Flattery Quotes and Sayings

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Charles Caleb Colton

Pay with compliments and you will always be wealthy.
– Mike Dolan

I can live for two months on a good compliment.
Mark Twain

Some folks pay a compliment like they went down in their pocket for it.
– Kin Hubbard

Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
Lord Chesterfield

Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the source of it.
Samuel Johnson

When I compliment you, I compliment myself, because I am who I associate with.
Jarod Kintz

Some natures are too good to be spoiled by praise.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.
– John C. Maxwell

Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise.
– Wendell Phillips

Every sexual sin begins with flattery.
– Sunday Adelaja

He flatters me because he knows I am flattered by him flattering me. And that flatters him. So when he flatters me, he is really flattering himself.
Jarod Kintz

Any halfway clever devil would decorate the highway to Hell as beautiful as possible.
Criss Jami

You can receive all the compliments in the world, but that won’t do a thing unless you believe it yourself.
Criss Jami

Flattery does not encourage the perfect flow of love in the vein of your relationship. Be genuine and speak out what you feel for each other without hiding the painful truth.
– Michael Bassey Johnson

Cats, like men, are flatterers.
– Walter Savage Landor

When a woman has not received much flattery in her life, she will be seduced.
– Melina Marchetta

The difference between appreciation and flattery? That is simple. One is sincere and the other insincere. One comes from the heart out; the other from the teeth out. One is unselfish; the other selfish. One is universally admired; the other universally condemned.
Dale Carnegie

Heart-stopping envy is the sincerest form of flattery.
– Anna Godbersen

Sweet words are like honey, a little may refresh, but too much gluts the stomach.
– Anne Bradstreet

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