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The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.

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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 is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.

Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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Men go abroad to admire the heights of mountains, the mighty billows of the sea, the broad tides of rivers, read more

Men go abroad to admire the heights of mountains, the mighty billows of the sea, the broad tides of rivers, the compass of the ocean, and the circuits of the stars, and pass themselves by.

by Saint Augustine Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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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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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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You always admire what you really don't understand.

You always admire what you really don't understand.

by Blaise Pascal Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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The king himself has follow'd her
When she has walk'd before.

The king himself has follow'd her
When she has walk'd before.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.

The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.

by Jean Rostand Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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