Showing gratitude

Try leaving a friendly trail of little sparks of gratitude on your daily trips. You will be surprised how they will set small flames of friendship that will be rose beacons on your next visit.

~ Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends & Influence People

The difference between appreciation and flattery

The difference between appreciation and flattery? That is simple. One is sincere and the other insincere. One comes from the heart out; the other from the teeth out. One is unselfish; the other selfish. One is universally admired; the other universally condemned.

~ Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends & Influence People