Quotations that match 'pageant'.

I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion. Jack Bowman
[ Been Belief Christian Christmas Conditioning Education Elementary Kids Little More Religion Schools Than Years]
Back in the day after I won my first pageant there was an agency that was getting me work on the side. Maria Menounos
[ After Agency Back Day First Getting Pageant Side Won Work]
The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening. Wallace Stevens
[ Day Evening King Morning Noon Pageant Sitting Sun Throne]
The office of President is a great one; to every true American it seems the greatest on earth. And to me, as I was engaged in weaving a background of music for the pageantry of it, there came a deeper realization of the effect of that office on the man. John Philip Sousa
[ American Background Came Deeper Earth Effect Engaged Every Great Greatest Man Music Office President Realization Seems True Weaving]
It seemed to me that this might be a great pageant, which would give a chance for a very interesting picture. Henry Ossawa Tanner
[ Chance Give Great Interesting Might Pageant Picture Seemed Very Which Would]
History is the great dust-heap... a pageant and not a philosophy. Augustine Birrell
[ Great History Pageant Philosophy]
Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration. DeWitt Clinton
[ Duration Ecstatic Enjoyment Frame Indefinite Knowledge Pageant Perennial Pleasure Power Shadow Space Unlimited Vanity Wealth]
I know that I've got big ears and a big forehead and that my hair sticks up. But I'm happy with myself. I'm not necessarily trying to win a beauty pageant here. Clay Aiken
[ Beauty Big Ears Forehead Got Hair Happy Here Know Myself Necessarily Pageant Sticks Trying Up Win]
If peace only had the music and pageantry of war, there'd be no wars. Sophie Kerr
[ Had Music Only Peace War Wars]
Shortly thereafter, some friends encouraged me to try out for the Miss South Carolina World beauty pageant. To my surprise, I won - and was sent to New York City to compete nationally. Donna Rice
[ Beauty Carolina City Compete Encouraged Friends Miss Nationally New Out Pageant Sent Shortly Some South Surprise Thereafter Try Won World York]