Admiration Quotes

Ignorance is the mother of admiration

George Chapman

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

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

Well, Margaret Thatcher is perhaps the politician I have the greatest admiration for. I am reading her memoirs at the moment.

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair

From first to last, he is the same, always the same, majestic and simple, extremely severe and extremely mild in the business of public life, so to speak, Jesus does not hold to any criticism, his prudent manner so delighted admiration by a mixture of strength and gentleness.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Let us beware of losing our enthusiasms. Let us ever glory in something, and strive to retain our admiration for all that would ennoble, and our interest in all that would enrich and beautify our life.

Phillips Brooks

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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