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    It is better to fall among crows than flatterers; for those devour only the dead--these the living.

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Take no repulse, whatever she doth say;
For 'get you gone,' she doth not mean 'away.'
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Take no repulse, whatever she doth say;
For 'get you gone,' she doth not mean 'away.'
Flatter and praise, commend, extol their graces;
Though ne'er so black, say they have angels' faces.
That man that hath a tongue, I say is no man,
If with his tongue he cannot win a woman.

by William Shakespeare 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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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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Imitation is the sincerest of flattery.

Imitation is the sincerest of flattery.

by Charles Caleb Colton 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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By flatterers besieged
And so obliging that he ne'er obliged.

By flatterers besieged
And so obliging that he ne'er obliged.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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Mine eyes
Were not in fault, for she was beautiful;
Mine ears, that heard her flattery; nor read more

Mine eyes
Were not in fault, for she was beautiful;
Mine ears, that heard her flattery; nor my heart,
That thought her like her seeming. It had been vicious
To have mistrusted her.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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We sometimes imagine we hate flattery, but we only hate the way we are flattered.

We sometimes imagine we hate flattery, but we only hate the way we are flattered.

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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 read more

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

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