Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we admire.
-Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.
For the admired there are many, for the admirer there is one.
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something; I don't know where I would be without it.
To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Distance is a great promoter of admiration!
To cease to admire is a proof of deterioration.
-Charles Horton Cooley
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
-Francis H. Bradley
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.