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If you can't love, learn how to flatter.

If you can't love, learn how to flatter.

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They who delight to be flattered, pay for their folly by a late
repentance.
[Lat., Qu se laudari read more

They who delight to be flattered, pay for their folly by a late
repentance.
[Lat., Qu se laudari gaudent verbis subdolis,
Sera dant peonas turpes poenitentia.]

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Flattery is like friendship in show, but not in fruit

Flattery is like friendship in show, but not in fruit

by Socrates Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.

What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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Let us be thankful for the fools; but for them the rest of us could not succeed.

Let us be thankful for the fools; but for them the rest of us could not succeed.

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Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem

Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem

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Flattery was formerly a vice; it has now become the fashion.
[Lat., Pessimum genus inimicorum laudantes.]

Flattery was formerly a vice; it has now become the fashion.
[Lat., Pessimum genus inimicorum laudantes.]

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We sometimes think that we hate flattery, but we only hate the
manner in which it is done.
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We sometimes think that we hate flattery, but we only hate the
manner in which it is done.
[Fr., On croit quelquefoir hair la flatterie; maid on ne hait que
a maniere de flatter.]

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He that loves to be flattered is worthy o' the flatterer.

He that loves to be flattered is worthy o' the flatterer.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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