When I compliment you, I compliment myself, because I am who I associate with.
Reality is, Hope and Despair lie in the same places. And they're just a matter of perspective. What changed my perspective, was her.
One of the rarest and most beautiful things in this world is to meet someone who has the ability to intoxicate you. Every moment with her was exhilarating, and every moment without her was spent captivated by thoughts about her. She was like the finest of wines. And I was getting drunk.
You're beautful. Yes you are, you're very very beautiful. Extremely beautiful.
Black as night and as beautiful as forever.
I was very pleased with your kind letter. Until now I never dreamed of being something like a hero. But since you've given me the nomination I feel that I am one.
Is is difficult to be angry with a gentleman who pays you compliments, even impertinent compliments. Especially impertinent compliments.
You look too pretty to be useful.
.. For like a rugged tree you are hard and sound at the core.
If you can't say anything nice, at least have the decency to be vague.
An earned compliment costs nothing, but its returns are immeasurable. Very humanly, when we are complimented, when our efforts are appreciated, most of us will usually strive to perform even better down the line. What a return on the investment of delivering a few earned words of praise!