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“I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.”
“A compliment is verbal sunshine”
“I think a compliment ought always to precede a complaint, where one is possible, because it softens resentment and insures for the complaint a courteous and gentle reception”
“I refuse the compliment that I think like a man, thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not.”
Clare Boothe Luce
“There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.”
“When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.”
“Next to a sincere compliment, I think I like a well-deserved and honest rebuke”
“Except a creature be part coward, it is not a compliment to say he is brave; it is merely a loose misapplication of the word”
“The plan of the newspaper is good and wise; when you can't get a compliment any other way, pay yourself one”
“A sincere compliment can be music to another’s ears"
Tom Baker aka The Pondering Man
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