Advertising - a judicious mixture of flattery and threats.
Flattery is all right so long as you don't inhale.
Flattery is the infantry of negotiation.
Imitation is the sincerest of flattery.
A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.
The voice of history is often little more than the organ of hatred or flattery.
Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery.
Flattery is telling the other person precisely what he thinks about himself
Flattery is like friendship in show, but not in fruit
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.
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
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.
Flattery is from the teeth out. Sincere appreciation is from the heart out.
Everyone likes flattery, and when you come to Royalty, you should lay it on with a thick trowel.
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
Let flattery, the handmaid of the vices, be far removed.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.
If we did not flatter ourselves the flattery from others would not harm us.
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present.
Nature has hardly formed a woman ugly enough to be insensible to flattery upon her person.
Flattery was formerly a vice; it has now become the fashion.
A little flattery will support a
man through great fatigue.
No matter what other nations may say about the United States, immigration is still the sincerest form of flattery.