Quotations on Awards

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I always had a larger view. I'm interested in real life - my family, my friends. I have tried never to define myself by my success, whatever that is. My happiness is way beyond roles and awards.
- Amy Adams
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Family, Success, Awards, Friends)

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
(Keywords: Discipline, Awards, Day, Emotion, End, Foreigners, Tests)

I produced and directed a movie a couple years ago that won some awards that Samuel Goldwyn released called 'The Last Good Time'. I wrote, produced and directed it, but I wasn't in it.
- Bob Balaban
(Keywords: Time, Awards, Years)

Awards mean a lot, but they don't say it all. The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics.
- Ernie Banks
(Keywords: People, Awards, Baseball, Statistics)

The Nobel awards should be regarded as giving recognition to this general scientific progress as well as to the individuals involved.
- John Bardeen
(Keywords: Progress, Awards, Giving)

Now, there are so many movies, so many festivals, and so many awards going on, each judged with each other, like your work is worse than others and that's not fair. How can you tell what's best and what's worst from these awards? We're talking about art.
- Javier Bardem
(Keywords: Art, Work, Movies, Awards, Now, Talking)

Awards were made in Hollywood, in whatever the time it was created. They're to promote each other's movies. You give me an award, I give you an award and people will believe that we are great movies and they'll go to see them. It's still the same.
- Javier Bardem
(Keywords: Movies, Time, People, Awards, Hollywood, Will)

I have perfected the art of putting my feet on my husband's lap during awards ceremonies so he can rub them.
- Annette Bening
(Keywords: Art, Husband, Awards, Feet)

I think these awards are always nice for a player but they also reflect well on the club. It shows that Arsenal's performance have been noted all around the world and it helps by having so many good players around me.
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Keywords: Performance, Awards, World)

Grammys, American Music Awards, successful albums, I'd pick my kids any day over any of it.
- Toni Braxton
(Keywords: Music, Successful, American, Awards, Day, Kids)

My friend made me a leather dress for the MTV awards. It gives you confidence, wearing something you love.
- Cat Deeley
(Keywords: Love, Friend, Awards, Confidence, Dress)

But more important than personal awards is winning the World Series. That's the max that anyone could ask for. Let alone to have the ball in your in your glove for the final out of the World Series. That was the ultimate.
- Dennis Eckersley
(Keywords: Winning, Awards, World)

This is going to sound completely absurd, but I do sometimes feel like the enjoyment of an awards ceremony or the pride in the finished article hasn't ever surpassed the joy of doing the work, of making it. The doing it is really the bit I'm there for.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Keywords: Work, Awards, Ceremony, Enjoyment, Pride, Sound)

The Academy Awards ceremony is designed to be without irony, but Chris Rock supplied it anyway with filmed movie-theater interviews with black men and women who had never heard of the movies nominated for Best Picture.
- Suzanne Fields
(Keywords: Men, Movies, Women, Awards, Ceremony, Irony)

The industry does have some influence on who gets other awards. With the Mercury Prize, they don't. Jon comes from the business, but his heart is still very much in the music. Currently, we have about 12 major names that have said they want to be a part of MUDDA.
- Peter Gabriel
(Keywords: Business, Music, Heart, Awards, Influence, Mercury, Names, Want)

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
(Keywords: Funny, Awards, Battle)

I can only point out a curious fact. Year after year the Nobel Awards bring a moment of happiness not only to the recipients, not only to colleagues and friends of the recipients, but even to strangers.
- Alfred Day Hershey
(Keywords: Happiness, Awards, Fact, Friends, Strangers)

You know, Equal Interest played at the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival Awards and not one musician from that category was even thought of. Even thought of! The idea, that here's this vital energy, and that element doesn't even know it exists!
- Joseph Jarman
(Keywords: Thought, Idea, Awards, Energy, Interest, Jazz)

One thing is that I wasn't getting booked that well, and they had control over who got the awards, they had control over who sold. And they really did not want Willie or me, either one, to have a hit record. They wanted the money, but they didn't want us to be the ones.
- Waylon Jennings
(Keywords: Money, Control, Awards, Want)

Well, you know the old line - to be nominated is what it's all about. I think that I've done pretty well - I've had about 46, or 47 nominations from my movies, and my films have won about 12 awards in total, so I don't really have any complaints.
- Norman Jewison
(Keywords: Movies, Awards, Complaints, Old, Pretty)

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
(Keywords: Movies, Awards, Complaints, Pretty)

I used to only worry about the #1's and all of the awards. But that was a long time ago.
- Wynonna Judd
(Keywords: Time, Awards, Worry)

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
(Keywords: People, Awards, Joy, Race)

The flattery is nice, but awards don't add up to writing quality songs.
- Chantal Kreviazuk
(Keywords: Quality, Awards, Flattery, Songs, Writing)

To my mind, the most important aspect of the Nobel Awards is that they bring home to the masses of the peoples of all nations, a realization of their common interests. They carry to those who have no direct contact with science the international spirit.
- Irving Langmuir
(Keywords: Home, Science, Awards, Mind, Nations, Spirit)

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

Because Olivia Newton-John wasn't from Nashville, they didn't like her winning our awards. I've got no complaints.
- Loretta Lynn
(Keywords: Winning, Awards, Complaints)

I had no idea what to expect when we did Ladies' Night. I didn't think it was going to get nominated for a Grammy. I didn't know that we would have to perform on the MTV Awards show.
- Angie Martinez
(Keywords: Idea, Awards, Ladies, Night)

I've been a very lucky guy. I played on championship teams. I played for Canada. I've won some awards and I'm very proud of those accomplishments. But I don't think there's anything greater than to come home and to be recognized at home. This is the pinnacle.
- Bobby Orr
(Keywords: Home, Accomplishments, Awards, Canada)

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
(Keywords: Business, Work, Awards, Job, Want)

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
(Keywords: Work, Awards, Reward)

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
(Keywords: Attention, Awards, Merit, Spirit)

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
(Keywords: People, Awards, End)

Although I may find the type of programming seen during the 2004 Super Bowl and the 2003 Golden Globe Awards disgusting and disturbing, we must always work hard to defend the cherished freedoms so clearly outlined in our Constitution, including a healthy and free press.
- Mike Rogers
(Keywords: Work, Awards, Constitution, May, Press, Programming)

A couple of guys won Academy Awards for the things that I turned down. Today, after coming to terms with everything, after being in therapy for a long time-there are areas where I will compromise.
- Mickey Rourke
(Keywords: Time, Awards, Being, Compromise, Therapy, Today, Will)

So how critics will perceive your film or your work, or whether your movie is going to make $100 million at the box office, or whether you are going to be winning any awards - well, you have no control over that.
- Charlize Theron
(Keywords: Work, Control, Winning, Awards, Film, Office, Will)

Because of the audience I get and the fact that these people aren't traditional comics buyers I don't think the comic industry looks at that and thinks that is a very respectable thing. I'm very used to it. I'm not the guy who wins awards and gets mentioned in magazines.
- Jhonen Vasquez
(Keywords: People, Awards, Fact)

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
(Keywords: People, Awards, Care, Party, World)

I didn't come into the business to get awards or titles.
- Julie Walters
(Keywords: Business, Awards, Titles)

It wasn't on my agenda, but the thing about getting important awards is it makes the adventure of your career have a little more possibility. I think just what's happened so far is already making the opportunities more interesting, even though I'm at the twilight of my career of like 48 years.
- Jackie Weaver
(Keywords: Possibility, Adventure, Awards, Career, Twilight, Years)

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