Flattery Quotes

Collection of top 100 famous quotes about Flattery

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Flattery Quotes By Jay Woodman: It's love that makes the world go round It's love that makes the world go round - otherwise it would be flat. Jay Woodman
Flattery Quotes By Torry Martin: The mutual preference of frankness over flattery is The mutual preference of frankness over flattery is what leads to iron sharpening iron. Torry Martin
Flattery Quotes By Matshona Dhliwayo: Wisdom is better than flattery, even if bitter Wisdom is better than flattery, even if bitter in your ears. Matshona Dhliwayo
Flattery Quotes By Joseph Addison: The most skillful flattery is to let a The most skillful flattery is to let a person talk on, and be a listener. Joseph Addison
Flattery Quotes By Francois De La Rochefoucauld: Gallantry of mind consists in saying flattering things Gallantry of mind consists in saying flattering things in an agreeable manner. Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Flattery Quotes By Joe Abercrombie: You will get such flattery as you deserve, You will get such flattery as you deserve, and my foot in your arse the rest of the time. Joe Abercrombie
Flattery Quotes By Robert A. Heinlein: Money is the sincerest of all flattery. Women Money is the sincerest of all flattery. Women love to be flattered. So do men. — Robert A. Heinlein
Flattery Quotes By William Hazlitt: There is no flattery so adroit or effectual There is no flattery so adroit or effectual as that of implicit assent. — William Hazlitt
Flattery Quotes By John Churton Collins: To ask advice is in nine cases out To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery. — John Churton Collins
Flattery Quotes By Patrick Rothfuss: Cease these sweet words," I protested. "You seek Cease these sweet words," I protested. "You seek to bend me to your will, but it will not work. Your flattery is naught to me but wind! — Patrick Rothfuss
Flattery Quotes By Francois De La Rochefoucauld: 158. - Flattery is base coin to which 158. - Flattery is base coin to which only our vanity gives currency. — Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Flattery Quotes By Stephen King: imitation really is the most sincere form of imitation really is the most sincere form of flattery. But — Stephen King
Flattery Quotes By Robert Dallek: Flattery was one of Kissinger's principal tools in Flattery was one of Kissinger's principal tools in winning over Nixon, and a tool he employed shamelessly. — Robert Dallek
Flattery Quotes By Simon De Pury: I think imitation is always the greatest form I think imitation is always the greatest form of flattery. — Simon De Pury
Flattery Quotes By Edmund Burke: Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver, Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver, and adulation is not of more service to the people than to kings. — Edmund Burke
Flattery Quotes By Mahatma Gandhi: Imitation is the sincerest flattery. Imitation is the sincerest flattery. — Mahatma Gandhi
Flattery Quotes By Benjamin Franklin: Approve not of him who commends all you Approve not of him who commends all you say. — Benjamin Franklin
Flattery Quotes By James Monroe: A little flattery will support a man through A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue. — James Monroe
Flattery Quotes By Walter Raleigh: Because all men are apt to flatter themselves, Because all men are apt to flatter themselves, to entertain the addition of other men's praises is most perilous. — Walter Raleigh
Flattery Quotes By Suzanne Curchod: The most subtle flattery that a woman can The most subtle flattery that a woman can receive is by actions, not by words. — Suzanne Curchod
Flattery Quotes By Jemima Pett: Flattery was the best medicine, but even I Flattery was the best medicine, but even I gag on medicine. — Jemima Pett
Flattery Quotes By Dorothy Salisbury Davis: Flattery makes fools of the best of us. Flattery makes fools of the best of us. — Dorothy Salisbury Davis
Flattery Quotes By Abraham Lincoln: Knavery and flattery are blood relations. Knavery and flattery are blood relations. — Abraham Lincoln
Flattery Quotes By Dale Carnegie: Flattery is telling the other person precisely what Flattery is telling the other person precisely what he thinks about himself. — Dale Carnegie
Flattery Quotes By Michel De Montaigne: I see this evident, that we willingly accord I see this evident, that we willingly accord to piety only the services that flatter our passions. — Michel De Montaigne
Flattery Quotes By Isaac Asimov: He who is needed must learn to endure He who is needed must learn to endure flattery. — Isaac Asimov
Flattery Quotes By Peter O'Toole: What I like is bottomless flattery. What I like is bottomless flattery. — Peter O'Toole
Flattery Quotes By Julianna Keyes: Flattery will get you nowhere. But don't let Flattery will get you nowhere. But don't let that stop you." The — Julianna Keyes
Flattery Quotes By Tom Wells: The god-who-serves-ME requires flattery, not worship. The god-who-serves-ME requires flattery, not worship. — Tom Wells
Flattery Quotes By Marcus Aurelius: Truth and ceremony are two things. Truth and ceremony are two things. — Marcus Aurelius
Flattery Quotes By Taliesin: To pay flattery their country will bleed. To pay flattery their country will bleed. — Taliesin
Flattery Quotes By Willis Regier: Like pollen on a honeybee, flattery clings to Like pollen on a honeybee, flattery clings to the things you tell yourself. — Willis Regier
Flattery Quotes By Robin Hobb: Oh, and you accuse me of flattery! Here Oh, and you accuse me of flattery! Here I waddle about like a fat old duck and you try to tell me I'm lovely. — Robin Hobb
Flattery Quotes By Tom Lehrer: I have always found it interesting ... that I have always found it interesting ... that there are people who regard copyright infringement as a form of flattery. — Tom Lehrer
Flattery Quotes By William Shakespeare: I'll lock thy heaven from thee. O, that I'll lock thy heaven from thee.
O, that men's ears should be
To counsel deaf, but not to flattery! — William Shakespeare
Flattery Quotes By Walter Raleigh: But it is hard to know them from But it is hard to know them from friends, they are so obsequious and full of protestations; for a wolf resembles a dog, so doth a flatterer a friend. — Walter Raleigh
Flattery Quotes By Orson Scott Card: Flattery is never so obvious to the recipient. Flattery is never so obvious to the recipient. — Orson Scott Card
Flattery Quotes By Samuel Johnson: Just praise is only a debt, but flattery Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present. — Samuel Johnson
Flattery Quotes By Carroll O'Connor: Sheer flattery got me into the theater. Flattery Sheer flattery got me into the theater. Flattery always works with me, particularly the flattery of women. — Carroll O'Connor
Flattery Quotes By Desson Thomson: In Hollywood, imitation is the most profitable form In Hollywood, imitation is the most profitable form of flattery. That is the only plausible explanation ... — Desson Thomson
Flattery Quotes By Charlotte Bronte: I like rudeness a great deal better than I like rudeness a great deal better than flattery. — Charlotte Bronte
Flattery Quotes By Francois De La Rochefoucauld: Flattery is a base coin which is current Flattery is a base coin which is current only through our vanity. — Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Flattery Quotes By Samuel Johnson: It is scarcely credible to what degree discernment It is scarcely credible to what degree discernment may be dazzled by the mist of pride, and wisdom infatuated by the intoxication of flattery. — Samuel Johnson
Flattery Quotes By Samuel Daniel: Flattery, the dangerous nurse of vice. Flattery, the dangerous nurse of vice. — Samuel Daniel
Flattery Quotes By Dale Carnegie: Flattery is from the teeth out. Sincere appreciation Flattery is from the teeth out. Sincere appreciation is from the heart out. — Dale Carnegie
Flattery Quotes By Seanan McGuire: How many weapons are you carrying? I'm beginning How many weapons are you carrying? I'm beginning to think you have an entire armory in your bag." "Don't start with the flattery. How — Seanan McGuire
Flattery Quotes By William Shenstone: Persons who discover a flatterer, do not always Persons who discover a flatterer, do not always disapprove him, because he imagines them considerable enough to deserve his applications. — William Shenstone
Flattery Quotes By Elizabeth Blade: They say copying is a form of flattery, They say copying is a form of flattery, I say it's lack of originality. — Elizabeth Blade
Flattery Quotes By Em Bailey: Imitation is the highest from of flattery. Until Imitation is the highest from of flattery. Until it isn't. — Em Bailey
Flattery Quotes By Alexander Pope: By flatterers besieged And so obliging that he By flatterers besieged And so obliging that he ne'er obliged. — Alexander Pope
Flattery Quotes By Walter Savage Landor: When a cat flatters ... he is not When a cat flatters ... he is not insincere: you may safely take it for real kindness. — Walter Savage Landor
Flattery Quotes By Lindsey Kelk: Nothing like a bit of flattery to grease Nothing like a bit of flattery to grease the wheels. — Lindsey Kelk
Flattery Quotes By Letitia Elizabeth Landon: I would give worlds, could I believeOne-half that I would give worlds, could I believe
One-half that is profess'd me;
Affection! could I think it Thee,
When Flattery has caress'd me. — Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Flattery Quotes By Christopher Paolini: Of course you like him; everyone enjoys flattery. Of course you like him; everyone enjoys flattery. — Christopher Paolini
Flattery Quotes By Chantal Kreviazuk: The flattery is nice, but awards don't add The flattery is nice, but awards don't add up to writing quality songs. — Chantal Kreviazuk
Flattery Quotes By Mary Lindsey: Flattery is nothing but attention without intention. Flattery is nothing but attention without intention. — Mary Lindsey
Flattery Quotes By William Shakespeare: They told me I was everything. 'Tis a They told me I was everything. 'Tis a lie, I am not ague-proof. — William Shakespeare
Flattery Quotes By Nikolas Schreck: Flattery will get you nowhere. (In response to Flattery will get you nowhere. (In response to Wally George calling his band vile and evil.) — Nikolas Schreck
Flattery Quotes By William Shakespeare: But here's the joy: my friend and I But here's the joy: my friend and I are one, Sweet flattery! — William Shakespeare
Flattery Quotes By Corey Taylor: Emulation is a sincere form of flattery, but Emulation is a sincere form of flattery, but individuality is the only form of immortality. — Corey Taylor
Flattery Quotes By Jim Butcher: Because nothing says flattery like a gun to Because nothing says flattery like a gun to the head. — Jim Butcher
Flattery Quotes By P. J. O'Rourke: Gossip is what you say about the objects Gossip is what you say about the objects of flattery when they aren't present. — P. J. O'Rourke
Flattery Quotes By Tacitus: Flattery labors under the odious charge of servility. Flattery labors under the odious charge of servility. — Tacitus
Flattery Quotes By Katharine Ashe: A beautiful woman needs no embellishments. But a A beautiful woman needs no embellishments. But a prideful man may give them to her nevertheless. — Katharine Ashe
Flattery Quotes By Cheryl James: The best form of flattery is to be The best form of flattery is to be admired, imitated or respected. I've always felt proud our fans look up to us or feel we are inspirational. — Cheryl James
Flattery Quotes By William Makepeace Thackeray: A fool can no more see his own A fool can no more see his own folly than he can see his ears. — William Makepeace Thackeray
Flattery Quotes By Rabindranath Tagore: O Beauty, find thyself in love, not in O Beauty, find thyself in love, not in the flattery of thy mirror. — Rabindranath Tagore
Flattery Quotes By Mark Twain: The happy phrasing of a compliment is one The happy phrasing of a compliment is one of the rarest of human gifts, and the happy delivery of it another. — Mark Twain
Flattery Quotes By Bill Vaughan: Every woman is infallibly to be gained by Every woman is infallibly to be gained by every sort of flattery, and every man by one sort or other. — Bill Vaughan
Flattery Quotes By Chuck Palahniuk: Katherine Kenton remains among the generation of women Katherine Kenton remains among the generation of women who feel that the most sincere form of flattery is the male erection. — Chuck Palahniuk
Flattery Quotes By John Calvin: Hypocrisy can plunge the mind of a man Hypocrisy can plunge the mind of a man into a dark abyss, when he believes his own self-flattery instead of God's verdict. — John Calvin
Flattery Quotes By Brian Molko: Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but clones kind of get it wrong because we are promoting individuality and being proud of being yourself. — Brian Molko
Flattery Quotes By Walter Scott: Never was flattery lost on a poet's ear; Never was flattery lost on a poet's ear; a simple race, they waste their toil for the vain tribute of a smile. — Walter Scott
Flattery Quotes By Thomas Overbury: A flatterer is the shadow of a fool. A flatterer is the shadow of a fool. — Thomas Overbury
Flattery Quotes By Kevin DeYoung: Flattery is saying something nice in order to Flattery is saying something nice in order to help yourself. Encouragement is saying something true in order help someone else. — Kevin DeYoung
Flattery Quotes By Anna Akhmatova: I am not one of those who left I am not one of those who left the land to the mercy of its enemies. Their flattery leaves me cold, my songs are not for them to praise. — Anna Akhmatova
Flattery Quotes By Norm MacDonald: Flattery succeeds best on minds previously occupied by Flattery succeeds best on minds previously occupied by conceit. — Norm MacDonald
Flattery Quotes By Fraser Young: Flee flattery, false praise and fair weather friends Flee flattery, false praise and fair weather friends — Fraser Young
Flattery Quotes By Mason Cooley: Flattery has to overcome my mistrust, and it Flattery has to overcome my mistrust, and it does. — Mason Cooley
Flattery Quotes By Mark Twain: To say a compliment well is a high To say a compliment well is a high art and few possess it. — Mark Twain
Flattery Quotes By Jean Paul: It is easier and handier for men to It is easier and handier for men to flattery than to praise. — Jean Paul
Flattery Quotes By E.L. Konigsburg: Flattery is as important a machine as the Flattery is as important a machine as the lever, isn't it, Saxonberg? Give it a proper place to rest, and it can move the world. — E.L. Konigsburg
Flattery Quotes By Lew Wallace: They are like men: if bold, the better They are like men: if bold, the better of scolding; if timid, the better of praise and flattery. — Lew Wallace
Flattery Quotes By Henny Youngman: I have a car that I call Flattery I have a car that I call Flattery because it gets me nowhere. — Henny Youngman
Flattery Quotes By Mariette Hartley: A few good compliments produce a wealth of A few good compliments produce a wealth of good and often financial benefits. — Mariette Hartley
Flattery Quotes By William Shakespeare: What drink'st thou oft, instead of homage sweet, What drink'st thou oft, instead of homage sweet, But poisoned flattery? — William Shakespeare