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When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I don't pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.
I don't consider myself an intellectual. And this is not one of my aims. But I admire intellectual people.
I'm supposed to have a Ph.D. on the subject of women. But the truth is I've flunked more often than not. I'm very fond of women; I admire them. But, like all men, I don't understand them.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.
I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me.
The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire, And taught the world with reason to admire.
Edgar Allan Poe
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
Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media.
I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it.
I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.
I am deeply grateful to the citizens of Sarajevo and the Sarajevo Canton assembly for bestowing upon me this incredible honor of citizenship. I am so proud to now be a part of such an extraordinary part of the world and fellow citizen to the people I deeply love and admire.
There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling.
If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that.
Richard M. Nixon
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom we admire.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more, no woman will like her the better for it. Neatness and fashion are enough for the former, and a something of shabbiness or impropriety will be most endearing to the latter.
When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
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.
I admire people who are, by nature, kind and fair to others.
I wasn't in school often enough to really belong to a 'clique,' but my friends all studied hard and got pretty good grades. They were good people with self-respect. I still like to be friends with people I admire something about; I really believe that we become like the people we're surrounded by, so I choose my friends carefully!
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