I Believe In Saying Something Good About Someone Or Nothing

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    It's How I Was Raised.

    Yes, another Momism. I still hear it in my ears, "Remember now, if you can't say anything nice about somebody then don't say anyhting at all." I believe its true. There is usually at least one nice thing about everybody, complement them on it. For thoses that are...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Sep 28, 2008

    Especially Out Loud

    I am that person who will walk up to a random stranger and give a compliment.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Dec 17, 2008

    If You Can't Say Something Nice.....

    I kind of adapted a cliche for my own use:  If you can't say something nice, shut the h*** up!  Seriously, folks.  Saying ugly, mean things does little good, great harm, and can utterly ruin someone's day.  Even if you have to resort to a noncommittal mmm-hmm...
    Geode Geode
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jul 5, 2009

    Something to Try

    I'm asking that you do the following. Choose someone from your circle...anyone.  Then post a minimum of two sentences on this thread emphasizing the positive qualities of that person.  The only other rule is that the person you choose must not have been lauded...
    Firetech Firetech
    56-60, M
    12 Responses May 24, 2008


    I believe that there is something cute about everyone despite them being ugly or whetever lol whether it be the personality, their confidence. I love people, i love humanity and I find it easy for me to get along with people. Im not the friendliest but I work harder everyday to...
    brownfl66 brownfl66
    22-25, F
    Jul 2, 2009


    Treefrogz is an excellent mother and puts the needs of her family above her own. She is tenacious and funny,she loves animals and art. She is an excellent writer and a compassionate friend. Treefrogz is an asset to each site she graces.  Hunnybunny!  
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 25, 2008
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