Favorite Quotations ~  Admiration Cancer Schmancer

"Distance is a great promoter of admiration." ~ Denis Diderot

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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

When you have a deep, abiding respect and admiration for someone, relating to that person helps you feel better about yourself. The relationship can inspire and empower you to find and develop your own genius. ~ Lorne Ladner

It is almost impossible to find those who admire us entirely lacking in taste. ~ J. Petit Senn

This is the mark of a really admirable man: stead fastness in the face of trouble. ~ Ludwig Van Beethoven

Those who are formed to win general admiration are seldom calculated to bestow individual happiness. ~ Marguerite Blessington

The ingenuities we practice in order to appear admirable to ourselves would suffice to invent the telephone twice over on a rainy summer morning. ~ Brendan Gill

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

We always admire the other fellow more after we have tried to do his job. ~ William C. Feather

Fools admire, but men of sense approve. ~ Alexander Pope

We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice. ~ Jack Herbert

As long as one can admire and love, then one is young forever. ~ Pablo Casals

Those who agree with us may not always be right, but we admire their astuteness. ~ Cullen Hightower

A modest man is usually admired--if people ever hear of him. ~ Ed Howe

How we treasure and admire the people who acknowledge us. ~ Julie Morgenstern

Learn to admire rightly; the great pleasure of life is that. Note what the great men admired; they admired great things; narrow spirits admire basely, and worship meanly. ~ William M. Thackeray

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

We must be courageous but also reasonable. The world admires us for walking a tightrope without falling off. It asks us to keep our balance. ~ Lech Walesa