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Sarah Fielding Quotes and Sayings

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Flattery in courtship is the highest insolence,
for whilst it pretends to bestow on you more than you deserve,
it is watching an opportunity to take from you what you really have.
- Sarah Fielding

If modesty and candor are necessary to an author in
his judgment of his own works,
no less are they in his reader.
- Sarah Fielding

The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping
heart than balm or honey.
- Sarah Fielding

The loss of liberty which must attend being a wife
was of all things the most horrible to my imagination.
- Sarah Fielding

 

I fancied I had some constancy of mind because I could bear my own sufferings,
but found through the sufferings of others I could
be weakened like a child.
- Sarah Fielding

I was condemned to be beheaded, or burnt,
as the king pleased; and he was graciously pleased,
from the great remains of his love, to choose the mildest sentence.
- Sarah Fielding

Tis this desire of bending all things to our own purposes
which turns them into confusion and is the chief source
of every error in our lives.
- Sarah Fielding

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Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
- Abraham Lincoln

The aim of flattery is to soothe and encourage us by
assuring us of the truth of an opinion we have already formed about ourselves.
- Edith Sitwell

Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.
- Joyce Brothers

Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty
you should lay it on with a trowel.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Advertising - a judicious mixture of flattery and threats.
- Northrop Frye

A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.
- James Monroe

The flattery is nice, but awards don't add up to writing quality songs.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand.
In the end it's really only my own approval or disapproval that means anything.
- Agnetha Faltskog

None are more taken in by flattery than the proud,
who wish to be the first and are not.
- Baruch Spinoza

Gossip is what you say about the objects of flattery
when they aren't present.
- P. J. O'Rourke

To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery.
- John Churton Collins

The love of one's own sex is precious,
for it is neither provoked by vanity nor retained by flattery;
it is genuine and sincere.
- Maria Mitchell

A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little;
but her criticism goes straight to his heart,
and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her.
- Helen Rowland

Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery.
- Jack Paar

Said I was beautiful, did he? He's being paid for treatment,
not flattery.
- Lillie Langtry

Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
- Minna Antrim

Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt,
not swallowed.
- Josh Billings

Imitation is flattery, and The Hills Have Eyes is a classic.
- Michael Berryman

This flattery has been rather slow in coming.
I think all of sudden late in life now I'm getting
some credit for what I've done.
Which is gratifying, but it's kind of a little late.
- Jack Vance

Imitation is the highest form of flattery,
but clones kind of get it wrong because we are promoting
individuality and being proud of being yourself.
- Brian Molko

Sheer flattery got me into the theater.
Flattery always works with me, particularly the flattery of women.
- Carroll O'Connor

One may define flattery as a base companionship which
is most advantageous to the flatterer.
- Theophrastus

Flattery is all right so long as you don't inhale.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Flattery is the infantry of negotiation.
- Lord Chandos

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Baloney is flattery laid on so thick it cannot be true,
and blarney is flattery so thin we love it.
- Fulton J. Sheen

I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you
in your efforts to believe it.
- Wilson Mizner

Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
- Edmund Burke

He who says he hates every kind of flattery,
and says it in earnest, certainly does not yet know every kind of flattery.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery,
which is worth nothing.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Flattery is like chewing gum.
Enjoy it but don't swallow it.
- Hank Ketcham

Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery.
If you flatter all the company, you please none;
If you flatter only one or two,
you offend the rest.
- Jonathan Swift

I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets
to say that many readers would be surprised,
perhaps shocked, at the questions which some newspaper
editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery.
- Kate Chopin

We should keep silent about those in power;
to speak well of them almost implies flattery;
to speak ill of them while they are alive is dangerous,
and when they are dead is cowardly.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Be yourself. There is nothing more for you to do
than to be the best YOU that you can be -
with no imitation, no pretense, no guilt, no shame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All art is but imitation of nature.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

To be as good as our fathers we must be better,
imitation is not discipleship.
- Wendell Phillips

By three methods we may learn wisdom:
First,
by reflection, which is noblest; Second,
by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience,
which is the bitterest.
- Confucius

In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The Cube is an imitation of life itself -
or even an improvement on life.
- Erno Rubik

Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.
The most original writers borrowed one from another.
- Voltaire

My works are an imitation of my own past and present.
- Barbara Hepworth

I'm no model lady.
A model's just an imitation of the real thing.
- Mae West

The human is indissolubly linked with imitation:
a human being only becomes human at all by imitating other human beings.
- Theodor Adorno

The false is nothing but an imitation of the true.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Imitation is the sincerest form of television.
- Fred Allen

A long time ago, in a country not so far away,
I was eight years old, doing my best Darth Vader imitation.
- Hayden Christensen

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
- Eric Hoffer

I think we always move from imitation to assimilation to innovation,
but I can't name you 20 people outside those we've
already recognized who ever got to point three:
innovation.
- David Baker

Art begins in imitation and ends in innovation.
- Mason Cooley

The Past: Our cradle, not our prison;
there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour.
The past is for inspiration, not imitation,
for continuation, not repetition.
- Israel Zangwill

There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates,
but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original.
- Judith Butler

The heroes of the present will retreat to the imitation they are anyhow.
- Charles Olson

Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice,
and imitation and custom rear it up.
- Mary Astell

Imitation is the sincerest form of pain.
- Roy Horn

Imitation, if it is not forgery, is a fine thing.
It stems from a generous impulse, and a realistic sense
of what can and cannot be done.
- James Fenton

Imitation is being rewarded.
They're learning that if you fit right in the mold,
you get rewarded.
Music is no longer a form of expression -
it's a means to a lifestyle.
- Mike Watt

The worst acting is about imitation.
- Paul Guilfoyle

Unfortunately what came out of it was also kind of
an imitation community with a lot of mindless conformity.
- Bill Griffith

The theologians have recognized that the ideal is the imitation of God.
If we be a part of such an organic thing,
this thing is God to us, as I am God to the cells that compose me.
- Charles Fort

The opponents of this process have always tried to
vilify westernization as a poor imitation.
- Orhan Pamuk

Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
- Aesop


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