Quotation Explorer - 'Admirable'

Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth. - Rex Stout
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Eduaction is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. - Oscar Wilde
To be possessed is an admirable reason for possessing.
Americans are overreachers; overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses. - George F. Will
There is only one admirable form of the imagination: the imagination that is so intense that it creates a new reality, that it makes things happen. - Sean O'Faolain
What a piece of work is a man! how noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form and moving how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god! - William Shakespeare
Even the self-assured truth-finders and self-proclaimed freedom-fighters reject Truth. As admirable as such endeavors may be, they still only really want it so long as it to some extent confirms what they had already presumed to be true. - Criss Jami
What is admirable about the fantastic is that there is no longer anything fantastic: there is only the real. - André Breton
Comprendí que el trabajo del poeta no estaba en la poesía; estaba en la invención de razones para que la poesía fuera admirable; naturalmente, ese ulterior trabajo modificaba la obra para él, pero no para otros. - Jorge Luis Borges
There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your youth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself, 'It all depends on me.' - Andre Gide
Propose to any englishman any principle, or any instrument, however admirable, and you will observe that the whole effort of the english mind is directed to find a difficulty, defect or an impossibility in it.
I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it. - Mary Montagu
A real and admirable writer is the one who can write good books but can take criticisms better. - Nicholaa Spencer
I give myself sometimes admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it. - Mary Wortley Montagu
Admirable is excellent. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Nada tan admirable como arriesgarse a criticar a los que mandan y a los que matan - Fernando Savater
By far the greatest and most admirable form of wisdom is that needed to plan and beautify cities and human communities. - Socrates
It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others. - Cornelius Tacitus
I know most people want others to have good lives, and, when they understand the situation, they will do what they can to steer the world back toward kindness. This is when human beings, I believe, are most admirable. - Daoud Hari
To move forth and grab your destiny is admirable. To shape your own future with the strength in your fist is beyond that. - S.A. Bouraleh
To be out of touch with a society in which women have internalized their subjugation is an admirable thing. - Mona Eltahawy
She always had that about her, the sparkle in her eye, she was unshakeable and what made her so admirable was; her ability to shine bright when no one knew of her pain. - Nikki Rowe
Being loved is the only thing that is admirable by any stretch of the imagination. - Auliq-Ice
To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity. - Irving Wallace
If God did not exist, He would have to be invented. But all nature cries aloud that he does exist: that there is a supreme intelligence, an immense power, an admirable order, and everything teaches us our own dependence on it. - Voltaire
I am happy that I can aid those admirable men, both living and dead, who by their pens or their tongues have aided the great cause of human liberty and universal happiness. - James Watson
The good, the admirable reader identifies himself not with the boy or the girl in the book, but with the mind that conceived and composed that book. - Vladimir Nabokov
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more. - Sir Winston Churchill
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well worth remembering from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. - Oscar Wilde
I made dangerous choices in those years, thinking myself bold and adventurous. Later I would come to understand that I hadn't been daring at all, just driven by confusion and hormones. The person capable of true daring, I knew now, possessed two admirable qualities: curiosity and courage. - Alice Steinbach
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. - Oscar Wilde
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