Best Flattery Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 52 Best Flattery Quotes

#1. Sure flattery never traveled so far as three thousand miles; it is now only for truth, which over takes all things, to reach you at this distance. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#2. Daughter of Bast, she replied, with a little bow. Cats liked to be reminded that they had once been worshiped. They pretended that they didn't, that they were above flattery, but of course, that only meant that they were all the more susceptible to it. - Author: Anonymous
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#3. Cooking is a form of flattery ... a mischievous, deceitful, mean and ignoble activity, which cheats us by shapes and colors, by smoothing and draping ... - Author: Plato
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#4. Let me see the truth. Never let flattery or hatred blind me. This is my life and I will live it wisely. For me. - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#5. Love of another is merely empty flattery and self-deception for one who cannot accept himself without pretense. - Author: L.E. Modesitt Jr.
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#6. Imitation is the highest from of flattery. Until it isn't. - Author: Em Bailey
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#7. Flattery is false money, which would not be current were it not for our vanity. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#8. Because nothing says flattery like a gun to the head. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#9. Praise a stranger with a few nice words and he becomes a stranger that calls you a friend. - Author: Simon Cowell
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#10. Most sound minds resent flattery, because they see the egotism behind the screen of altruism. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#11. I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it. - Author: Wilson Mizner
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#12. Always try to grow in your garden some plant or plants out of the ordinary, something your neighbors never attempted. For you can receive no greater flattery than to have a gardener of equal intelligence stand before your plant and ask, "What is that?" - Author: Richardson Wright
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#13. How empty are the insincere words of people who, so easily, speak forth "love," "family" and "friendship" without meaning what they say even if their intentions are good albeit mere flattery. - Author: Donna Lynn Hope
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#14. Katherine Kenton remains among the generation of women who feel that the most sincere form of flattery is the male erection. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#15. Your flattery is as full of contempt as your insults were. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#16. The best form of flattery is to be admired, imitated or respected. I've always felt proud our fans look up to us or feel we are inspirational. - Author: Cheryl James
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#17. In the best, the friendliest and simplest relations flattery or praise is necessary, just as grease is necessary to keep wheels turning. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#18. To be most effective, flattery is always best applied with a trowel. - Author: Alan Bradley
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#19. At its best, flattery is truth well dressed, and it is best dressed with fine see-through fabrics. Honest flattery can caress a lover, cover up a gaffe, and muffle aggression. - Author: Willis Regier
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#20. Flattery makes fools of the best of us. - Author: Dorothy Salisbury Davis
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#21. Incredible that the best route to winning friends
is not necessarily kindness or flattery,
but letting them know you won't
tolerate their bullshit. - Author: Sarah Miller
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#22. Imitation is the best form of flattery. - Author: Marie Dubuque
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#23. Flattery was the best medicine, but even I gag on medicine. - Author: Jemima Pett
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#24. Flattery succeeds best on minds previously occupied by conceit. - Author: Norm MacDonald
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#25. Whenever somebody folds, say, 'Good laydown.' It encourages them to fold on a later hand because it makes them feel like you had the best hand even if you were bluffing. It's an odd form of flattery that seems to work at the poker table. - Author: Cheryl Hines
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#26. If any man flatters me, I'll flatter him again; tho' he were my best Friend. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#27. O Beauty, find thyself in love, not in the flattery of thy mirror. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#28. Nothing in the world is harder than speaking the truth and nothing easier than flattery. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#29. We sometimes imagine we hate flattery, but we only hate the way we are flattered. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#30. Oh, flatter me; for love delights in praises. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#31. But even this piece of flattery couldn't distract me from the fact that I was in the center of the Fae realm, blind, stark naked, and without the slightest idea of what was going on. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#32. Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with a trowel. - Author: Benjamin Disraeli
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#33. Invitation is the sincerest flattery. - Author: Carolyn Wells
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#34. Of course you like him; everyone enjoys flattery. - Author: Christopher Paolini
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#35. No flattery can heal a bad conscience, so no slander can hurt a good one. - Author: Thomas Watson
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#36. Slander, in the strict meaning of the term, comes under the head of lying; but it is a kind of lying which, like its antithesis flattery, ought to be set apart for special censure. - Author: Washington Gladden
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#37. Every man kills the things that he loves. Some with a look, some with flattery, the coward with a kiss. - Author: Eric Jerome Dickey
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#38. There is no food more satiating than milk and honey; and just as such foods produce disgust for the palate, so perfumed and gallant words make our ears belch. - Author: Pietro Aretino
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#39. Being told that he was immune to flattery was the nicest thing he had heard someone say about him in a long time. - Author: John C. Wright
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#40. When one looks truly at the good side of everyone, others come to love him very naturally, and he does not need even a speck of flattery. - Author: Abraham Isaac Kook
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#41. Money can buy a house, but not a home; a bed, but not rest; food, but not an appetite; medicine, but not health; information, but not wisdom; thrills, but not joy; associates, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; flattery, but not respect. - Author: Pat Williams
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#42. Flattery," Wendy told him, "is when your daddy says he likes my new yellow slacks even if he doesn't or when he says I don't need to take off five pounds." "Oh. Is it lying for fun? - Author: Stephen King
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#43. No man flatters the woman he truly loves. - Author: Henry Theodore Tuckerman
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#44. As long as matters are really hopeful," wrote Chesterton, "hope is mere flattery or platitude. It is only when everything is hopeless that hope begins to be a strength at all. Like all the Christian virtues, it is as unreasonable as it is indispensable. - Author: Eugene H. Peterson
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#45. Fearing no insult, asking for no crown, receive with indifference both flattery and slander, and do not argue with a fool. - Author: Alexander Pushkin
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#46. Don't be difficult, Denys," Nell chided. "All women like a little flattery from time to time." "What if they didn't? What if they simply liked themselves and no one needed to bend backwards to flatter them? Wouldn't it all be simpler then? - Author: Paula McLain
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#47. I'm good at the real and the true and the beautiful and can do With some skill and With or without flattery the Place where all 3 meet ... - Author: Ali Smith
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#48. Am I the only person in the world who is shocked and amazed at the ongoing flattery of uebergeek Mark Zuckerberg? - Author: Tom Hodgkinson
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#49. Nine times out of 10, the most charming thing to say in any given situation will be the exact opposite of what one really feels. - Author: Geoff Dyer
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#50. The world is a king, and like a king, desires flattery in return for favor; but true art is selfish and perverse - it will not submit to the mold of flattery. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#51. Feel you the barren flattery of a rhyme?
Can poets soothe you, when you pine for bread,
By winding myrtle round your ruin'd shed? - Author: George Crabbe
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#52. I live on shameless flattery ... and vodka ... but the two usually go hand in hand. - Author: Vicktor Alexander
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