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Quotes of flattering

  1. While being called beautiful is extremely flattering I would much rather be noticed for my work as an actress. – Halle Berry
  2. 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. – Augusten Burroughs
  3. One could make money and get a career going with a low -budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you. – John Carpenter
  4. 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. – Jonathan Davis
  5. It's flattering if people think I'm attractive. If it helps, great, but it's not going to get in the way of me wanting to win. That's what I'm all about. – Lorrie Fair
  6. Often times I'm confronted with a quote that I don't remember saying. So, on one hand it's very flattering it is just so surreal. – Will Ferrell
  7. It'd be disingenuous to say I don't like attention- I'm an actor for God's sake- and it's flattering and all, but attention was never my big goal. I just like to work and have a good time. – Paul Giamatti
  8. Well, you know, when people say stuff about you, it's always really flattering But does it mean anything to me? It's not really real to me; there's no reality to it. – Paul Giamatti
  9. It's flattering to make a picture which becomes a classic within 10 years; it's not so flattering however, when people get the impression it's the only picture you've ever made. – Robert Hamer
  10. I always find it flattering when somebody recognizes me. – Rick Moranis
  11. Not to sound egomaniac or anything, but just to get under people's skin like that, and for them to believe in you and believe strongly enough to write... it's flattering and it helps you during the day. – Glenn Quinn
  12. I find America falling in love with a TV show flattering and interesting, but at the same time a little sad. – David Schwimmer
  13. Poetry and consumption are the most flattering of diseases. – William Shenstone

Usage examples for flattering

  1. Her majesty then used the smooth and flattering tone which she always appeared to think her enemies would be pleased with, desiring the lady not to be alarmed, for that this officer was an excellent man, no doubt truly attached to the king, though mistaken as to what were the intentions of both the king and herself. ” – The Peasant and the Prince by Harriet Martineau
  2. She was a flattering listener. ” – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  3. Decidedly, the picture was not flattering to Rachel. ” – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  4. They were all shaking hands with me, and bowing to me, and flattering me just now; and at present they avoid me as if I were the plague! ” – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  5. She was too excited to play the usual comedy, so flattering to most Englishmen, of pretending that she thought from his speech that he was a Frenchman. ” – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  6. But he always did that, and I suppose it was his flattering words made me love him so. ” – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  7. “ I assured him that it was anything but flattering and on the front- page it went. ” – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  8. His Royal Highness, in returning thanks, said:- " Your Excellency's, your Royal Highnesses, my Lords, Ladies, and Gentlemen,- In the name of the Princess of Wales and myself, I beg to tender you my warmest thanks for the very kind and flattering manner in which this toast has been proposed, and for the cordial way in which it has been received by the company present here this evening. ” – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  9. You draw a flattering picture, Mr. Cameron. ” – Her Prairie Knight by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower
  10. Not a flattering thought. ” – Black Jack by Max Brand
  11. In 1906 Huskey was elected by the Assembly of Nevada, and in 1914 by a very flattering majority was sent up as State Senator for Washoe County. ” – Reno A Book of Short Stories and Information by Lilyan Stratton
  12. M. Zaguri said that my desire was such a flattering one to himself, that he meant to do his best to obtain my recall. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  13. Flattering perhaps to me, but not quite reasonable, eh? ” – The Bittermeads Mystery by E. R. Punshon
  14. He spoke with all the flattering charm of the confidential. ” – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  15. He was interested, too, to hear how she had taught the pig these tricks and Sarah, quite carried away by this flattering evidence of understanding, told him a great deal more. ” – Rainbow Hill by Josephine Lawrence
  16. The girl colored at the words, and said with pleased excitement: " Are you flattering me or did Hephaestion really say that?" ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  17. You may be sure I did not contradict such a flattering assurance. ” – French and Oriental Love in a Harem by Mario Uchard
  18. Keep your flattering speeches for those who allow such things to be told them. ” – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  19. “ For the moment the haughty nobleman could not understand why his nephew- by- marriage should reject the flattering proposal, such an easy and agreeable road to place and fortune. ” – Orphans of the Storm by Henry MacMahon
  20. It is true that this notion contained in it something very flattering to the human mind and the natural feelings, for it supposed an immediate relation between Christ and the individual, and an illumination of the readers mind by the influence of the Holy Spirit, the sole instrument of which was the reading of the Scripture. ” – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies