Medals Related Quotes

A true preacher is best measured not by how many bouquets have been pinned on him but by how many brickbats have been pitched at him. Prophets have been on the receiving end of mud more than medals.

Vance Havner

I never liked being called the 'most decorated' soldier. There were so many guys who should have gotten medals and never did-- guys who were killed.

Audie Murphy

I had a swell racket. I was rewarded with honors, medals, promotions. l might have given Al Capone a few hints. The best he could do was to operate a racket in three city districts. The Marines operated on three continents.

Michael Parenti

I know it won't be eight medals again. If you want to compare me to that, that's your decision, not mine. I'm going out there to try to accomplish the things that I have in my mind and in my heart.

Michael Phelps

I knew that life isn't always just about the Olympic gold medals and the sponsors.

Nastia Liukin

Skating isn't about the medals or the results. I love what I do. It's much more fun to win, but you cannot every time.

Carolina Kostner

?We weren't even sure we were going to be here but to have the medals around our necks is just amazing.?

Benjamin Agosto

Yet reason frowns in war's unequal game, Where wasted nations raise a single name; And mortgag'd states their grandsire's wreaths regret, From age to age in everlasting debt; Wreaths which at last the dear-bought right convey To rust on medals, or on stones decay.

Samuel Johnson

So far China has won the most gold medals, ladies and gentlemen. The Chinese athletes can't wait to get home and show the medals off to the kids who made them.

Conan O'brien

Live your life not to win golden medals but to win golden hearts.

Mehmet Murat Ildan