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Top 100 Quotes About Prestige

#1. A government builds its prestige upon the apparently voluntary association of the governed. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#2. Now he was nothing to her, just a lesson in time, a wicked boy-man, incapable of wealth or prestige. - Author: Coco J. Ginger
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#3. Christianity has sufficient inner strength to survive and flourish on its own. It does not need state subsidies, nor state privileges, nor state prestige. The more it obtains state support, the greater it curtails human freedom. - Author: William O. Douglas
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#4. At the end of your lives you will not be judged by academic successes, the degrees or diplomas earned, the positions held, the material wealth acquired, or power and prestige, but rather on the basis of what you have become as persons and what you are in conduct and character. - Author: Howard W. Hunter
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#5. Space was a hostile environment that required a sharp and cunning mind over prestige any day. That, and a shit load of weapons. - Author: Kiersten Fay
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#6. Magic is a state of mind. It is often portrayed as very black and gothic, and that is because certain practitioners played that up for a sense of power and prestige. That is a disservice. Magic is very colorful. Of this, I am sure. - Author: Alan Moore
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#7. War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#8. THIS IS THE FACE OF A MAN LOOKING AT A WOMAN HE LOVES. HE HAS NO MONEY OR PRESTIGE, ONLY A HEART. - Author: Renee Ericson
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#9. The prestige of the news is founded on the unstated assumption that our lives are forever poised on the verge of critical transformation thanks to the two driving forces of modern history: politics and technology. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#10. Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character. - Author: William Arthur Ward
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#11. He who is active in politics strives for power, either as a means in serving other ends, ideal or egoistic, or as 'power for power's sake,' that is, in order to enjoy the prestige-feeling that power gives. - Author: Moises Naim
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#12. Quite apart from the prestige of technology, people do, after all, prefer a simple idea to a complex one. - Author: Bernard Crick
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#13. True leadership is not defined by notoriety, power, prestige, status, or job title... - Author: Angie Morgan
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#14. France cannot be destroyed. She is an old country who, despite her misfortunes, has, and always will have, thanks to her past, a tremendous prestige in the world, whatever the fate inflicted upon her. - Author: Pierre Laval
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#15. People said if [I] was at a party, it gave it prestige. I would let people know I'd arrived by letting off my flash ... You could feel the temperature rise right away. - Author: Malick Sidibe
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#16. How to find joy? Let your ambition disappear; ambition is the barrier. Ambition means an ego trip: "I want to be this, I want to be that - more money, more power, more prestige." - Author: Rajneesh
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#17. Prestige is the shadow of money and power. - Author: C. Wright Mills
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#18. If you can dispense with reputation, then you are free from care. Reputation is only a visitor, but reality is here to stay. - Author: Liezi
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#19. Edward Progers was his Majesty's Page of the Backstairs. He handled private money transactions, secret correspondence, and served in an ex-officio capacity as the King's pimp. It was a position of no mean prestige, and of considerable activity. - Author: Kathleen Winsor
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#20. Doomed to procreation and secondary tasks, stripped of her practical importance and her mystical prestige, woman becomes no more than a servant. - Author: Simone De Beauvoir
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#21. All the fame and fortune, glory and prestige, can't make me happy if it goes against what I believe. - Author: Dolly Parton
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#22. Science is in low regard. - Author: Leo Kadanoff
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#23. There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt. - Author: Charles De Gaulle
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#24. It's also much clearer how much damage the occupation of Iraq is doing to America's reputation and prestige around the world; and that's just starting now to hit home in the United States. - Author: Peter Singer
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#25. Crowds always, and individuals as a rule, stand in need of ready-made opinions on all subjects. The popularity of these opinions is independent of the measure of truth or error they contain, and is solely regulated by their prestige. - Author: Gustave Le Bon
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#26. We must conquer life by living it to the full, and then we can go to meet death with a certain prestige. - Author: Aleister Crowley
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#27. Show me a chief executive who's on five boards and who lends his or her name, prestige and time to 15 community activities - and I'll show you a company that's underperforming. A chief executive is paid to run the company. That's the CEO's job. - Author: Albert J. Dunlap
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#28. Cancer has pizzazz, box office and glamour, and in actual dollars and prestige, even heart and mental can't hold a candle to it. It's a health dodge with a future and everybody who's anybody is jumping in ... - Author: Edgar Berman
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#29. The recurrence during the eighteenth century Enlightenment of the aspiration to be the 'Newton of the moral sciences' testifies to the prestige not just of celestial mechanics, but of the 'experimental method' more generally. - Author: Stefan Collini
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#30. Everywhere in the world there are ignorance and prejudice, but the greatest complex of these, with the most extensive prestige and the most intimate entanglement with traditional institutions, is the Roman Catholic Church. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#31. What did I want with prestige? The British Open paid the winner $600 in American money. A man would have to be two hundred years old at that rate to retire from golf. - Author: Sam Snead
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#32. What holds an Arab leader in power is a mixture of violence and prestige. Both President Assad and King Hussein were felt to have defended Arab interests against the world. That, in the end, is more important than what they wear on their head. - Author: James Buchan
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#33. I think Pakistan was not a factor in terms of decision India to obtain nuclear weapon. Because there was no talk of Pakistan having any capability. The main factor was China. And the international prestige that China was getting as a consequence of having its own nuclear weapons. - Author: Subramanian Swamy
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#34. The mind always hankers for more and more. If you have money, it hankers for more money; if you have prestige, it hankers for more prestige; if you have knowledge, it hankers for more knowledge. Mind lives in the 'more.' - Author: Rajneesh
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#35. When we attach value to things that aren't love - the money, the car, the house, the prestige - we are loving things that can't love us back. We are searching for meaning in the meaningless. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#36. When the power, prestige, and financial support of government is placed behind a particular religious belief, the indirect coercive pressure upon religious minorities to conform to the prevailing officially approved religion is plain. - Author: Hugo Black
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#37. The kingmaker. He regained both prestige and fresh mating opportunities. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#38. Unfortunately, here as elsewhere on this touching planet, imitation is the watchword and prestige the highest ambition. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#39. Christ also takes from us all inclination or power to boast of our national prestige. To me, it is prestige enough to be a Christian
to bear the cross Christ gives me to carry and to follow in the footsteps of the great Crossbearer. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#40. To be honest, I think emotional accessibility is a shame trigger for researchers and academics. Very early in our training, we are taught that a cool distance and inaccessibility contribute to prestige, and that if you're too relatable, your credentials come into question. - Author: Brene Brown
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#41. From a prestige standpoint, the U.S. needs to host Formula 1. And I think Formula 1, they know they need the U.S. as well. So many companies that are global are based in the United States support Formula 1. - Author: Mario Andretti
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#42. Prestige, the breath of life, is itself nebulous. - Author: George Orwell
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#43. If you had the most prestige and you were the network that everybody turned to in times of a crisis, that that was the most important position, in the news business, to hold. - Author: Ted Turner
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#44. Such is the prestige of the Nobel Award and of this place where I stand that I am impelled, not to speak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession and in the great and good men who have practised it through the ages. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#45. Youth may be admired for vigor, but gray hair gives prestige to old age. - Author: Eugene H. Peterson
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#46. Acquired or artificial prestige is much the most common. The mere fact that an individual occupies a certain position, possesses a certain fortune, or bears certain titles, endows him with prestige, however slight his own personal worth. - Author: Gustave Le Bon
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#47. Smart enough to get into Yale. Economists studied students who had been admitted to two schools of higher and lower prestige but decided to attend the school with lower prestige. Estimated sacrifice in lifetime earnings from attending the less prestigious school: none. - Author: Chip Heath
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#48. All the money, all the prestige in the world will never make up for the loss of your freedom. - Author: George Monbiot
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#49. Politics is the art of achieving prestige and power without merit. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#50. To be honest, prestige is probably the last thing I focus on. - Author: Toby Emmerich
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#51. In Venezuela, which doesn't have thousands of prestige universities like the U.S., people usually stay at home while attending to college. After they graduate, they move for a job or get married. - Author: Juan Pablo Galavis
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#52. Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige ... - Author: James Thurber
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#53. All my films have found distribution and prestige in the Japanese market, so I actually feel my films are very well received and seldom misunderstood. - Author: Linda Hoaglund
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#54. A bad short story or novel or poem leaves one comparatively calm because it does not exist, unless it gets a fake prestige throughbeing mistaken for good work. It is essentially negative, it is something that has not come through. But over bad criticism one has a sense of real calamity. - Author: Rebecca West
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#55. Nothing should be of higher value to the reflective Christian in difficult circumstances than an unqualified desire to see truth triumph. One should wish passionately that it prevail, should love it more than one's own prestige or sense of security. - Author: Daniel Taylor
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#56. No one ever got into science fiction for the sex or prestige. They got into it because they love it. - Author: China Mieville
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#57. Clothed in the majesty of the law one may get away with murder, but lacking the law's prestige one defends himself at the risk of life and liberty. - Author: J. Sidna Allen
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#58. From the point of view of the Chinese Communist Party, the greatest casualties of the Cultural Revolution were the Party's prestige and its ability to govern. Pg. 539 - Author: Nien Cheng
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#59. Like it or not, to reach middle age with less money or less prestige than our father had is somewhat to lose face. Stupid of course, when put like that, but who is prepared to argue that we are not stupid in several important ways? - Author: Robertson Davies
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#60. We are aware that in 2005 our efforts to preserve the stability and prestige of the Republic of Bulgaria in the area of foreign policy, and our efforts to attain fully our strategic goals will be mostly contingent upon the way we address our domestic priorities. - Author: Georgi Parvanov
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#61. Politics is the attempt to achieve power and prestige without merit. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#62. Most teams aren't teams at all but merely collections of individual relationships with the boss. Each individual vying with the others for power, prestige and position. - Author: Douglas McGregor
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#63. The statesman will soon find himself thwarted in some way or other, will deduce from this opposition a menace first to his plans, then to national prestige, and finally to the existence of the state itself - and so, regarding his country as the party attacked, will engage in a war of defence. - Author: B.H. Liddell Hart
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#64. The prestige of royal power has evaporated, but the majesty of the law has failed to take its place. People nowadays despise authority yet still fear it, and fear extracts from them more than they previously gave out of respect and love. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#65. German writers in the late 18th century were the first to uphold a prickly, literary nationalism, in reaction to the then dominance and prestige of French literature. - Author: Pankaj Mishra
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#66. Getting to the top of any given mountain was considered much less important than how one got there: prestige was earned by tackling the most unforgiving routes with minimal equipment, in the boldest style imaginable. - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#67. What is generally regarded as success - acquisition of wealth, the capture of power or social prestige - I consider the most dismal failures. I hold when it is said of a man that he has arrived, it means that he is finished - his development has stopped at that point. - Author: Emma Goldman
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#68. The entire history of mankind is, in any case, nothing but a prolonged fight to the death for the conquest of universal prestige and absolute power. - Author: Albert Camus
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#69. We live increasingly in a system in which little direct attention is paid to the object, the function, the program, the task, the need; but immense attention to the role, the procedure, prestige, and profit. - Author: Paul Goodman
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#70. And despite being seventeen - Hattori Mariko knew her place in life. She would marry Minamoto Raiden. Her parents would have the prestige of a daughter in the Heian Castle. And Mariko would be the only one to know the stain on that honor. - Author: Renee Ahdieh
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#71. The full expression of personality depends upon its being inflated by social prestige; it is a social privilege. - Author: Simone Weil
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#72. I have always wondered at the passion many people have to meet the celebrated. The prestige you acquire by being able to tell your friends that you know famous men proves only that you are yourself of small account - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#73. If Peking wasn't stopped in the peninsular war, he argued, China would be recognized as "the military colossus of the East." U.S. prestige would plummet, and the world's new nations would gravitate toward neutralism. - Author: William Manchester
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#74. In 1856, shortly before his death, Lord Ellesmere gave the painting to the new National Portrait Gallery in London as its founding work. As the gallery's first acquisition, it has a certain sentimental prestige, but almost at once its authenticity was doubted. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#75. Aren't you ashamed to be concerned so much about making all the money you can and advancing your reputation and prestige, while for truth and wisdom and the improvement of your souls you have no thought or car? - Author: Socrates
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#76. For all its prestige, its fabulous views, its indoor pool, and its lovely garden, 24 Sussex is more like an old hotel than a modern home. - Author: Jean Chretien
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#77. People are so overwhelmed with the prestige of their instruments that they consider their personal judgement of hardly any account. - Author: Wyndham Lewis
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#78. The damage done to U.S. prestige by the feckless, buffoonish George W. Bush will take years to repair. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#79. I have to admit that the empty prestige and the stupid glory - yes, the horrible rush, the deadly sense of importance that war brings to life - are hard illusions to shake off. Look at me, a war correspondent. - Author: Michael Hastings
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#80. Administrators make work for each other so that they can multiply the number of their subordinates and enhance their prestige. - Author: C. Northcote Parkinson
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#81. Photographs trade simultaneously on the prestige of art and the magic of the real. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#82. People talk about the prestige of beating records but prestige never bought me dinner in a restaurant. It's winning games that does that. - Author: Steve Coppell
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#83. The German communist party, for years the strongest outside the Soviet Union itself, was broken in a matter of a few months. Its defeat was a serious blow to the prestige of the international communist movement.11 - Author: Timothy Snyder
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#84. In point of fact, although he did not recognise it at the time, his own character and prestige had reached an apogee with Elizabeth such that nothing he might or would say could possibly affect her profound affection for him. He - Author: Richard S. Strand
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#85. Fame is part of me and my life as an actor. I enjoy the creative aspects of my life as an actor. I enjoy directing and acting as well. But the bottom line for me is not prestige and power. It's about having an exciting, creative life. - Author: Matt Dillon
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#86. Even during the period when Rome lost much of her ancient prestige, an Indian traveler observed that trade all over the world was operated with the aid of Roman gold coins which were accepted and admired everywhere. - Author: Paul Einzig
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#87. MCJOB: A low-pay, low-prestige, low-dignity, no-future job in the service sector. Frequently considered a satisfying career choice for people who have never held one. - Author: Douglas Coupland
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#88. Psychopaths are social predators, and like all predators, they are looking for feeding grounds. Wherever you get power, prestige and money, you will find them. - Author: Robert D. Hare
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#89. The Oscar prestige was fine, but I worked more before I was nominated, - Author: Juanita Moore
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#90. Often times, the more power and prestige a person achieves, the more arrogant a person can become. - Author: John Ensign
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#91. Like many works of literature, Hollywood chooses for its villains people who strive for social dominance through the pursuit of wealth, prestige, and power. But the ordinary business of capitalism is much more egalitarian: It's about finding meaning and enjoyment in work and production. - Author: Alex Tabarrok
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#92. It is still fashionable to believe that how you organize yourself religiously in this life may matter for eternity. Unless we can erode the prestige of that kind of thinking, we're not going to be able to undermine these divisions in our world. - Author: Sam Harris
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#93. Popularity is the slutty little cousin of prestige, - Author: Birdman
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#94. Prestige! Sir, is it nothing? To be revered by fools, gaped at by children, envied by the rich and scorned by the wise. - Author: Stendhal
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#95. It's how I refer to that sinking feeling that none of this matters. Not the money. Not the academic prestige. Not the fame or influence. Not the beautiful girls. Not anything. It's all meaningless in the end. - Author: Zack Love
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#96. A painter with prestige among painters is bound to be discovered sooner or later. - Author: Harold Rosenberg
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#97. If it was so honorable and glorious to be black, why was it the yellow-skinned people among us had so much prestige? - Author: Zora Neale Hurston
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#98. I'd rather have the influence than the power, and the influence to me is to build institutions of independence and democracy, to regain for Egypt prestige in education and science and technology. - Author: Ahmed Zewail
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#99. 33. Satan will attempt to offer you whatever you hunger for, whether it be money, power, sex, or prestige. But Jesus said, "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness" (Matthew 5:6). - Author: James C. Dobson
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#100. What greater prestige can a man like me (not too gifted, but very understanding) have than to have taken a cheap, shoddy and utterly lost kind of writing, and have made of it something that intellectuals claw each other about? - Author: Raymond Chandler
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