Quotes by prize

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  • Joaquin Miller
    Joaquin Miller
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    All honor to him who shall win the prize. The world has cried for a thousand years. But to him who tries and fails and dies, I give great honor and glory and tears.
  • Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn
    American Actress, Writer 1907-
    Katharine Hepburn
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    As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work.
  • Owen Meredith
    Owen Meredith
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    Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
    Boris Pasternak
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    Considering the meaning this award has been given in the society to which I belong, I must reject this undeserved prize which has been presented to me. Please do not receive my voluntary rejection with displeasure.
    Source: Telegram naar Nobelcomite (29-10-1958)
  • Gerald Early
    Gerald Early
    American essayist and American 1952-
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    Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.
  • Barry Marshall
    Barry Marshall
    Australian physician, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology 1951-
    Barry Marshall
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    Everything that's supposedly caused by stress, I tell people there's a Nobel Prize there if you find out the real cause.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
    Theodore Roosevelt
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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.
  • Beilby Porteus
    Beilby Porteus
    English Bishop and reformer 1731-1809
    Beilby Porteus
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    Friend to the wretch whom every friend forsakes, I woo thee, Death! Life and its joys I leave to those that prize them. Hear me, 0 gracious God! At Thy good time let Death approach; I reck not, let him but come in genuine form, not with Thy vengeance armed, too much for man to bear.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
    William James
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    He who refuses to embrace an unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    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
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    I find it easy to forgive the man who invented a devilish instrument like dynamite, but how can one ever forgive the diabolical mind that invented the Nobel Prize in Literature?
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
    Scottish anatomist and anthropologist 1866-1952
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    I prize the conditions under which I have lived because they have permitted me to choose my opportunities, to inquire into such matters as interested me, and to publish what I believed to be true, uncontrolled by any central authority.
  • Brock Lesnar
    Brock Lesnar
    American professional wrestler 1977-
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    I'm a prize fighter. Titles don't pay bills. I fight for money. I'm making money. They're making money. Everybody's making money. That's what this is all about.
  • Bill McCartney
    Bill McCartney
    American football player and coach 1940-
    Bill McCartney
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    I've never wanted just part of the package, part of the prize. I want it all!
    Source: From Ashes to Glory
  • Richard P. Feynman
    Richard P. Feynman
    American theoretical physicist and Nobel price winner 1918-1988
    Richard P. Feynman
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    If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
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