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The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. Francis H. Bradley

You always admire what you really don't understand. Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Distance is a great promoter of admiration! Denis Diderot

Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion. Blaise Pascal

We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we admire. Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you. Rupert Brooke

To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind. Theophile Gautier

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

The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why. Jean Rostand

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance. Benjamin Franklin

Fools admire, but men of sense approve. Alexander Pope

Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves. Ambrose Bierce

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

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 new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view. Joseph Addison

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