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“Yet each man kills the thing he loves, By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word. The coward does it with a kiss, The brave man with a sword!”
“He flattered himself on being a man without any prejudices; and this pretension itself is a very great prejudice”
“Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.”
William Arthur Ward
“The battery of flattery received and enjoyed as lottery by a man from the coterie just flattens his growth inconspicuously but consistently.”
“Men are not flattered by being shown that there has been a difference of purpose between the Almighty and them”
“They say one of the greatest forms of flattery is for your son to follow in your footsteps. And so I enjoy that greatest form of flattery, without a doubt.”
“None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the first and are not.”
“We created this segment, ... Flattery is very nice -- all these other people have come after us. -- We said let's see what they are doing and see if we can adapt some things.”
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