Quotations that match 'pageant'.

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]
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]
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]
History is the great dust-heap... a pageant and not a philosophy. Augustine Birrell
[ Great History Pageant Philosophy]
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]
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]
If peace only had the music and pageantry of war, there'd be no wars. Sophie Kerr
[ Had Music Only Peace War Wars]
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]
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]