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Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.

Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.

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What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of read more

What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others.

by Joseph Priestley Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind

To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind

by Theophile Gautier Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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For fools admire, but me of sense approve.

For fools admire, but me of sense approve.

by Alexander Pope 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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Heroes themselves had fallen behind!
--Whene'er he went before.

Heroes themselves had fallen behind!
--Whene'er he went before.

by Oliver Goldsmith 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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On dit que dans ses amours
Il fut caresse des belles,
Qui le suivirent toujours,
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On dit que dans ses amours
Il fut caresse des belles,
Qui le suivirent toujours,
Tant qu'il marcha devant elles.

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A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.

A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.

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