily life. I'm not having to show off or make a point about how good I am at doing something. I think I've always kind of been that way.
Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.
I don't take compliments very easily. I think most musicians suffer from low self-esteem to some extent.
There aren't really many compliments flying around with me and my friends. It's a lot of tough love. But you know, that love is there, and if you need to have a serious conversation, you just gotta wait for the right time to do it.
In jazz, you listen to what the bass player is doing and what the drummer is doing, what the pianist and the guitarist is doing, and then you play something that compliments that, so you are thinking simultaneously and thinking ahead.
A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself.
I hate receiving compliments; I hate being told I'm talented or people think I'm going to be a movie star. I always feel that it's forced and fake.
Women are so much in love with compliments that rather than want them, they will compliment one another, yet mean no more by it than the men do.
When someone who loves and cares about me compliments me, I feel more glamorous than when the flashbulbs are going off on the red carpet.
I really think that you have to find a partner that compliments you and is somebody that pushes you and is better at some things than you are, so they can push you to improve yourself as a person. That's my take.
There's a weird cloud around you when you're recognizable. It was a brief window for me. I think you have to have a pathological need for attention of any type, negative or positive, to thrive in that kind of situation. And I only want compliments.
I really think that you have to find a partner that compliments you and is somebody that pushes you and is better at some things than you are, so they can push you to improve yourself as a person.
Being compared to Ian Thorpe, that could be one of the greatest compliments you could ever get in swimming - being compared to him and Mark Spitz.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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