There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him.
I have often admired the mystical way of Pythagoras, and the secret magic of numbers.
The good things of prosperity are to be wished;
but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.
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He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
Celebrity is never more admired than by the negligent.
Vanity is so secure in the heart of man that everyone wants to be admired : even I who write this, and you who read this.
Celerity is never more admired than by the negligent.
That's what I so admired about Johnny Cash and June Carter.
Their music wasn't a big influence on me. It was their character, their individual styles, what they were like as people. They weren't afraid to stick out.
I always admired Stanley Kubrick for the fact that he managed to beat the system somehow. I think he kind of had it all figured out.
For the admired there are many, for the admirer there is one.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared;
but only men of character are trusted.
The man who is admired for the ingenuity of his larceny is almost always rediscovering some earlier form of fraud. The basic forms are all known, have all been practiced. The manners of capitalism improve. The morals may not.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
In our world of big names, our true heroes tend to be anonymous.
In this life of illusion and quasi-illusion, the person of solid virtues who can be admired for something more substantial than his well-knowness often proves to be the unsung hero: the teacher, the nurse, the mother, the honest cop, the hard worker at lonely, underpaid, unglamorous, unpublicized jobs.
The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
The modest person is usually admired, if people ever hear of them.
Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable, and praised when they are not praiseworthy.
Few men have been admired of their familiars.
Do not conceive that fine clothes make fine men, any more than fine feathers make fine birds. A plain, genteel dress is more admired, obtains more credit in the eyes of the judicious and sensible.
I've always admired President Chavez for standing up to imperialism and the meddling of the American government in South America.
A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
First, I want to pay tribute to Diana myself.
She was an exceptional and gifted human being. In good times and bad, she never lost her capacity to smile and laugh, nor to inspire others with her warmth and kindness. I admired and respected her - for her energy and commitment to others, and especially for her devotion to her two boys.
I love comedy and I would write things to myself as an exercise in writing.
I didn't do well for years, and I quit. I started to break down why I was afraid and started to look at people I admired, like Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, Freddie Prinze, George Carlin and all.
When people ask what were the qualities of Bobby Kennedy that they most admired, it was first that he was tough. Second, he told the truth and third, he stood up for the little guy.
There have been, in recent years, many Asian American pioneers in the public eye who've defied the condescendingly complimentary 'model minority' stereotype: actors like Lucy Liu, artists like Maya Lin, moguls like Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. They are known, often admired.
My parents thought all actors were secretly drug addicts, except for Clint Eastwood, whom they admired. But they thought it was very unlikely that I would ever be Clint Eastwood.
The best form of flattery is to be admired, imitated or respected.
I've always felt proud our fans look up to us or feel we are inspirational.
I've always sort of admired and respected one's ability to be comfortable with other people's discomfort or, you know, their being comfortable making other people uncomfortable.
I've always admired Cate Blanchett and the roles she chooses.
I think she's got an incredible discipline in a way, with choosing roles that are going to help her grow and bring something interesting to the world.
The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.
When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood.
There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired.
It is true that the poet does not directly address his neighbors;
but he does address a great congress of persons who dwell at the back of his mind, a congress of all those who have taught him and whom he has admired; they constitute his ideal audience and his better self.
I'd like to introduce someone who has just come into my life.
I've admired him for 35 years. He's someone who represents integrity, honesty, art, and on top of that stuff I'm actually sleeping with him.
I always admired Wonder Woman and the Incredible Hulk - but I don't know if I'd be a very convincing hulk.
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 once knew a chap who had a system of just hanging the baby on the clothes line to dry and he was greatly admired by his fellow citizens for having discovered a wonderful innovation on changing a diaper.
Some guys are admired for coming to play, as the saying goes. I prefer those who come to kill.
Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you?
Callousness and insolence bring to bare unanimous social condemnation, while the simple efforts of politeness are admired; even in those who are otherwise despised.
I had admired Richard Burton for years and years before I had ever worked with him. He was a great, great actor. It was a joy to get to know him as a person.
The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
Someone I've always admired is Catherine O'Hara.
.. I think she's one of the best actresses in the country, not only comedy. I just think she's just a step aside from everybody, she's just wonderful.
Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan had tremendous influence on generations of American because, even if people disagreed with them, they admired them because they made very strong commitments to things they believed in.
I got to sit down with people who I admired, and have conversations with some of the greatest thinkers and artists and performers. It's a huge privilege for me to be a journalist.
I started writing while I was a little boy.
Maybe it's because I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday. Also, my love for good writing pushed me.
It was used for decades to describe talented computer enthusiasts, people whose skill at using computers to solve technical problems and puzzles was - and is - respected and admired by others possessing similar technical skills.