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In not having an appointment at Harvard, I'm in the company of a great many people whose work I admire tremendously, in particular women of color.
If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I don't call myself a Buddhist. I'm a free spirit. I believe I'm here on earth to admire and enjoy it; that's my religion.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I admire my father greatly.
I admire people who dare to take the language, English, and understand it and understand the melody.
Tina Turner is someone that I admire, because she made her strength feminine and sexy. Marilyn Monroe, because she was a curvy woman. I'm drawn to things that have the same kind of silhouettes as what she wore because our bodies are similar.
I particularly admire are Mark Twain and Jerome K. Jerome who wrote in a certain tone of voice which was humane and understanding of humanity, but always ready to annotate its little foibles. I think I'd lay my cards down on that, and say that it's that that I'm trying to do.
I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction.
I would love to meet J.K. Rowling and tell her how much I admire her writing and am amazed by her imagination. I read every 'Harry Potter' book as it came out and looked forward to each new one. I am rereading them now with my kids and enjoying them every bit as much. She made me look at jelly beans in a whole new way.
People have come to me over the years and said to me: 'I admire the culture of Starbucks. Can you come give a speech and help us turn our culture around?' I wish it were that easy. Turning a culture around is very difficult to do because it's based on a series of many, many decisions, and the organization is framed by those decisions.
The quality I most admire in a man is steadfastness.
I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion.
I like movies where you can come back and re-watch them and admire the cinematography 25 years later.
I don't like guys who are conventional. I'm an achiever; he has to be an achiever. I admire drive, I admire ambition. I like a guy who keeps my on my toes.
I admire someone like Beyonce. She has amazing commitment. I needed to accept that I probably did not fit into that forum. Doing that 'The Cherry Thing' record was a big part of finding that place where I belong, where I may shine, but I never doubted it was there.
Mirrors are ice which do not melt: what melts are those who admire themselves in them.
I love wisdom. And you can never be great at anything unless you love it. Not be in love with it, but love the thing, admire the thing. And it seems that if you love the thing, and you don't just want to possess it, it will find you.
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
I don't consider myself an intellectual. And this is not one of my aims. But I admire intellectual people.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs.
Alphonse de Lamartine
Two young actresses I admire are Emma Stone and Emma Watson, because they are intelligent, talented actresses and have a great sense of humor. They have learned to balance what they love in life - acting, school and everything else.
I admire people who are, by nature, kind and fair to others.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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