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In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.Source: Nostromo
American writer 1965-
I was on the cover of a lot of newspapers. I was on the cover of USA Today for every single day for a month. I was on the masthead, so I tend to get recognized a lot, and in weird places. It's always flattering, and it's always odd. It's always at the worst possible time.
American bari-tenor singer, dancer, and actor 1977-
Someone made me a Leaf Coneybear finger puppet. Someone made me a portrait of me on some chocolate. I'm keeping it. I daren't eat such a work of art. It's so unique and so fun that fans do that. It's incredibly flattering. I like it when people spend time on me. People don't spend the same amount of time on my brother who's an insurance broker.
American football player 1980-
The captain thing was really an honor, and it was really flattering for me. It was really something that I didn't expect, and I would say that was the highlight of my career so far, being elected captain by my peers.
Marquis de Custine
French aristocrat and writer 1790-1857
The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible.
British writer and artist 1670-1733
This laudable quality is commonly known by the name of Manners and Good-breeding, and consists in a Fashionable Habit, acquir'd by Precept and Example, of flattering the Pride and Selfishness of others, and concealing our own with Judgment and Dexterity.Source: The Fable of the Bees Remark C, p. 69
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
French writer 1873-1954
To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Yet each man kills the thing he loves
By each let this be heard.
Some do it with a bitter look,
Some with a flattering word.
The coward does it with a kiss,
The brave man with a sword!Source: The Ballad of Reading Gaol (1897)
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