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QUOTES AND APHORISMS ON ADMIRATION
Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
Joseph Addison (1672-1719, British essayist, poet, statesman)
When somebody gives you a sexy look, you know they're trying. It's terrible! But when you smile, it's so much sexier!
Carol Alt (1960-, American model)
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
Francis H. Bradley (1846-1924, British philosopher)
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
Rupert Brooke (1887-1915, British poet)
To cease to admire is a proof of deterioration.
Charles Horton Cooley (1864-1929, American sociologist)
Distance is a great promoter of admiration!
Denis Diderot (1713-1784, French philosopher)
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790, American scientist, publisher, diplomat)
We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we admire.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680, French classical writer)
It is the rooted instinct in men to admire what is better and more beautiful than themselves.
James Russell Lowell (1819-1891, American poet, critic, editor)
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something. I don't know where I would be without it.
Thomas Mann (1875-1955, German author, critic)
Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662, French scientist, religious philosopher)
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744, British poet, critic, translator)
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962, American First Lady, columnist, lecturer, humanitarian)
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
Jean Rostand (1894-1977, French biologist, writer)
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.
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