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Fawn M. Brodie
American historian and biographer 1915-19810
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
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.
American philosopher 1842-19100
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.
Irish writer and poet 1728-17740
The ambitious are forever followed by adulation for they receive the most pleasure from flattery.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-18240
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.