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Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.
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.
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.
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.
To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.
People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me.
Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.
Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
John Kenneth Galbraith
This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble.
Ludwig van Beethoven
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.
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.
I sometimes give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
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.
Find people not to envy but to admire. Do not the profitable but the admirable deed. Live by ideals.
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.
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.
I like the fact that Melbourne always seems to support their chefs and promote them in ways I find really admirable.
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.
That is who Barack Obama is - a person of admirable character - and that is who he has remained for me over these last four years. I have not agreed with his every decision, but never once have I seen him break his cool, lose his composure, or abandon his insightful perspective - even during the most serious and/or absurd national disasters.
Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
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.
I like all the families in the U.K. But what I like about the idea of the royal family is... they seem like they're well educated and there's something admirable about them. And the Queen... she reminds me of my grandma.
Music exists for the purpose of growing an admirable heart.
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.
Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love.
Americans are overreaching; overreaching is the most admirable and most American of the many American excesses.
One of the admirable features of British novelists is that they have no scruple about setting their stories in foreign settings with wholly foreign personnel.
We give our kids vaccinations. That's a biological enhancement that's considered not just acceptable but actually admirable.
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