Some folks won't look up until they are flat on their backs
Common sense is what tells us the Earth is flat and the Sun goes around it.
Well, there's a remedy for all things but death, which will be sure to lay us flat one time or other.
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
When the flatterer pipes, then the devil dances.
We swallow with one gulp the lie that flatters us, and drink drop by drop the truth which is bitter to us.
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present.
Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him.
Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor.
I will praise any man that will praise me.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
The person who said money is the root of all evil just flat out didn't have any.
Society is always trying in some way to grind us down to a single flat surface.
Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.
If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.
I may be a living legend, but that sure don't help when I've got to change a flat tire.
It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions, -- some one who had the grandeur to say his say. I believe it was Magellan who said, The church says the earth is flat; but I have seen its shadow on the moon, and I have more confidence even in a shadow than in the church. On the prow of his ship were disobedience, defiance, scorn, and success.
Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
I would rather hear the pleased laugh of a child over some feature of my exhibition than receive as I did the flattering compliments of the Prince of Wales.
The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing.
None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the first and are not.
Flattery is all right if you don't inhale.
What valor cannot win, flattery may.
Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.
Flattery is all right so long as you don't inhale.
Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
Gossip is what you say about the objects of flattery when they aren't present.
Sex is a doorway to something so powerful and mystical, but movies usually depict it in a completely flat way.
Upon the clothes behind the tenement, That hang like ghosts suspended from the lines, Linking each flat, but to each indifferent, Incongruous and strange the moonlight shines.
I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would happen if there was a zombie attack.
Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars.
Opusculum paedagogicumThe pears are not viols,Nudes or bottles.
They resemble nothing else.They are yellow formsComposed of curvesBulging toward the base.They are touched red.They are not flat surfacesHaving curved outlines.They are roundTapering toward the top.In the way they are modelledThere are bits of blue.A hard dry leaf hangsFrom the stem.The yellow glistens.It glistens with various yellows,Citrons, oranges and greensFlowering over the skin.The shadows of the pearsAre blobs on the green cloth.The pears are not seenAs the observer wills.