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Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases

Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 perpetual succession of miracles rising into view.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Admiration Quotes,
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