Quotation Explorer - 'Flattered'

I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think vainly, flattered myself that, without very much bloodshed, it might be done. - John Brown
We sometimes imagine we hate flattery, but we only hate the way we are flattered. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment. - Jane Austen
You're flattered because he wants to sleep with you? Who doesn't he want to sleep with? - Donna Lynn Hope
Once I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: "No good in a bed, but fine up against a wall. - Eleanor Roosevelt
You show me a teenager who doesn’t like to be flattered and I’ll show you a teenager who’s got a steady source of sex. - Dale Peck
I am very flattered. I have also become a verb as in "I have cumberbatched the UK audience" apparently. Who knows, by the end of the year I might become a swear word too! It's crazy and fun and very flattering. - Benedict Cumberbatch
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