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It is heroic to prepare for war with a tyrant power. Patriots will always win the admiration of mankind for daring to meet the bloodshed of battle for their country's liberty. But the patriot who is willing to go to that sacrifice will be the first to condemn the aimless and secret shedding of blood in time of peace.
John Boyle O'Reilly
Actually, the curious thing is that the more you become a subject of admiration or loathing, the more you're examined under a microscope, the distance seems to open up between who you really are and the portrayals that people impose on you.
I have health. I have a wonderful support system. I have the admiration of millions of strangers, which I do not underestimate.
The best song lyrics seem to me so artful, so brilliant, so warm and humorous, with both passion and wit, that my admiration is matched only by my envy.
Ignorance is the mother of admiration.
We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South.
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
There are charms made only for distant admiration.
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others.
There's just a feeling, when you're just an actor - I have great admiration for people who are just actors. I don't understand it, the idea of waiting to get cast, being at the whim of others. I find it incredibly powerless and frightening, so that's why I've been constantly trying to create my own content.
Drawing must seek interest, not admiration. Because admiration wears quickly.
I remember years ago being on the set of 'Dreamcatcher' and not only did I have such great admiration for Morgan Freeman and was just thrilled to be around him, I was struck by the fact that he seemed to be having perhaps more fun than I was at his job. And I thought, 'Well, that's very promising.'
As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.
Admiration and familiarity are strangers.
From the days of biplanes and silk scarves, the aviator has been the archetype of masculine glamour. Aviators have personified national ideals, from French elan to Soviet party discipline. They've inspired lust and admiration. They've turned sunglasses and short, utilitarian leather jackets into fashion statements.
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I speak for all Malaysians in expressing my admiration for the Queen and the grace, poise and selflessness with which she has carried out her duties during her long reign. She represents the very best of British traits: dignity, resilience and hard work.
What I really found was that the one similarity between 'Covert Affairs' and 'Fair Game' is a deep love and admiration and fascination with the home life of a spy.
I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture, art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO, which I still play.
Philip Warren Anderson
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
If you want to give up the admiration of thousands of men for the distain of one, go ahead, get married.
That said, your values will not always be the object of public admiration. In fact, the more you live by your beliefs, the more you will endure the censure of the world.
No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment.
Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion to its real difficulty and its apparent ease.
Charles Caleb Colton
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
Honore de Balzac
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