Quotations that match 'contest'.

Children must be considered in a divorce considered valuable pawns in the nasty legal and financial contest that is about to ensue. P. J. O'Rourke
[ Children Considered Contest Divorce Ensue Financial Legal Must Nasty Pawns Valuable]
There is a contest old as Eden, which still goes on - the conflict between right and wrong, between error and truth. In this conflict every human being has a part. Matthew Simpson
[ Being Between Conflict Contest Eden Error Every Goes Human Old Part Right Still Truth Which Wrong]
Lutherans, whose arguments and mistakes will not be difficult to contest or discover, do not want to attribute any value to works, and they do not understand enough the scope of the justification. Michael Servetus
[ Any Arguments Attribute Contest Difficult Discover Enough Justification Mistakes Scope Understand Value Want Whose Will Works]
Sometimes I feel like I'm a contestant in a reality show that probably would be called The Apprentice Survivor Millionaire. Robert Iger
[ Apprentice Called Contestant Feel Millionaire Probably Reality Show Sometimes Survivor Would]
A bumper of good liquor will end a contest quicker than justice, judge, or vicar. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
[ Bumper Contest End Good Judge Justice Liquor Quicker Than Vicar Will]
I liked the way they treated the first, second, and third place finishers equally. It was an amazing year. I only entered two song contests this year; I won one and placed second in the other. And I entered each of them a day or two before the deadline. Arthur Godfrey
[ Amazing Before Contests Day Deadline Each Entered Equally Finishers First Liked Only Other Place Placed Second Song Them Third Treated Two Way Won Year]
Trials by the adversarial contest must in time go the way of the ancient trial by battle and blood. Warren E. Burger
[ Adversarial Ancient Battle Blood Contest Go Must Time Trial Trials Way]
Peace as a goal is an ideal which will not be contested by any government or nation, not even the most belligerent. Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Any Belligerent Contested Even Goal Government Ideal Most Nation Peace Which Will]
Trials are no longer about freeing the innocent, punishing the guilty, and making restitution to the injured. They have devolved into a contest over who will win. Tammy Bruce
[ Contest Devolved Freeing Guilty Injured Innocent Into Longer Making Over Punishing Restitution Trials Will Win]
The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest. Steven Brust
[ Always Contest Defeat End Foreknowledge Honorable Means Reason Struggle Sufficient Withdraw Worthwhile]
He asked if I was a songwriter, and I said yeah, that I was in town because I'd won this contest. He said, okay, then he was gonna play me his hit, and started singing 'When it's time to relax, one beer stands clear... ' Arthur Godfrey
[ Asked Because Beer Clear Contest Gonna His Hit Okay Play Relax Said Singing Songwriter Stands Started Then Time Town Won Yeah]
In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong. Abraham Lincoln
[ Accordance Act Both Claims Contests Each God Great May Must Party Will Wrong]
Singing for royalty is a dream of mine - I'd absolutely love to sing for the Queen at the Royal Variety Show. All the contestants are very good. I will just have to do my best and see what happens. Susan Boyle
[ Absolutely Best Contestants Dream Good Happens Just Love Mine Queen Royal Royalty See Show Sing Singing Variety Very Will]
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim. Georg C. Lichtenberg
[ Also Claim Contested Creature Fact Inferred Man May Noblest Other Yet]
This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook. Larry Elder
[ Against Battle Common-Sense Contest Control Crook Emotion Expect Good Gun Harmful Laws Legislation Logic Loses Meaningless More News Often Passion Pits Reason Such Too]
Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty. Samuel Adams
[ Asylum Civil Contest Earth Free Left Liberty Mankind Only Our Ourselves Religious Shall Whether]
The presidency is more than a popularity contest. Al Gore
[ Contest More Popularity Presidency Than]
There will soon come an armed contest between capital and labor. They will oppose each other, not with words and arguments, but with shot and shell, gun-powder and cannon. The better classes are tired of the insane howling of the lower strata and they mean to stop them. William Tecumseh Sherman
[ Arguments Armed Better Between Cannon Capital Classes Come Contest Each Howling Insane Labor Lower Mean Oppose Other Shell Shot Soon Stop Strata Them Tired Will Words]
The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions. Erwin Rommel
[ Adoption Air Battle Compromise Contestants Determine Disadvantages Forced Future Ground Into Operational Preceded Solutions Suffer Tactical Throughout Which Will]
I didn't get hurt in the contest. I hurt it the next day. Jimmy Piersall
[ Contest Day Get Hurt Next]
They did that little thing on South Park, and they mentioned my name and had a character of me judging a Halloween contest. It was really funny.That made me the coolest aunt on earth. Tina Yothers
[ Aunt Character Contest Coolest Did Earth Funny Had Halloween Judging Little Made Mentioned Name Park Really South Thing]
Well, the first thing is that truth and power for me form an antithesis, an antagonism, which will hardly ever be resolved. I can define in fact, can simplify the history of human society, the evolution of human society, as a contest between power and freedom. Wole Soyinka
[ Antagonism Antithesis Between Contest Define Ever Evolution Fact First Form Freedom Hardly History Human Power Resolved Simplify Society Thing Truth Well Which Will]
Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage. Ambrose Bierce Politics
[ Advantage Affairs Conduct Contest Interests Masquerading Politics Principles Private Public Strife]
I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn't be a staring contest. Frank Sinatra
[ Contest Go Intelligent Out Staring Women]
You're about as useful as a one-legged man at an arse kicking contest. Rowan Atkinson
[ Arse Contest Kicking Man Useful]
I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals, and fairs, and karaoke contests, and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs. Taylor Swift
[ Artist Before Came Cd Chicks Contests Country Demo Did Dragging Fairs Festivals First Had Music Nashville Parents Realized Singing Songs Started Think Time Wanted Year]
The time given to athletic contests and the injuries incurred on the playing field are part of the price which the English-speaking race has paid for being world conquerors. Henry Cabot Lodge
[ Athletic Being Conquerors Contests English-Speaking Field Given Incurred Injuries Paid Part Playing Price Race Time Which World]
This is not a contest between persons. The humblest citizen in all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error. I come to you in defense of a cause as holy as the cause of liberty - the cause of humanity. William Jennings Bryan
[ Armor Between Cause Citizen Clad Come Contest Defense Error Holy Hosts Humanity Humblest Land Liberty Persons Righteous Stronger Than]
It is incontestable and deplorable that Negroes have committed crimes; but they are derivative crimes. They are born of the greater crimes of the white society. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Born Committed Crimes Deplorable Derivative Greater Negroes Society White]
As I slowly managed to take what I had learned into a transition from contestant to announcer and warm-up, I first had to prove myself on pilots. And as you know, many pilots are taped for each show that is lucky enough to breakthrough to being a series. Randy West
[ Announcer Being Breakthrough Contestant Each Enough First Had Into Know Learned Lucky Managed Many Myself Pilots Prove Series Show Slowly Take Taped Transition]
When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Any Anything Battle Chance Contest Last Lose Minute Politics Should Very Were Work]
The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but a stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till our political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich. Stephen J. Field
[ Against Assault Become Beginning Capital Contests Larger More Others Our Political Poor Present Rich Stepping-Stone Sweeping Till Upon War Will]
Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs. Ishmael Reed
[ Always Baseball Become Blacks Chicago Contest Cubs Ethnic Life Sort States United Which]
You may be always victorious if you will never enter into any contest where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself. Epictetus
[ Always Any Contest Depend Does Enter Into Issue May Never Upon Victorious Where Wholly Will Yourself]
The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger. Mary Wollstonecraft
[ Age Contested Danger Divine Enlightened Hoped Husbands Kings May Right Without]
We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contest, and we must win. Edward Gibbon
[ Contest Improve Must Ourselves Over Victories Win]
We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded at a radio station on the stairway, and we did a record and it got put out. Tommy Chong
[ Contest Contract Did Fair First Got Out Prize Put Radio Record Recorded Recording Station Teen Vancouver Won]
Despite what the pundits want us to think, contested primaries aren't civil war, they are democracy at work, and that's beautiful. Sarah Palin
[ Beautiful Civil Contested Democracy Despite Primaries Pundits Think Us Want War Work]
I thought it might be a good move to get into a beauty contest so I tried for Miss Pennsylvania and won. I think that helped me get noticed, at least by the people of Pennsylvania. Sharon Stone
[ Beauty Contest Get Good Helped Into Least Might Miss Move Noticed Pennsylvania Think Thought Tried Won]
It was a show that you played at home and you're saying to the contestant do this and do that. When you at home are involved in yelling at the screen, then you know you've got an audience. Monty Hall
[ Audience Contestant Got Home Involved Know Played Saying Screen Show Then Yelling]
Surely these women won't lose any more of their beauty and charm by putting a ballot in a ballot box once a year than they are likely to lose standing in foundries or laundries all year round. There is no harder contest than the contest for bread, let me tell you that. Rose Schneiderman
[ Any Ballot Beauty Box Bread Charm Contest Foundries Harder Likely Lose More Once Putting Round Standing Surely Tell Than Their These Women Won Year]
There's five cameras, I don't know how many people in the audience... depending on where we're taping, there can be anywhere from 300 to 5,000 people, so the contestants are nervous. Vanna White
[ Anywhere Audience Cameras Contestants Depending Five How Know Many Nervous Taping Where]
Ultimately the Emmys are a popularity contest. William Devane
[ Contest Emmys Popularity Ultimately]
As the contest proceeded, public interest increased and the entire country watched to see which company would win the big government subsidies through the mountains. John Moody
[ Big Company Contest Country Entire Government Increased Interest Mountains Proceeded Public See Subsidies Through Watched Which Win Would]
In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home. Leslie Banks
[ Author Contest Enter Home Honesty Just Keep Lights Mom Money Myself Never Order Panic Prize Saw Short State Story Time Trying Win]
At an expense trifling indeed, compared to what she frequently spends upon unprofitable contests, she might place the moral world on a new foundation, and to rise the pinnacle of moral glory. John Strachan
[ Compared Contests Expense Foundation Frequently Glory Indeed Might Moral New Pinnacle Place Rise She Spends Trifling Unprofitable Upon World]
I can say without hesitation that there is certainly no greater show to be a contestant on than 'Price' - the prizes can be huge, and the whole world loves and watches the show. It's an American institution! Randy West
[ American Certainly Contestant Greater Hesitation Huge Institution Loves Price Prizes Say Show Than Watches Whole Without World]
In those days, boxing was very glamorous and romantic. You listened to fights on the radio, and a good announcer made it seem like a contest between gladiators. Joseph Barbera
[ Announcer Between Boxing Contest Days Fights Glamorous Good Listened Made Radio Romantic Seem Those Very]
It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time. Lord Byron
[ Agitation Any Contest Gives Kind Odd Rebound Sets Spirits Time Up]
I am planning to return and contest the October elections in Pakistan. Benazir Bhutto
[ Am Contest Elections October Pakistan Planning Return]
I believe that man is in the last resort so free a being that his right to be what he believes himself to be cannot be contested. Georg C. Lichtenberg
[ Being Believe Believes Cannot Contested Free Himself His Last Man Resort Right]
In a government such as ours we have vigorous contests to determine who should lead. The recent election was no exception. Now we inaugurate a new government on a day that transcends any one individual or any one party. Matt Blunt
[ Any Contests Day Determine Election Exception Government Inaugurate Individual Lead New Now Ours Party Recent Should Such Transcends Vigorous]
Politics is a contest among people of diverse backgrounds and philosophies, advocating different solutions to common problems. The system only works when principled, energetic people participate. Bob Ehrlich
[ Advocating Among Backgrounds Common Contest Different Diverse Energetic Only Participate Philosophies Politics Principled Problems Solutions System Works]
I think at one time every drummer wanted to play like Krupa or wanted to win a Gene Krupa drum contest. This is the big inspiration for drummers and naturally it has to be the same way for me. Buddy Rich
[ Big Contest Drum Drummer Drummers Every Gene Inspiration Naturally Play Same Think Time Wanted Way Win]
When Bob came through Cincinnati, he wanted a girl singer to be on his show. There was a local contest, and my sister and I entered, but Bob said, Gee, I wouldn't break up the team. Rosemary Clooney
[ Bob Break Came Cincinnati Contest Entered Gee Girl His Local Said Show Singer Sister Team Through Up Wanted]
The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a book. Leslie Banks
[ Bigger Book Called Contest Got Grew Had Knew Next Rules Story Than Thing Way]
All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests. Nathaniel Hawthorne
[ Affections Battle Brave Contests Daily Fight Life Love Men Only Physical Whether]
I believe that detente was having almost the opposite effect of what was intended. What was intended was to sort of end the contest for power and to stop Soviet expansion, especially by military means and the military build-up, the military contest. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Almost Believe Contest Detente Effect End Especially Expansion Having Intended Means Military Opposite Power Sort Soviet Stop]
It was a hole in one contest and I had a three. Abe Lemons
[ Contest Had Hole Three]
I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure. Mikhail Bakunin
[ Always Censure Character Criticism Freely Intelligence Knowledge Listen Merited Respect Right Their Them]
As an example, one of the schools I have been studying is too small to compete effectively in most sports, but participates with vigor each year in the state music contests. James S. Coleman
[ Been Compete Contests Each Effectively Example Most Music Participates Schools Small Sports State Studying Too Vigor Year]
The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power. Daniel Webster
[ Ages Been Contest Executive Grasp Liberty Power Rescue]
We now have contestants who will not let anything get in their way of victory. Some contestants have thrown each other under the bus this season. Ryan Seacrest
[ Anything Bus Contestants Each Get Now Other Season Some Their Thrown Under Victory Way Will]
The voice of the Republican party is up for grabs. It's a contest right now. Gary Johnson
[ Contest Grabs Now Party Republican Right Up Voice]
The interviews have been a little tough due to the fact that we're interviewing dogs. We see a lot of contestants licking themselves, but we're used to that from covering the Grammys. Melissa Rivers
[ Been Contestants Covering Dogs Due Fact Grammys Interviewing Interviews Licking Little Lot See Themselves Tough Used]
Gore will not win a popularity contest, he will not win a personality contest, but he can win an idealogical battle, and he can win a battle of experience. Susan Estrich
[ Battle Contest Experience Gore Personality Popularity Will Win]
I don't care whether people like me or dislike me. I'm not on earth to win a popularity contest. I'm here to be the best human being I possibly can be. Tab Hunter
[ Being Best Care Contest Dislike Earth Here Human Popularity Possibly Whether Win]
I don't know one of my friends who is considered a conservative who has not had to go back and thoroughly think through everything. You do a lot of soul-searching - 'cause we are not going to win any popularity contests. Clarence Thomas
[ Any Back Cause Conservative Considered Contests Everything Friends Go Going Had Know Lot Popularity Think Thoroughly Through Win]
But I now think what I was doing, in a completely unconscious way, was getting off the turf where my husband and I might be rivals. We were both working in fiction... so I look back and I see that I consciously vacated the contested ground. Helen Garner
[ Back Both Completely Consciously Contested Doing Fiction Getting Ground Husband Look Might Now Off Rivals See Think Turf Unconscious Way Were Where Working]
I love to deal with doctrines and events. The contests of men about men I greatly dislike. James A. Garfield
[ Contests Deal Dislike Doctrines Events Greatly Love Men]
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive. George Eliot
[ Alive Breath Charter Conscience Contest Dogma Gives Keep Mistake More Must Properly Science Scrupulous Than Very]
Of course watching a particularly exciting game or a wonderful contestant is always a joy. Randy West
[ Always Contestant Course Exciting Game Joy Particularly Watching Wonderful]
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best. Alexander Pope
[ Administered Best Contest Fools Forms Government Whatever]
I am constitutionally competent to contest the elections. Benazir Bhutto
[ Am Competent Constitutionally Contest Elections]
Before the season begins, I had even damaged some frames, but Ken did not hold it against me and kept all his confidence. He was the one who incontestably changed my life, because without his help, I do not know what I will have become. Jacky Ickx
[ Against Because Become Before Begins Changed Confidence Damaged Did Even Frames Had Help His Hold Ken Kept Know Life Season Some Will Without]
Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation. Norman Mailer
[ Achieve Argue Awakens Certain Contest Creation Devil Devils Gods Hero His Inhabit Man May More Part Ultimately Vision Will Would]
I think George W. Bush has a warm, engaging personality. But, you know, the presidency is more than just a popularity contest. Al Gore
[ Bush Contest Engaging George Just Know More Personality Popularity Presidency Than Think Warm]
Who's judging American Idol? Paula Abdul? Paula Abdul judging a singing contest is like Christopher Reeve judging a dance contest! Chris Rock
[ American Christopher Contest Dance Idol Judging Paula Reeve Singing]
I'm not out here to win a beauty contest. Kirk Gibson
[ Beauty Contest Here Out Win]
If democracy is two wolves and a sheep voting on what's for dinner. Liberty is a Constitutional Republic that allows the sheep to contest the vote. Airot Parker Politics
[ democracy republic]
Art has never been a popularity contest. James Levine
[ Art Been Contest Never Popularity]
Peter has the biggest mouth, so it goes to be a mouth contest. Josh Silver
[ Biggest Contest Goes Mouth Peter]
From my years of work with so many game show production companies and their producers I'm probably no longer eligible to be a contestant on any American game show. Randy West
[ American Any Companies Contestant Eligible Game Longer Many Probably Producers Production Show Their Work Years]
I was always a clown. In the eighth grade I won a city speech contest by doing an Eddie Murphy routine. I'm no good at public speaking, but if I can assume a role and speak as that person, then I'm fine. When I had to give a book report, I always did it in character. Jason Wiles
[ Always Assume Book Character City Clown Contest Did Doing Eddie Eighth Fine Give Good Grade Had Murphy Person Public Report Role Routine Speak Speaking Speech Then Won]
There are no contests in the Art of Peace. A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within. Morihei Ueshiba
[ Art Because Contention Contests Defeat Harbor Invincible Means Mind Nothing Peace She True Warrior Within]