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    "Not to admire, is all the art I know
    (Plain truth, dear Murray, needs few flowers of speech)
    To make men happy, or to keep them so."
    (So take it in the very words of Creech)
    Thus Horace wrote we all know long ago;
    And thus Pope quotes the precept to re-teach
    From his translation; but had none admired,
    Would Pope have sung, or Horace been inspired?

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When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great thought, another is born who read more

When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great thought, another is born who is able to understand and admire it

by Joseph Joubert Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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Admiration and familiarity are strangers.

Admiration and familiarity are strangers.

by George Sand Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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No nobler feeling than this, of admiration for one higher than
himself, dwells in the breast of man. It read more

No nobler feeling than this, of admiration for one higher than
himself, dwells in the breast of man. It is to this hour, and at
all hours, the vivifying influence in man's life.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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Season your admiration for a while
With an attent ear. . . .

Season your admiration for a while
With an attent ear. . . .

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Fools admire, but men of sense approve.

Fools admire, but men of sense approve.

by Alexander Pope 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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To admire nothing, (as most are wont to do;)
Is the only method that I know,
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To admire nothing, (as most are wont to do;)
Is the only method that I know,
To make men happy, and to keep them so.

by Thomas Creech Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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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 always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we admire.

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

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