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A jealous lover of human liberty, deeming it the absolute condition of all that we admire and respect in humanity, I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that, if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him.

Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin

What we should admire is the acute fulfillment of the unspoken assumptions, the smooth harmony of the whole activity, which only become evident in the final success.

Carl von Clausewitz

Think of and look at your work as though it were done by your enemy. If you look at it to admire it you are lost.

Samuel Butler

When I admire the wonder of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in worship of the Creator.

Mahatma Gandhi

To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind

Theophile Gautier

Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead.

Mac McCleary

How often in this world are the actions that we condemn the result of sentiments that we love, and opinions that we admire.

Anna Jameson

One may dislike Hitler's system and yet admire his patriotic achievement. If our country were defeated, I hope we should find a champion as indomitable to restore our courage and lead us back to our place among the nations.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs.

Alphonse de Lamartine

There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling.

Victor Hugo

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

Dale Carnegie

Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You always admire what you really don`t understand.

Blaise Pascal

I'm a supporter of gay rights. And not a closet supporter either. From the time I was a kid, I have never been able to understand attacks upon the gay community. There are so many qualities that make up a human being... by the time I get through with all the things that I really admire about people, what they do with their private parts is probably so low on the list that it is irrelevant.

Paul Newman

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.

F. H. Bradley

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

Cullen Hightower

You Canadians have given us such hope to carry on. We admire your bravery. You are the neighbour of such a rich, powerful country, and yet you don't mind clashing with them. Well, that gives us more confidence.

Pedro Gutierrez

I admire President Chavez for his strength to resist the United States. Instead, Bush is waging a war of terrorism against the world.

Cindy Sheehan

I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.

Ayrton Senn

Etiquette requires us to admire the human race

Mark Twain

We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.

Arthur Helps

Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.

Blaise Pascal

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

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

In this profession, I always admire people who are going on, who have a sort of idea and, however crazy it is, are putting it through; they are putting people and things together, and they make something. I always admire this. But I can't see his pictures. I sit for perhaps twenty-five or thirty or fifty minutes and then I have to leave, because his pictures make me so nervous. I have the feeling the whole time that he wants to tell me things, but I don't understand what it is, and sometimes I have the feeling that he's bluffing, double-crossing me.

Ingmar Bergman

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