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Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases
Samuel Johnson
Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a perpetual succession of miracles rising into view.
Joseph Addison
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
Joseph Addison
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Benjamin Franklin
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something; I don't know where I would be without it.
I shall always esteem it not much to live in a city where the laws do less than men, because that fatherland is desirable where possessions and friends can be securely enjoyed, not where they can be easily taken from you, and friends for few of thems
Niccolo Machiavelli
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
Carl Sandburg
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great thought, another is born who is able to understand and admire it
Joseph Joubert
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Blaise Pascal
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