Flattery Quotes

A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.

James Monroe

A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.

James Monroe

Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.

Spanish proverb

Imitation is the sincerest of flattery.

Charles Caleb Colton

Flattery will get you nowhere


Flattery is the infantry of negotiation.

Lord Chandos

Flattery is all right so long as you don't inhale.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Flattery was formerly a vice; it has now become the fashion.


Nature has hardly formed a woman ugly enough to be insensible to flattery upon her person.

Lord Chesterfield

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

Samuel Johnson

If we did not flatter ourselves the flattery from others would not harm us.


Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.

Edmund Burke

Let flattery, the handmaid of the vices, be far removed.


Flattery is never so agreeable as to our blind side; commend a fool for his wit, or a knave for his honesty, and they will receive you into their bosoms

Henry Fielding

Everyone likes flattery, and when you come to Royalty, you should lay it on with a thick trowel.

Benjamin Disraeli

Flattery is from the teeth out. Sincere appreciation is from the heart out.

Dale Carnegie

The aim of flattery is to soothe and encourage us by assuring us of the truth of an opinion we have already formed about ourselves.

Dame Edith Sitwell

Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem

Jonathan Swift

Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed

Josh Billings

I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it's really only my own approval or disapproval that means anything.

Agnetha Faltskog

Flattery is like friendship in show, but not in fruit


Flattery is telling the other person precisely what he thinks about himself

Dale Carnegie

Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.

Joyce Brothers

Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with a trowel.

Benjamin Disraeli

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