Proverbs 28:23

23 Whoever rebukes a person will in the end gain favor rather than one who has a flattering tongue.

Read Proverbs 28:23 Using Other Translations

He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.
Whoever rebukes a man will afterward find more favor than he who flatters with his tongue.
In the end, people appreciate honest criticism far more than flattery.