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Praise everybody: . . . never be squeamish, but speak out your compliment both point-blank in a man's face, and behind his back, when you know there is a reasonable chance of his hearing it again. Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

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Source Notes: Vanity Fair (chapter 19, "Miss Crawley at Nurse") (1847- 48).

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