I venerate the man whose heart is warm, Whose hands are pure, whose doctrine and whose life, Coincident, exhibit lucid proof That he is honest in the sacred cause.
I shall not find a painting more beautiful because the artist has painted a hawthorn in the foreground, though I know of nothing more beautiful than the hawthorn, for I wish to remain sincere and because I know that the beauty of a painting does not depend on the things represented in it. I shall not collect images of hawthorn. I do not Venerate hawthorn, I go to see and smell it.Marcel Proust
Venerate the martyrs, praise, love, proclaim, honor them. But worship the God of the martyrs.
I feel awe of the gods, I love, I revere, I Venerate them, and in short have precisely the same feelings towards them as one would have towards kind masters or teachers or fathers or guardians or any beings of that sort.
Who shall say that those poor peasants were not acting in the spirit we most Venerate, most adore; that theirs was not the true heart language which we cannot choose but love? And what has been their reward? They have sent down their name to be the by-word of all after ages; the worst reproach of the worst men a name convertible with atheism and devil-worship.james anthony froude
Christ , with whom the multitude could not deal other than by making him into God Himself, thus enabling itself to Venerate as God him whom they had loathed as man .
Venerate the martyrs, praise, love, proclaim, honor them. But worship the God of the martyrs.augustine of hippo
Venerate four characters: the sanguine who has checked volatility and the rage for pleasure; the choleric who has subdued passion and pride; the phlegmatic emerged from indolence; and the melancholy who has dismissed avarice, suspicion and asperity.johann kaspar lavater