Admire - Admiration Quotes

You always admire what you really don’t understand.

There is a wide difference between admiration and love. The sublime, which is the cause of the former, always dwells on great objects and terrible; the latter on small ones and pleasing; we submit to what we admire, but we love what submits to us; in one case we are forced, in the other we […]

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

Love is the admiration and cherishing of the amiable qualities of the beloved person, upon the condition of yourself being the object of their action.

Admiration and familiarity are strangers.

No one can make us hate ourselves like an admirer.

The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence.

How dreary to be somebody! How public, like a frog To tell your name the livelong day To an admiring bog.

Nothing gratifies one more than to be admired for doing what one likes.

Distance is a great promoter of admiration!