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.
1672-1719 British Essayist Poet Statesman
When somebody gives you a sexy look, you know they’re trying. It’s terrible! But when you smile, it’s so much sexier!
1960 American Model
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
Bradley, Francis H.
1846-1924 British Philosopher
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
1887-1915 British Poet
To cease to admire is a proof of deterioration.
Cooley, Charles Horton
1864-1929 American Sociologist
Distance is a great promoter of admiration!
1713-1784 French Philosopher
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
1706-1790 American Scientist Publisher Diplomat
We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we admire.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De
1613-1680 French Classical Writer
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.
1875-1955 German Author Critic
Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.
1623-1662 French Scientist Religious Philosopher
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
1688-1744 British Poet Critic Translator
You always admire what you really don’t understand.
1884-1962 American First Lady Columnist Lecturer Humanitarian
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
1894-1977 French Biologist Writer
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.