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Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you; she is after your barn.
All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.
Harry S. Truman
It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study?
It is quite annoying that we have to change the sound we invented just to avoid sounding like people who simply copy us, but... it is flattering and of course challenging.
Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.
People until I was 60 would always say they thought I looked younger, which I think, without flattering myself, I did, but I think I certainly have, as George Orwell says people do after a certain age, the face they deserve.
To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Well, I'm in my 60s now. I finally look it, I think. People until I was 60 would always say they thought I looked younger, which I think, without flattering myself, I did, but I think I certainly have, as George Orwell says people do after a certain age, the face they deserve.
If people have split views about your work, I think it's flattering. I'd rather have them feel something about it than dismiss it.
I don't think that I am a sex symbol, although it's very flattering.
Confining marine animals to tanks and separating them from their families and their natural surroundings, just so people can watch them swim in endless circles, teaches us far more about humans than it does about animals - and the lesson is not a flattering one.
A sex symbol? A symbol of sex? I don't think that I am a sex symbol, although it's very flattering. I'm 59, now, so I think I'm possibly past my sell-by date. I think I am.
Bridget Jones is part of literary lore now and actually to be a part of it is enormously flattering.
I always wear my sweater back-to-front; it is so much more flattering.
While being called beautiful is extremely flattering, I would much rather be noticed for my work as an actress.
Yeah, and I recently had my first Elvis moment. A gang of young girls was jumping all over me. It was kinda scary. And totally flattering.
It's very flattering when you look into the crowd and people have made an effort and dressed in your style.
It's easy to get caught up in a moment and think, 'Oh, I've been offered some giant studio film or a superhero franchise or some actor wants to meet with me about a project they want to do.' And it's easy to get caught up in a moment because it's flattering. But you can't do a movie because it's flattering.
It's very flattering to feel like you actually helped create a sub-genre.
It would be flattering to call it a modern Dirty Harry, but I think this film deals more with the loss of his wife than the traditional revenge vigilante films.
I find America falling in love with a TV show flattering and interesting, but at the same time a little sad.
Words really flattering are not those which we prepare but those which escape us unthinkingly.
Ninon de L'Enclos
American Eagle clothing is stylish, flattering and all about embracing your individuality.
Poetry and consumption are the most flattering of diseases.
I'm a fan of designers and clothes that look beautiful, but more importantly, make me feel beautiful and confident. It's why I've always loved Stella McCartney, and more recently, Prabal Gurung. Their pieces are cool, yet timeless, and the fits are effortlessly flattering.
Everyone must accept that we will age and age is not always flattering.
It's flattering to be compared in any way to Tiger Woods, because he's the best player in the world.
I'm not recognized very often, and if I am, it's a die-hard Veronica Mars fan. Which is usually flattering and an honor. I really try not to think about it.
A lot of people say about 'Gossip Girl,' 'Well, how do you feel about gossip?' Well, who really likes gossip? No one likes to be talked about if it's not flattering or a compliment.
I thought about that the other day after I went to the grocery store and had to sign fifteen autographs before leaving. On one hand, it's just so flattering. On the other hand, sometimes it would be nice to get the bread and leave, you know?
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