Quotation Explorer - 'Admire'

I admire those who do good and expect nothing in return. - Roy T. Bennett
Aspire to decency. Practice civility toward one another. Admire and emulate ethical behavior wherever you find it. Apply a rigid standard of morality to your lives; and if, periodically, you fail ­ as you surely will ­ adjust your lives, not the standards. - Ted Koppel
When a man says to me, 'Let us work together in the great cause you have undertaken, and let me be your companion and aid, for I admire you more than I have ever admired any other woman,' then I shall say, 'I am yours truly'; but he must ask me to be his equal, not his slave. - Susan B. Anthony
It's one thing to admire a man's work. It's another to get your picture in the paper doing it." General Clayton - M*A*S*H Episode Guide Team
To admire me is to admire my silence,September 5, 2016 - Petra Hermans
Quem pausa para admirar a beleza se torna tambem belo.(One who pauses to admire beauty becomes, himself, beautiful.) - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Admire and adore the Author of the telescopic universe, love and esteem the work, do all in your power to lessen ill, and increase good, but never assume to comprehend. - John Adams
CNN found that Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman in America. Women admire her because she's strong and successful. Men admire her because she allows her husband to cheat and get away with it. - Jay Leno
Protest long enough that you are right, and you will be wrong. It is easier to admire hard work if you don't do it.
I don't admire the person who hides from the world and claims enlightenment. To be purified you have to be tested and there is no better test of strength than dealing with other people. - Donna Lynn Hope
People fall in love with you not because they admire you, it is because they found their desires inside of you. - Debasish Mridha
What I say has no value if you do not love, enjoy, or admire it. - Debasish Mridha
...the passage of time, which transformed the volatile present into that finished, unalterable painting called the past, a canvas man always executed blindly, with erratic brushstrokes that only made sense when one stepped far enough away from it to be able to admire it as a whole. -pg. 19 - Félix J. Palma
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. - W. H. Auden
The men the American people admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth. - H. L. Mencken
I cannot now evaluate the events that, at the end of those thirty years, made me discover the necessity of religious belief. I was not reasoned into my disposition. Though I admire the structured thought of theology, it is to religion no more than counterpoint exercises are to music. - Igor Stravinsky
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. - Clarence Day Jr.
I have no home in the sense that is generally understood and so there is nothing to prevent me enjoying to the uttermost the spirit of wanderlust that has entered my soul. I am never lonely. How can I be when there is so much to see and admire in the world? - Gertrude Benham
We can forgive a man for making a useful thing, as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless. - Oscar Wilde
We always like those who admire us; we do not always like those whom we admire. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
To love and admire anything outside yourself is to take one step away from utter spiritual ruin; though we shall not be well so long as we love and admire anything more than we love and admire God. - C.S. Lewis
Find time to admire and appreciate the glittering lights on snowflakes. - Debasish Mridha
When you admire the light, remember to give the darkness its due as well, because without it, the beauty of the light will disappear! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent and is modest about it.
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art. - Oscar Wilde
The men the American public admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth. - H. L. Mencken
The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance, but live right in it, under its roof. - Shannon L. Alder
The wise will admire you. The wishful will envy you. The weak will hate you. This is the reality for those who dare to be epic. - Steve Maraboli
Let us be sure that the lady of our choice possesses certain tangible qualities that we admire; and if in other ways she falls short of our ideal, we must be patient and call to mind those qualities that first induced us to begin our courting. - Murasaki Shikibu
Don't expect everyone to admire this world is made up of hate and fire. - Srishti
Someone who claims to write with emotion recollected in tranquility, is a fool and a liar. To understand is to tremble. To recollect is to re-enter and riven......I admire the authority of being on one's knees in front of an event. - Harold Brodkey
You can't ever be really free if you admire somebody too much. - Tove Jansson
Fools admire, but men of sense approve. - Alexander Pope
A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to comprehend his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it.
Better to work for yourself alone. You do as you like and follow your own ideas, you admire yourself and please yourself: isn’t that the main thing? And then the public is so stupid. Besides, who reads? And what do they read? And what do they admire? - Gustave Flaubert
The Chinese did not admire a bent back; goddesses and warriors stood straight. Still there must have been a marvelous freeing of beauty when a worker laid down her burden and stretched and arched. - Maxine Hong Kingston
I admire some people for their brilliance and I respect others for their strength. But I am indebted to those who can rekindle my spirit. - Steve Goodier
Few things inspire me more than a timely smile from someone I truly admire. - Robert J. Braathe
When people respect someone as a person, they admire her. When they respect her as a friend, they love her. When they respect her as a leader, they follow her. - John Maxwell
Almost none of the poetries I admire stick to their labels, native or adopted ones. Rather, they are vagrant in their identifications. Tramp poets, there you go, a new label for those with unstable allegiances. - C.D. Wright
Don't reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can't have two sets of manners, two social codes - one for those you admire and want to impress, another for those whom you consider unimportant. You must be the same to all people. - Lillian Eichler Watson
My approach is different. My mistakes are conscious mistakes. And I learn more than those I despise way too often than those I admire. - Harshit Walia
What was beauty unless you intended to use it, like a hammer, or a key? It was just something for other people to use and admire, or envy, despise. To nail their dreams onto like a picture hanger on a blank wall. And so many girls saying, use me, dream me. - Janet Fitch
Have you ever felt the longing for someone you could admire? For something, not to look down at, but up to? - Ayn Rand
I shall never again admire a merely brave man. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
You read and write and sing and experience, thinking that one day these things will build the character you admire to live as. You love and lose and bleed best you can, to the extreme, hoping that one day the world will read you like the poem you want to be. - Charlotte Eriksson
The essence of life change when we admire our teachers kindneess. - Kishore Bansal
Close your eyes, and think of someone you physically admire, and let me kiss you. - Morrissey
The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs. - Alphonse de Lamartine
It's not the beauty of a person you should admire. It is the purity of heart that deserves your admiration. - Karon Waddell
I’m in a band. I don’t go to church every Sunday. I love punk rock music. Sometimes I use swear words a lot. I respect and admire gay men and women. I’m obsessed with horror films. I know what shame feels like. And guess what old man? Jesus is still my Savior. - Hayley Williams
Addiction to reading... There are worse things in the world to be Addicted to. I admire your hobby choice it's mine as well. - Christy A. Mair
All children should be taught to unconditionally accept, approve, admire, appreciate, forgive, trust, and ultimately, love their own person. - Asa Don Brown
Improve yourself. You can become what you admire most in life. By admiring the quality of excellence in other people, and practicing that same quality, you too can become exceptional. - Mark F. LaMoure
A recent survey was said to prove that the people we Americans most admire are our politicians and doctors. I don't believe it. They are simply the people we are most afraid of. And with the most reason.
We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless. - Oscar Wilde
[Who are the artists you admire, Surrealist or otherwise?]Remedios Varo, Max Ernst, Charlotte Salomon, Goya, Aubrey Beardsley. Beardsley is not so much about the impossible as he is about freaks and deformities, but those are interesting to me too. - Audrey Niffenegger
I have been hurt so bad but I still love so hard, I admire my heart for that. - Alexandra Elle
The apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and why we do want, between what we officially admire and secretly desire, between, in the largest sense, the people we marry and the people we love. - Joan Didion
There are things a person does without any reason, without any second thought, maybe they do not hold grudges for long, maybe they just forgive, and there is something strange about that type of person. I admire them. - Shaikh Ashraf
We always admire the other person more after we've tried to do his job. - William Feather
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. - Sir Winston Churchill
The only difference between you and the person you admire is their perspective on life. - Shannon L. Alder
Altogether he was one in whom no man would have seen anything to admire, and in whom no woman would have seen anything to dislike. - Thomas Hardy
My heart does not desire what my eyes does not admire. - Habeeb Akande
It is often pleasant to stone a martyr, no matter how much we admire him. - John Barth
You may be a person I admire, but you can't be a person that everyone admires. You are not everyone's favourite, but you are someone's favourite whether you like them or not. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Create a guidebook of creative dreamsYou can use a blank book or just blank paper clipped together. Put photographs or scraps from magazines in that represent your creative dreams. Draw, scribble, or paint in between the images. Make a list of creative dreams you've thought of or admire in others. - S.A.R.K.
I can't play bridge. I don't play tennis. All those things that people learn, and I admire, there hasn't seemed time for. But what there is time for is looking out the window. - Alice Munro
Never trust anyone Daniel, especially the people you admire - Carlos Luiz Zafon
No man can ever admire a woman the way she admires herself. - Meeta Ahluwalia
I'm the biggest critic of my own work, but sometimes you nail a chapter so good that you have to take a step back and admire that bitch. - R.D. Ronald
When I get hold of a book I particularly admire, I am so enthusiastic that I loan it to someone who never brings it back. - Edgar Watson Howe
It's easy to take the time to stop and smell the roses but one must be willing to give of themselves enough to also stop to admire and understand life's weeds. 10/2015 - Colleen Dougherty
Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness. - Cullen Hightower
The old you has been left behind to leave place for the new you. And it will be a new you that your new friends will admire, that your old friends will struggle to understand and that your true friends will learn to embrace. - lauren klarfeld
Improve yourself. You can become what you admire most in life. By admiring the quality of excellence in other people, and practicing that same quality, you too can become exceptional. Get going now and push yourself to create the reality. - Mark F. LaMoure
Crafty men condemn studies; Simple men admire them; And wise men use them: For they teach not their own use: but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. - Francis Bacon
Every day, tell at least one person something you like, admire, or appreciate about them. - Richard Carlson
Aspire to be who you most admire - Deborah A. Carr
We can only find those faults in others that already exist within us, and the same goes for those things we admire about them. - Stephen Richards
Each person you admire is simply a reminder of your own latent excellence, your own unacknowledged beauty. - Vironika Tugaleva
Admire Beauty - Josephwedler
Bad artists always admire each others work. - Oscar Wilde
Do not trust everyone who smiles at you;some admire your achievements,but some misunderstand them,and many more envy them.Jealousy is like the sky:everywhere on everyone. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I admire the serene assurance of those who have religious faith. It is wonderful to observe the calm confidence of a Christian with four aces. - Mark Twain
Many admire, few know. - Hippocrates
Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion. - Blaise Pascal
I love writing and can't imagine not being able to do it. I want an easy life and if it had been difficult doing it I wouldn't be doing it. I do admire writers who do it even though it costs them. - Iain M. Banks
I love deeply and admire the beauties of life and its expression in many different art forms. I am an aesthetic philosopher. - Debasish Mridha
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