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Admirable Quotes

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What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Service

There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when
two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife,
confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
- Homer

McDonald's is almost 50 years old.
For 47 years we had a pretty consistent track record
of being able to deliver admirable sales.
- Jim Cantalupo

The familiar material objects may not be all that is real,
but they are admirable examples.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

 

So many shows out there dumb-down the country.
It's so admirable to be part of a show that wants people to think.
- David Krumholtz

If one cannot command attention by one's admirable
qualities one can at least be a nuisance.
- Margery Allingham

I've always tried to be fair to my subjects.
That's easy when they are as likable and admirable as Lewis and Clark,
or Eisenhower.
- Stephen Ambrose

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I sometimes give myself admirable advice,
but I am incapable of taking it.
- Lord Chesterfield

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

There is only one admirable form of the imagination:
the imagination that is so intense that it creates a new reality,
that it makes things happen.
- Sean O'Faolain

I just loved playing a man who was unafraid of making
an idiot of himself in the process of falling in love.
I found that admirable.
- Ben Kingsley

The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation,
plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable
training in accuracy of eye and hand.
- Thomas Huxley

Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable,
so with autobiography.
- Hilaire Belloc

What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity.
No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait.
- Hattie McDaniel

Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it.
It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
- Victor Hugo

A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful,
so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity,
is, next to man, perhaps the most touching of wounded objects.
- Edna Ferber

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest,
more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
- Gloria Steinem

No two people take on the information of being admirable
and being admired in the same way.
- Jock Sturges

This is the mark of a really admirable man:
steadfastness in the face of trouble.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

Praying can make a difference, and it is up to all of us to try that,
with faith, and see if it will not support these admirable troops,
their spouses, and their families.
- Michael Enzi

Great authors are admirable in this respect:
in every generation they make for disagreement.
Through them we become aware of our differences.
- Andre Gide

Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which
millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.
- Jean Rostand

People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels
when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me.
- Helen Hayes

Having contemplated this admirable grove,
I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river,
and though it was now late in December,
the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom.
- William Bartram

The good, the admirable reader identifies himself not
with the boy or the girl in the book,
but with the mind that conceived and composed that book.
- Vladimir Nabokov

To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong,
is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.
- Irving Wallace

Americans are overreaching; overreaching is the most
admirable and most American of the many American excesses.
- George Will

Music exists for the purpose of growing an admirable heart.
- Shinichi Suzuki

The great and admirable strength of America consists in this,
that America is truly the American people.
- Jacques Maritain

Men value things in three ways: as useful,
as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent,
or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
- Mortimer Adler

Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage.
Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love.
- Delmore Schwartz

A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature.
She is manipulative, uses other people to get her own way,
and works within whatever system she is in.
- Anita Brookner

An activist is one who is actively involved in creating community,
whether that is locally in their neighborhood or internationally.
It is an admirable quality.
- Jasmine Guy

Many people when they fall in love look for a little
haven of refuge from the world,
where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable,
and praised when they are not praiseworthy.
- Bertrand Russell

On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd,
I do enjoy it.
I wish there were more like it.
The very fact that there can't be more like it is one
of the reasons it's admirable.
- Carter Burwell

Alfred Nobel's discoveries are characteristic;
powerful explosives can help men perform admirable tasks.
They are also a means to terrible destruction in the
hands of the great criminals who lead peoples to war.
- Pierre Curie

I count myself well educated, for the admirable woman
at the head of the school which I attended from the
age of four and a half till I was thirteen and a half,
was a born teacher in advance of her own times.
- Catherine Helen Spence

Just as he who gives his life to serve a great idea is admirable,
he who avails himself of a great idea to serve his
personal hopes of glory and power is abominable,
even if he too risks his life.
- Jose Marti

Mixing one's wines may be a mistake,
but old and new wisdom mix admirably.
- Bertolt Brecht

Use heroes as a springboard for inquiry
into the identity and nature of admirably human qualities.
Do not judge heroes -
neither to put them unquestioningly on a pedestal
nor to unkindly probe their flaws.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The brave and capable women who served in Iraq and
Afghanistan have performed admirably.
- Susan Davis

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy,
to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter,
and to lead but not manipulate.
- William Arthur Ward

When I admire the wonders of a sunset
or the beauty of the moon,
my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a
function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich

He has all of the virtues I dislike,
and none of the vices I admire.
- Winston Churchill

A man likes his wife to be
just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness,
and just stupid enough to admire it.
- Israel Zangwill

Well my taste wasn't very good when I first started out.
But later, when I began to appreciate the art of acting,
I would say the actress I most admire is Vanessa Redgrave.
- Ellen Burstyn

Those who agree with us may not be right,
but we admire their astuteness.
- John Heywood

I am not a long-run actor.
I admire actors who can do that.
- David Ogden Stiers

I admire the world of the books and the characters that she's created,
but I'm not an addict of Harry Potter.
I don't feel possessive about it.
- Ralph Fiennes

Eisenhower was my war hero and the President I admire and respect most.
- Ethel Merman

I admire Madonna because she always did whatever she felt like doing.
She went through some controversial periods when people rejected her,
but she kept on reinventing herself.
- Shakira

I defer to all these other American poets who,
for some reason, I both envy and admire.
- Charles Olson

All this is only for the mice and myself to admire!
- Catherine the Great

Actors I admire? Ed Harris, or course,
I think he's terrific; because I know he always had
to fight being what he looked like a lot,
but I think he's a terrific actor.
- Anthony Hopkins

When you run for president of the United States,
everybody does the same thing in the campaign-they talk about veterans,
how much they admire them, how grateful they are.
- Mark Shields

In God, the characteristics of men and women that we
admire in men and women are combined.
That's been a traditional Catholic teaching that God
is the combination of opposites.
- Andrew Greeley

We always admire the other person more after we've tried to do his job.
- William Feather

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
- Carl Sandburg

We always love those who admire us; we do not always
love those whom we admire.
- Rupert Brooke

I really admire people who are extraordinarily tolerant and patient.
- Holly Hunter

I admire Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman for their
sheer dedication to their craft.
- Lavrenti Lopes

Oddly my name has been no professional help at all!
It seems to have made no difference.
I admire him hugely, both for his benevolence and his
enormous psychological perception.
- Joanna Trollope

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator,
but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
- W. H. Auden

The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

I admire people who just do the right thing,
not looking to screw people up.
I love all people.
- Jessica Hahn

I just finished writing an essay about William Maxwell,
an American writer whose work I admire very much.
- Donna Tartt

To love is to admire with the heart;
to admire is to love with the mind.
- Theophile Gautier

I can't bear art that you can walk round and admire.
A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Most of us have trouble juggling.
The woman who says she doesn't is someone whom I admire but have never met.
- Barbara Walters


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