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What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when
two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife,
confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
- Homer

Music exists for the purpose of growing an admirable heart.
- Shinichi Suzuki

The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation,
plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable
training in accuracy of eye and hand.
- Thomas Huxley

 

Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which
millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.
- Jean Rostand

Praying can make a difference, and it is up to all of us to try that,
with faith, and see if it will not support these admirable troops,
their spouses, and their families.
- Michael Enzi

Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage.
Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love.
- Delmore Schwartz

A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful,
so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity,
is, next to man, perhaps the most touching of wounded objects.
- Edna Ferber

Great authors are admirable in this respect:
in every generation they make for disagreement.
Through them we become aware of our differences.
- Andre Gide

Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it.
It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
- Victor Hugo

I just loved playing a man who was unafraid of making
an idiot of himself in the process of falling in love.
I found that admirable.
- Ben Kingsley

A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature.
She is manipulative, uses other people to get her own way,
and works within whatever system she is in.
- Anita Brookner

McDonald's is almost 50 years old.
For 47 years we had a pretty consistent track record
of being able to deliver admirable sales.
- Jim Cantalupo

The familiar material objects may not be all that is real,
but they are admirable examples.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels
when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me.
- Helen Hayes

Having contemplated this admirable grove,
I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river,
and though it was now late in December,
the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom.
- William Bartram

So many shows out there dumb-down the country.
It's so admirable to be part of a show that wants people to think.
- David Krumholtz

There is only one admirable form of the imagination:
the imagination that is so intense that it creates a new reality,
that it makes things happen.
- Sean O'Faolain

The great and admirable strength of America consists in this,
that America is truly the American people.
- Jacques Maritain

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest,
more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
- Gloria Steinem

The good, the admirable reader identifies himself not
with the boy or the girl in the book,
but with the mind that conceived and composed that book.
- Vladimir Nabokov

I've always tried to be fair to my subjects.
That's easy when they are as likable and admirable as Lewis and Clark,
or Eisenhower.
- Stephen Ambrose

If one cannot command attention by one's admirable
qualities one can at least be a nuisance.
- Margery Allingham

Men value things in three ways: as useful,
as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent,
or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
- Mortimer Adler

Americans are overreaching; overreaching is the most
admirable and most American of the many American excesses.
- George Will

Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable,
so with autobiography.
- Hilaire Belloc

I sometimes give myself admirable advice,
but I am incapable of taking it.
- Lord Chesterfield

An activist is one who is actively involved in creating community,
whether that is locally in their neighborhood or internationally.
It is an admirable quality.
- Jasmine Guy

This is the mark of a really admirable man:
steadfastness in the face of trouble.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

No two people take on the information of being admirable
and being admired in the same way.
- Jock Sturges

To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong,
is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.
- Irving Wallace

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity.
No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait.
- Hattie McDaniel

Alfred Nobel's discoveries are characteristic;
powerful explosives can help men perform admirable tasks.
They are also a means to terrible destruction in the
hands of the great criminals who lead peoples to war.
- Pierre Curie

On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd,
I do enjoy it.
I wish there were more like it.
The very fact that there can't be more like it is one
of the reasons it's admirable.
- Carter Burwell

Just as he who gives his life to serve a great idea is admirable,
he who avails himself of a great idea to serve his
personal hopes of glory and power is abominable,
even if he too risks his life.
- Jose Marti

I count myself well educated, for the admirable woman
at the head of the school which I attended from the
age of four and a half till I was thirteen and a half,
was a born teacher in advance of her own times.
- Catherine Helen Spence

Many people when they fall in love look for a little
haven of refuge from the world,
where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable,
and praised when they are not praiseworthy.
- Bertrand Russell

Mixing one's wines may be a mistake,
but old and new wisdom mix admirably.
- Bertolt Brecht

Use heroes as a springboard for inquiry
into the identity and nature of admirably human qualities.
Do not judge heroes -
neither to put them unquestioningly on a pedestal
nor to unkindly probe their flaws.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The brave and capable women who served in Iraq and
Afghanistan have performed admirably.
- Susan Davis

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thank God we're not like America: everyone wants to look like they're 20.
In Europe we admire grown-up women.
I think men revere older women.
- Francesca Annis

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

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

I really admire people who are extraordinarily tolerant and patient.
- Holly Hunter

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

I didn't do anything at the Queen, whom I admire.
- Vivienne Westwood

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

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

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

Many admire, few know.
- Hippocrates

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

What we need is more women writers, writing for older women.
There are some actresses who have production companies
and create their own material,
and I truly admire that.
- Kathleen Turner

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

To love is to admire with the heart;
to admire is to love with the mind.
- Theophile Gautier

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

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

When I was a teacher, teachers would come into my classroom
and admire my desk on which lay nothing whatever,
whereas theirs were heaped with papers and books.
- Norman MacCaig

I have no idols.
I admire work, dedication and competence.
- Ayrton Senna

The best way to learn about writing is to study the
work of other writers you admire.
- Jeffery Deaver

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

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

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

Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself
in order that others may admire your wisdom,
they will discover your ignorance.
- Saadi

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


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