Saturday, 27 August 2011

Admiration


Admiration: Our polite recognition of another’s resemblance to ourselves. - Grenville Kleiser

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection. - Andre Maurois

Admiration is a very short-lived passion that decays on growing familiar with its object unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries and kept alive by perpetual miracles rising up to its view. - Joseph Addison

Admiration is a youthful fancy which scarcely ever survives to mature years. - H. W. Shaw

Distance is a great promoter of admiration. - Denis Diderot

Fools admire, but men of sense approve. - Alexander Pope

No nobler feeling than this of admiration for one higher than himself dwells in the breast of man. - Thomas Carlyle

The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why. - Eleanor Roosevelt

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

There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. - Seneca

Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes the edge of admiration. - William Hazlitt

We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom we admire. - Luise von Francois

You always admire what you really don’t understand. - Eleanor Roosevelt 

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