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Admiration Quotes

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My religion consists of a humble admiration
of the illimitable superior spirit
who reveals himself in the slight details we are able
to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Spiritual

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
- Ann Landers

The love of family and the admiration of friends is
much more important than wealth and privilege.
- Charles Kuralt

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men
for the criticism of one,
go ahead, get married.
- Katharine Hepburn

 

Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep,
and company only when they want it.
- Rod McKuen

Admiration is a very short-lived passion,
that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
- Joseph Addison

Military officers from different countries,
when they meet each other, tend to sort of fall in love,
become mutual admiration societies, at the expense of realities.
- William Odom

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The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed.
- Jean Cocteau

I don't deal well with admiration if it's for something I haven't done.
Other than exist.
- Lisa Marie Presley

I wonder sometimes if the motivation for writers ought to be contempt,
not admiration.
- Orson Scott Card

I yield to no one in my admiration for the office as a social center,
but it's no place actually to get any work done.
- Katharine Whitehorn

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
- Arthur Helps

Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion
to its real difficulty and its apparent ease.
- Charles Caleb Colton

No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves;
it is the woman only who can make it a torment.
- Jane Austen

I have health.
I have a wonderful support system.
I have the admiration of millions of strangers,
which I do not underestimate.
- Kathleen Turner

But the admiration for Jackson was by no means confined
to his own soldiers and to his own section.
- Daniel H. Hill

For David Parker and Daniel Parker, with the respect
and admiration of their father,
who grew up with them.
- Robert B. Parker

A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love,
from love to matrimony in a moment.
- Jane Austen

A student never forgets an encouraging private word,
when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.
- William Lyon Phelps

The earth incites the wonder and admiration of man
even though he is imperfect and his understanding greatly limited.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
- Benjamin Franklin

I have tremendous admiration for everyone who enters
the political arena so long as their goal is to do
what they believe is right for the people of New York.
- George Pataki

Know yourself.
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
- Ann Landers

Though familiarity may not breed contempt,
it takes off the edge of admiration.
- William Hazlitt

Whatever our creed, we stand with admiration before
the sublime character of Jesus.
- E. Stanley Jones

I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture,
art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO,
which I still play.
- Philip Warren Anderson

If you want to give up the admiration of thousands
of men for the distain of one,
go ahead, get married.
- Katharine Hepburn

By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration,
and all the fair examples of renown,
out of distress and misery are grown.
- Samuel Daniel

When a benevolent mind contemplates the republic of Lycurgus,
its admiration is mixed with a degree of horror.
- Thomas Day

Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's
resemblance to ourselves.
- Ambrose Bierce

Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams,
power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
- Bertrand Russell

I act and perform in hopes of getting attention and admiration.
- Tia Carrere

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong
that it deters us from striving to possess it.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

I used to love watching him as a player,
so it is a joy to play alongside him.
I might take the mickey out of him, but deep down I
have so much admiration for him.
- Robbie Keane

If I did not have for him the warm affection a son
feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father,
I at least had an immense respect for him,
and a great admiration.
- Lincoln Ellsworth

Indians have a big problem with alcohol and drugs.
I grew up with an admiration for their culture and
was sensitive to their problems.
- Kirstie Alley

What I have known with respect to myself,
has tended much to lessen both my admiration,
and my contempt, of others.
- Joseph Priestley

Ignorance is the mother of admiration.
- George Chapman

Admiration and familiarity are strangers.
- George Sand

Our admiration of the antique
is not admiration of the old,
but of the natural.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am convinced that our movement will be more demoralized
and weakened by blind and uncritical admiration than
by frank admission of past mistakes.
- Marie Louise

There has also been much love, joy, evidence of admiration,
there has never been one without the other.
- Isabelle Adjani

Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
- Minna Antrim

We reserve our deepest respect and admiration for those
who volunteer for service and give their lives to help keep our nation secure.
- Mitt Romney

And as a child I was filled with passionate admiration
for acts of civic courage I had seen performed by an elderly military doctor,
who was a friend of my family.
- Rene Cassin

My admiration for the phenomenon of Alcoholics Anonymous is boundless.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I have a great deal of respect and admiration for people
who put themselves on the line.
- Major Owens

As much as I converse with sages and heroes,
they have very little of my love and admiration.
I long for rural and domestic scene,
for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.
- John Adams

I have commenced my auspicious reign and am in quiet
possession of the Presidential Mansion...
this winter I intend to do something in the way of
entertaining that shall be the admiration and talk of all Washington world.
- Julia Gardiner Tyler

Of all the Beauties, it is that which attracts the most lasting Admiration,
gives the greatest Charm to every thing we say or do,
and renders us amiable in every Station,
and thro' every Stage of Life.
- Eliza Haywood

There are two kinds of artists in this world;
those that work because the spirit is in them,
and they cannot be silent if they would,
and those that speak from a conscientious desire to
make apparent to others the beauty that has awakened their own admiration.
- Anna Katharine Green

You can sell millions of records, be showered with
all this love and admiration and still feel despised and unwanted.
That's what I felt.
I've made a lot of mistakes I'm not proud of.
- Scott Stapp

Admittedly great though these reasons be,
they are not the principal grounds, that is,
those which may rightfully claim for themselves the
privilege of the highest admiration.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

I leave CNN with the utmost respect,
love and admiration for the company and everyone who works here.
This has been my family and shared endeavor for the past 27 years,
and I am forever grateful and proud of all that we have accomplished.
- Christiane Amanpour

Of course, Einstein was a very great scientist indeed,
and I have enormous respect for him,
and great admiration for the discoveries he made.
But he was very committed to a view of the objectivity of the physical world.
- John Polkinghorne

At a certain point he was very popular,
from THE RAVEN.
He was never fully appreciated, never made the money,
and you know he was looked upon with admiration by some people,
but also as an oddball.
But that was his point.
- John Astin

For Debussy the musician and the man I have had profound admiration,
but by nature I'm different from him.
I think I have always personally followed a direction
opposed to that of the symbolism of Debussy.
- Maurice Ravel

We all shared an admiration of Debussy both as a musician
and as sort of an icon for the 20th century.
It seemed like an interesting idea to go right back
100 years to find the source of some new ideas now.
- Anne Dudley

This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America's independence,
please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country.
Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration
for this great nation and the values we hold dear.
- Kenny Marchant

We must always remember with gratitude and admiration
the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists,
and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South.
- Roald Amundsen

I'm not anybody's judge; I don't know what motivates
people to do what they do.
But I have a lot of admiration for anybody who can
start with absolutely nothing and make a little something out of it.
- Wilford Brimley

I feel, as never before, how justly,
from the dawn of history to the present time,
men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration
to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives,
that their fellow-men may live in safety and in honor.
- Edward Everett

Maybe you are the "cool" generation If coolness means
a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service
of ends passionately believed in,
then it has my admiration.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.

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

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

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

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


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