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We always love those who admire us, and we do not always love
those whom we admire.

We always love those who admire us, and we do not always love
those whom we admire.

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The best emotions to write out of are anger and fear or dread. . . . The least energizing emotion read more

The best emotions to write out of are anger and fear or dread. . . . The least energizing emotion to write out of is admiration . . . because the basic feeling that goes with admiration is a passive contemplative mood.

by Susan Sontag Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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You always admire what you really don't understand.

You always admire what you really don't understand.

by Blaise Pascal Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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Distance is a great promoter of admiration!

Distance is a great promoter of admiration!

by Denis Diderot Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities.

Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities.

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Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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We live by our imagination, our admirations, and our sentiments.

We live by our imagination, our admirations, and our sentiments.

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Men go abroad to admire the heights of mountains, the mighty billows of the sea, the broad tides of rivers, read more

Men go abroad to admire the heights of mountains, the mighty billows of the sea, the broad tides of rivers, the compass of the ocean, and the circuits of the stars, and pass themselves by.

by Saint Augustine Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed read more

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.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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