Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust. ...
by Jesse Owens

Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
- Jesse Owens

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
- Jesse Owens

We all have dreams.
But in order to make dreams come into reality,
it takes an awful lot of determination,
dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
- Jesse Owens

If you don't try to win you might as well hold the
Olympics in somebody's back yard.
- Jesse Owens

 

The only bond worth anything between human beings is their humanness.
- Jesse Owens

Life doesn't give you all the practice races you need.
- Jesse Owens

The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals.
The struggles within yourself - the invisible,
inevitable battles inside all of us -
that's where it's at.
- Jesse Owens

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible.
From the air, fast down, and from the ground,
fast up.
- Jesse Owens

Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are
the real gold of competition.
Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
- Jesse Owens

Although I wasn't invited to shake hands with Hitler,
I wasn't invited to the White House to shake hands
with the President either.
- Jesse Owens

Find the good.
It's all around you.
Find it, showcase it and you'll start believing in it.
- Jesse Owens

One chance is all you need.
- Jesse Owens

For a time, at least, I was the most famous person in the entire world.
- Jesse Owens

I'm not a great believer in awards-of course the fact
that I've never won one has nothing to do with it at all!
- Iain Banks

Also, I've already won all the awards.
- Neil Gaiman

Up there with my awards, I have a great big statue of Groucho Marx,
just to put everything in perspective.
- John Lithgow

I want everybody who is watching to come to the Academy Awards with us.
I'm going to pay for the bus.
- Steven Cojocaru

The flattery is nice, but awards don't add up to writing quality songs.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

Oh yeah, I'm about to host the Genies,
which are the Canadian Academy Awards.
- Andrea Martin

My new house is going to have wall-to-wall awards!
- Patsy Cline

I feel very blessed to have two wonderful,
healthy children who keep me completely grounded,
sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an
awards show just so I know to keep it real.
- Reese Witherspoon

If you stick around long enough, people start referring to you as a survivor.
Suddenly I found myself on the receiving end of several prestigious awards.
- Martha Reeves

A lot of my joy this year has been to give away awards to young people,
no matter of race, creed or color, because they were
a terrific violinist or a terrific dancer.
- Sally Kirkland

I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio
with strict discipline and emotion.
I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners
during the end-of-year admission tests.
- Ralph Allen

It's the biggest party in the world,
and you have to keep the whole thing percolating,
which is difficult because a lot of awards most people don't care about.
- Bruce Vilanch

I wouldn't even hold my kids sometimes because I didn't
want them to spit up on me when I was dressed for an awards show.
- Lauryn Hill

See, the SAG awards caught me totally by surprise.
- Patricia Clarkson

The Spirit Awards are great too, they'll say anything
because they're not televised.
Another great drinking night.
- William H. Macy

Cameron Diaz was so cute at the MTV Movie Awards when
she pulled her skirt up and wiped her armpits.
- Pink

I'm not trying to win individual awards.
- Chris Webber

Grammys, American Music Awards, successful albums,
I'd pick my kids any day over any of it.
- Toni Braxton

Awards mean a lot, but they don't say it all.
The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics.
- Ernie Banks

The last thing I want is to walk into my house after
a long day and see all the Grammys and awards.
It would make me feel weird.
- Alicia Keys

I've never been in this business for the recognition or the awards.
I just want to do good work, grab a decent paycheck,
and move onto the next job.
- William Petersen

To those of you who received honours,
awards and distinctions, I say well done.
And to the C students, I say you, too,
can be president of the United States.
- George W. Bush

I don't like to sit and bask in my own awards.
Awards represent artistic death to me.
- Paula Cole

If you are looking for smart judging based on merit,
skip the Academy Awards next year and pay attention
to the Independent Spirit Awards.
- Annie Proulx

I'm a Golden Globe nominee, yes.
It's very nice.
It's a very nice thing, but I kind of think of all
the awards I wasn't ever nominated for,
for years and things.
- Patrick Marber

It's very validating when you are new in the industry to get awards.
It boosts your self-esteem.
- Sheena Easton

I dress up for awards, but only if somebody else is
going to pay for the clothes.
And shop for them, too!
- Tea Leoni

I could have a roomful of awards and it wouldn't mean beans.
- Bobby Darin

I didn't get a lot of awards as a player.
But they did have a Bob Uecker Day Off for me once in Philly.
- Bob Uecker

At awards time, The Exorcist was nominated in 11 categories,
everybody but the janitor was up for an Oscar.
There was no category for what I did.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Great, big, serious novels always get awards.
If it's a battle between a great, big,
serious novel and a funny novel, the funny novel is doomed.
- Neil Gaiman

The Nobel awards should be regarded as giving recognition
to this general scientific progress as well as to the individuals involved.
- John Bardeen

My friend made me a leather dress for the MTV awards.
It gives you confidence, wearing something you love.
- Cat Deeley

The academy awards in England; it's a classy affair as well.
- Brenda Blethyn

I have perfected the art of putting my feet on my husband's
lap during awards ceremonies so he can rub them.
- Annette Bening

I didn't come into the business to get awards or titles.
- Julie Walters

Just look at all the awards shows now.
It has turned into a catwalk.
You have to be wearing a certain designer,
a certain dress, and everyone's critiquing.
- Portia de Rossi

I've seen some great write ups and I emailed her the
other night because I saw her on an awards show recently.
- Nia Long

Awards are meaningless to me, and I have nothing but
disdain for anyone who actively campaigns to get one.
- Bill Murray

My awards are lovely.
I love to show them of.
- Doris Roberts

Because Olivia Newton-John wasn't from Nashville,
they didn't like her winning our awards.
I've got no complaints.
- Loretta Lynn

I used to only worry about the #1's and all of the awards.
But that was a long time ago.
- Wynonna Judd

Awards sell tickets, and they're a clever publicity stunt.
- Tony Randall

The great actresses and actors receive awards for great roles in great films.
- Gloria Stuart

I judged about a zillion awards this year so I've been
reading a lot of books that just came out.
- Rick Moody

I have done so much for hip-hop and 'til this day,
I haven't received any awards or any recognition for it.
- Luther Campbell

It's not just about filming, you go to awards and interviews too.
I enjoy all of it, even learning my lines!
- Christopher Parker

Me and my partner, Conway Twitty, cleaned up at the
1972 Country Music Association Awards.
- Loretta Lynn

I love awards, especially if I get them.
- Ben Gazzara

To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with
more noise than is normal.
- Peter Ustinov

I think I've done pretty well.
I've had about 46, or 47 nominations from my movies,
and my films have won about 12 awards,
so I don't have any complaints.
- Norman Jewison

Awards are so unnecessary, because I think we get so
much out of our work just by doing it.
The work is a reward in itself.
- Natalie Portman

You can never be guaranteed good roles because of an award,
but I think your profile and net worth as a performer has to do with awards,
unfortunately.
- Minnie Driver

It doesn't matter who you are, how many awards you've won,
how popular you are, or how much critical acclaim you've had.
- David Guterson

Most awards, you know, they don't give you unless you go and get them -
did you know that? Terribly discouraging.
- Barbra Streisand

Awards don't really mean much.
- Uta Hagen

Awards are only a publicity gimmick.
- Tony Randall

Actually, no, because awards don't spark sales as much as you'd think.
- Chantal Kreviazuk


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust. ... by Jesse Owens.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.