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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them, of course, but one cannot possibly admire them. They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage. They must also be extraordinarily stupid.
  • Bill Bailey
    Bill Bailey
    English comedian, musician and actor 1965-
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    I tried to like it. For me, it was like being smacked around the head by a piece of IKEA furniture: it hurts, but you've got to admire the workmanship.
    Source: Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra
  • Robert Burns
    Robert Burns
    Scottish Poet 1759-1796
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    I want someone to laugh with me, someone to be grave with me, someone to please me and help my discrimination with his or her own remark, and at times, no doubt, to admire my acuteness and penetration.
  • Nicholas Boileau
    Nicholas Boileau
    French poet and criticus 1636-1711
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    A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
  • Israel Zangwill
    Israel Zangwill
    British writer 1864-1926
    Israel Zangwill
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    A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it.
  • Ralph B. Perry
    Ralph B. Perry
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    Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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    Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media.
  • Frank Moore Colby
    Frank Moore Colby
    American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
    Frank Moore Colby
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    Averageness is a quality we must put up with. Men march toward civilization in column formation, and by the time the van has learned to admire the masters the rear is drawing reluctantly away from the totem pole.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Bad artists always admire each other's work. They call it being large-minded and free from prejudice. But a truly great artist cannot conceive of life being shown, or beauty fashioned, under any conditions other than those he has selected.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
    American actress, comedian, director and producer 1961-
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    But I'm thrilled to be employed, and to work with all my friends and people that I admire. You're just lucky to work - that's the bottom line.
  • Andrew Matthews
    Andrew Matthews
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    Even the people we most admire often feel inadequate.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
    Christian Nevell Bovee
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    Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
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