It is an important object of attention not to talk in superlatives, so as neither to offend against truth nor to give a mean idea of one understands.
Exaggeration is a prodigality of the judgment which shows the narrowness of one's knowledge or one's taste.
Praise arouses lively curiosity, begets desire, and if afterwards the value does not correspond to the price, as generally happens, expectation revolves against the deception, and revenges itself by under-estimating the thing recommended and the person recommending. wholesale YMCMB caps
A prudent man goes more cautiously to work, and prefer to err by understatement than by overstatement.
Extraordinary things are rare, therefore moderate your valuation.
Exaggeration is a branch of lying, and you lose by it the credit of good taste, which is much, and of good sense, which is more.