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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.
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.
I love soccer, love tennis... Roger Federer has been a favourite for a long, long time. The kind of consistency he has shown, 16 Grand Slam titles... The way he handles himself in pressure situations is admirable... He is so calm... In soccer, I'm a huge fan of Barcelona... I like watching Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and David Villa.
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.
To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.
Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me.
This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love.
Every great work makes the human face more admirable and richer, and that is its whole secret.
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.
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.
Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.
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.
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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.
Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
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.
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.
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.
I like the fact that Melbourne always seems to support their chefs and promote them in ways I find really admirable.
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.
I sometimes give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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