"I don't mean to sound all 'golden-thread-y', but you make it possible for me to be me without being self-conscious of how I look or what you must be thinking. I can just be me instead of worrying about how."
"To you, I'm caviar; to the rest of the world, I'm just fish eggs."
"OK, that's awesome. Did you come up with it yourself, or did you hear it somewhere?"
"Nope, I came up with it myself. You can even write about it on your blog if you want."