Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Admired

Total Quotes : 139
Anniversary Living

The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.

- A. P. Herbert

Young Old

When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.

- Abraham Joshua Heschel

New Always

Growing up in New York, I loved watching my grandmother Estee put on her make-up - I always admired her sense of style.

- Aerin Lauder

Goes Shall

He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.

- Aeschylus

Works Literally

I own works by women artists; it is hard for me to see, literally to see, how women and men differ in the quality of their work. Why are women artists less known and less admired?

- Agnes Gund

Living Having

The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.

- Alan Patrick Herbert

Frank Eastwood

John Lee Hancock is someone that I had admired from afar. I think he is a wonderful director... in the tradition I would say both of Clint Eastwood and Frank Capra.

- Alison Owen

Always Dharma

I have always admired Meghna Gulzar's work, and getting to work with her and the Dharma Productions is like a dream come true.

- Amruta Khanvilkar

Distance Pillars

Yes, for a long time but I admired her and respected everything that I could sort of see in her from a distance, the pillars of her life, the loyalties, the relationships. It all got my interest and also the looks.

- Andre Agassi

Love Always

I have always admired stylishly confident women who dress with great authority. This lifelong love of elegance began with the humble wardrobe of my late grandmother Mrs. Bennie Frances Davis.

- Andre Leon Talley

Innovation Always

I have always admired the innovation and impact Apple products and services have on people's lives and hope in some small way I can help contribute to the company's continued success and leadership in changing the world.

- Angela Ahrendts

Adversity Behind

My late father Rev. James Thomas McGlowan was the inspiration behind 'Bamboozled.' My father admired Frederick Douglass' courage and his bravery in the face of adversity.

- Angela McGlowan

Generation Looked

I was of the generation where most of the Disney princesses and female characters were not girls that I admired. They just weren't characters I looked up to and identified with.

- Angelina Jolie

Process Static

Cities are not static objects to be feared or admired, but are instead a living process that residents are changing all the time.

- Annalee Newitz

Think Very

Dickens is a very underrated writer at the moment. Everyone in his time admired him but I think right now he's not spoken of enough.

- Anne Rice

Love Always

I admire people who overcome obstacles or who have to commit - I've always really admired commitment, whether it be a commitment to living or a commitment to love. People who commit to a moment. People who are not somewhere else, but in the room with you.

- Anne-Marie Duff

Frank Penn

I admired the work of photographers like Beaton, Penn, and Avedon as much as I respected the grittier photographers such as Robert Frank. But in the same way that I had to find my own way of reportage, I had to find my own form of glamour.

- Annie Leibovitz

Always Refusing

I worked with Dalton Trumbo, who served time for refusing to give up names of people that were accused of being Communists. I've always admired him.

- Anthony Geary

Going Like

For me, it's not like I am going to look at the money the director's film has made before their film... For me, it is about working with the director whose work I have admired.

- Anushka Sharma

Always Navigate

I've always just admired women who were able to navigate through dramatic and comedic waters and sort of do it all.

- Ari Graynor

Always Southern

Southern women always know how to make you feel welcome, loved and admired, even when we're talkin' smack!

- Ashlan Gorse Cousteau

Never Always

I always admired virtue - but I could never imitate it.

- Charles II

Proud Always

The best form of flattery is to be admired, imitated or respected. I've always felt proud our fans look up to us or feel we are inspirational.

- Cheryl James

Feet Always

I admired shows like 'Six Feet Under.' That was an amazing show. Never boring, always inventive, smart. Loved the characters. Completely original. Those are shows that I admire.

- Chris Carter

Everyone Could

I started a publishing company just so I could get the phone numbers of everyone that I'd ever admired.

- Chris Roberson

Always Meddling

I've always admired President Chavez for standing up to imperialism and the meddling of the American government in South America.

- Cindy Sheehan

Some Over

Now that I am much older, I have had a number of sax players tell me I was responsible for them playing sax. Some of them I have admired over the years.

- Clarence Clemons

More Never

Celerity is never more admired than by the negligent.

- Cleopatra

Think I Think

When I think about filmmakers and actresses that I have admired my whole life, I've admired their entire body of work.

- Dakota Johnson

Love Always

I would love to be a singer if I had the talent for it. I'd love to be a graphic designer if I had the talent for it. Those are things I've always just admired - the work of other artists.

- Dan Bucatinsky

Religious Raised

I was raised by parents who really admired the religious leaders of the left, as many 60s and 70s liberals did.

- Dar Williams

Comedy Eric

The person I have admired the most in comedy terms would be Eric Morecambe, who is my total hero.

- Dawn French

Always Organ

I've always admired sharks because they have a dimension of intelligence that is somewhat unique to that animal, and especially a great white. A great white has this organ called an ampullae of Lorenzini, and it can actually sense electromagnetic disturbances.

- Jim Toomey

Most Harry

My favourite president, and the one I admired most, was Harry Truman.

- Jimmy Carter

Sports Revered

I was totally dominated and revered my father. I admired everything he did. He was a great sports person. He loved me. I was his only boy at that time, before my brother Billy came along.

- Jimmy Carter

Same Take

No two people take on the information of being admirable and being admired in the same way.

- Jock Sturges

Surprise Carefully

I got into reading a lot of noir and a lot of thrillers as well, and I really admired the plotting about those and the way that they can surprise you. And obviously to surprise people and to have twists in the tale, you have to plan quite carefully.

- Joe Abercrombie

Harmony Forward

The Dalai Lama's entire being is about peace and harmony, forgiveness and self-discipline. Those are qualities to be admired. I am really looking forward to meeting His Holiness.

- Joe Nichols

Think Always

I always admired Stanley Kubrick for the fact that he managed to beat the system somehow. I think he kind of had it all figured out.

- Joel Coen

Praised Discovered

A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.

- John Adams

Over Though

I've studied a lot of great people over the years - Pete Seeger, James Brown - and tried to incorporate elements that I've admired, though I can't say I dance like James.

- John Fogerty

Everybody Been

I suppose when I started out I would have liked to have been the darling of critics or something, but everybody wants to be loved and admired.

- John Milius

Movie Tolerated

Egotism is not a good quality. It's not something to be admired or even tolerated. It wouldn't be tolerated in a field commander and it shouldn't be tolerated in a movie director.

- John Milius

Think Director

A lot of directors don't know what they want to do. Every director I've seen that was a good director that I've admired knew exactly what he wanted to do. They didn't sit there and think about it.

- John Milius

I Remember Tickets

I went to a festival pretending to work as a journalist to get free tickets and interview people I really admired. I remember one of these people was Guillermo del Toro.

- Juan Antonio Bayona

Pain Stubborn

Mum says that, since I was a tiny baby, I've had the most strong-willed and stubborn personality known to man. Although that was a real pain for her, she admired my resolve.

- Bat for Lashes

Love Haven

Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable, and praised when they are not praiseworthy.

- Bertrand Russell

Doing Always

I've always admired Jeff Bridges. I really like how one can never get a handle on what he's doing.

- Bill Hader

Still Struggled

Look at The Beatles: how they struggled, how they worked in order to become such a good little band. And that's why they had such longevity and are still admired today.

- Bjorn Ulvaeus

Been Accuse

Men at a distance, who have admired our systems of government unfounded in nature, are apt to accuse the rulers, and say that taxes have been assessed too high and collected too rigidly.

- Henry Knox

Notes Actually

Arnold Bennett was a writer I admired. He was actually taking notes at his father's deathbed.

- Hugh Leonard

Mother Ever

I can't say I ever loved my mother; I admired her.

- Humphrey Bogart

Always Phone Calls

In my office, I have a very beautiful marble bust of Seneca. I always have my eye on him when I'm taking phone calls. He's one of the many philosophers I've always read and admired.

- Brunello Cucinelli

Hopkins Became

I've admired Anthony Hopkins for so long, and when I finally got to meet him in person, I became totally immobile and speechless! I stood there looking at him and couldn't say a word.

- Bryce Dallas Howard

Border Big

It's a big responsibility and great motiviation to be a Mexican fighter who is admired, and I thank God for the support I get from Mexicans on both sides of the border.

- Canelo Alvarez

Living Being

Instead of being lionized and admired for her genius, instead of being able to earn a decent living as a writer, Andrea Dworkin was misrepresented and demonized.

- Catharine MacKinnon

News Boston

I seem to be one of the few people in journalism who never worked or wrote for the 'Boston Phoenix.' I certainly read and admired it, and feel the same general malaise at news that it is gone.

- James Fallows

Andre Internal

I grew up reading - and loving - stories by Andre Norton. I admired and idolised her from afar. Her stories helped shape my own internal world.

- Cecilia Dart-Thornton

Brutal Very

I admired my father very much... at the age of sixteen. But now I see that he was a brutal and cruel man, - but not without remorse, and that was what tortured us, his alternations.

- Delmore Schwartz

Strong CNN

CNN found that Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman in America. Women admire her because she's strong and successful. Men admire her because she allows her husband to cheat and get away with it.

- Jay Leno

Work Needed

My father worked real hard. I admired him. My father taught me you needed to work with your brain and not your back. I've made that a passion.

- Don Cornelius

Were Cooper

The actors I admired were Bogart, Cagney, Cooper, Tracy. Great personalities. Real stars.

- Jean-Paul Belmondo

Built Bodies

The successful men I admired all built their bodies.

- Dwayne Johnson

Innovation Role

As a grandson of farmers in downstate Illinois, I have long admired the dedication of farmers to their work and have written about the role of agriculture in American innovation.

- Edmund Phelps

Love Atmosphere

I would love for there to be a 'Voodoo Dreams' movie, especially after seeing the glorious 'Beasts of the Southern Wild.' I so admired how the filmmakers captured Louisiana and the magical atmosphere. I cried.

- Jewell Parker Rhodes

Mystery Prose

There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired.

- Edward Young

Love Intrigue

I've admired Lawrence master from his choreographer days. I love how he experiments and makes it work. I like his attention to detail and the intrigue in his movies.

- Kajal Aggarwal

Impressive Kevin

I have admired Kevin Plank and Under Armour from afar. He has assembled an impressive team.

- Karen Katz

Listening Making

Obviously the people that I admired, like the Beatles, were really into rock'n'roll, but it was already a little past rock'n'roll when I started listening and making my own choices about music.

- Elvis Costello

Hollywood Average

The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.

- Katharine Hepburn

Guy Stood

When people ask what were the qualities of Bobby Kennedy that they most admired, it was first that he was tough. Second, he told the truth and third, he stood up for the little guy.

- Emilio Estevez

Doing Franchise

I had admired the way the producers of the 'Harry Potter' franchise had found David Yates, who ended up doing their four final movies, and he'd come from television.

- Kevin Feige

Always Profession

I've always admired teachers for their patience and purpose in choosing their profession.

- Eve Arden

Amount Issue

When I first came to Washington, what I admired most was that people were just really, really smart with a tremendous amount of intellectual horsepower and the ability to look at an issue and say something fresh.

- Ezra Klein

Peasant Alike

I am for poetry that is admired by peasant and aristocrat alike.

- F. Sionil Jose

Generation Which

The men and women of my generation are heirs to that great collective success which has been admired worldwide and of which we are so proud. It is now up to us to pass it on to the coming generations.

- Felipe VI of Spain

Editorial McCarthy

I admired Eugene McCarthy's courage and although I left his Senate staff after four years to accept a job as the researcher on the editorial page of the 'Washington Post,' I remained an admirer.

- Kitty Kelley

India Always

Jack Welch is someone who I have always admired. In India, Narayana Murthy is someone who I have great respect for.

- Kumar Mangalam Birla

Pilots Means

Airline pilots are men to be admired and respected. Men to be trusted. Men of means. And you don't expect an airline pilot to be a local resident. Or a check swindler.

- Frank Abagnale

Still Very

Working with Angela Bassett is by far the best. I've watched and admired her for years. I'm very intrigued by her work. She's so cool. I still call her 'Mom' when I see her.

- Lance Gross

Think Always

Someone I've always admired is Catherine O'Hara... I think she's one of the best actresses in the country, not only comedy. I just think she's just a step aside from everybody, she's just wonderful.

- Fred Willard

Always Seemed

I always loved the look of musicians. I've always admired them because they have a look - when I was growing up, it seemed that the ones I liked didn't need to have a stylist.

- Frida Giannini

Work Learn

I get paid to go work with people I've admired since forever, and I get to learn from them? What? I would pay to go sit and be a fly on the wall!

- Gage Golightly

Richard Before

I had admired Richard Burton for years and years before I had ever worked with him. He was a great, great actor. It was a joy to get to know him as a person.

- Gale Gordon

Epitome Enviable

As a child, the person I admired most in the world was Lana Turner! She seemed the epitome of glamour, and her glitzy surroundings so enviable, the opposite of my mother's extremely banal taste.

- Lee Radziwill

Play Some

Some guys are admired for coming to play, as the saying goes. I prefer those who come to kill.

- Leo Durocher

Actor Same

Directors and producers were afraid of a Dumont actor while at the same time they admired him.

- Leon Askin

Age Always

The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.

- Leon Edel

Product Works

The American work ethic is something to be admired. Our workforce, regardless of position, works hard to produce the best product and serve customers to the best of their ability.

- Leonard Boswell

Always Over

I've always admired the work that Save the Children does to improve the lives of children and their families all over the world.

- Gemma Chan

Generation Always

I had always loved expressionist painting, like every European. In fact I admired it all the more because these were precisely the paintings despised by my father's generation.

- Georg Baselitz

Strength Myself

I admired in others the strength that I lacked myself.

- Georg Brandes

Always Very

I've always admired people like Donal McCann. He wasn't a household name, but if he put his name to something, you were guaranteed a good yarn at the very least.

- Liam Cunningham

Always Looked

I have admired Taufik Hidayat for being exceptionally talented and Hendrawan for being a great player only because of his hard work and dedication. I have always looked up to them as players.

- Lin Dan

Always She

Audrey Hepburn is someone I've always admired. She has that untouchable star quality.

- Lisa O'Hare

Modeling Always

Modeling is always something I've really admired because I've seen my mum and sister do it.

- Georgia Jagger

Always Very

I always admired Wonder Woman and the Incredible Hulk - but I don't know if I'd be a very convincing hulk.

- Lucy Liu

Play Wrote

I was just learning to play guitar when Tracy Chapman came out. She wrote these songs, she played them by herself and I so admired her for that.

- Madeleine Peyroux

Doing Always

My dad was a surgeon in Egypt. He was a general surgeon. As a little boy I always admired what he was doing, and I wanted to do surgery.

- Magdi Yacoub

Strong Very

Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan had tremendous influence on generations of American because, even if people disagreed with them, they admired them because they made very strong commitments to things they believed in.

- Phil Crane