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  • Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.

    Success   Fear   People  
  • I shall never forget my admiration for that German pilot, who single handed, fought seven of us for ten minutes. I saw him go into a fairly steep dive and so I continued to watch, and then saw the triplane hit the ground and disappear into a thousand fragments, for it seemed to me that it literally went into powder.

    Watches   Pilots   Saws  
    James McCudden (2009). “Flying Fury: Five Years in the Royal Flying Corps”, p.200, Casemate / Greenhill
  • Love, friendship, respect, admiration are the emotional response of one man to the virtues of another, the spiritual payment given in exchange for the personal, selfish pleasure which one man derives from the virtues of another man’s character.

    Ayn Rand (1964). “The Virtue of Selfishness”, p.28, Penguin
  • When we work so hard at our preparations for Christmas, we often feel cheated and frustrated when others fail to notice the results of our efforts. We need to ask ourselves why we are doing the things we choose to do. If love motivates us-love for our families, for our neighbors - then we are free to simply enjoy the actual process of what we do, rather than requiring the approval and admiration of others for the results of our labors.

    Ellyn Sanna, Barbour Bargain Books (2002). “May the Peace of Christ Be Yours This Season”, Barbour Publishing
  • There are charms made only for distant admiration.

    Admiration   Charm   Made  
    Samuel Johnson (1795). “The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism on Their Works. By Samuel Johnson”, p.85
  • Universities hire professors the way some men choose wives - they want the ones the others will admire.

    Math   Men   Wife  
  • Indians have a big problem with alcohol and drugs. I grew up with an admiration for their culture and was sensitive to their problems.

    Alcohol   Drug   Culture  
  • All chess players know what a combination is. Whether one makes it oneself, or is its victim, or reads of it, it stands out from the rest of the game and stirs one's admiration.

    Player   Games   Chess  
    Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (2013). “The Art of Chess Combination”, p.10, Courier Corporation
  • Distance is a great promoter of admiration.

    "Thesaurus of Epigrams: A New Classified Collection of Witty Remarks, Bon Mots and Toasts". Book by Edmund Fuller, 1942.
  • But she was already in. Gareth couldn't help but stand back in admiration. Hyacinth Bridgerton was clearly a natural born athlete. Either that or a cat burglar.

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

    Hope   Respect   Students  
    William Lyon Phelps (1912). “Teaching in School and College”
  • The first basic need of a male is sexual fulfillment; for a female, affection. The second most basic need of a male is recreational companionship; for a female, communication and conversation. The third basic need of a male in a relationship is an attractive woman; for a woman, honesty and openness. The fourth basic need of a male is domestic support; for a female, financial support. The fifth basic need of a male is admiration and respect; for a woman, family commitment.

    Myles Munroe (2005). “Purpose and Power of Love and Marriage”, p.166, Destiny Image Publishers
  • Are we to look at cherry blossoms only in full bloom, the moon only when it is cloudless? To long for the moon while looking on the rain, to lower the blinds and be unaware of the passing of the spring - these are even more deeply moving. Branches about to blossom or gardens strewn with flowers are worthier of our admiration.

    Spring   Rain   Flower  
  • The people hung upon His words - that is, until they hung Him on a cross. Admiration is fleeting. Love is eternal.

    Mark Hart (2013). “Tweet Inspiration: Faith in 140 Characters (or Less)”, p.11, Franciscan Media
  • White folks have controlled New Orleans with money and guns, black folks have controlled it with magic and music, and although there has been a steady undercurrent of mutual admiration, an intermingling of cultures unheard of in any other American city, South or North; although there has prevailed a most joyous and fascinating interface, black anger and white fear has persisted, providing the ongoing, ostensibly integrated fete champetre with volatile and sometimes violent idiosyncrasies.

    Fear   Gun   Cities  
    Tom Robbins (2003). “Jitterbug Perfume”, p.360, Bantam
  • Women are like tricks by sleight of hand, Which, to admire, we should not understand

    1695 Valentine. Love for Love, act 4, sc.21.
  • Maybe you are the "cool" generation. If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration.

    Baccalaureate address as President of Yale, June 12, 1966.
  • Oh mysterious world of all light, thou hast made a light shine within me, and I have grown in admiration of thy antique beauty, which is the immemorial youth of nature.

    Light   Shining   World  
    Paul Gauguin (1920). “Noa Noa”, p.65, Courier Corporation
  • Nothing in the world is so compelling to the emotions as the mind of another human being

    Psychology   Mind   World  
  • In no time whatever can small critics entirely eradicate out of living men's hearts a certain altogether peculiar collar reverence for Great Men--genuine admiration, loyalty, adora-tion.

  • I'll marry you if you admit that respect, admiration, and trust equals love.

    "Fictional character: Maria Coughlin". Trust, 1990.
  • He stepped down, avoiding any long look at her as one avoids long looks at the sun, but seeing her as one sees the sun, without looking.

    Long   Looks   Sun  
    Leo Tolstoy (2016). “ANNA KARENINA – Two Unabridged Translations in One Premium Edition (World Classics Series): The Greatest Romantic Tragedy of All Times from the Renowned Author of War and Peace & The Death of Ivan Ilyich (Including Biographies of the Author)”, p.109, e-artnow
  • Don't accept the applause of men, and you won't be destroyed by their criticism.

  • The vast army of McClellan spread out before me. The marching columns extended back as far as eye could see in the distance. It was a grand and glorious spectacle, and it was impossible to look at it without admiration.

    War   Distance   Eye  
  • I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture, art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO, which I still play.

    Art   Play   Games  
  • If throughout your life you abstain from murder, theft, fornication, perjury, blasphemy, and disrespect toward your parents, church, and your king, you are conventionally held to deserve moral admiration even if you have never done a single kind, generous or useful action. This very inadequate notion of virtue is an outcome of taboo morality, and has done untold harm.

    Bertrand Russell (2009). “Human Society in Ethics and Politics”, p.27, Routledge
  • Familiarity breeds contempt, while rarity wins admiration.

    "On the God of Socrates". Ch. 4,
  • I am very fond of the oyster shell. It is humble and awkward and ugly. It is slate-colored and unsymmetrical. Its form is not primarily beautiful but functional. I make fun of its knobbiness. Sometimes I resent its burdens and excrescences. But its tireless adaptability and tenacity draw my astonished admiration and sometimes even my tears. And it is comfortable in its familiarity, its homeliness, like old garden gloves when have molded themselves perfectly to the shape of the hand. I do not like to put it down. I will not want to leave it.

    Beautiful   Fun   Humble  
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1975). “GIFT FROM THE SEA”
  • It is impossible for anyone who studies the life and character of the great Prophet of Arabia, who knows how he taught and how he lived, to feel anything but reverence for that mighty Prophet, o­ne of the great messengers of the Supreme. And although in what I put to you I shall say many things which may be familiar to many, yet I myself feel whenever I re-read them, a new way of admiration, a new sense of reverence for that mighty Arabian teacher.

  • That said, your values will not always be the object of public admiration. In fact, the more you live by your beliefs, the more you will endure the censure of the world.

    World   Facts   Belief  
    "Mitt Romney Just Gave The Biggest Speech Of The 2012 Campaign". Mitt Romney's commencement address at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, May 12, 2012.
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