50 Best Compliment Quotes For The Beautiful, Strong People In Your Life

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Sending compliment quotes to someone you care about can light up both of your worlds.

Even the smallest sign of validation has the potential to turn a day that started out rough into a one full of wonder and happiness.

But you don’t have to limit yourself to only saying nice things to people you know. Offering a compliment to a stranger can greatly improve a bad day they’re having. And don’t forget to compliment your bus driver, cashier, or bank teller for their efforts. You never know how far a small act of kindness can go!

People often underestimate the power a kind word can provide. Receiving a compliment can truly make someone feel special, and it only takes one nice comment to make them smile. Nice and thoughtful comments can boost a person's self-esteem and build self-love.

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Below is a list of the 50 best compliment quotes we could find to remind you that you are strong and gorgeous. Take them in and share them with others so they remember their worth, too.

The 50 Best Compliment Quotes

Compliments Quotes for Her

1. "You're beautiful. Yes, you are, you're very very beautiful. Extremely beautiful." — Orson Welles

2. "Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful." — Thich Nhat Hanh

3. "On a scale from 1 to 10, you’re an 11."

4. "Try your hardest to be confident in who you are. You are enough — you are beautiful." — Meagan Tandy

5. "If you held up 11 roses in front of the mirror, you'd be looking at 12 of the most beautiful things in the world."

6. "Your soul is beautiful."

7. "Some people are radiators — they make you feel warm when you’re around them."

8. "When I see you, everything else within the frame falls away."

9. "The hours I spend with you, I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it ... you and you alone make me feel that I am alive ... Other men, it is said, have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough." — George Moore

10. "Your hair looks stunning." — Carole Singer

11. "You’re perfect. You’re beautiful. You look like Linda Evangelista. You’re a model." — Aja, RuPaul’s Drag Race

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Compliment Quotes for Him

12. "Within seconds of talking to you, I feel better."

13. "Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God." — Leo Buscaglia

14. "You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are." — Yogi Bhajan

15. "You make me forget the bad parts of my day."

16. "Your heart must be ten times the average size."

17. "I want to grow into a person like you."

18. "There should be a monument of you."

19. "You are awesomeness personified."

20. "The very thought of you makes me feel warm and fuzzy."

21. “I don’t know what I’d do without you. Actually.”

22. "I think you’d make a really great parent someday."

23. "You’re the kind of person who could make even Kanye smile."

24. "You have impeccable manners."

25. "Your perspective is refreshing."

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Compliment Quotes for Friends

26. "One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives." — Euripides

27. "You’re an awesome friend."

28. "You have a great sense of humor."

29. "You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection."

30. "Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one." — Eleanor Roosevelt

31. "If only you could sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person." — Fred Rogers

32. "You’re my favorite person to talk to. I never get tired of hearing your voice, your stories. I always want more."

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Compliment Quotes for Co-Workers

33. "A superstar doesn't just use the spotlight for themselves." — Sasha Velour

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34. "You’re more of a superhero than any Marvel character out there."

35. "Whenever I have a tough day, I remember you and it gives me strength and hope."

36. "Is there a day you haven’t made better?"

37. "You’ve shown me what unconditional love feels like. Thank you for letting me experience what it feels like to find safety in another person."

38. "You’re accomplishing so much. Every day you are growing and evolving into a better, stronger version of who you were yesterday. You have already done so much in the time that I’ve known you. Your passion for life has encouraged me to dream bigger, love harder, and find beauty everywhere."

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Best Quotes About Compliments

39. "A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil." — Victor Hugo

40. "To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved." — George MacDonald

41. "I can live for two months on a good compliment." — Mark Twain

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

43. "A simple compliment goes a really long way - for a guy to just come over and say, 'You have great hair' or 'I really like your dress,' and then just smile and walk away. That's a great move, because he's sort of putting himself out there by doing that, but it won't lead to any embarrassment if the girl isn't interested." — Stacy Keibler

44. "It's the ultimate compliment to be imitated or at least be somebody's influence, for sure." — Nancy Wilson

45. "The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer." — Henry David Thoreau

46. "Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It's how true friends talk." — Peggy Noonan

47. "It's really the tone that people use to convey things sometimes that can either become a compliment or an insult. It's not always what you are saying, it's about how you say it." — Dia Mirza

48. "I want to compliment myself for becoming someone with a strong color." — Hyuna

49. "When someone acknowledges you for something that they think about you, it's a huge compliment." — Michelle Yeoh

50. "If people did not compliment one another there would be little society." — Luc de Clapiers

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Amy Le is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationships.