Admiration Quotes

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

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

Orson Scott Card

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

Jean Cocteau

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.

Benjamin Franklin

Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases

Samuel Johnson

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

William Lyon Phelps

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

Ann Landers

Men are rewarded for learning the practice of violence in virtually any sphere of activity by money, admiration, recognition, respect, and the genuflection of others honoring their sacred and proven masculinity. In male culture, police are heroic and so are outlaws; males who enforce standards are heroic and so are those who violate them.

Andrea Dworkin

Admiration. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.

Ambrose Bierce

Distance is a great promoter of admiration!

Denis Diderot

Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Distance is a great promoter of admiration!.

Denis Diderot

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

William Hazlitt

Admiration and familiarity are strangers.

George Sand

The affections are the children of ignorance; when the horizon of our experience expands, and models multiply, love and admiration imperceptibly vanish.

Benjamin Disraeli
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