“Flattery is like perfume; it needs to be used sparingly, or it stinks.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Flattery is the infantry of deceit.” – John Dryden

“Flattery is an art which is both delicate and dangerous.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Flattery is the art of telling someone exactly what he thinks of himself.” – Ed Howe

“Flattery is a counterfeit coin which only the foolish receive.” – Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian

“Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.” – Edmund Burke

“Flattery is like chewing gum. Enjoy it but don’t swallow it.” – Hank Ketcham

“Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing friendship.” – Thomas Merton

“Flattery is like champagne, one sip and you’re intoxicated.” – Napoleon Bonaparte “Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives currency.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Flattery destroys sincerity, and sincerity is the foundation of friendship.” – Madame de StaĆ«l

“Flattery is the honey of fools, and the sauce of flatterers is often bitter.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Flattery is the art of pleasing by falsehood.” – William Shenstone FAMOUS ARSENAL QUOTES

“Flattery is false praise designed to gain something for oneself.” – Plato

“Flattery is a silent killer of the soul.” – Unknown

“Flattery is an insult to one’s intelligence.” – Jean de La Fontaine

“Flattery is a poison that makes everything it touches insipid.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Flattery is the blackest of lies.” – Unknown

“Flattery is like a boomerang; you throw it out, and it comes flying back.” – James Lendall Basford

“Flattery is a cloak that hides work and drawbacks.” – Proverb

“Flattery is cheap. Sincerity is priceless.” – Unknown

“Flattery is like perfume in that it always smells bad to those who use too much of it.” – Charles Caleb Colton

“Flattery is the art of playing to another person’s ego.” – Unknown

“Flattery is a survival technique for the socially inept.” – Unknown