Quotes by admiration

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  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    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
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    You must often make erasures if you mean to write what is worthy of being read a second time; and don't labor for the admiration of the crowd, but be content with a few choice readers.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
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    A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    Admiration spoils all from infancy. Ah! How well said! Ah! How well done! How well-behaved he is! etc.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Admiration: Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
    Source: The Devil's Dictionary
  • Baruj Benacerraf
    Baruj Benacerraf
    Venezuelan-American immunologist 1920-2011
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    As biologists, we contemplate with admiration and awe the wondrous array of sophisticated cell interactions and recognitions evolved in the T cell immune system, which must be a model for other similarly complex biological systems of highly differentiated organisms.
  • Minna Antrim
    Minna Antrim
    American writer 1861-1950
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    Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    How useless is painting, which attracts admiration by the resemblance of things, the originals of which we do not admire!
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Thomas Mann
    Thomas Mann
    German Author, Critic 1875-1955
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    I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something; I don't know where I would be without it.
  • Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn
    American Actress, Writer 1907-
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    If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
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