Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 31
Polite Another

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

- Ambrose Bierce

Ever His

No perfectionist has ever met his own benchmarks, and no one so famished for admiration has ever received enough of it.

- Andrew Solomon

Pet Conclusive

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

- Ann Landers

Recipes Mixture

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

- Arthur Helps

Someone Could

It's an odd situation: I could not write about someone for whom I felt no affection or admiration.

- Claire Tomalin

Means Jackson

But the admiration for Jackson was by no means confined to his own soldiers and to his own section.

- Daniel H. Hill


Drawing must seek interest, not admiration. Because admiration wears quickly.

- John Howe

Growing Very

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

- Joseph Addison

Limited Though

The earth incites the wonder and admiration of man even though he is imperfect and his understanding greatly limited.

- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Contempt Lessen

What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others.

- Joseph Priestley


Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.

- Benjamin Franklin

Like Aeroplanes

Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.

- Bertrand Russell

Love Very

A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.

- Jane Austen

Character Jesus

Whatever our creed, we stand with admiration before the sublime character of Jesus.

- E. Stanley Jones

Only Increased

Directing has only increased my admiration and respect for what it is that actors do.

- Eric Stoltz


Ignorance is the mother of admiration.

- George Chapman


Admiration and familiarity are strangers.

- George Sand

Special Mutual

There's something really special to me about sharing mutual admiration with another musician.

- Liv Bruce

Mind Horror

When a benevolent mind contemplates the republic of Lycurgus, its admiration is mixed with a degree of horror.

- Thomas Day

Contempt Flows

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

- Minna Antrim

Made Distant

There are charms made only for distant admiration.

- Samuel Johnson

Act Getting

I act and perform in hopes of getting attention and admiration.

- Tia Carrere

Line Deal

I have a great deal of respect and admiration for people who put themselves on the line.

- Major Owens

Natural Old

Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Father Daniel

For David Parker and Daniel Parker, with the respect and admiration of their father, who grew up with them.

- Robert B. Parker

Love Condition

Greatness is a spiritual condition worthy to excite love, interest, and admiration; and the outward proof of possessing greatness is that we excite love, interest and admiration.

- Matthew Arnold

Pet Sleep

Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.

- Rod McKuen


My admiration for the phenomenon of Alcoholics Anonymous is boundless.

- Mercedes McCambridge

Actress General

I have such admiration for Whoopi Goldberg as an actress and a general smart person.

- Susan Isaacs

Edge Contempt

Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.

- William Hazlitt

Line Cross

Admiration is great, but there is a line not to cross.

- Taissa Farmiga