is a courteous greeting or positive regards.


“There is no effect more disproportionate to its cause than the happiness bestowed by a small compliment. ”

Robert Brault poet

“The wise man belongs to all countries, for the home of a great soul is the whole world.”

Democritus (460 B.C.-370 B.C.);
Greek Philosopher

“Respect is love in plain clothes.”

Frank Byrnes Former Irish radio host

“There is no effect more disproportionate to its cause than the happiness bestowed by a small compliment.”


“When the world says, 'Give up,' hope whispers, 'Try it one more time.' ”


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Words have the power to destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.
Nathan Peters about 1 month ago from Concrete

dave 2 months ago from clearwater

We must know when to praise and criticize, all work deserves recognition and encouragement and the person needs to create security at it.
Anderson over 1 year ago from Colatina, ES - Brasil

Very good values!
benifa over 1 year ago from dubai uae

A compliment can lift others up to a place of being appreciated.
Bruce Willingham almost 2 years ago from Warner Robins, Ga

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