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I'm very competitive. I remember being 4 years old trying to out-chug my dad in a milk-chugging contest. It's been in my blood.
I thought it might be a good move to get into a beauty contest so I tried for Miss Pennsylvania and won. I think that helped me get noticed, at least by the people of Pennsylvania.
The intimate contest for self-command never ends, and lifetime happiness requires finding the right balance between present impulses and future well-being.
A bumper of good liquor will end a contest quicker than justice, judge, or vicar.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Trials are no longer about freeing the innocent, punishing the guilty, and making restitution to the injured. They have devolved into a contest over who will win.
I believe that detente was having almost the opposite effect of what was intended. What was intended was to sort of end the contest for power and to stop Soviet expansion, especially by military means and the military build-up, the military contest.
In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home.
Elections in India are not contests between personalities. They are ultimately battles involving political parties; promises and pledges that political parties make; the vision and programmes that political parties bring to the table. So although, Modi's style is 'I, me, myself,' I don't think 2014 elections as a Modi versus Rahul contest.
The Book of Revelation is all about the conflict, the contest between the forces of Good and Evil.
It's dangerous to think too much about how a film will be received. Filmmaking is not a popularity contest. Some would disagree.
In those days, boxing was very glamorous and romantic. You listened to fights on the radio, and a good announcer made it seem like a contest between gladiators.
Literature, of course, is not a contest.
I was able to participate in New York Fashion Week and walk down the runway. I participated in a pizza contest in Canada.
The Academy Awards were basically created by the industry to promote pictures. They weren't really to acknowledge the performances. Then it became sort of this a great popularity contest and now, it's an incredible show and it's seen all over the world.
There is a contest old as Eden, which still goes on - the conflict between right and wrong, between error and truth. In this conflict every human being has a part.
It was a hole in one contest and I had a three.
Ninety-five percent of the time when I run a contest I've purchased the giveaway prizes with advertising money.
I think I have the ability to win any contest I enter. As long as I stay healthy and keep having fun with my skiing, there's no regressing.
Playing guitar is not a beauty contest.
We're surrounded by violence, and we see so much of it on TV, especially the news programs. We almost become numb. And that forces filmmakers to try to outdo themselves... They say, 'Look what I can do,' and it becomes like a showoff thing. To me, that's ridiculous. Filmmaking isn't a contest!
Jan de Bont
People came to the All-Star Game to see the dunk contest.
Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs.
When I was six, I entered a talent contest. I dyed my hair blond, had a chainsaw and pretended I was Eminem. The old folk weren't expecting that.
I was always a clown. In the eighth grade I won a city speech contest by doing an Eddie Murphy routine. I'm no good at public speaking, but if I can assume a role and speak as that person, then I'm fine. When I had to give a book report, I always did it in character.
The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a book.
John F. Kennedy
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