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Leave this hypocritical prating about the masses. Masses are rude, lame, unmade, pernicious in their demands and influence, and need not to be flattered, but to be schooled. I wish not to concede anything to them, but to tame, drill, divide, and break them up, and draw individuals out of them. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

To make a man perfectly happy tell him he works too hard, that he spends too much money, that he is ''misunderstood'' or that he is ''different''; none of this is necessarily complimentary, but it will flatter him infinitely more that merely telling him that he is brilliant, or noble, or wise, or good. (Quote by - Helen Rowland)

Let us be thankful for the fools; but for them the rest of us could not succeed. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

He does me double wrongThat wounds me with the flatteries of his tongue. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

What the fool does in the end, the wise man does in the beginning. (Quote by - Proverb)

Nature has hardly formed a woman ugly enough to be insensible to flattery upon her person; if her face is so shocking that she must in some degree be conscious of it, her figure and her air, she trusts, make ample amends for it. (Quote by - Philip Dormer Stanhope)

CECILY. When I see a spade I call it a spade./ GWENDOLEN. I am glad to say I have never seen a spade. It is obvious that our social spheres have been widely different. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

When Fortune flatters, she does it to betray. (Quote by - Syrus)

Gallantry of mind consists in saying flattering things in an agreeable manner. (Quote by - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld)

Few human beings are proof against the implied flattery of rapt attention. (Quote by - Jack Woodford)

What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a 'but'. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

O, that men's ears should be To counsel deaf, but not to flattery!(Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Knavery and flattery are blood relations. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Tis an old maxim in the schools, That flattery's the food of fools; Yet now and then your men of wit Will condescend to take a bit. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Flattery was formerly a vice; it has now become the fashion. (Quote by - Syrus)

The skilful class of flatterers praise the discourse of an ignorant friend and the face of a deformed one. (Quote by - Juvenal)

A man that flattereth his neighbor spreadeth a net for his feet. (Quote by - Bible)

He who praises everybody praises nobody. (Quote by - D. Samuel Johnson)

Most people are not really conceited, but feel a certain amount of inferiority and tend to get a little discouraged with themselves, therefore encouragement is a very important thing! I do it all the time! I praise everybody for everything they do that I see is good. (Quote by - David Brandt Berg)

I can live for two months on a good compliment. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

What signifies protesting so against flattery! when a person speaks well of one, it must either be true or false, you know; if true, let us rejoice in his good opinion; if he lies, it is a proof at least that he loves more to please me, than to sit s. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Advertising - a judicious mixture of flattery and threats. (Quote by - Northrop Frye)

The same man cannot be both Friend and Flatterer. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

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