Admiration Quotes

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

Theophile Gautier

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.

Benjamin Franklin

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.

Carl Sandburg

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

Jean Cocteau

Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases

Samuel Johnson

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

You always admire what you really don`t understand.

Blaise Pascal

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

Ambrose Bierce

Ignorance is the mother of admiration

George Chapman

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

Joseph Addison

There are charms made only for distant admiration.

Samuel Johnson

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

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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

Blaise Pascal

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

Arthur Helps

Tell me who admires you and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.

Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

You always admire what you really don't understand.

Blaise Pascal

Admiration is a curiosity.

Greg Evans

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has never yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Fools admire, but men of sense approve.

Alexander Pope

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.

He wants only the simple things: a chair, someone to pull off his shoes, someone to watch him while he talks, with admiration and fear, gratitude if possible, someone in whom to plunge himself for rest and renewal. These things can best be had by marrying a woman who has been condemned to death by other men for wishing to be beautiful. There is a wide choice.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

We even copied the way the Americans walked, though Father Leonard didn't like that bit of admiration. He disapproved of rolling buttocks.

Tom Baker

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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