Quotes: adulation

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  • Fawn M. Brodie
    Fawn M. Brodie
    American historian and biographer 1915-1981
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    A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
  • Bill Wyman
    Bill Wyman
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    I'm always shy in front of an audience, so I'm always at the back, in the shadows, just doing it. I don't like the front, the adulation.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Smitten as we are with the vision of social righteousness, a God indifferent to everything but adulation, and full of partiality for his individual favorites, lacks an essential element of largeness.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    The ambitious are forever followed by adulation for they receive the most pleasure from flattery.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    The reason that adulation is not displeasing is that, though untrue, it shows one to be of consequence enough, in one way or other, to induce people to lie.
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