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

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Flattery is a form of hatred.
Flattery
Bible

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

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The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing.
Posterity
Jorge Luis Borges

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

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Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Flattery
Edmund Burke

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

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The ambitious are forever followed by adulation for they receive the most pleasure from flattery.
Ambition
Oliver Goldsmith

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

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

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

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Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.
Flattery
Spanish Proverb

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

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

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