Admiration Quotes

Most popular admiration quotes

Children need admiration rather than affection.

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Admiration, like love, wears out.
We always like those who admire us.
Ignorance is the mother of admiration.
Never be too big to look up to someone.

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Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Admiration and familiarity are strangers.

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Admiration is as indispensable to life as oxygen.
Admiration: acknowledgment of another's similarity to oneself.

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Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.

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To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.

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Admiration, n.  Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.

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It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.

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Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
We admire people to the extent that we cannot explain what they do, and the word "admire" then means "marvel at."
I have always been an admirer.  I regard the gift of admiration to be, by all odds, the most indispensable for self-improvement.  Frankly, I cannot imagine where I would now be without it.