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Ambrose BierceAdmiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.

—  Ambrose Bierce, 1842–1914, American writer

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Blaise PascalYou always admire what you really don't understand.

—  Blaise Pascal, 1623-1662, French thinker

Immanuel KantTwo things fill the mind with ever-increasing wonder and awe: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.

—  Immanuel Kant, 1724-1804, German philosopher

Ralph Waldo EmersonEach man is a hero and an oracle to somebody.

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1884, American philosopher

La RochefoucauldWe always like those who admire us; we do not always like those whom we admire.

—  La Rochefoucauld, 1613-1680, French writer

Jean CocteauThe worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood.

—  Jean Cocteau, 1889-1963, French artist

Ernest HemingwayAs you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.

—  Ernest Hemingway, 1899-1961, American writer, Nobel 1954


Quotes in Verse

William BlakeTyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forests of the night,
What immortal hand or eye
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

—  William Blake, 1757-1827, English poet & painter

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Ancient Greek

Alexander the GreatIf I were not Alexander, I should wish to be Diogenes.

Ει μη Αλέξανδρος ήμην, Διογένης αν ήμην.

—  Alexander the Great, 356-323 BC, King of Macedon

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AristotleIn all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

Εν πάσι γαρ τοις φυσικοίς ενεστί τι θαυμαστόν.

—  Aristotle, 384-322 BC, Ancient Greek philosopher

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Movie Quotes

The Bucket List (2007)- I'm proud of you.
- Nobody cares what you think.

—  from the film The Bucket List (2007)

Breathless (1960)You Americans are dumb. You admire Lafayette and Maurice Chevalier. They're the dumbest of all Frenchmen.

—  from the film Breathless (1960)










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