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A flatterer is one who says things to your face that he wouldn't say behind your back.
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A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
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Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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Baloney is flattery laid on so thick it cannot be true, and blarney is flattery so thin we love it.
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Fulton John Sheen

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Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
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Minna Antrim

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Don't flatter the rich, or appear to willing before the great.
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Thomas Kempis

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Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him.
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Jean De La Fontaine

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Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor.
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Francis Quarles

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Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
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Edmund Burke

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Flattery is a form of hatred.
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Bible

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Flattery is all right if you don't inhale.
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Adlai E. Stevenson

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Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.
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Josh Billings

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Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.
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Spanish Proverb

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He that flatters you more than you desire either has deceived you or wishes to deceive.
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Italian Proverb

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He that loves to be flattered is worthy of the flatterer.
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William Shakespeare

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I cannot think of any character below the flatterer, except he who envies him.
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Sir Richard Steele

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I will praise any man that will praise me.
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William Shakespeare

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

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

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Look closely at those who patronize you. Half are unfeeling, half untaught.
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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Many lick before they bite.
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Proverb

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None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the first and are not.
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Baruch (Benedict de) Spinoza

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Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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

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