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Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.

FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY, Crime and Punishment

Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you can keep him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.

CHARLES DICKENS, Nicholas Nickleby

I will praise any man that will praise me.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Antony and Cleopatra

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