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Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
If your man is a sports enthusiast, you may have to resign yourself to his spouting off in a monotone on a prize fight, football game or pennant race.
As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work.
When women kiss it always reminds one of prize fighters shaking hands.
H. L. Mencken
In war there is no prize for runner-up.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
The highest prize in a world of men is the most beautiful woman available on your arm and living there in her heart loyal to you.
The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Richard P. Feynman
Remember that you are an Englishman, and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life.
What men prize most is a privilege, even if it be that of chief mourner at a funeral.
James Russell Lowell
I am thankful, of course, for the prize and thankful to God for each story, each idea, each word, each day.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Please stop teaching my children that everyone gets a trophy just for participating. What is this, the Nobel Prize? Not everybody gets a trophy.
The rapture of pursuing is the prize the vanquished gain.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I wonder what the most intelligent thing ever said was that started with the word 'dude.' 'Dude, these are isotopes.' 'Dude, we removed your kidney. You're gonna be fine.' 'Dude, I am so stoked to win this Nobel Prize. I just wanna thank Kevin, and Turtle, and all my homies.'
The minute you got the Nobel Peace Prize, things that I said yesterday, with nobody paying too much attention, I say the same things after I got it - oh! It was quite crucial for people, and it helped our morale because apartheid did look invincible.
In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
I have never seen a wrestling match or a prize fight, and I don't want to. When I find out a man is interested in these sports, I drop him.
The reason why I'm here today is to explain why I am running and what I will do if you give me the honor and the privilege of representing you in the United States Senate. Now I'm running for the United State Senate for a simple reason, and that is...I want to win a Nobel Peace prize.
Dr. King's Nobel Prize had a more powerful transforming effect on him than I think he realized at the time.
Henry Louis Gates
The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
The Nobel Prize is run by a self-perpetuated committee. They vote for themselves and get the world's publishing industry to jump to their tune.
As soon as I got the Nobel Prize my back collapsed and I was in hospital.
A woman may not hit a ball stronger than a man, but it is different. I prize that difference.
Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded at a radio station on the stairway, and we did a record and it got put out.
What we want to do is reform the welfare system in the way that Tony Blair talked about 13 years ago but never achieved - a system that was created for the days after the Second World War. That prize is now I think achievable.
Iain Duncan Smith
I can't read music. Instead, I'd do stuff inside the piano, do harmonics and all kinds of crazy things. They used to put me in these annual piano contests down at Long Beach City College, and two years in a row, I won first prize - out of like 5,000 kids! The judges were like, 'Very interesting interpretation!' I thought I was playing it right.
Eddie Van Halen
I can't read music. Instead, I'd do stuff inside the piano, do harmonics and all kinds of crazy things. They used to put me in these annual piano contests down at Long Beach City College, and two years in a row, I won first prize - out of like 5,000 kids!
Eddie Van Halen
The Nobel Peace Prize opened up a door in my heart.
Aung San Suu Kyi
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