Quotes About Admiration

Admiration is a feeling of wonder, pleasure, and approval. Below is a compilation of famous quotes and sayings relating to admiration. If you know a quote or quotes about admiration that you think should be added let us know.

Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases.  ~ Samuel Johnson

Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.  ~ Joseph Addison

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.  ~ Carl Sandburg

Admiration and familiarity are strangers.  ~ George Sand

It is with the reading of books the same as with looking at pictures; one must, without doubt, without hesitations, with assurance, admire what is beautiful.  ~ Vincent van Gogh

There is an innocence in admiration: it occurs in one who has not yet realized that they might one day be admired.  ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.  ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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

She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not dare to be herself.  ~ Anaïs Nin

I cannot help thinking that there is something to admire in everyone, even if you do not approve of them.  ~ E.M. Forster

Ignorance is the mother of admiration.  ~ George Chapman

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.  ~ Albert Einstein

Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.  ~ Edmund Burke

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.  ~ Arthur Helps

Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above and the moral law within.  ~ Immanuel Kant

You always admire what you really don't understand.  ~ Blaise Pascal

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.  ~ Ann Landers

When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people.  ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel

Most of the people I admire, they usually smell funny and don't get out much. It's true. Most of them are either dead or not feeling well.  ~ Tom Waits

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

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.  ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.  ~ Benjamin Franklin

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