Find people not to envy but to admire. Do not the profitable but the admirable deed. Live by ideals.
I wanted to find people who were like me, and I did, in the people I was reading. Benjamin Clementine
I find people to be people everywhere. Everyone wants the same thing - be successful. Edward Whitacre, Jr.
I sometimes give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble. Ludwig van Beethoven
The familiar material objects may not be all that is real, but they are admirable examples. Willard Van Orman Quine