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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 with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Admiration
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Admiration is our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Admiration
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Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Admiration
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Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.
~ Blaise Pascal | ( French mathematician, physicist and philosopher. ) | 1623-1662 | Admiration
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Distance is a great promoter of admiration!
~ Denis Diderot | ( French philosopher. ) | 1713-1784 | Admiration
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Admiration
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
~ Jean Rostand | (French biologist and philosopher. ) | 1894-1977 | Admiration
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we admire.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Admiration
quotes Division : Russian writers   
     
You always admire what you really don't understand.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt | ( American columnist, lecturer and humanitarian. ) | 1884-1962 | Admiration
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