Quotes about Admiration

Ignorance is the mother of admiration. George Chapman

The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent and is modest about it. James Agate

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh. W H Auden

When I admire the wonder of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in worship of the Creator. Mahatma Gandhi

We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice. Arthur Helps

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it. Friedrich Nietzsche

Admiration. Our polite recognition of another’s resemblance to ourselves. Ambrose Bierce

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

There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has never yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day. Friedrich Nietzsche

When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people. Abraham J Heschel

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

I have always been an admirer, I regard the gift of admiration to be indispensable if one is to amount to something; I don’t know where I would be without it. Thomas Mann