Trophy Quotes

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Deb Caletti
“Sometimes you think you've found love, when it's really just one of those objects that are shiny in a certain light--a trophy, say, or a ring, or a diamond, even. Glass shards, maybe. You've got to be careful, you do. The shine can blind you. The edges can cut you in way you never imagined. It is up to you to allow that or not.”
Deb Caletti, The Secret Life of Prince Charming

Gina Barreca
“I see birthdays as a reward for having shown up 365 in a row. It's like getting a badge for attendance.”
Gina Barreca, "If You Lean In, Will Men Just Look Down Your Blouse?": Questions and Thoughts for Loud, Smart Women in Turbulent Times

Amaka Imani Nkosazana
“Idolatry happens when you worship or praise anything excessively to the point of causing you to believe it reigns supreme. All things on this earth are temporal, even your very own desires. Be careful that you do not create idols to worship.”
Amaka Imani Nkosazana, Sweet Destiny

Michael Bassey Johnson
“People run away from the love game because they know they won't win the race.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Israelmore Ayivor
“Success is deliberate! Excellence is intentional! Victory comes out of struggles... Winners win because they played a role... Get busy now!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Israelmore Ayivor
“If you want to miss your crown, follow the crowd. If you want to wear the crown, go alone and be yourself.”
Israelmore Ayivor, 101 Keys To Everyday Passion

“Don't play any game if you don't understand the rules no matter how nice winners trophy looks like”
Sonja Smolec

Daphne du Maurier
“This is what it means to be a fanatic - but a fanatic, that is to say, in a very special sense. It has little in common with the obsession of the politician or the artist, for instance, for both of these understand in a greater or lesser degree the impulse which drives them. But the sportsman fanatic - that is another matter entirely.

His thoughts fixed solely on a vision of that mounted trophy against the wall, the eyes now dead that were once living, the tremulous nostrils stilled, the sensitive pricked ears closed to sound at the instant when the rifle shot echoed from the naked rocks, this man hunts his quarry through some instinct unknown even to himself.

Stephen was a sportsman of this kind. It was not the skill needed that drove him, nor the delight and excitement of the stalk itself, but a desire, so I told myself, to destroy something beautiful and rare. Hence his obsession with chamois. ("The Chamois")”
Daphne du Maurier, Echoes from the Macabre: Selected Stories

Israelmore Ayivor
“People who run away from challenges are cowards and no coward deserves a reward.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Israelmore Ayivor
“...while some communities are chasing visions out, others are chasing one another away. ....while some leaders love breaking records, others love breaking constructed buildings. Good leaders deserve golden trophies while gas cylinder is o.k for the bad ones!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Israelmore Ayivor
“Never give up on the fight until you win the belt.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Become a Better You

Jazz Feylynn
“Putting on the collar is taking charge of unexpected situations. Keeping humans from taking control from me. To tell hunters that I'm not prey. Not a trophy by wearing the collar. I looked at the circlet again. Looking deeper, I see not subjugation, but a tool of power to control my fate in the world of man that symbolizes my ownership over both my nature spirit and wolf-self.”
Jazz Feylynn, Colorado State of Mind

Rasheed Ogunlaru
“Before you chase success, status, power, wealth fame or love; first fall in love with yourself - for the person you'll be if and when you get there is still the same. Success will be a painful path and an empty trophy without self acceptance, self worth or if littered with self hate.”
Rasheed Ogunlaru

Tahir Shah
“Experience has taught me the power of trophies. You may have every knick-knack and useless contraption ever devised, but while they weigh you down, a simple trophy can go a long, long way.”
Tahir Shah, House of the Tiger King: The Quest for a Lost City

Stephenie Meyer
“Nobody ever gave away a trophy for reading books.”
Stephenie Meyer

Israelmore Ayivor
“People who become successful take every “today’s victory” as a rehearsal for tomorrows trophy.”
Israelmore Ayivor, 101 Keys To Everyday Passion

Israelmore Ayivor
“Maintain the name you build. It is easier to make a good brand than to maintain a good brand already made. Wining a trophy is not as difficult as defending it.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

Amit Kalantri
“In any game, the game itself is the prize, no matter who wins, ultimately both lose the game.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Israelmore Ayivor
“A leader’s cross is the temporal pain they go through and his crown is the permanent gain when at last victory is achieved.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Neil Gaiman
“We have potential. Who needs medals? I'd rather have potential than medals any day.”
Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves

“When you have Nothing to Lose,
Remember you are standing at the Winning position.
For the hard times have got you stronger, and what you achieve now will be a remarkable trophy for your battles.”
Somya Kedia

“The crown of life, the trophy or the medal is meant for those that ended well not for those that have up along the way.”
ikechukwu Izuakor , Great Reflections on Success

Israelmore Ayivor
“Feature in God’s team of trainees and you will play for the winning team! This is your heritage that you will lay hands on the trophy!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

“A trophy's value isn't measured by the worth of its metal but by the amount of work that's required to obtain it”
Johannes Schiefer

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“You talk as if Bea were a trophy.'
'No, as if she were a blessing,' Fermin corrected.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

Israelmore Ayivor
“When God talks, please hear… rise up my dear… drop down the fear… your future is clear… success is near… Just go and try again! Give one more trial and you’ll kiss the trophy. Greatness rises up with those who rise up after falling!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Meredith Marple
“The ski club was a frugal and intergenerational group. It gave dime-store trophies for speed and agility within categories of gender, age, and experience, and so eventually everyone got a trophy.”
Meredith Marple, What Took So Long?: A Group-Phobic, Uncomfortable Competitor's Journey to Mahjong - A Memoir Essay

Israelmore Ayivor
“Those who lift trophies of success are those who do what they do without stretching their necks to see “who else is doing what?”
Israelmore Ayivor, 101 Keys To Everyday Passion

Israelmore Ayivor
“Don’t complain of terrible circumstances. It has been proven several times that they are the sources of celebrated trophies.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Whether fan or whether foe,
Loyalty to city was the only way to go,
They now have a Lombardi Trophy to show,
Philadelphia Eagles stole the show”
Charmaine J Forde

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