Some fellows pay a compliment like they expect a receipt.

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions -- the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I can live for two months on one good compliment. - Mark Twain

Many acts of service cost nothing and take little time: encouragement, compliments, listening, gratitude, and compassion.

Anytime you affirm the worth of others, you serve. - Chris Karcher

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. - Dr. Leo Buscaglia

I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.

Lean too much upon the approval of people, and it becomes a bed of thorns.