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Admiration Quotes

Admiration is a very honest emotion because it is very natural. People won’t admire unless you don’t deserve it. You need to prove your mettle to inspire other people and to get their respect. Teaching is a blessed profession because it is the profession where a person can easily get admiration and getting admiration is no easy job. According to a few far eastern scriptures, designation is not important but you should earn respect because of your hard work. Explore these collections of admiration quotes, to get a pinch of wisdom on the subject.

Gloria Steinem

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.

Francis Bacon

Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.

William S. Burroughs

A cat's rage is beautiful, burning with pure cat flame, all its hair standing up and crackling blue sparks, eyes blazing and sputtering.

Garrison Keillor

A book is a gift you can open again and again.

George Santayana

Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to events or objects in the world.

Jules Renard

Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.

Ernest Hemingway

The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.

Steve Carell

Just the idea of him with a love interest is mind-boggling, ... I don't know how it could be handled.

Oprah Winfrey

I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.

Toni Morrison

At some point in life the world's beauty becomes enough. You don't need to photograph, paint or even remember it. It is enough.


Many admire, few know.

Golda Meir

As President Nixon says, presidents can do almost anything, and President Nixon has done many things that nobody would have thought of doing.

Margaret Mead

A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.

Ambrose Bierce

Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.

Albert Schweitzer

Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.

Edgar Watson Howe

A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him.

Zac Efron

A girl can tell I like her when I blush or start telling bad jokes.

Steve Carell

He's likable and normal but is a slight degree of a hermit and has a huge secret, ... I think it bothers him, but he's getting through and trying to keep a stiff upper lip about it.

Alexis de Tocqueville

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

Malcolm De Chazal

Art is nature speeded up and God slowed down.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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


All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.

Mia Hamm

You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it's worth it if you score a spectacular goal.

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Edgar Allan Poe

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

Robert Louis Stevenson

A friend is a gift you give yourself.

Mae West

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.

Golda Meir

Glorious bouquets and storms of applause are the trimmings which every artist naturally enjoys.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it.

Henry Ward Beecher

Children are the hands by which we take hold of the heaven.

Adolf Hitler

Great liars are also great magicians.

Elton John

I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians.

Courtney Love

I like all the angels around because they protect me and my daughter. I mean, her Dad's an angel.

John Dryden

Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.

Helen Rowland

A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little personal characteristics.

Adolf Hitler

I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator.

Drew Barrymore

Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.

Steve Carell

Talking to my wife, we stare at each other, saying, 'How is this happening? Why is this happening? Why now?' It's nothing I ever aspired to,

Charles Dickens

Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.

Andre Gide

Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.

Malcolm De Chazal

The flower is a jumble of thighs, the sun's harem - the most oriental thing imaginable.

Cameron Diaz

Every casting director I've met is a woman.

Elton John

I do like Britney Spears. I think she's cute. I think she's fun. And I like her records. You know, I'm not a pop snob whatsoever. I think she makes great pop records.


Of course I'm flattered to be compared to Pele, but Pele only left the playing fields after scoring 1,000 goals and I'm just getting started.

Larry King

Good writers are in the business of leaving signposts saying, Tour my world, see and feel it through my eyes; I am your guide.

Alice Walker

Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.

Emo Philips

I love to go to the playground and watch the children jumping up and down. They don't know I'm firing blanks.

William Lyon Phelps

A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.

Richard M. Nixon

We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another.

Alan Watts

And although our bodies are bounded with skin, and we can differentiate between outside and inside, they cannot exist except in a certain kind of natural environment.

John Milton

Beauty is nature's brag, and must be shown in courts, at feasts, and high solemnities, where most may wonder at the workmanship.

Samuel Johnson

A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.

Jean Baudrillard

Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society.

Thomas Mann

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

Henry Ward Beecher

A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.

Lawrence Peter Berra

I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house.

Garrison Keillor

They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days.

Robin Williams

Reality: What a concept!

Eleanor Roosevelt

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.

Ayn Rand

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.

Walt Whitman

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?

Toni Morrison

You marvel at the economy and this choice of words. How many ways can you describe the sky and the moon? After Sylvia Plath, what can you say?

Soren Kierkegaard

Christ has not only spoken to us by his life but has also spoken for us by his death.

Blaise Pascal

You always admire what you really don't understand.

Golda Meir

I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

And a breastplate made of daisies, Closely fitting, leaf on leaf, Periwinkles interlaced Drawn for belt about the waist; While the brown bees, humming praises, Shot their arrows round the chief.

Drew Barrymore

Daisies are like sunshine to the ground.

Andy Warhol

What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.

Francis Bacon

Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal.

Hillaire Belloc

Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography.

Eudora Welty

I believe in it, and I trust it too and treasure it above everything, the personal, the personal, the personal! I put my faith in it not only as the source, the ground of meaning in art, in life, but as the meaning itself.

John Lennon

Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first - rock and roll or Christianity.

Ulysses S. Grant

It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training.


Pele is the greatest player in football history, and there would only be one Pele in the world.

Jim Morrison

Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you.

Venus Williams

I have a lot of respect for her. She was my favorite player growing up. That's why I started grunting; I wanted to be like Monica.

Cameron Diaz

I love Shirley Maclaine. Love that woman.

Joe Rogan

I'm a huge Groucho fan. There were some great comic minds that would transfer into any generation, and Groucho is certainly one of them.

George Foreman

The Internal Revenue Service is the real undefeated heavyweight champion.

Sun Tzu

Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge.

Robert Browning

I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.

Steven Wright

I met this wonderful girl at Macy's. She was buying clothes and I was putting Slinkies on the escalator.

Simone Weil

It is only the impossible that is possible for God. He has given over the possible to the mechanics of matter and the autonomy of his creatures.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Beauty seen is never lost, God's colors all are fast.

Leonardo DiCaprio

My mother is a walking miracle.

Drew Barrymore

I used to look in the mirror and feel shame, I look in the mirror now and I absolutely love myself.


It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.


Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Groucho Marx

I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.

Gertrude Stein

A masterpiece... may be unwelcome but it is never dull.

John Mason Brown

Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.

Jimmy Carter

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.

Ernest Hemingway

All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.

Dwight L. Moody

I know the Bible is inspired because it inspires me.

Henry Ward Beecher

Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.

Oscar Wilde

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Elbert Hubbard

Our admiration is so given to dead martyrs that we have little time for living heroes.