admiration

"Admiration, n.: Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves." —Ambrose Bierce

"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful." —Ann Landers

"What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others." —Joseph Priestley


Admiration is a form of aspiring respect. Whatever you admire, you aspire to be.

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