43 Quotes About Giving Compliments

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There are many ways you can cultivate intentional compliments and praise that capture your unique qualities. Here are some of the best quotes about giving compliments that will encourage you to give acknowledgement and praise to others.

“After Henry’s treatment of her she wasn’t sure that men could honestly love women but she wanted to believe it.”

“Anytime anyone compliments me on my figure, I’m wearing my Spanx undies.”

“Compliments aren’t really a journalistic angle.”

“Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.”

“Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.”

“I can live for two months on a good compliment.”

“I can take criticisms but not compliments.”

“I don’t take compliments so well. I always hang my head and shuffle and kind of try to immediately forget.”

“I don’t take compliments very easily. I think most musicians suffer from low self-esteem to some extent.”

“I guess other people’s compliments motivate you.”

“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?”

“I like to have my hand on every single plate that goes out. It’s really a good feeling when someone compliments your meal, and you had everything to do with making it. It’s very rewarding.”

“I make it a rule always to believe compliments implicitly for five minutes, and to simmer gently for twenty more.”

“I never get tired of hearing compliments.”

“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.”

“I take the harsh criticism along with the compliments.”

“I think you need to love giving compliments as much as you love receiving them.”

“I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now.”

“If anything I was probably loved and praised too much as a child. I think that’s why I can’t accept any compliments.”

“If you can’t say anything nice, at least have the decency to be vague.”

“I’m not confident around compliments or being celebrated, and I’m not comfortable with the thought of envy, which some people thrive on.”

“In the philosophical dialect, a cynic takes an insult as a compliment since opposition is already his style.”

“It is a great mistake for men to give up paying compliments, for when they give up saying what is charming, they give up thinking what is charming.”

“It is so nice to get so many compliments from fans and people from within the industry.”

“It’s always the compliments from people you love that mean so much.”

“It’s nice to compliment people on what they’re wearing, but don’t make insincere compliments.”

“I’ve gotten so many compliments for having nice feet.”

“I’ve never given my phone number to someone on the street, but when someone is a gentleman, I appreciate the compliments.”

“I’ve received a lot of compliments. People come right up to me on the street. They recognize me.”

“Most people don’t know how to take compliments. That’s the biggest problem in America – we’re hesitant to give compliments and embarrassed at getting them.”

“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.”

“Sometimes just a little compliment can make someone’s entire day.”

“The cut of the bikini is definitely important. You want to wear one that compliments your body type.”

“There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.”

“There are so many questions to be answered and so many personal compliments that we appreciate so very much.”

“There’s a lot of intensity when you’re on a set. And then it just goes away and no one’s giving you attention or flooding you with compliments.”

“We all love to be admired and given compliments, but I don’t really keep track.”

“We are prepared for insults, but compliments leave us baffled.”

“When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.”

“When you’re appeasing too much, you might be egotistically over-estimating everyone’s need for your approval.”

“Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.”

“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.”

“You have to love yourself or you’ll never be able to accept compliments from anyone.”

There are many ways compliments can be used as a part of your conversation.