Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
— Francois de la Rochefoucauld

He that flatters you more than you desire either has deceived you or wishes to deceive.
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If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me.
— Italian Proverbs

Be not deceived with the first appearance of things, for show is not substance.
— English Proverbs

Deceive the rich and powerful if you will, but don't insult them.
— deceived quotation by Japanese Proverbs