I don't understand what it's all about or what's worth what, but if the people in the Swedish Academy decide that x, y or z wins the Nobel Prize, then so be it.
The automotive X Prize, to a great degree, is focused on addressing petroleum usage and carbon emissions.
You would be amazed at the number of doors a Nobel Prize opens.
When we faced a possibility here in New York of chemical and biological attack, three days after September 11, I called in all of the experts, academic experts, Nobel Prize laureates, and doctors who had dealt with anthrax, doctors who had dealt with various forms of chemical and biological attack.
One effect that the Nobel Prize seems to have had is that more Arabic literary works have been translated into other languages.
In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it.
I just wrote the book and was amazed and astounded that it became a bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize. It still hasn't sunk in.
If I could explain it to the average person, it wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Political satire became obsolete when they awarded Henry Kissinger the Nobel Peace Prize.
Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel peace prize.
I would like to congratulate my partners in peace - Mr. Yitzhak Rabin, the Prime Minister of Israel, and Mr. Shimon Peres, the Israeli Foreign Minister - on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Nobel Peace Prize is not awarded for what one has done, but hopefully what one will do.
The stabilising power of economic union was one of the reasons the E.U. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
I very deeply appreciate the honour which you have conferred upon me in awarding the Nobel Prize for 1923 to me and Professor J.J.R. Macleod.
It is my express wish that in awarding the prizes no consideration be given to the nationality of the candidates, but that the most worthy shall receive the prize, whether he be Scandinavian or not.
The Swedish Academy of Sciences has seen fit, by awarding the Nobel Prize, to honour the method of producing ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen.
Harper Lee's novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' became iconic almost immediately after appearing in 1960: best-seller status; the Pulitzer Prize the next year; a classic movie soon after, with Gregory Peck in an Academy Award-winning role.
It's a pity that nobody has found an exploding black hole. If they had, I would have won a Nobel prize.
The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power.
As soon as I got the Nobel Prize my back collapsed and I was in hospital.