Prize Related Quotes
generally speaking, we are all happier when we are still striving for achievement than when the prize is in our hands.
“A woman may not hit a ball stronger than a man, but it is different. I prize that difference.”
Is the prestige conferred by the Man Booker prize for the book or me? I would prefer it on the book and for me to be treated ordinarily.
“I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.”
There can be no better prize for a writer than one awarded by an international book fair.
We're each given one life, and it's our job to make it useful, beautiful, and fulfilling. There is no value in suffering through it, doing something we hate. There's no prize at the end for that kind of endurance. Just a spent life.
“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”
I barely saw my mother, and the mom I saw was often angry and unhappy. The mother I grew up with is not the mother I know now. It's not the mother she became after my father died, and that's been the greatest prize of my life.
“We don't compete, we only complete and complement; for in Christianity, the prize is not for the first, but for ALL who end well.”