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Re: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

Posted by ESC on July 23, 2011 at 19:10

In Reply to: Re: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery posted by ESC on July 23, 2011 at 11:29:

: : What is the origin of 'Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery'?

: Imitation is the sincerest flattery. Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832). From "Lacon," (1820-22) Vol. 1, No. 183. According to Bartlett's.

Correction: Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.