Top 92 Quotes About Prowess

#1. He was a killer, a thing that preyed, living on the things that lived, unaided, alone, by virtue of his own strength and prowess, surviving triumphantly in a hostile environment where only the strong survive.

Jack London

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#2. Sometimes men present a swagger that suggests a prowess, whether it's sexual or financial. L.A. seems to be a place where trying too hard is almost a given. Some people are unapologetic about how blatantly they represent who they are through what they wear or drive. Subtlety is in short supply.

Michael C. Hall

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#3. Every man ultimately falls into the company with which he affiliates. And he is the strongest who draws men to himself, who creates the company; and this is through having a positive quality - courage and physical prowess.

Orison Swett Marden

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#4. We are United States Marines, and for two and a quarter centuries we have defined the standards of courage, esprit, and military prowess.

James L. Jones

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#5. Bloom never pissed me off because there are critics out there, and he's one of them, who take their ignorance about popular culture as a badge of intellectual prowess.

Stephen King

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#6. Believe me, even partially releasing you from a fascist spell was my pleasure, said Magnus, lifting a hand. He wore many rings, which glittered in the spring sunshine. Simon thought he must dazzle his enemies with his magical prowess, but also his glitter.

Cassandra Clare

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#7. It is the prowess of scholars that meetings bring delight and departures leave memories.


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Kevin Smith

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#9. Eve: "What do you want?"
Nadine: "A man of amazing sexual prowess, great sensitivity, stupendous abs, and the face of an angel. Toss in a wicked sense of humor and stupendous wealth, who adores the very ground I walk on. Oh wait, you already have him.

J.D. Robb

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#10. One of the wonderful things about Batman is that he is just a man. He doesn't have superpowers or extraordinary powers other than his tremendous intellect and physical prowess.

Tracy Hickman

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#11. Modern colonialism won its great victories not so much through its military and technological prowess as through its ability to create secular hierarchies incompatible with the traditional order.

Ashis Nandy

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#12. skyscraper would remain one of the most peculiarly American of white-collar institutions, much more a symbol of the prowess, even ruthlessness, of American-style capitalism than what it equally was: an especially tall collection of boring offices.

Nikil Saval

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#13. It will make you powerful. But it will also make you weak. Your prowess in combat will be beyond any mortal's, but your weaknesses, your failings will increase as well."
You mean I'll have a bad heel?" I said. "Couldn't I just, like, wear something besides sandals? No offense.

Rick Riordan

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#14. If you desire a man to tell you comfortable lies about your prowess, and so fetter any hope of true excellence, I'm sure you may find one anywhere. Not all prisons are made of iron bars. Some are made of feather beds.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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#15. If her mental prowess became increasingly replaced with mental illness,

Lisa Genova

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#16. This," Mercy said, her tone that of a wise teacher, "is celebratory drunkenness. Witnessed at times when men rejoice in their own prowess."
Riley glanced over his shoulder to grin
actually grin
at Mercy. "I gave you multiple pupcubs. I have prowess.

Nalini Singh

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#17. O son, thou hast not true humility, The highest virtue, mother of them all; But her thou hast not know; for what is this? Thou thoughtest of thy prowess and thy sins Thou hast not lost thyself to save thyself.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

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#18. A disciple can be forgiven if he does not have great mental ability. He can be forgiven also if he does not display outstanding physical prowess. But no disciple can be excused if he does not have zeal. If his heart is not aflame with a red-hot passion for the Savior, he stands condemned.

William MacDonald

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#19. Sport is not just about entertainment. It is equally about winning and losing, pooling and galvanising the energy of the youth, upgrading people's physical fitness and mental prowess.

Nita Ambani

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#20. Bonobos don't really have that darker side. So that's where they could really help us is how could it be that a species that has a brain a third of the size of ours can do something that with all our technological prowess we can't accomplish? Which is to not kill each other.

Claudine Andre

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#21. Your prowess in the bedchamber, my lord." His eyes widened. "How would they know what I'm doing in bed?

Kerrelyn Sparks

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#22. We are like creatures so dazzled with our own technological prowess that we no longer think it necessary to consider the obvious.

Anthony Daniels

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#23. I verily believe that a man's way with women is in inverse ratio to his prowess among men. The weakling and the saphead have often great ability to charm the fair sex, while the fighting man who can face a thousand real dangers unafraid, sits hiding in the shadows like some frightened child.

Edgar Rice Burroughs

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#24. The more a woman appreciates the hunting prowess of her man, the more he will kill for her.

Michael DiMarco

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#25. If we take our youth seriously, provide tools to strengthen their natural prowess, and empower them to make the changes they want to see in the world, then this planet and her creatures have the chance to heal and flourish.

Ian Somerhalder

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#26. See how long and bold my life line is? It's an indication of my sexual prowess.

Denise Grover Swank

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#27. One of London's massive strengths is its sporting prowess, its great football teams.

George Osborne

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#28. You got me. As soon as I saw your prowess with the floor buffer, I was yours.

Eileen Cook

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#29. Please stop worrying about how much you can do! STOP judging yourself and others on physical abilities and prowess, stop believing MORE is better, stop the madness!

Bryan Kest

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#30. Our film examines the heroism, courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before.

Kathryn Bigelow

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#31. I was starting to understand why the blood of a thousand virgins had been sacrificed at his altar of sexual prowess.

Penny Reid

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#32. Human beings have fabricated the illusion that in the 21st century they have the technological prowess to be independent of nature. Bees underline the reality that we are more, not less, dependent on nature's services in a world of close to 7 billion people

Achim Steiner

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#33. True courage scorns to vent her prowess in a storm of words; and to the valiant action speaks alone.

Tobias Smollett

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#34. It's a wonder, given your prowess with these delicious women, that there aren't dozens of little Bonapartes running around. Tell me, how do you account for that?

Carolly Erickson

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#35. I was told by a girl once that I should teach a course on how to kiss properly. I thought that was really a nice compliment. I then asked her what she thought about my sexual prowess and she recommended I talk to a guy she used to date. Body blow.

Dane Cook

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#36. The main symptom of falling in love is that you lose your intellectual prowess.

Fran Lebowitz

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#37. I belonged to a small minority of boys who were lacking in physical strength and athletic prowess ... We found our refuge in science ... We learned that science is a revenge of victims against oppressors, that science is a territory of freedom and friendship in the midst of tyranny and hatred.

Freeman Dyson

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#38. The United States is a leader across a broad range of scientific disciplines. Our technological prowess is part of our greatness as a nation. Sadly, among the rich industrialized nations, we also lead by a substantial margin in the rate of poverty among children.

Margaret Geller

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#39. We find Japan a little more difficult to understand because it has proven its 20th century prowess though the ancient traditions still persist.

Arthur Erickson

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#40. What differentiates brother most from brother and beast is neither purpose, perspective nor prowess. It is simply intent.

Gavin Mills

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#41. Women cannot compete with men in physical prowess. And why in the name of all that is sane should we? Why not rather have our ambition go into sport for health, endurance, and the mere love of it?

Michael Sokolove

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#42. As unwieldy as those early computers were, there was an aura surrounding them. They were perceived as magical; their operators, as wizards of the modern age endowed with extraordinary scientific prowess.

Ross Parry

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#43. People of small caliber are always carping. They are bent on showing their own superiority, their knowledge or prowess or good breeding.

Van Wyck Brooks

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#44. Ability is God-given, prowess is earned,

John Harbaugh

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#45. Since the dawn of time, women have been attracted to mates with strong survival skills - like intelligence and physical prowess - because men with these qualities are more likely to bring home dinner at the end of the day." He stuck his thumbs in the air and grinned. "Dinner equals survival, team.

Becca Fitzpatrick

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#46. Watson represents merely a step in the development of smart machines. Its answering prowess, so formidable on a winter afternoon in 2011, will no doubt seem quaint in a surprisingly short time.

Stephen Baker

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#47. First time I met Jack [Nicholas ] I had heard about his golf and prowess - I was playing in the Ohio amateur.

Arnold Palmer

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#48. Beauty is an asset, just like physical prowess, charisma, brains or emotional intelligence. The key with any gift is in the way that you use it. It doesn't define you as a person. Rather, it's an asset to be used judiciously and with an understanding of how it is just a small part of who you are.

Dale Archer

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#49. The Cobalt Empire is the largest, known for their regal poise, intellectual prowess, and fierce commitment to one another. Each Cobalt is prideful and passionately unique but when push comes to shove.

They'll band together like an army of one.

Becca Ritchie

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#50. The idea that in prehistoric times a man would spend his life hunting only for the benefit of his own wife and children, who were dependent solely upon his hunting prowess for survival, is simply a projection of 1950s marital norms onto the past.

Stephanie Coontz

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#51. Whereas China has set about systematically striving for Olympic success since it re-entered global competition after years of isolation, India has remained complacent about its lack of sporting prowess.

Shashi Tharoor

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#52. Did you just compare your sexual prowess to Chuck Norris's karate skills?" I asked. "Same thing." Gabe shrugged. Shaking

Rachel Van Dyken

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#53. It was not the military prowess of the Germani that kept them outside the Empire, but their poverty.11

Peter Heather

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#54. In a society dominated by the fact of commercial competition, money is necessarily the test of prowess, and wastefulness the sole criterion of power. So

Upton Sinclair

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#55. It's not prowess if you watch 5 hours of TV a day. It's just how you choose to spend your time.

Patrick Rothfuss

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#56. Cake baking has to be, however innocently, one of the great culinary scams: it implies effort, it implies domestic prowess; but believe me, it's easy.

Nigella Lawson

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#57. A remarkable thing about the Silicon Valley culture is that its status structure is so based on technical accomplishment and prowess.

Jaron Lanier

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#58. I pray God that we shall never use our physical prowess to oppress the human race, but we will use our strength, physically, morally and otherwise to preserve humanity and civilization.

Marcus Garvey

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#59. One of the reasons I'm an actor is because I was no physical specimen as a child. I wasn't athletic and didn't have any prowess in that regard. Growing up in Kentucky, most little boys were trying to get into sports, and it was very competitive, so that was not to be. But I did want to do something.

Michael Shannon

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#60. What demon is our god? What name subsumes That act external to our sleeping selves? Not pleasure it is much too broad and narrow , Not sex, not for the moment love, but pride, And not in prowess, but pride undefined, Autonomous in its unthought demands, A bit of vanity, but mostly pride.

J.V. Cunningham

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#61. A warrior's most precious gift to society, after his skills and prowess, is his ability to pass on his greatness. As if we'd risk having future generations of virile perfection exposed to injury.

Eve Langlais

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#62. At all times, except when a monarch could enforce his will, war has been facilitated by the fact that vigorous males, confident of victory, enjoyed it, while their females admired them for their prowess.

Bertrand Russell

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#63. Without an adversary prowess shrivels. We see how great and efficient it really is only when it shows by endurance what it is capable of.

Seneca The Younger

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#64. In sports teams, apart from talk of sporting prowess and the imparting of inspirational thought, an extraordinary amount of time is spent discussing, and flaunting, material possessions.

Harsha Bhogle

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#65. In the schools of small Midwestern towns, the only aristocracies are of beauty, intelligence, and athletic prowess.

Ellen Gilchrist

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#66. Science is one of the comparative advantages of our knowledge-based economy, and focusing on our prowess in providing better tools to address diseases of poverty is one of the best forms of foreign aid.

Seth Berkley

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#67. A nations path to greatness lies in its economic prowess and that militarism, empire, and aggression lead to a dead end.

Fareed Zakaria

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#68. The MC that we love are usually the ones that we consider be kinda heartless, like 50 Cent. That's pretty much the prowess and power of an MC. That's what sells.

Saul Williams

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#69. May no woman give birth to one who would mutely suffer insults, who is devoid of vigour and manly prowess and one who would bring joy to the enemies.



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#70. Lipton, a professor of history at SUNY Stony Brook, concluded, "In the face of recent revelations about the reckless and self-indulgent sexual conduct of so many of our elected officials, it may be worth recalling that sexual restraint rather than sexual prowess was once the measure of a man.

Timothy J. Keller

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#71. Keyboardists whose chief asset is mere technique ... more often than not astound us with their prowess without ever touching our sensibilities. They overwhelm our hearing without satisfying it and stun the mind without moving it.

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

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#72. Reading is added to that great pile of things - work, love, sexual prowess, the words they didn't say when they really needed to say them - that they are bound to feel a bit dissatisfied about.

Matt Haig

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#73. And somehow, that changed everything about sex. The movements might all be the same, but the desire to communicate affection rather than demonstrate prowess changed what everything meant.

James S.A. Corey

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#74. Campion is a poet who knows that what a poet sees is nothing without a mixture of formal prowess and emotional insight.

David Biespiel

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#75. If we fail to encourage physical development and prowess, we will undermine our capcity for thought, for work, and for use of those skills vital to an expanding and complex America.

John F. Kennedy

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#76. The most distinguished merit of those two officers was their respective prowess, of the one in the combats of Bacchus, of the other in those of Venus.

Edward Gibbon

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#77. I was a weedy kid, not like one of those working-class men who can accommodate not being academically clever by physical strength and prowess.

Ken Livingstone

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#78. It had never fully occurred to Jean Louise that she was a girl: her life had been one of reckless, pummeling activity; fighting, football, climbing, keeping up with Jem, and besting anyone her own age in any contest requiring physical prowess.

Harper Lee

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#79. If you don't give young men a good and useful group to belong to, they will create a bad group to belong to. But one way or another, they're going to create a group, and they're going to find something, an adversary, where they can demonstrate their prowess and their unity.

Timothy Ferriss

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#80. You looking for a firsthand demonstration of my heterosexual prowess, cowgirl? Because I'm more than up for a challenge.

Lorelei James

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#81. I've been very grateful and humbled by the fact that young people really dig Joy Division's music. It's a great testament to the chemistry and the songwriting prowess between the four original members.

Peter Hook

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#82. I always knew my sexual prowess has the power to save lives." "You can turn anything into an ego boost, can't you?" "I have a healthy sense of my own worth. But I have an even better sense of yours." "Aww ...

Rachel Vincent

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#83. Intellectual prowess has its limitations. Thus, do not limit the scope of your learning to the realm of the intellect.

Mata Amritanandamayi

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#84. There is a strength of quiet endurance as significant of courage as the most daring feats of prowess.

Henry Theodore Tuckerman

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#85. There is confidence convergence when mental prowess and business aptitude mesh.

Lorii Myers

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#86. It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave.


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#87. It won't be disagreeable," he said. "It can be made quite enjoyable."
"Oh, it had better be," she said tartly. "I've heard plenty over the years on your amatory prowess. If I'm not on the roof crowing, I will consider myself disappointed.

Sherry Thomas

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#88. He was full of love - for himself, first, and his prowess - such a fine power at his age. Then, he felt a degree of love for her -

Norman Mailer

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#89. But there were women in the world, and from them each of our heroes had taken to himself a wife. The good ladies were no strangers to the prowess of their husbands. and, strange as it may seem, they presumed a little upon it.

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

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#90. Gone are the days when women were attracted by a man's hansomeness. Today, we are talking about cash, and your compromise to become a tiger in bed.

Michael Bassey Johnson

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#91. The glamorous life is a facade, a fraud
a farce of frivolous trite
The storybook is blank inside
Chivalry has died

Donato DiCristino

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#92. Extreme poverty anywhere is a threat to human security everywhere.

Kofi Annan

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