Quotation Explorer - 'Prize'

Civility sometimes requires polite ruthlessness. Establish that what you prize most is civility. - Jimmy Bise Jr.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. - Theodore Roosevelt
I believe that life is a prize, but to live doesn't mean you're alive. - Nicki Minaj
Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. - Theodore Roosevelt
When the souls rise up in glory, yours shall not be shunned nor sunderered, but shall be the prize of the gods' gardens. Even your darkness shall be treasured then, and all your pain made holy. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Every day is a gift. Every thought is a lift. Every hour is a prize. Use it and be wise. - Debasish Mridha
From hence, ye beauties, undeceived Know one false step is ne'er retrieved And be with caution bold. Not all that tempts your wandering eyes And heedless hearts is lawful prize, Not all that glisters gold.
Success is a trophy, a title, something gained, attained or retained. Fulfilment, true happiness, contentment.... bliss is the gift of the self-realised. That is the real prize. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Ah! Memory impairment: the free prize at the bottom of every vodka bottle!
The secret of winning any prize is knowing that your own treasure and potential is equal to it... and worthy of it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
I don’t know What else to say I’ve said it many times Oh you’re your gorgeous eyes Are my greatest prize ………………… - sami abouzid
Confidence is the prize given to the mediocre - Robert Hughes
I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize. - Steven Wright
This world is given as the prize for the men in earnest; and that which is true of this world, is truer still of the world to come. - Frederick William Robertson
Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Nothing seems to me more tragic than the pressures we put on artists to do what we think we'll like, and our refusal to prize what is most ornery and special about them. - Marcia B. Siegel
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
No idea how you figured out the riddle, but you scooped the first prize. Congratulations. You've just won a vacation to a big, relaxing place called a grave. - Jayde Scott
Nobel prize money is a lifebelt thrown to a swimmer who has already reached the shore in safety. - George Bernard Shaw
winning = adaptation and one step forward to take the prize - Jury Nel
I have never seen a wrestling match or prize fight, and I don't want to. When I find out a man is interested in these sports, I drop him. - Hedy Lamarr
Loyalty, trust, we both know those don’t exist toward others in our world. We prize ourselves above all others. To deny that would make you the biggest liar there is." - Marko Delacroix - Alaska Angleini (Lure (Marko Delacroix series))
Like most novelists, I like to do exactly the opposite of what I'm told. It's in my nature as a novelist. Novelists can't trust anything they haven't seen with their own eyes or touched with their own hands. (Jerusalem Prize acceptance speech, JERUSALEM POST, Feb. 15, 2009) - Haruki Murakami
When you decided to share your dreams with others be aware of discouraging response. Don't try to justify yourself when it happens. Keep calm and keep your eyes on the prize (your dreams). - Euginia Herlihy
Attempted murder. Now honestly what is that? Can you win a Nobel Prize for attempted chemistry? - Sideshow Bob
Knowing I lov'd my books, he furnish'd me From mine own library with volumes that I prize above my dukedom. - William Shakespeare
Some poems are written great, some poems are written swell. But then there are poems that could win a prize in Hell. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Most are constantly asking for more, but with that comes more responsibility and most aren't willing to or able to handle that. Greatness comes at a cost and requires an investment. If you don't want the work.... you don't want the prize. - Randa Manning-Johnson
Cunningham himself said in an interview in Poz that he couldn’t help noticing that as soon as he wrote a novel without a blowjob, they gave him the Pulitzer Prize. - Christopher Bram
The Courage that we all prize and seek is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully. - Thomas Carlyle
Thought for the day: we have far too many of them. And we prize them too highly; more so than we do the power of silence, mindfulness and pure kindness. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The only people capable of handling success are those who have learned to handle failures w/o taking their eyes off the prize. - Orrin Woodward
The ancient commission of the writer has not changed. He is charged with exposing our many grievous faults and failures, with dredging up to the light our dark and dangerous dreams for the purpose of improvement."[Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech] - John Steinbeck
It is difficult to call myself a writer, even when I stand at a podium to receive a prize, I feel uncomfortable calling myself a writer—I am merely a word criminal. - Murong Xuecun
The biggest crime is to be able to think beyond the visible time as then the thinker receives only punishment and not prize. - Anuj Somany
A person who gets more punishment than prize from most people around him/her for doing or saying things often right , is most likely to be truly bright and only an upright individual. - Anuj Somany
Be generous, be delicate, and always pursue the prize. - Henry James
The value of the award, reward or prize is not the size of the money or fame it is attached with ,but the worth in terms of the TRUSTWORTHINESS of the authority from whose hands the winners receive it. - Anuj Somany
Children must early learn the the beauty of generosity. They are taught to give what they prize most, that they may taste the happiness of giving. - Charles Alexander Eastman
When I finally find that one willing agent, I'll have found my prize in the Cracker Jack box. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I might paraphrase Churchill and say: never have I received so much for so little.[Exemplifying humility, upon accepting the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.] - Luis Federico Leloir
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. - William James
I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize. - George Bernard Shaw
I don’t know What else To say I’ve said it Many times Oh you’re your gorgeous eyes Are my greatest prize …………………Your love GrowingIn my heart We’re readyFor a brand-new startDon’t tell me You’ve to go Away tonight ……………… - sami abouzid
Without ambition, nothing is achieved. Without work, nothing will be completed. The prize will not be sent until you earn it. - Ane Krstevska
We are pathfinders on a mission, Beholders following the Light, Runners gunning for the prize and Fighters remaining focused...You have been described, do not accept any other description! - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
I prize my downtime, count on it as a writer, a parent, a person. Sometimes I think of Woody Allen's remark about masturbation, that it is sex with someone he loves. I feel as though being alone is hanging out with someone I like. - Anna Quindlen
Depend upon it, he who wishes to win the prize must come on the principle that two and two make four. - Cardinal Wiseman
Being rich is an untalented artist’s consolation prize. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The highest prize we can receive for creative work is the joy of being creative. Creative effort spent for any other reason than the joy of being in that light filled space, love, god, whatever we want to call it, is lacking in integrity. . . - Marianne Williamson
She would only let you know her, little by little ~ never giving too much away but willing to share the small parts that make up her life, she falls slowly like that ~ love isn't a maybe thing in her eyes & her heart is the prize, she knows her worth and she will withstand the wait. - Nikki Rowe
Arrogance, disrespect and demand have higher price.Kindness, respect and tact give better prize. - Angelica Hopes
Competition exists to choose who gets the prize when the prize can’t be shared. - Andrew Harvey
To rank the effort above the prize may be called love. - Confucius
You’re repulsive, Mike.Huh?I said, you’re impulsive. Such a fun, impulsive guy. When Leah looked into her date’s little eyes, she couldn’t help picturing Mavis Fletcher’s prize sow Gertie in a two-thousand-dollar silk suit and a gold Tag Heuer watch. - Pamela Burford, Snowed
A person ought to be always cautious of what s/he asks for from God because everyone has to invariably pay the price in proportion to the preciousness of the prize from HIM. - Anuj Somany
Making God a man is the consolation prize that our forefathers gave themselves for not being the ones who were each blessed with a vagina. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Every game is winnable if you change your mind about what the prize should be and your perspective about the players at the table. - Shannon L. Alder
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. -, activist, South African president, Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1918) - Nelson Mandela
When you eyes is fixed on the prize or reward.It gives you hope to stay focus until the vision is fulfilled. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Keep your eyes on the prize for you cant hit an unseen target but don't forget to pay the price - Bernard Kelvin Clive
This is the funniest book I’ve ever held in my hands. --, Pulitzer Prize winning humorist and author says about Radical Sabbatical - Dave Barry
Americans are a free people, who know that freedom is the right of every person and the future of every nation. The liberty we prize is not America's gift to the world; it is God's gift to humanity. - George W. Bush
The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.
The prize is as big as the fight in you to get it. - Stephen Richards
Maybe love is something we’re meant to say casually and not regard as a prize from a treasure chest that a person earns. - Jen Glantz
The farther the experiment is from theory the closer it is to the Nobel Prize.
A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the world."[Speech upon being awarded the Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels (Peace Prize of the German Book Trade), Frankfurt Book Fair, October 12, 2003] - Susan Sontag
I prize the soul that slumbers in a quiet eye. - Eliza Cook
Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. - Tom Lehrer
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