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1. "The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs."
Author: Alphonse De Lamartine
2. "Some cities are women and must be loved; others are men and can only be admired or bargained with"
Author: Angela Carter
3. "Do you really admire me very much.?" he asked the little prince."What does "admire" mean.?""To admire means that you consider me the handsomest, the best dressed, the richest and the most intelligent man on this planet.""But you are all alone on your planet.!""Do me this kindness. Admire me all the same.!""I admire you," said the little prince with a slight shrug of his shoulders, "but why should that mean so much to you.?"And the little prince went away."Grown- ups are really very odd," he said to himself, as he continued on his journey."
Author: Antoine De Saint Exupéry
4. "[Who are the artists you admire, Surrealist or otherwise?]Remedios Varo, Max Ernst, Charlotte Salomon, Goya, Aubrey Beardsley. Beardsley is not so much about the impossible as he is about freaks and deformities, but those are interesting to me too."
Author: Audrey Niffenegger
5. "A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion."
Author: Barbra Streisand
6. "I admired shows like 'Six Feet Under.' That was an amazing show. Never boring, always inventive, smart. Loved the characters. Completely original. Those are shows that I admire."
Author: Chris Carter
7. "I took my first acting class at age 6 because I found out that's what Carol Burnett was doing - acting. Also she had an imaginary friend as a kid and went to UCLA, two things we have in common. I will always admire her and hope one day, I can make someone laugh a fraction as hard as she's made me bellyache."
Author: Christine Lakin
8. "I wasn't in school often enough to really belong to a 'clique,' but my friends all studied hard and got pretty good grades. They were good people with self-respect. I still like to be friends with people I admire something about; I really believe that we become like the people we're surrounded by, so I choose my friends carefully!"
Author: Danica McKellar
9. "I was raised by parents who really admired the religious leaders of the left, as many 60s and 70s liberals did."
Author: Dar Williams
10. "I do admire efficiency,' said Marthe. ‘But how tedious it can be in excess."
Author: Dorothy Dunnett
11. "Worried, she looks to her left at the tall Tenshi master standing next to her.Jack Devon, her mentor and her friend. The boy who has saved her life countless times, who she admires more than anyone else even if he never understands how she can put up with him. Whose chocolate brown hair reminds her of what used to be home, whose eyes are the brightest of the blue marbles she played with as a kid, and whose smirk is what makes her smile. Jack Devon, her mentor and her friend.No, scratch that—he is her brother, and her best friend.He says nothing but his eyes mutter soft words of comfort."
Author: Hannah Nikka Bryan
12. "I like photographing the people I love, the people I admire, the famous, and especially the infamous. My last infamous subject was the extreme right wing French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen."
Author: Helmut Newton
13. "You ask me why I don't love you, but surely you must believe I am very fond of you and if to desire to possess a person wholly, to admire and honour that person deeply, and to seek to secure that person's happiness in every way is to "love" then perhaps my affection for you is a kind of love. I will tell you this that your soul seems to me to be the most beautiful and simple soul in the world and it may be because I am so conscious of this when I look at you that my love or affection for you loses much of its violence."
Author: James Joyce
14. "Only seven or eight, and yet she knew so exactly how to be cruel and who it was safe to be cruel to. One must admire Nature.."
Author: Jean Rhys
15. "I admire someone who in the literal sense can say, 'If it is broken, I can fix it. If it's lost I can find it. IF you fall, I can catch you.' because if you can say it in the literal sense, you can mean it in the figurative sense. The littlest things can change the world. A smile can save someone's life, and a hand freely given when you have nothing to give other than yourself, can mean the world to someone else"
Author: Jennifer Megan Varnadore
16. "I've always admired sharks because they have a dimension of intelligence that is somewhat unique to that animal, and especially a great white. A great white has this organ called an ampullae of Lorenzini, and it can actually sense electromagnetic disturbances."
Author: Jim Toomey
17. "I am Emma Woodhouse. I feel for her, of her and in her. I have a different sort of snobbism, but I understand her snobbism. Her priggishness. I admire it. I know she does wrong things, she tries to organize other people's lives, she can't see Mr Knightley is a man in a million. She's temporarily silly, yet all the time one knows she's basically intelligent. Creative, determined to set the highest standards. A real human being."
Author: John Fowles
18. "Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness."
Author: John Heywood
19. "The man who is admired for the ingenuity of his larceny is almost always rediscovering some earlier form of fraud. The basic forms are all known, have all been practiced. The manners of capitalism improve. The morals may not."
Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
20. "Most men admireVirtue who follow not her lore."
Author: John Milton
21. "Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then."
Author: John Wooden
22. "Nothing embarrassed her. I admired that so much, because everything embarrassed me, and that hurt me."
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
23. "It's a scary thing, when a person you admire is suddenly revealed to be absolutely, truly human."
Author: Kate Jacobs
24. "I do not admire young actresses whose foreheads cannot move."
Author: Kathleen Turner
25. "After all, it was nice to be loved than to be rich and admired and famous."
Author: L.M. Montgomery
26. "Insecurity is a natural part of human nature, and there are times we feel our stories are not worth telling, so we turn to the people we admire for strength. If we dress like someone everyone thinks is cool, perhaps we'll be seen as cool."
Author: LZ Granderson
27. "Developing a relationship with someone you admire, who can encourage you to reach your full potential, is something that everyone can benefit from."
Author: Mandy Moore
28. "Unconsciously we all have a standard by which we measure other men, and if we examine closely we find that this standard is a very simple one, and is this: we admire them, we envy them, for great qualities we ourselves lack. Hero worship consists in just that. Our heroes are men who do things which we recognize, with regret, and sometimes with a secret shame, that we cannot do. We find not much in ourselves to admire, we are always privately wanting to be like somebody else. If everybody was satisfied with himself, there would be no heroes."
Author: Mark Twain
29. "Let him into the mire and muck of our world. For only if we let him in can he pull us out."
Author: Max Lucado
30. "I've admired Alicia Keys since before I got into the music industry, just everything she represents as a female artist."
Author: Melanie Fiona
31. "I can't do pieces I only admire technically. I have to feel some direct contact with them."
Author: Michael Tilson Thomas
32. "E' o non è un'ingiustizia che i leader mondiali si facciano strada non grazie alla loro capacità di risolvere problemi globali, ma di addormentarsi a comando? La maggior parte della gente perbene di notte fa fatica a dormire, e a quanto pare è proprio per questo che il mondo è un tale casino."
Author: Nick Hornby
33. "Haters are confused admirers who can't understand why everybody else likes you"
Author: Paulo Coelho
34. "Before and during the first phase of the war his administration repeatedly maligned the UN but now, that Iraq has turned into a quagmire, it is asking the UN for help."
Author: Peter Schuyler
35. "As much as I liked and admired the various members of the Kennedy family, my first loyalty was to Jackie."
Author: Pierre Salinger
36. "I have always admired the work of Phil Farmer and was glad for the chance to work with him. Readers today may be too young to remember his classics like The Lovers."
Author: Piers Anthony
37. "It is sadly true that most institutions and nations admire and reward sins of the "spirit," and various forms of arrogance and greed often lead to promotions and praise. But pride, ambition, and vanity are still pride, ambition, and vanity; they do not stop being capital sins because someone is pope or president. "Greed is good" in America, extravagant bonuses are envied and imitated, and careerism is rampant among the clergy . . . Sins of the flesh, however, carry shame and guilt and can always be used to bring anybody down in church, culture, or the state."
Author: Richard Rohr
38. "Anybody can look at a pretty girl and see a pretty girl. An artist can look at a pretty girl and see the old woman she will become. A better artist can look at an old woman and see the pretty girl that she used to be. But a great artist-a master-and that is what Auguste Rodin was-can look at an old woman, protray her exactly as she is...and force the viewer to see the pretty girl she used to be...and more than that, he can make anyone with the sensitivity of an armadillo, or even you, see that this lovely young girl is still alive, not old and ugly at all, but simply prisoned inside her ruined body. He can make you feel the quiet, endless tragedy that there was never a girl born who ever grew older than eighteen in her heart...no matter what the merciless hours have done to her. Look at her, Ben. Growing old doesn't matter to you and me; we were never meant to be admired-but it does to them."
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
39. "I admire people who re-create themselves. And it seems to me that what gives us all the opportunity to be heroic in our own lives is that we work to heal ourselves and be better than we were yesterday."
Author: Robert Crais
40. "There is a great deal of cyberpunk that I admire, especially the work of William Gibson which I think is excellent. Somehow he speaks from his own heart and cyber punk is what comes out."
Author: Robert Sheckley
41. "I'd always admired writers. I'd always loved words on a page. Somehow, words seemed to bypass image and get straight to the heart of things. Somehow, words seemed big enough to contain pain, and sentences could pull broken bits together."
Author: Rosie O'Donnell
42. "I asked participants who claimed to be "strong followers of Jesus" whether Jesus spent time with the poor. Nearly 80 percent said yes. Later in the survey, I sneaked in another question, I asked this same group of strong followers whether they spent time wit the poor, and less than 2 percent said they did. I learned a powerful lesson: We can admire and worship Jesus without doing what he did. We can applaud what he preached and stood for without caring about the same things. We can adore his cross without taking up ours. I had come to see that the great tragedy of the church is not that rich Christians do not care about the poor but that rich Christians do not know the poor."
Author: Shane Claiborne
43. "I admire Brad Pitt, honestly, just because of how he started and the obstacles he had to overcome to have the career that he's had."
Author: Shemar Moore
44. "Be loved, be admired, be necessary; be somebody."
Author: Simone De Beauvoir
45. "I sada znam i da sam glupan, i da sam zato u lancima, i da sam zato u karanteni. Jer glupost nije defekt - ona je bolest. Bolest neizlježiva ako je urodena. Izlijeciti se može samo onaj tko se njome zarazio. Defekt nije zarazan, i on se ne lijeci, nego ispravlja. Zato glupost ne valja praštati, pa ni sebi. Ucili su nas da izujemo cipelu ako šetamo sa hromim. Hromost je defekt, pa ni pred njom pametni ne žmire, nego rade plastiku i proteze. A biti obazriv prema glupanu, gore je nego skidati cipelu. To je kao da se iz solidarnosti grlimo s gubavcem, i gore još, jer glupost je pogibeljnija od mnogih strašnih bolesti - opasna je i zdravima."
Author: Slobodan Novak
46. "Jacky, who had read and admired Mary Wollstonecraft, and despised the fashion of fluttery helplessness in women, felt, to her own annoyance, close to fainting."
Author: Tim Powers
47. "These are dark radiances. They have no suspicion that they are to be pitied. Certainly they are so. He who does not weep does not see. They are to be admired and pitied, as one would both pity and admire a being at once night and day, without eyes beneath his lashes but with a star on his brow."
Author: Victor Hugo
48. "But beauty is not the only thing that makes a woman attractive; indeed, great beauty is often somewhat chilling: you admire, but are not moved."
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
49. "You differ from a great man in only one respect: the great man was once a very little man, but he developed one important quality: he recognized the smallness and narrowness of his thoughts and actions. Under the pressure of some task that meant a great deal to him, he learned to see how his smallness, his pettiness endangered his happiness. In other words, a great man knows when and in what way he is a little man. A little man does not know he is little and is afraid to know. He hides his pettiness and narrowness behind illusions of strength and greatness, someone else's strength and greatness. He's proud of his great generals but not of himself. He admires an idea he has not had, not one he has had. The less he understands something, the more firmly he believes in it. And the better he understands an idea, the less he believes in it."
Author: Wilhelm Reich
50. "Ölçüsüzlügün hüküm sürdügü bir yerde sayginin esamesi bile okunmaz. O zaman doga da sapar yolundan. Uysal sular taskinlara dönüsür bir anda, bir anda toprak batakliga dönüsür, haklilar degil güçlüler kazanir bütün davalari. Zalim evlat kiyar babasinin canina, hakkin hukukun yerine zorbalik adalet dagitmaya baslayinca da hakliyla haksizi ayirt etmenin imkani kalmaz. Adaletin de adi kalir, kendi yok olur gider. Güç, iradenin emrinden çikip ihtirasin emrine girer ve istahli bir kurt gibi önüne ne çikarsa saldirip kemire kemire yok eder. En sonunda da kendi basini yer..."
Author: William Shakespeare

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