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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.

Jorge Luis Borges

The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing.

Helen Rowland

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.

Peyton Manning

Imitation is obviously a great form of flattery.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Abraham Lincoln

Knavery and flattery are blood relations.