A flatterer is one who says things to your face that he wouldn't say behind your back.

A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.

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

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

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.

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

Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him.

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

Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.

Flattery is a form of hatred.

Flattery is all right if you don't inhale.

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

Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.

For lack of a better term, they've labeled me a sex symbol. It's flattering and it should happen to every bald, overweight guy.

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

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

He who says he hates every kind of flattery, and says it in earnest, certainly does not yet know every kind of flattery.

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

I will praise any man that will praise me.

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

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