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By God, I cannot flatter, I do defy
The tongues of soothers! but a braver place
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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.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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It is easy to flatter; it is harder to praise.

It is easy to flatter; it is harder to praise.

by Jean Paul Richter Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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'Tis an old maxim in the schools,
That flattery's the food of fools;
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'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.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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It is easier and handier for men to flatter than to praise.
[Ger., Es ist dem Menschen leichter und read more

It is easier and handier for men to flatter than to praise.
[Ger., Es ist dem Menschen leichter und gelaufiger, zu
schmeicheln als zu loben.]

by Jean Paul Richter Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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Knavery and flattery are blood relations.

Knavery and flattery are blood relations.

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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Flattery is all right if you don't inhale.

Flattery is all right if you don't inhale.

by Adlai E. Stevenson Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present.

Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read read more

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.

by Eleanor Roosevelt Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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If he be so resolved,
I can o'ersway him; for he loves to hear
That unicorns may read more

If he be so resolved,
I can o'ersway him; for he loves to hear
That unicorns may be betrayed with trees
And bears with glasses, elephants with holes,
Lions with toils, and men with flatterers,
He says he does, being then most flattered.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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