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Every other enjoyment malice may destroy; every other panegyric envy may withhold; but no human power can deprive the boaster of his own encomiums.
~ Samuel Johnson

 

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If I cannot brag of knowing something, then I brag of not knowing it; at any rate, brag.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag for humanity rather than for myself.
~ Henry David Thoreau

 

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Mere flimflam stories, and nothing but shams and lies.
~ Miguel De Cervantes

 

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There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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