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Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

Related topics: Motivational Values

When I admire the wonders of a sunset
or the beauty of the moon,
my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy,
to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter,
and to lead but not manipulate.
- William Arthur Ward

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a
function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich

 

All this is only for the mice and myself to admire!
- Catherine the Great

Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently
admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
- Emily Bronte

I do not admire young actresses whose foreheads cannot move.
- Kathleen Turner

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Animals do not admire each other.
A horse does not admire its companion.
- Thomas Mann

Well my taste wasn't very good when I first started out.
But later, when I began to appreciate the art of acting,
I would say the actress I most admire is Vanessa Redgrave.
- Ellen Burstyn

I don't like that, because there are a lot of people
whose works I admire as actors or actresses,
or musicians.
And you know, I've been a big fan of different musicians or actors.
- Laura Bush

Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S.
media.
- Noam Chomsky

I went through all the musicians in my life who I admire as bright,
intelligent, virtuosic players.
- David Bowie

I admire a person who, for the love of art,
is able to take off their clothes in front of a camera.
But I'm not capable, I'm too cowardly for that.
- Shakira

I have a great interest in a number of things,
perhaps too many.
I admire people who seem to concentrate on only one
fixed discipline to the exclusion of almost everything else.
- Tom Glazer

Even a pacifist should admire the military virtues.
- John Keegan

I read all the time.
I was reading a book I admire very much by Alice McDermot called Charming Billy.
- John McGahern

I can't judge my own stuff.
That's for others.
But those are the three things that I admire.
- Mose Allison

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator,
but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
- W. H. Auden

Those who agree with us may not be right,
but we admire their astuteness.
- John Heywood

For why should we not admire more the angels themselves
and the blessed choirs of heaven?
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

I admire Madonna because she always did whatever she felt like doing.
She went through some controversial periods when people rejected her,
but she kept on reinventing herself.
- Shakira

The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire,
And taught the world with reason to admire.
- Edgar Allan Poe

It is only the young and callow and ignorant that admire rashness.
Think before you speak.
Know your subject.
- Cass Gilbert

Until you have cultivated the habit of saying some
kind word of those whom you do not admire,
you will be neither successful nor happy.
- Napolean Hill

Oscar night is a ridiculous night where you go to these
parties and you see everyone that you've ever wanted to work with and admire.
- Jordana Brewster

I really think that aside from admiring my talent you
really admire me as a person and as a woman.
- Katherine Dunham

When you run for president of the United States,
everybody does the same thing in the campaign-they talk about veterans,
how much they admire them, how grateful they are.
- Mark Shields

Light makes photography.
Embrace light.
Admire it.
Love it.
But above all, know light.
Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.
- George Eastman

Most of us have trouble juggling.
The woman who says she doesn't is someone whom I admire but have never met.
- Barbara Walters

I admire Bruce Springsteen because he's a heroic person
who has lots of integrity and has this incredible body
of work that is so vital.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction.
- Gene Tierney

The jargon of sculptors is beyond me.
I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female,
apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.
- Ezra Pound

In the theatrical works we love and admire the most,
the ending of the drama generally takes place offstage.
- Gustav Mahler

I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist
teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion.
- Ron Reagan

Mirrors are ice which do not melt: what melts are those
who admire themselves in them.
- Paul Morand

I don't think you should meet the people you most admire.
I don't want reality to interfere with my image.
- Ayumi Hamasaki

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
And that is not happiness.
- F. H. Bradley

I can't bear art that you can walk round and admire.
A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd.
- David Herbert Lawrence

I don't admire Freud as much as some people do.
Imagine Shakespeare being aware of the Oedipal complex when he wrote Hamlet.
It would have been a disaster.
- Nathalie Sarraute

It could be my British need for discipline that makes
me admire the American appetite for freedom and passion.
- Steve Winwood

Age should not have its face lifted,
but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles
as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
- Clarence Day

In God, the characteristics of men and women that we
admire in men and women are combined.
That's been a traditional Catholic teaching that God
is the combination of opposites.
- Andrew Greeley

The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

If I made a list of the people I admire,
Mom would probably fill up half of it.
She could do anything and everything.
- Patsy Cline

He has all of the virtues I dislike,
and none of the vices I admire.
- Winston Churchill

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
- Carl Sandburg

I don't have any specific role model.
I admire anyone who is strong, confident,
intelligent.
- Rita Mero

I can't do pieces I only admire technically.
I have to feel some direct contact with them.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

I admire directors so much, I find them incredible:
they manage such a huge number of people of different characters,
think of the money involved.
- Catherine Deneuve

I do not admire politicians; but when they are excellent in their way,
one cannot help allowing them their due.
- Horace Walpole

To cease to admire is a proof of deterioration.
- Charles Horton Cooley

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

I defer to all these other American poets who,
for some reason, I both envy and admire.
- Charles Olson

We always love those who admire us; we do not always
love those whom we admire.
- Rupert Brooke

You always admire what you really don't understand.
- Blaise Pascal

We always admire the other person more after we've tried to do his job.
- William Feather

In not having an appointment at Harvard,
I'm in the company of a great many people whose work I admire tremendously,
in particular women of color.
- Catharine MacKinnon

Oddly my name has been no professional help at all!
It seems to have made no difference.
I admire him hugely, both for his benevolence and his
enormous psychological perception.
- Joanna Trollope

I admire people who just do the right thing,
not looking to screw people up.
I love all people.
- Jessica Hahn

Most poets, like most people, try hard to be like someone
they admire or they are possessed with an image of what they ought to be.
- James Broughton

I admire people who are, by nature, kind and fair to others.
- Sidney Sheldon

I admire bull riders for their passion and the uniqueness each one of them has.
- Chris LeDoux

A man likes his wife to be
just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness,
and just stupid enough to admire it.
- Israel Zangwill

Admire a small ship, but put your freight in a large one;
for the larger the load,
the greater will be the profit upon profit.
- Hesiod

I admire runners older than I - they are now my heroes.
I want to be like them as I grow older.
- Frank Shorter

There are lots of people I admire and respect,
but I don't necessarily want to be like them.
I'm to happy being myself.
- James D'arcy

I can't play bridge.
I don't play tennis.
All those things that people learn, and I admire,
there hasn't seemed time for.
But what there is time for is looking out the window.
- Alice Munro

Example has more followers than reason.
We unconsciously imitate what pleases us,
and approximate to the characters we most admire.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

In the past, when I shot films about fishermen and hunters,
I always had to admire their ability to perceive time in its entirety.
The present was always temporary.
- Lennart Meri

I admire Ginsberg as a poet, despite the fact that
he seems not to know when he is being good and when he is bad.
But he will last, or at least those poems will last.
- Leslie Fiedler

True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it.
- Charlotte Bronte


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