Admire: To regard with wonder or surprise; to look up to; to look at with approbation, esteem, reverence, affection; to look at with wonder, or pleasure.

From Latin admiror, which is a combination of the preposition ad meaning to, or toward, and the verb miror meaning to wonder at.

“When I was young, I admired clever people.  Now that I am old, I admire kind people.  – Abraham Joshua Heschel.

Whom do you admire?