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Letter "F" » flatteries
«Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.»
«I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it»
«Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.»
«A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her»
Author: Helen Rowland
Men and Women
«Leadership is not magnetic personality/that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not making friends and influencing people /that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.»
Author: Peter F. Drucker
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, The Building
«And in his estate shall stand up a vile person, to whom they shall not give the honour of the kingdom: but he shall come in peaceably, and obtain the kingdom by flatteries.»
«And such as do wickedly against the covenant shall he corrupt by flatteries: but the people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits.»
«I wish Christianity were more productive of good works ... I mean real good works ... not holy-day keeping, sermon-hearing ... or making long prayers, filled with flatteries and compliments despised by wise men, and much less capable of pleasing the»
Author: Benjamin Franklin
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, Wise Men
«Always let your flattery be seen through for what really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering»
«Imitation is the most serious form of flattery»