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Quotations on Admiration

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Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.

~ Ambrose Bierce

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.

~ Benjamin Franklin

Fools admire, but men of sense approve.

~ Alexander Pope

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

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.

~ Joseph Addison

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

~ Jean Rostand

A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.

~ Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux

Distance is a great promoter of admiration!

~ Denis Diderot

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