Prize Related Quotes



The reason why women effect so little and are so shallow is because their aims are low, marriage is the prize for which they strive; if foiled in that they rarely rise above disappointment.

Sarah Moore Grimke


Ernest Rutherford's 1908 Nobel Prize in Chemistry wasn't given for the nuclear power station - he wouldn't have survived that long - it was given for showing how interesting atomic physics could be.

Andre Geim


I've always had- how shall I say it? -the prize at the end. My whole life shows that.

Audrey Hepburn


Our big prize tonight is fifty American dollars to the girl with the most exciting mammalian protuberances.

Frank Zappa


Let's try to count the number of Nobel prize-winners that have emerged from scientific centres of excellence like the Weizmann Institute and Haifa's technical university, the Technion. There has to be at least 25.

Zubin Mehta


“No little lily-handed Baronet he,/ A great broad-shouldered genial Englishman,/ A lord of fat prize-oxen and of sheep,/ A raiser of huge melons and of pine,/ A patron of some thirty charities.”

Alfred Lord Tennyson


Confidence is the prize given to the mediocre

Robert Hughes


Its reward is in the doing,And the rapture of pursuingIs the prize"

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


The Nobel Prize has given me, for the first time in my life, the feeling that my literature could be appreciated on an international level.

Naguib Mahfouz


One of the things I prize most about being a writer is its license - you could even say injunction - to be curious, to follow anything anywhere and see where it might take you, how it can transform you, whether in content or form.

Gregory Allen Howard