Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 21
Right Inhale

Flattery is all right so long as you don't inhale.

- Adlai E. Stevenson

My Own Means

I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it's really only my own approval or disapproval that means anything.

- Agnetha Faltskog

Form Highest

I know imitation is the highest form of flattery, but stealing one's identity is totally different.

- AnnaLynne McCord

Sometimes I Think

Rapping can be repetition sometimes. Sometimes you gotta highlight your words in a certain kind of way. So I always was a fan of sing-rapping. It was always funny to me a little bit, and I think that being funny and being able to laugh, even at yourself, is a form of flattery.

- ASAP Ferg

Form Sincerest

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Feel Had

Whenever somebody folds, say, 'Good laydown.' It encourages them to fold on a later hand because it makes them feel like you had the best hand even if you were bluffing. It's an odd form of flattery that seems to work at the poker table.

- Cheryl Hines

Everyone Lay

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

- Benjamin Disraeli

Proud Promoting

Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but clones kind of get it wrong because we are promoting individuality and being proud of being yourself.

- Brian Molko

Awards Add

The flattery is nice, but awards don't add up to writing quality songs.

- Chantal Kreviazuk

Corrupts Receiver

Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.

- Edmund Burke

Argument Bribery

You cannot 'rationalize' what is not rational to begin with - as if lying were called 'truthization.' There is no way to obtain more truth for a proposition by bribery, flattery, or the most passionate argument - you can make more people believe the proposition, but you cannot make it more true.

- Eliezer Yudkowsky

Love Laid

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

- Fulton J. Sheen

Show Cut

My cut is blunt and futuristic, and Nicki Minaj started wearing that bob on her head after she came to my show, so at the end of the day, I know what I do, and I know what I possess, and I know who I am. I'm a trendsetter. The biggest form of flattery is imitation, so I'm flattered.

- Lil Mama

Belly Thick

Flattery and deceit are the darlings of great men, and so with these men spread the butter on thick, if you want to get something out of them, otherwise you'll come home to me with a full belly and an empty purse.

- Pietro Aretino

Deserve More

Flattery in courtship is the highest insolence, for whilst it pretends to bestow on you more than you deserve, it is watching an opportunity to take from you what you really have.

- Sarah Fielding

Mark Zuckerberg

Am I the only person in the world who is shocked and amazed at the ongoing flattery of uebergeek Mark Zuckerberg?

- Tom Hodgkinson

Mixture Judicious

Advertising - a judicious mixture of flattery and threats.

- Northrop Frye

Political Source

From every ancient source, we have testimony to Cleopatra's irresistible charm, as Plutarch has it, to her ability to speak many languages including, as he puts it, the language of flattery and essentially, to be able to turn people to her will - really a great political genius, in that respect.

- Stacy Schiff

Question Same

Flattery and insults raise the same question: What do you want?

- Mason Cooley

Classic Hills

Imitation is flattery, and The Hills Have Eyes is a classic.

- Michael Berryman

Careless Efforts

I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it.

- Wilson Mizner