Every wise man’s son doth know that a flatterer shouldn’t be trusted. Breeze through this article for a large variety of famous sweet talk quotations and sayings.

Flattery Quotes

If you have a smart head on your shoulders, it wouldn’t be too much of a problem for you to spot the difference between  flattery and genuine admiration. This really is the truth. While it is absolutely okay to befriend a genuine admirer, it is extremely advisable to keep at bay guile flatterers and crafty smooth talkers. These people spell nothing but trouble, at least in most cases. The person who flatters you may seem to be the most genuine person in the world, but you just have to remember that there may be a motive behind it. There words may be like honey to you but too much of it could cause harm.

Looking at the positive side of things, it is proved scientifically that flattery can take you a long distance. It’s just that compliments boost up the confidence inside a person and helps him take that extra mile in success. It is really cool to flatter a person who really deserves it, this helps in boosting that person’s self confidence and motivating him towards success. To get wiser, read on for a few quotes on flattery or famous sweet talk quotations and sayings.

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher.

- A. N. Wilson

A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.

- Graham Greene

There have been many great men that have flattered the people who ne'er loved them.

- William Shakespeare

We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.

- Abigail Adams

Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.

- Charles Dickens

While being called beautiful is extremely flattering, I would much rather be noticed for my work as an actress.

- Halle Berry

A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs.

- Epicurus

A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.

- James Monroe

Often times I'm confronted with a quote that I don't remember saying. So, on one hand it's very flattering, it is just so surreal.

- Will Ferrell

Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.

- Joseph Conrad

To think of myself as a role model is extremely flattering, but I could never accept that, because I'm just learning like everybody else.

- P. J. Harvey

Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.

- Ann Landers

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

- Fulton J. Sheen

Baloney is the unvarnished lie laid on so thick you hate it. Blarney is flattery laid on so thin you love it.

- Fulton J. Sheen

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.

- Helen Rowland

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