85 Nobel Peace Prize Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of nobel peace prize quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about nobel prize winners.

The Most Famous Nobel Peace Prize Quotes (Best in 2024)

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If I don't finish in the top three for the next Nobel Peace Prize, something's seriously wrong. — Dennis Rodman

The EU is an unique project that replaced war with peace, hate with solidarity. Overwhelming emotion for awarding of Nobel prize to EU — Martin Schulz

The Arab world also won the Nobel with me. I believe that international doors have opened, and that from now on, literate people will consider Arab literature also. We deserve that recognition. — Naguib Mahfouz

The Nobel Prize is fine, but the drugs I've developed are rewards in themselves. — Gertrude B. Elion

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. — Mother Teresa

Listen, buddy, if I could tell you in a minute what I did, it wouldn't be worth the Nobel Prize. — Richard Feynman

I have never cared very much for personal prizes. A person does not become a freedom fighter in the hope of winning awards. — Nelson Mandela

I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries. — Marie Curie

[on what characteristics Nobel prize winning physicists had in common] I cannot think of a single one, not even intelligence. — Enrico Fermi

Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace. — Martin Luther

Short Nobel Peace Prize Quotes

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  • The beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace is more precious than diamonds or silver or gold. — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Now that Obama is at war in a 3rd country, does that mean he has to give back his Nobel Peace Prize? — Mort Sahl
  • Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political moral questions of our time. — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize. — Steven Wright
  • The Nobel Peace Prize is not awarded for what one has done, but hopefully what one will do. — Betty Williams
  • I should get the Nobel peace prize - screw Bono. — Michael O'Leary
  • I'm not aiming for the Nobel Peace Prize! — Omar Bongo
  • The Oscar seems to have been confused with the Nobel Peace Prize. — Janet Maslin
  • I think I should get the Nobel Peace Prize before I die for ending the war between the sexes. — Betty Dodson
  • George W. Bush will surely deserve that woolliest of all peace prizes, the Nobel. — Joe Klein
Nobel peace prize quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

Nobel Prize Quotes

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Nobel Prize winner in Economics Vernon Smith writes: Water has become a commodity whose quantity and quality is too important to be left in the hands of political authorities. — Javier Milei

I wonder what the most intelligent thing ever said was that started with the word 'dude.' 'Dude, these are isotopes.' 'Dude, we removed your kidney. You're gonna be fine.' 'Dude, I am so stoked to win this Nobel Prize. I just wanna thank Kevin, and Turtle, and all my homies.' — Demetri Martin

It was almost as incredible as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you. — Ernest Rutherford

Nobel peace prize quote The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.

Satoshi Nakamoto should win the Nobel Prize. — Lex Fridman

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. — Guglielmo Marconi

The Nobel Prize is an honor unique in the world in having found its way into the hearts and minds of simple people everywhere. It casts a light of peace and reason upon us all; and for that I am especially grateful. — George Wald

Nobel peace prize quote The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.

When you have some kid, who works for Twitter in the Philippines, censoring a Nobel prize winning scientist, speaking about his area of expertise, I think we've lost the plot. — Konstantin Kisin

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'. — John Ritter

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. — Evan Hunter

The Nobel Prize, so long regarded in our science as the highest reward a man's work can earn, must bring to its recipient a most solemn sense of his debt to his fellow scientists and those of the past. — Edward M. Purcell

Nobel Prize Winners Quotes

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There must have been something in the air of Gary that led one into economics: the first Nobel Prize winner, Paul Samuelson, was also from Gary, as were several other distinguished economists. — Joseph Stiglitz

The roster of Nobel Peace Prize winners, though it has some strange people on it from time to time, tends to feature folks who fought for social justice in a nonviolent and constructive way somehow. — Guy Burgess

A writer must refuse to allow himself to be transformed into an institution, even if it takes place in the most honorable form. — Jean-Paul Sartre

Nobel peace prize quote If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are li
If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.

If you look at winners of the Nobel Prize in biology, you'll find a fair smattering of people who don't know how to work a pipette. — Aubrey de Grey

We [Corbis] make it so easy to call up images, whether art or people or beaches or sunsets or Nobel Prize winners. — Bill Gates

I think there is a huge difference between writers who have very big sales, and writers who have small sales. Even writers with very high reputations, even Nobel prize winners, often sell in very low figures. — Kazuo Ishiguro

Nobel peace prize quote When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

It was quite a sight to see Obama next to President Hu. Obama has a Nobel Peace Prize in his basement, and Hu has a Nobel Peace Prize winner in his. — Bill Maher

In what grade do we stop believing in ourselves? I asked. In what grade do we stop believing, period? I mean, SOMEONE has to be a Nobel Peace Prize winner. SOMEONE has to be a ballerina. Why not us? — Chris Colfer

Harkening back to a story about my grandfather, I was lucky to attend a great high school in New York, Bronx High School of Science, which has produced more Nobel prize winners than any other high school in America. — Lewis Schiff

In fact, 37 percent of all United States Nobel Prize winners in the 20th century have been representatives of the Jewish community. — Jon Porter

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More Nobel Peace Prize Quotes

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Anyone who can solve the problems of water will be worthy of two Nobel prizes - one for peace and one for science. — John F. Kennedy

Nobel peace prize quote Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.
Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.

Chocolate and coffee ? Together ? Whoever came up with that combination should have won a Nobel Peace Prize. Or at least a subscription to Reader's Digest. — Darynda Jones

The reason why I'm here today is to explain why I am running and what I will do if you give me the honor and the privilege of representing you in the United States Senate. Now I'm running for the United State Senate for a simple reason, and that is...I want to win a Nobel Peace prize. — Marco Rubio

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. — Desmond Tutu

After I received the news, Malia walked in and said, "Daddy, you won the Nobel Peace Prize, and it is Bo's birthday!" And then Sasha added, "Plus, we have a three-day weekend coming up." So it's good to have kids to keep things in perspective. — Barack Obama

The Nobel Peace Prize is a powerful message. A durable peace is not a single achievement, but an environment, a process and a commitment. — Mohamed ElBaradei

Some people believe that the nuclear bomb should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, since it scared the major powers away from war by equating it with doomsday. — Steven Pinker

Sorry, I didn't squat and grease myself and be naked next to Kim Lard-ashian. I mean, no matter what you do - excuse me - you can never compete with her. You can win the Nobel Peace Prize and you can't compete with Kim Lard-ashian's ass. — Judy Tenuta

Nonviolence is not sterile passivity, but a powerful moral force which makes for social transformation. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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. — Metta World Peace

I believe that teachers - whether in elementary schools, at the secondary level, or at colleges and universities - every teacher deserves the Nobel Peace Prize just for maintaining order in our schools! — John Lewis

Why it's been left to me to smooth things over, I don't know. Dennis Rodman, of all people. Keeping us safe is really not my job; it's the black guy's [Obama's] job. But I'll tell you this: If I don't finish in the top three for the next Nobel Peace Prize, something's seriously wrong. — Dennis Rodman

It [Obama's Nobel peace prize] would be like giving someone an Oscar in the hope that it would encourage them to make a decent motion picture. — Christopher Hitchens

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. — Martin Schulz

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". — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who is 17, has become the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize. So a Pakistani teenager literally can change the world, while American teenagers literally can't even. — Colin Jost

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. — Sayings

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. — Newt Gingrich

Most of the ones [Nobel prizes] that have gone to Muslims have been peace prizes, and the [number of Muslims] who have gotten them for scientific work is exceedingly low. But in Jews, it is exceedingly high. — Richard Dawkins

Obama's Nobel Peace Prize is an exquisite act of condescension from Norwegians, a dog biscuit and a pat on the head to the American hyperpower for agreeing to spay itself into a hyperpoodle. — Mark Steyn

National Review once opined, many years ago, that, every year, the Nobel peace prize should go to the U.S. secretary of defense: The American military is the number-one guarantor of peace in the world. But maybe something like a Nobel freedom prize would be a more appropriate award for Reagan than a peace prize. — Jay Nordlinger

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.' — Conan O'Brien

The Nobel Peace Prize has always been a joke - albeit a grim one. Alfred Bernhard Nobel famously invented dynamite and felt sorry about it. — P. J. O'Rourke

Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986, Elie Wiesel is also the author of more than 40 books. As relevant as anything to today's discussion are the insights into the Biblical texts that are contained in his lectures and books. They include Messengers of God [1976], Five Biblical Portraits [1978] and his just-published Wise Men and Their Tales - Portraits of Biblical, Talmudic and Hasidic Masters. — Hershel Shanks

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. — Billy Boyd

If they gave a Nobel Peace Prize for work against big tobacco, not just in the industry, but also with the California tax initiative, he really deserves one. — Joe Eszterhas

I have a very hard time with this word 'non-violence,' because I don't believe that I am non-violent. ... Right now, I would love to kill George Bush. I don't know how I ever got a Nobel Peace Prize, because when I see children die, the anger in me is just beyond belief. It's our duty as human beings, whatever age we are, to become the protectors of human life. — Betty Williams

It is perfectly reasonable to despair of a world where the Nobel Committee gives the Peace Prize to a man running a war. — Martin Firrell

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