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A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her
Helen Rowland
Everyone likes flattery, and when you come to Royalty, you should lay it on with a thick trowel
Benjamin Disraeli
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation
Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency.
Flattery is all right if you don't inhale
Adlai E. Stevenson
Flattery is all right so long as you don't inhale.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Flattery is false coin that is only current thanks to our vanity.
Flattery is from the teeth out. Sincere appreciation is from the heart out.
Dale Carnegie
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed
Josh Billings
Flattery is like friendship in show, but not in fruit
Flattery is telling the other person precisely what he thinks about himself
Dale Carnegie
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
Jonathan Swift
I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
Abraham Lincoln
Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
Thomas Jefferson
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
Samuel Johnson
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