"Look closely at those who patronize you. Half are unfeeling, half untaught."
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"Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present."
"Don't flatter the rich, or appear to willing before the great."
"Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him."
"Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers."
"Many lick before they bite."
"If we did not flatter ourselves the flattery from others would not harm us."
"He that flatters you more than you desire either has deceived you or wishes to deceive."
"Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies."
"Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor."
"I will praise any man that will praise me."
"He that loves to be flattered is worthy of the flatterer."
"What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering."
"Baloney is flattery laid on so thick it cannot be true, and blarney is flattery so thin we love it."
"None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the first and are not."
"I cannot think of any character below the flatterer, except he who envies him."
"Flattery is all right if you don't inhale."
"A flatterer is one who says things to your face that he wouldn't say behind your back."
"Is not the whole world a vast house of assignation of which the filing system has been lost?"
"She learned to say things with her eyes that others waste time putting into words"
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