If I did not have for him the warm affection a son feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father, I at least had an immense respect for him, and a great admiration.
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
But the admiration for Jackson was by no means confined to his own soldiers and to his own section.
Drawing must seek interest, not admiration. Because admiration wears quickly.
There are charms made only for distant admiration.
My admiration for the phenomenon of Alcoholics Anonymous is boundless.
Admittedly great though these reasons be, they are not the principal grounds, that is, those which may rightfully claim for themselves the privilege of the highest admiration.
For David Parker and Daniel Parker, with the respect and admiration of their father, who grew up with them.
Of course, Einstein was a very great scientist indeed, and I have enormous respect for him, and great admiration for the discoveries he made. But he was very committed to a view of the objectivity of the physical world.
I don't deal well with admiration if it's for something I haven't done. Other than exist.
What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others.
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.
Admiration and familiarity are strangers.
Directing has only increased my admiration and respect for what it is that actors do.
I have commenced my auspicious reign and am in quiet possession of the Presidential Mansion... this winter I intend to do something in the way of entertaining that shall be the admiration and talk of all Washington world.
Can desire grow out of admiration, or are the two quite distinct species? What would it be like to lie side by side, naked, breast to breast, with a woman one principally admires?
Your American admiral said that he held me in the highest esteem, and thought that I conducted my defense perfectly. He said through his chief of staff that my conduct was beyond reproach and he had the greatest admiration for me.
Children need admiration rather than affection.
That wonderful book, while it obtains admiration from the most fastidious critics, is loved by those who are too simple to admire it.
A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
How useless is painting, which attracts admiration by the resemblance of things, the originals of which we do not admire!
Admiration spoils all from infancy. Ah! How well said! Ah! How well done! How well-behaved he is! etc.
Columbia students called me a baby killer, but remained silent for Ahmadinejad. I'm not sure if that was out of fear for the Iranian president or admiration.