Would you convey my compliments to the purist who reads your proofs and tell him or her that I write in a sort of broken-downpatoiswhichissomething likethewaya Swiss waiter talks, and that when I split an infinitive,God damn it, I split it so it will stay split.
Never praise a sister to a sister, in the hope of your compliments reaching the proper ears.
"I don't like compliments. No. I prefer criticisms; prefer to prove them wrong" YouTube videopaul scholes
The compliments you are about to pay could only sadden me, because what you love in our dear peninsula is exactly the object of our hatreds. Indeed, you crisscross Italy only to meticulously sniff out the traces of our oppressive past, and you are happy, insanely happy, if you have the good fortune to carry home some miserable stone on which our ancestors have trodden.filippo tommaso marinetti
A man once said that the pinnacle of success Was when you've finally lost interest In money, compliments, and publicity A noble enough idea I suppose How on Earth he does this heaven only knows I know I need a lot more of all three of those Before I'll ever have the nerve to turn up my nose At any money, or compliments, or publicitytodd snider
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are.oscar wilde
What honour that, But tedious waste of time, to sit and hear So many hollow compliments and lies.john milton
News, news, news, my gossiping friends, I have wonderful news to tell. A lady by me her compliments sends, and this is the news from Hell!
I made a comparison at table some time since, which has often been quoted, and received many compliments. It was that of the mind of a bigot to the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it contracts.