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.
It is not because the touch of genius has roused genius to production, but because the admiration of genius has made talent ambitious, that the harvest is still so abundant.
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind
Tell me who admires you and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
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 perpetual succession of miracles rising into view.
Men go abroad to admire the heights of mountains, the mighty billows of the sea, the broad tides of rivers, the compass of the ocean, and the circuits of the stars, and pass themselves by.
Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great thought, another is born who is able to understand and admire it
In wonder all philosophy began, in wonder it ends, and admiration fill up the interspace; but the first wonder is the offspring of ignorance, the last is the parent of adoration
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
I shall always esteem it not much to live in a city where the laws do less than men, because that fatherland is desirable where possessions and friends can be securely enjoyed, not where they can be easily taken from you, and friends for few of thems
Ignorance is the mother of admiration
I always admired Wonder Woman and the Incredible Hulk - but I don't know if I'd be a very convincing hulk.
Maybe you are the cool generation If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration.
A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
Our admiration is so given to dead martyrs that we have little time for living heroes.
Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.
There are two kinds of artists in this world; those that work because the spirit is in them, and they cannot be silent if they would, and those that speak from a conscientious desire to make apparent to others the beauty that has awakened their own admiration.
By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown.