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When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it's really only my own approval or disapproval that means anything. (Quote by - Agnetha Faltskog)

Grant me prudently to avoid him that flatters me, and to endure patiently him that contradicts me. (Quote by - Thomas `a Kempis)

Flattery is praise insincerely given for an interested purpose. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Every woman is infallibly to be gained by every sort of flattery, and every man by one sort or other. (Quote by - Earl Of Chesterfield)

My passport photo is one of the most remarkable photographs I have ever seen - no retouching, no shadows, no flattery - just stark me. (Quote by - Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

Let us now praise famous men, and our fathers that begat us. (Quote by - Bible)

He who says he hates every kind of flattery, and says it in earnest, certainly does not yet know every kind of flattery. (Quote by - Georg C. Lichtenberg )

Always let your flattery be seen through for what really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery. (Quote by - Dr. Joyce Brothers)

If we did not flatter ourselves the flattery from others would not harm us. (Quote by - Proverb)

Flattery will get you everywhere. (Quote by - Mae West)

Flattery is telling the other person precisely what he thinks about himself . (Quote by - Dale Carnegie)

Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise. But surely once a minute something generous dies for want of it. (Quote by - John Masefield)

The praise of a fool is incense to the wisest of us . (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

We sometimes imagine we hate flattery, but we only hate the way we are flattered. (Quote by - Francois de la Rochefoucauld)

But what is the good of friendship if one cannot say exactly what one means? Anybody can say charming things and try to please and to flatter, but a true friend always says unpleasant things, and does not mind giving pain. Indeed, if he is a really true friend he prefers it, for he knows that then he is doing good. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Praise to the undeserving is severe satire. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

No matter what other nations may say about the United States, immigration is still the sincerest form of flattery. (Quote by - Clayton Cramer)

Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

By God, I cannot flatter, I do defy The tongues of soothers! but a braver place In my heart's love hath no man than yourself. Nay, task me to my word; approve me, lord. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

When the flatterer pipes, then the devil dances. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the first and are not. (Quote by - Benedict Spinoza)

They do not abuse the king that flatter him. For flattery is the bellows blows up sin; The thing the which is flattered, but a spark To which that blast gives heat and stronger glowing; Whereas reproof, obedient and in order, Fits kings as they are men, for they may err. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)


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