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#1. I think I should get the Nobel Peace Prize before I die for ending the war between the sexes. - Author: Betty Dodson
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#2. Whoever invented air conditioning should win the Nobel Prize. I bet they could bring peace to the Middle East if they gave everyone an AC unit and let them cool the freak down once in a while. I should e-mail the UN the suggestion. - Author: Shannon Messenger
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#3. You can be famous for a lot of things. You can be a Nobel-prize winner. You can be the fattest guy in the world. - Author: Evel Knievel
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#4. After hearing that he has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Putin said, 'Tell me who the other nominees are - and I will eliminate them.' - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#5. I was so surprised because I'm not too sure whether I could win a Nobel Prize, you know, because basically, physics, it means that usually people was awarded for the invention of the basic theory. But in my case, not a basic theory, in my case just making the device, you know. - Author: Shuji Nakamura
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#6. Nobel Prize winner Ivar Giaever reminds us that "in pseudoscience you begin with a hypothesis which is very appealing to you, and then you only look for things which confirm the hypothesis". - Author: Mark Steyn
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#7. The Nobel Peace Prize has become hopelessly politicized. I think it cheapens the prize itself. - Author: John Bolton
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#8. Francis Crick, co-winner of the Nobel Prize for the discovery of the structure of DNA, believes that DNA could only have arrived from space, sent in the form of bacteria from more advanced civilizations. - Author: Walker Percy
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#9. George W. Bush will surely deserve that woolliest of all peace prizes, the Nobel. - Author: Joe Klein
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#10. No blasphemy harms Islam and Muslims so much as the call for murdering a writer - Author: Naguib Mahfouz
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#11. When asked about his apparent lack of anger toward the Chinese by an incredulous reporter at the time he won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Dalai Lama replied something to the effect that: They have taken everything from us; should I let them take my mind as well? - Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
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#12. If they gave a Nobel Peace Prize for work against big tobacco, not just in the industry, but also with the California tax initiative, Rob Reiner really deserves one. - Author: Joe Eszterhas
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#13. As soon as I got the Nobel Prize my back collapsed and I was in hospital. - Author: Doris Lessing
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#14. The Nobel Prize is run by a self-perpetuated committee. They vote for themselves and get the world's publishing industry to jump to their tune. - Author: Doris Lessing
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#15. I do feel quite strongly about this that probably one of the things that unfortunately this age now to get a Nobel Prize is to really use part of it to help the young people get excited about science. - Author: Ahmed H. Zewail
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#16. I can't say I'm overwhelmed with surprise. I'm 88 years old and they can't give the Nobel to someone who's dead, so I think they were probably thinking they'd probably better give it to me now before I've popped off. - Author: Doris Lessing
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#17. Please stop teaching my children that everyone gets a trophy just for participating. What is this, the Nobel Prize? Not everybody gets a trophy. - Author: Glenn Beck
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#18. You would be amazed at the number of doors a Nobel Prize opens. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#19. Is it better, financially, to go to the physics department than the philosophy department?" Tsukuru asked. "When it comes to their graduates not earning anything, they're about even. Unless you win the Nobel Prize or something," Haida said, flashing his usual winning smile. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#20. The Nobel Peace Prize is not awarded for what one has done, but hopefully what one will do. - Author: Betty Williams
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#21. There is no magical formula for winning a Nobel Prize. - Author: Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
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#22. At lunch Francis winged into the Eagle to tell everyone within hearing distance that we had found the secret of life. - Author: James D. Watson
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#23. Ernest Rutherford's 1908 Nobel Prize in Chemistry wasn't given for the nuclear power station - he wouldn't have survived that long - it was given for showing how interesting atomic physics could be. - Author: Andre Geim
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#24. I've said it before about the Nobel Prize: it's like being struck by a more or less benign avalanche. It was unexpected, unlooked for, and extraordinary. - Author: Seamus Heaney
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#25. To become a token woman
whether you win the Nobel Prize or merely get tenure at the cost of denying your sisters
is to become something less than a mansince men are loyal at least to their own world-view, their laws of brotherhood and self-interest. - Author: Adrienne Rich
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#26. It's not only possible, but likely that the Nobel Prize in economics will go in alternate years to people who disagree on nearly everything fundamental. - Author: Jerry Pournelle
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#27. I don't think the people are going to change their opinion on the health care plan because President Obama has now won the Nobel Peace Prize. - Author: Carl Forti
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#28. My children have often asked me why I never received a Nobel Prize. I used to tell them it was because the Nobel committee couldn't make up its mind which of my projects to recognize. - Author: Leon M. Lederman
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#29. Of course, today at the Karolinska Institute, I am working with some top experts - even some Nobel prize winners. They have the latest news and I have the technique. - Author: Lennart Nilsson
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#30. If there is a Nobel prize for dirt and filth, India will win it, no doubt. - Author: Jairam Ramesh
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#31. Winning a Nobel Prize is no big deal, but winning it with an IQ of 124 is really something. - Author: Richard P. Feynman
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#32. I'm not sure whether I could win a Nobel Prize or not, but the Nobel Committee called me, and, 'You got the Nobel Prize.' So, I was so, so happy, and I was so surprised. - Author: Shuji Nakamura
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#33. The letters dance before my eyes. Who am I? - Author: Patrick Modiano
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#34. A German and two American scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for smashing the size barrier in optical microscopes, allowing researchers to see individual molecules inside living cells. - Author: Anonymous
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#35. You know, if they ever gave a Nobel Prize for avoiding work, every year some white guy in Iowa would get a million bucks and a trip to Sweden. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#36. The American president just won the nobel peace prize, by any reasonable measure, all Americans should be proud - Author: Rachel Maddow
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#37. In a way, the Nobel Prize has been something of a pain in the neck, though there was at least one time that I got some fun out of it, Shortly after I won the Prize, Gweneth and I received an invitation from the Brazilian government to be the guests of honor at the Carnaval celebrations in Rio. - Author: Richard P. Feynman
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#38. We're fighting three wars now. Imagine how many we'd be fighting if President Obama hadn't won the Nobel Peace Prize. - Author: Jay Leno
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#39. There is only one positive role of the Nobel prize
it creates some common way to understand a writer. I cannot say, that I like this situation, but that's the way it goes. The books are being born and then walk around the world, just as children do. - Author: Stanislaw Lem
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#40. I might paraphrase Churchill and say: never have I received so much for so little.
[Exemplifying humility, upon accepting the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.] - Author: Luis Federico Leloir
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#41. There are only two living American authors fully deserving of the Nobel Prize. One is Lewis Mumford. The other is Wallace Stegner, whose novels and essays provide us a comprehensive portrait of industrial society in all its glittering corruption and radiant evil. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#42. If the double helix was so important, how come you didn't work on It? Ther husband, Linus Pauling, when the Nobel Prize was awarded to Crick, Watson and Wilkins. - Author: Ava Helen Pauling
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#43. I've organised for the last years, since I got the Nobel Prize actually, Anatomy of Hate Conferences all over the world, what is hate. Didn't help but at least they explored it. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#44. Sir Peter Medawar, an eminent British biologist who received a Nobel Prize the same year as Macfarlane Burnet, defined a virus as a piece of bad news wrapped up in a protein. - Author: David Quammen
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#45. I believe that every Nobel Laureate has the feeling that this prize is really a gift - because nobody can or should work just for this prize. - Author: Klaus Von Klitzing
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#46. Some people think the Nobel Prize makes you bullet-proof. I never had that illusion. - Author: Wole Soyinka
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#47. As an American I am not so shocked that Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize without any accomplishments to his name, America gave him the White House based on the same credentials. - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#48. Research is the live heart of the scientific life ... Greatness of position, respect for past accomplishments, the Nobel Prize itself
none of these can compensate for the loss of vitality only research provides. - Author: Vivian Gornick
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#49. I'd like to win a Booker Prize for writing. A Nobel Peace Prize for my work in peace ... and I think that'll probably do. - Author: Billy Boyd
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#50. I'm the least-educated person in my immediate family. My two other brothers have multiple advanced degrees, and I only have one. [ ... ] Actually, now that I've got a Nobel Prize, I feel equal. - Author: Steven Chu
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#51. Be the change which you want to happen to the world - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#52. The Nobel Prize gives you an opportunity to make a fool of yourself in public. - Author: Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
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#53. It is perfectly reasonable to despair of a world where the Nobel Committee gives the Peace Prize to a man running a war. - Author: Martin Firrell
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#54. If the hand be held between the discharge-tube and the screen, the darker shadow of the bones is seen within the slightly dark shadow-image of the hand itself ... For brevity's sake I shall use the expression 'rays'; and to distinguish them from others of this name I shall call them 'X-rays'. - Author: Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen
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#55. Having a record company and putting out my own CD. There's clothes and shoes. There's also an upcoming book deal that I'm trying to do. I'm trying to be positive. I'm a big fan of the Nobel Peace Prize. - Author: Metta World Peace
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#56. I'm never going to be in danger of getting the Nobel Prize for literature. - Author: David Eddings
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#57. Thanks to the high standing which science has for so long attain and to the impartiality of the Nobel Prize Committee, the Nobel Prize for Physics is rightly considered everywhere as the highest reward within the reach of workers in Natural Philosophy. - Author: Guglielmo Marconi
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#58. Nobel Prize in Literature [10w]
Only fools and Swedes equate literary prizes with literary merit. - Author: Beryl Dov
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#59. When Mother Teresa received the Nobel Prize, she was asked, "What can we do to promote world peace?" She answered "Go home and love your family. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#60. In 1903, I finished my doctor's thesis and obtained the degree. At the end of the same year, the Nobel prize was awarded jointly to Becquerel, my husband and me for the discovery of radioactivity and new radioactive elements. - Author: Marie Curie
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#61. Whatever measure of influence I had as a result of the importance which the world attaches to the Nobel Peace Prize would have to be used to bring the philosophy of nonviolence to all the world's people who grapple with the age-old problem of racial injustice. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#62. Because Ernest Lawrence's award came in the war years, I had the unusual opportunity of attending his Nobel Prize presentation ceremony. - Author: Luis Walter Alvarez
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#63. It wasn't until the Nobel Prize that they really thawed out. They couldn't understand my books, but they could understand $30,000. - Author: William Faulkner
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#64. Peace is the music of every soul. Our glory lies in understanding, listening and honoring that music - Author: Amit Ray
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#65. You've got to commit to something. I'm not telling you it has to be your life's dream or that it'll get you a Nobel Prize. But it will earn you more ownership of yourself. Commit to something
that is the essence of soul-searching. - Author: Laura C. Schlessinger
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#66. The people of Egypt, are the greatest people of earth; and they deserve a Nobel Prize for Peace. To all Egyptian: Be proud to be Egyptian. - Author: Heinz Fischer
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#67. The Nobel Prize is worth $1.5 million, but that's not the issue. Do the distinguished scientists who win the Nobel Prize need the money? Probably not. The honor is more important the money, and that's the case with the prize for African leadership as well. - Author: Mo Ibrahim
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#68. If I found a cure for a huge disease, while I was hobbling up onstage to accept the Nobel Prize they'd be playing the theme song from 'Three's Company'. - Author: John Ritter
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#69. Professor Feynman?" "Hey! Why are you bothering me at this time in the morning?" "I thought you'd like to know that you've won the Nobel Prize." "Yeah, but I'm sleeping! It would have been better if you had called me in the morning." - and I hung up. - Author: Richard Feynman
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#70. It's a great relief for me that no one will ask me anymore: "Orhan, when will you get the Nobel Prize?" - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#71. I'm presently incarcerated. Convicted of a crime I didn't even commit. Hah! "Attempted murder"? Now honestly, what is that? Do they give a Nobel prize for attempted chemistry? Do they? - Author: Matt Groening
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#72. There is no 'master plan' on the road to the Nobel Prize. It represents a lot of hard work, a passion for that work and ... being in the right place at the right time. For me, that place was Caltech. - Author: Ahmed Zewail
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#73. I want to see a game designer nominated for a Nobel Prize. - Author: Jane McGonigal
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#74. Dr. King's Nobel Prize had a more powerful transforming effect on him than I think he realized at the time. - Author: Henry Louis Gates
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#75. The population of the U.S. is nearly 300 million, including many of the best educated, most talented, most resourceful, humane people on earth. By almost any measure of civilised attainment, from Nobel prize-counts on down, the U.S. leads the world by miles. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#76. It is a remarkable honor to receive a Nobel Prize, because it not only recognizes discoveries, but also their usefulness to the advancement of fundamental science. - Author: Peter Agre
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#77. Nobody really expects a Nobel Prize call. - Author: Saul Perlmutter
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#78. The years since the Nobel Prize have been productive ones for me. - Author: Philip Warren Anderson
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#79. I came to speak ill of Swedish engineering, and so diddled myself out of a Nobel Prize. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#80. Cricket pays well, so a lot of people are naturally drawn towards the game. But to carve a niche in non-cricket sports is not easy. So state governments need to be proactive. Indians need to be made aware of the power of an Olympic medal. It should be treated at par with an Oscars or a Nobel Prize. - Author: Gagan Narang
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#81. The biggest downside of my current job is that I have to wear a suit to work. Wearing uncomfortable clothes on purpose is an example of what former Princeton hockey player and Nobel Prize winner Michael Spence taught economists to call 'signaling.' - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#82. I would like to win the Pulitzer Prize. I would like to win the Nobel Prize. I would like to win a Tony award for the Broadway musical I'm now working on. Aside from these, my aspirations are modest ones. - Author: Evan Hunter
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#83. Cambridge is heaven, I am convinced it is the nicest place in the world to live. As you walk round, most people look incredibly bright, as if they are probably off to win a Nobel prize. - Author: Sophie Hannah
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#84. Two Americans have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics. They are the first to figure out all the charges on their telephone bill. - Author: Jay Leno
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#85. I cannot forget that the Nobel Prize for Peace was also a commission - a commission to work harder than I had ever worked before for "the brotherhood of man". - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#86. Having a Nobel Prize or being a famous scientist will get you a week to a week and a half, metaphorically speaking, of a hearing for your new idea, but after that, it's going to tank if you don't have the evidence and support for it. - Author: Michael Shermer
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#87. It is a great honor to be awarded a Nobel Prize. This is a wonderful experience for my wife Betty and me. We received congratulations by email, phone and post, many from old friends we had not seen for some time. - Author: Willard Boyle
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#88. Pierre Curie, a brilliant scientist, happened to marry a still more brilliant one - Marie, the famous Madame Curie - and is the only great scientist in history who is consistently identified as the husband of someone else. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#89. Alfred Nobel stipulated that no distinction of race or colour will determine who received of his generosity. - Author: Abdus Salam
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#90. George Stigler Nobel laureate and a leader of Chicago School was asked why there were no Nobel Prizes awarded in the other social sciences, sociology, psychology, history, etc. "Don't worry", Stigler said, "they have already have a Nobel Prize in ... Literature" - Author: Robert Kuttner
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#91. In the 1970s, I did a Ph.D. with Fred Sanger in Cambridge who was in the process of inventing ways to map what's inside DNA. He later won the Nobel Prize. - Author: Elizabeth Blackburn
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#92. I should get the Nobel peace prize - screw Bono. - Author: Michael O'Leary
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#93. The Nobel Peace Prize is a powerful message. A durable peace is not a single achievement, but an environment, a process and a commitment. - Author: Mohamed ElBaradei
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#94. George W. Bush in Washington decided that Nobel Peace Prize winner and ex-president Nelson Mandela could probably be taken off the U.S. list of terrorists). - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#95. In fact, 37 percent of all United States Nobel Prize winners in the 20th century have been representatives of the Jewish community. - Author: Jon Porter
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#96. I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#97. Politics is a dynamic process. When I was a young man in the 1970s, Yasser Arafat had just perpetrated various terrorist attacks. Just a few years later, after I had entered European Parliament, the same Yasser Arafat was given the Nobel Peace Prize. - Author: Martin Schulz
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#98. Alexander Solzhenitsyn in his speech accepting the Nobel Prize: Violence has no way to conceal itself except by lies, and lies have no way to maintain themselves except through violence. Anyone who has proclaimed violence his method inexorably must choose lying as his principle. - Author: Mikhail Gorbachev
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#99. A reality show isn't unlike the Nobel Peace Prize, then," Mr. Bennet said. "In that they both require nominations. - Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
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#100. The minute you got the Nobel Peace Prize, things that I said yesterday, with nobody paying too much attention, I say the same things after I got it - oh! It was quite crucial for people, and it helped our morale because apartheid did look invincible. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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