Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom we admire.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Admiration is a very short lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it still be fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
Distance is a great promoter of admiration.
You always admire what you really don't understand. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases
If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
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.
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
Admiration and familiarity are strangers.