Quotation Explorer - 'Admiration'

Humility is a quality for which I have only a limited admiration. In many phases of life it is a great mistake and degenerates into defensiveness and hypocrisy. - E.M. Forster
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance. - Thomas Fuller
This world in which we live needs beauty in order not to sink into despair. It is beauty, like truth, which brings joy to the heart of man and is that precious fruit which resists the year and tear of time, which unites generations and makes them share things in admiration. - Pope Paul VI
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. - Albert Einstein
Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion to its real difficulty and its apparent ease. - Charles Caleb Colton
It is better in some respects to be admired by those with whom you live, than to be loved by them. And this is not on account of any gratification of vanity, but because admiration is so much more tolerant than love. - Sir Arthur Helps
Familiarity breeds contempt, while rarity wins admiration. - Apuleius
To me, science is an expression of the human spirit, which reaches every sphere of human culture. It gives an aim and meaning to existence as well as a knowledge, understanding, love, and admiration for the world. It gives a deeper meaning to morality and another dimension to esthetics. - Isidor Isaac Rabi
Whenever you commend, add your reasons for doing so; it is this which distinguishes the approbation of a man of sense from the flattery of sycophants and admiration of fools. - Sir Richard Steele
The bold display of our unattractive parts is an effective substitute for beauty since it duplicates beauty's principal effects, namely the excitation of admiration, charm, and envy in the beholder, who is moved to wish that they too could carry their own defects with the same ease. - Agona Apell
"My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. - Albert Einstein
Talent is an art of gaining admiration! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The psychology shows that one can do GOOD things to the others, but not so much to make others look BETTER than oneself. So, a person who is being often liked by many or most people in his/her circle has to best and first understand their true intention behind admiration and adulation. - Anuj Somany
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is only a projection of his own soul, which he admires. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
being genius does not necessarily means knowing it all or having the highest academic qualification but a persons ability to apply wisdom and common sense to common things in a distinctive manner and courageously exhibiting the latent deft to the admiration of the masses - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Not only the artist watches his art with admiration but his art also watches his artist with admiration! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Ignorance is the mother of admiration.
It's not the beauty of a person you should admire. It is the purity of heart that deserves your admiration. - Karon Waddell
When the Higher Man does something worthy of admiration, it is an evidence of his Mastership, not the object of it. - Idries Shah
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment. - Jane Austen
Life is an endless sea of admiration, in constant collision with those who have aspired, to feel inspired once again. - James C. Emlund
O Woman - Allah has made you the Queen of Piety and Modesty, Don't belittle yourself to be the slave of unlawful admiration and mortal fame & fortune. - Ayisha Tabbassum
She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not dare to be herself. - Anaïs Nin
If there is ever a magical beauty that can be watched hours with great admiration, and that is the beauty of a strong light falling from the everlasting skies into the heart of the dimness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Thus, from admiration of one wise and innocent child, and from a misheard remark, the process that not even Aristotle could codify was triggered. Where do you get your ideas? I purposely mishear things. - Harlan Ellison
Admiration, n.: Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves. - Ambrose Bierce
The woman is the most perfect doll that i have dressed with delight and admiration. - Karl Lagerfeld
What is love? As far as I can tell, is is passion, admiration, and respect. If you have two, you have enough. If you have all three, you dont have to die to go to heaven.
All my life I have had the utmost admiration for suicides. I have always considered them superior to me in every way. - Thomas Bernhard
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one. - Edmund Burke
A starry night moon looks at you with admiration because in her eyes you are a star. - Debasish Mridha
It is very important to keep the communication lines flowing so that you develop mutual admiration and respect. - Kristen J. Duca
What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others. - Joseph Priestley
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. - Ann Landers
I would fly to the moon with my wings of love so that I could express my lifelong admiration of you. - Debasish Mridha
Show your love by giving your spouse incredible admiration and encouragement. - A Love Forever, Creating An Amazing Marriage. - Thomas, Lynne
If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married. - Katharine Hepburn
Science makes people reach selflessly for truth and objectivity; it teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration, not to mention the deep awe and joy that the natural order of things brings to the true scientist. - Lise Meitner
If you are an artist, may no love of wealth or fame or admiration and no fear of blame or misunderstanding make you ever paint, with pen or brush, an ideal of external life otherwise than as you see it. - Olive Schreiner
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves. - Ambrose Bierce
Fats and Andrew were perhaps equally aware that the admiration in their relationship flowed mostly from Andrew to Fats; but Fats alone suspected that he needed Andrew more than Andrew needed him. - J.K. Rowling
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