Top 77 Honors Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Honors Quotes from famous people such as Billy Joel, Pete Hegseth, Michael Seibel, William Sanderson, Nazanin Boniadi, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I have been both praised and criticized. The criticism

I have been both praised and criticized. The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more. To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me.
Billy Joel
Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It’s a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.
Pete Hegseth
Academically, I think things kicked off pretty late for me. I was kind of one of those kids who was in half honors, half regular. I was like a history/science kid, which was always weird. Around tenth grade or eleventh grade, everything started coming together.
Michael Seibel
I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy. There are only like 1300 actors in it, and as far as I know, you’re a member for life. To this day, I’m wondering how lucky I was.
William Sanderson
I was very successful, and I graduated with honors. And then I called my dad, who still lives in London, and I said, ‘Dad, thanks for college, but I’m going to go act now.’ It didn’t go over very well.
Nazanin Boniadi
Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low.
A nation that honors God will always be honored by God. I’ve seen nations that have dishonored God: God has been taken out of schools, the government, the military; and when you take Him out of a nation, how can you expect God to protect this nation?
Nick Vujicic
Smash together the Grammys, Oscars, Emmys, and Tonys, and you get the Green Room at the Kennedy Center Honors.
Nell Scovell
I was born in Newton, MA. Graduated from Brown University in 2001 with honors in English as a playwright. I attended the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Center in Waterford, CT just after Brown. I moved to NYC in 2002 and was a professional… waiter, for 3 years.
John Krasinski
Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.
Mignon McLaughlin
Even when I was playing, I never thought much about the individual honors. I wanted to go to the Super Bowl.
Joe Greene
I don’t think there is life beyond death. I don’t. But I do believe that we get this clarity in the last minute of our life. The titles we achieved, the honors we managed, they all vanish. You are left alone with you and your deeds and the things you didn’t do.
Guillermo del Toro
When I was an MP, I worked at the department where we gave honors to people from the arts world, I was quite keen.
Gyles Brandreth
When I come to reflect on the subject, in no country have I received such honors or been so esteemed as in Italy, and nothing contributes more to a man’s fame than to have written Italian operas, and especially for Naples.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too.
Leon Askin
I think that the campaign that Fox Searchlight has thrown for ‘Sound of My Voice’ honors the film’s roots and the film’s integrity, and I don’t think it overwhelms the film at all.
Zal Batmanglij
Honors and awards are very interesting, and I truly accept them. I have very high regard for what they mean. What they mean is that they’re pointing to the work.
Our culture peculiarly honors the act of blaming, which it takes as the sign of virtue and intellect.
Lionel Trilling
Las Vegas honors women – Celine Dion, Bette Midler, Britney Spears. I love that Las Vegas celebrates women.
Jennifer Coolidge
The modern cineplexes are mundane, dull boxes. But ‘The Majestic’ pays tribute to the movie palaces that made people feel like royalty. It honors a time when pictures helped Americans get through grim periods like the blacklist and the war.
Martin Landau
I have had more honors than I’ve deserved and more rewards than I expected. It can be tempting just to say, ‘Well, I’m going to retire.’ But what would I do then? Sit in a chair and watch TV? Don’t let fulfillment throw away your tomorrow.
Robert H. Schuller
Representing the U.S.A. is one of the greatest honors of my life, and being able to do it as my authentic self makes it all so much sweeter.
Adam Rippon
I studied English literature in the honors program, which means that you had to take courses in various centuries. You had to start with Old English, Middle English, and work your way toward the modern. I figured if I did that it would force me to read some of the things I might not read on my own.
Jeffrey Eugenides
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
One of the greatest honors of a Catholic and Christian is to meet the Holy Father.
John Bel Edwards