Quotation Explorer - 'Admired'

I no longer hated the whining, menacing dragonfly we rode in, but admired its grace as we surged towards the clouds, the lights of Edinburgh twinkling below us like the starry constellations of a world upside down. - Rosie Pugh
I don't worry about what other people think of me. It's one of the things I most admired about my dad growing up. He didn't give a hoot what others thought. He was who he was. It's one of the qualities that has kept me most sane. - Chris Kyle
I've admired a lot of people in my life time and some of them were actually alive. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted
The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood. - Jean Cocteau
We did not start as friends, but as people who respected and admired each other. Crucial, absolutely crucial for a partnership. As soon as we could afford it, we ceased sharing lodgings. Equally crucial. - Raymond Joseph Teller
I've always been admired as a musician and painter but not spiritual writer, and that's why God's an artist, not priest. - Robin Sacredfire
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
People wonder why I always dress professionally. I want to be admired for my intelligence, instead of my body. - Bianca Frazier
have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you? - Walt Whitman
FAMOUS, adj. Conspicuously miserable. Done to a turn on the iron, behold Him who to be famous aspired. Content? Well, his grill has a plating of gold, And his twistings are greatly admired. Hassan Brubuddy - Ambrose Bierce
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
The prophet and the quack are alike admired for a generation, and admired for the wrong reasons. - G. K. Chesterton
wonderful people are made, not born that the people I admired had achieved an unfakeable inner virtue, built slowly from specific moral and spiritual accomplishments. - David Brooks
The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep - A.P. Herbert
Show me a culture where honesty is considered ridiculous, where nobody's ever accountable for anything, where anger gets admired as a sign of strength, and I'll show you a place where misery is permanent - Anthony Steyning
The saxophone is the cocaine of the woodwind family, the sax teacher continues. Saxophonists are admired because they are dangerous, because they have explored a darker, more sinister side of themselves. - Eleanor Catton
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
Creativity is admired only if it solves the problem. - Amit Kalantri
It is not commercial success but originality and proof of autonomy which are admired. - Angela Phillips
This curious world we inhabit is more wonderful than convenient; more beautiful than it is useful; it is more to be admired and enjoyed than used. - Henry David Thoreau
Just because we are capable of art didn't what lay in front of him could be dismissed as aberration, that we could take what we admired and fence that off as human, dismissing the rest as monstrous. The same hands committed both. Brains don't undermine the savagery. They made us better at it. - Michael Marshall
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. - Seneca
I always admired atheists. I think it takes a lot of faith. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
Courage is always greatest when blended with meekness; intellectual ability is most admired when it sparkles in the setting of modest self-distrust; and never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive any injury.
Nature is never so admired as when she is understood. - Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle
Selfless Actions; expand our life outside of us, enable us admired leaders and make our actions that live beyond our lifespan. - Ahmet Adam Asar
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