Prize Related Quotes



“The passages of Shakespeare that we most prize were never quoted until within this century”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

#Century #Passages #Prize #Quoted #Shakespeare #Value #Within #Writings


I thought maybe I would become a god, or a goddess, or a president or a Nobel Prize winner.

Amelie Nothomb

#Goddess #Nobel #President #Prize #Winner


He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.

William James

#Be Unique #Embrace #Prize #Refuses #Surely #Unique


Collaboration is just, really, a group of people getting in a room with their eye on a very similar prize and wanting to come out with the same show. The director, ultimately, is the guy in front of whom the buck stops. So, he has to have the courage to prevail. But, he has got to have a huge amount of respect for his collaborators.

Harold Prince

#Collaborators #Courage #Eye #Group #Prize #Respect


“I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize”

Steven Wright

#Funny #Humor #Nobel #Peace #Prize


“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. The man who knows how will always have a job. The man who also knows why will always be his boss. As to methods there”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

#Ambition #Finish #Finishes #Prize #Start #Will #Winning #Work


If you hesitate, some bolder hand will stretch out before you and get the prize.

P. T. Barnum

#Bolder #Hand #Prize


If you're reading something from a Nobel Prize-winning physicist next to some guy in his underwear writing in his basement, or his mom's basement, on text, it looks like it's equally plausible.

Barack Obama

#Nobel #Physicist #Prize #Text


I was in 27 Broadway plays, and three of them got the Pulitzer Prize.

Dick Van Patten

#Prize #Three


“The NCAA tournament is the ultimate prize, and that's the way we want it. But there is an unquenchable thirst out there for college basketball -- and hey, there is always somebody out there willing to marry the ugly stepsister.”

Greg Shaheen

#Prize #Thirst #Tournament #Ultimate #Unquenchable