Check out these fabulous award quotes to know more on what famous people had to say about it. These famous prize quotations & sayings should leave you with plenty of ideas on it.

Awards Quotes

An award is a form of honor, a kind of recognition aimed to felicitate one’s excellent contribution in a chosen field. An award is not only a great prestige or a mark of excellence, but is also a tremendous boost for someone to strive and excel higher and aim for even bigger accomplishments in life. It is the ultimate token of recognition of purest of talents and highest of achievements. Read these quotes to get a new insight on awards.

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

- Michael Jordan

Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.

- Emily Dickinson

There's a lot of great movies that have won the Academy Award, and a lot of great movies that haven't. You just do the best you can.

- Clint Eastwood

When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award and every other gross-out award.

- Jack Nicholson

Bow down before the one you serve, you're going to get what you deserve.

- Trent Reznor

I don't think about that. I wasn't a kid growing up saying one day I'll get an Oscar and make a speech. That wasn't on my mind. So what I do is the best work I can do.

- Adam Sandler

I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don't deserve that either.

- Jack Benny

I never knew I'd be in a musical, let alone win an award for one.

- Nicole Kidman

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

- Bill Murray

Hosting the Oscars is much like making love to a woman. It's something I only get to do when Billy Crystal is out of town.

- Steve Martin

America doesn't reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances.

- Meryl Streep

Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.

- Dan Gable

The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.

- Jonas Salk

They don't give you gold medals for beating somebody. They give you gold medals for beating everybody.

- Michael Johnson

Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.

- George Sand

Actually I walk around with the Emmy wherever I go, but I'm very casual about it.

- Larry David

The harder you work, the luckier you get.

- Gary Player

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

I loved to eat. For all of Hollywood's rewards, I was hungry for most of those 20 years.

- Gene Tierney

I have records in gold, in platinum, I have two Oscars, I have Grammys and so on.

- Celine Dion

She's so heartbreaking in this movie. I don't think they make enough awards to give her.

- Jared Leto

In Hollywood, she's revered, she gets nominated for Oscars, but I've never heard anyone in the public or among my friends say, 'Oh, I love Winona Ryder.'

- Jennifer Lopez

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

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

- Jesse Owens

Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.

- Jesse Owens

You can melt down all the medals and cups I have and they wouldn't be a plating on the 24-carat friendship I felt for Long at that moment.

- Jesse Owens

I was getting a lot of hassles from the public. Everybody recognized me.

- Henry Thomas

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

- Jim Rohn

I'm aware of the fact that a lot of talented people out there will never get this chance.

- Brad Paisley

When they say you're the best, I always remember that the majority of the audience probably thinks someone else should have gotten the award.

- Brad Paisley

We haven't won any awards for our songwriting for a while so this means an awful lot to us.

- Chris Martin

Alfie was the first time I was above the title; the first time I became a star in America.

- Michael Caine

Awards are wonderful. I've been nominated many times and I've won many awards. But my journey is not towards that. If it happens it will be a blast. If it doesn't, it's still been a blast.

- Tom Cruise

It's funny that it all becomes about clothes. It's bizarre. You work your butt off and then you win an award and it's all about your dress. You can't get away from it.

- Reese Witherspoon

Whatever awards come, they come. It's going to be a fun night either way.

- John Legend

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

I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work.

- Neil Armstrong

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

Male Of The Year.

- Usher

I absolutely love Oscar. So classic. So timeless.

- Nicole Richie

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