The mode of flattery … best adapted to the purposes of a statesman is the flattery of listening.

Henry Taylor (1800-1886) English dramatist, poet, bureaucrat, man of letters
The Statesman: An Ironical Treatise on the Art of Succeeding, ch. 31 (1836)
Added on 10-May-10 | Last updated 27-May-14
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