Quotes of admiration

  1. Admiration is a very short -lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object. – Joseph Addison
  2. Indians have a big problem with alcohol and drugs. I grew up with an admiration for their culture and was sensitive to their problems. – Kirstie Alley
  3. Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt. – Minna Antrim
  4. Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  5. Admiration is the daughter of ignorance. – Benjamin Franklin
  6. Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration – William Hazlitt
  7. My admiration for the phenomenon of Alcoholics Anonymous is boundless. – Mercedes McCambridge
  8. Admittedly great though these reasons be, they are not the principal grounds, that is, those which may rightfully claim for themselves the privilege of the highest admiration – Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
  9. Military officers from different countries, when they meet each other, tend to sort of fall in love, become mutual admiration societies, at the expense of realities. – William Odom
  10. What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration and my contempt, of others. – Joseph Priestley
  11. The earth incites the wonder and admiration of man even though he is imperfect and his understanding greatly limited. – Joseph Franklin Rutherford
  12. I have health. I have a wonderful support system. I have the admiration of millions of strangers, which I do not underestimate. – Kathleen Turner
  13. I have commenced my auspicious reign and am in quiet possession of the Presidential Mansion... this winter I intend to do something in the way of entertaining that shall be the admiration and talk of all Washington world. – Julia Gardiner Tyler

Usage examples for admiration

  1. She likes fun and admiration – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  2. Wilhelm listened to his words sometimes with admiration sometimes with anxiety. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. I have been foolish- I have played with fire- I have loved his admiration – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  4. We need not go to a Bible to find those who deserve our tears, or who have earned our admiration – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn
  5. " Oh, you will get elected," replied Cynthia confidently, but there was no admiration in her confidence. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  6. Georges gazed at her in admiration – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  7. He looked at her with every mark of admiration but his reply did not answer her question. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  8. It is a terrible love of admiration – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  9. Comstock's eyes were bright with frank admiration – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  10. Sometimes she grew shy under her father's open admiration – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  11. The other glanced at him in admiration – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  12. I say, Mr Stratton," said Wally, with a presence of mind which moved the admiration of his friends, " would you mind coming to a committee meeting in my and my chaps' room! – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  13. Sir Robert listened to him with affection, admiration and delight,- ah, with what pride in such a son! – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  14. The young woman fixed her sad eyes with admiration on her uncle. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  15. Cynthia had never come so near real admiration for him as at that moment. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. " Mam'selle, I never heard a human voice so like a bird's," Savignon declared, in a tone of admiration – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas
  17. The man who since his entrance had not taken his eyes off Fandor, now appeared to be considering him with the greatest admiration – A Royal Prisoner by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  18. His courage and fighting power were beginning to win him general admiration – Gulmore, The Boss by Frank Harris
  19. He still had the highest admiration for his cousin, notwithstanding the fact that he had been defeated by a Beetle. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  20. I grew mad with admiration – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett

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