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Prove

Total Quotes : 545
Think Nothing

I just sing what I feel in my heart. I ain't trying to prove nothing, and I don't think I ever did.

- Aaron Neville

Like Lot

I just feel like I have a lot to prove.

- Aaron Tveit

Gentile Distinction

One of the chief tasks of any dialogue with the Gentile world is to prove that the distinction between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism is not a distinction at all.

- Abba Eban

Been Madonna

But I've been there and done that. I'm not trying to prove anything to anybody, and if somebody wants me to come, if they can afford what I ask, it's not as much as Madonna makes; not that I want what Madonna makes, but I was saying.

- Abbey Lincoln

Supportive Became

The world was not supportive. They look at me as a joke for 13 to 14 years until I could prove feasibility; then I had competitors. Those that laughed at me became my competitors.

- Ada Yonath

Give Purely

Successful givers secure their oxygen masks before coming to the assistance of others. Although their motives may be less purely altruistic, their actions prove more altruistic, because they give more.

- Adam Grant

Audience Horror

If we're going to be considered horror filmmakers, we have to prove it not only to ourselves but to the audience that we can actually make something scary.

- Adam Wingard

Role Given

I come to work every day thinking I have to earn my job, and I really believe that. I don't have a given right to my job; I need to prove my value in my role every single day.

- Adena Friedman

Warrior Purely

The real Amazons were long believed to be purely imaginary. They were the mythical warrior women who were the archenemies of the ancient Greeks. Every Greek hero or champion, from Hercules to Theseus and Achilles, had to prove his mettle by fighting a powerful warrior queen.

- Adrienne Mayor

Crowd The Only Thing

The only thing you can do to lead a crowd is prove your passion to them.

- Afrojack

Will Discover

As a scientist, I don't believe science will ever discover whether God exists. Nor do I believe religion will ever prove it.

- Alan Lightman

Doing Very

When I was producing on my own, I was doing it in order to - in a very patriarchal entertainment industry, let alone planet - very much hell-bent on trying to prove to myself, if nothing else, that I could do it as a woman.

- Alanis Morissette

Always Having

As a young girl, I'm always going to have to work a bit harder to prove myself; that's just reality. But having to work harder makes me feel like girls are stronger, too.

- Alessia Cara

Young Constant

I feel like my whole life, I've had to prove myself to so many people because I'm young and because I'm a female; it's just constant. I'm always surprising people.

- Alessia Cara

Happy Want

I'm happy where I'm at now, but I want to show the world that I'm the No. 1 fighter. I want to prove it the world. I'm focused and ready.

- Alistair Overeem

Cases Hearty

While most of us know that we feel better after a good hearty laugh, science, in many cases, is yet to prove why.

- Allen Klein

Famous Normal

I have actor friends, but they're not famous. I feel like if you're an actor or - famous, you have to overly prove that you're a normal, cool person.

- Amanda Bynes

Mission Made

I basically made it my mission to prove that ethical fashion isn't frumpy and bland.

- Amanda Hearst

Trial Put

Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors.

- Ambrose Bierce

I Think Some

I think some authors suffer from a need to try to prove that they're clever and educated. I try not to suffer from that. I would rather sacrifice my own narrative in the exercise of writing a biography. So I'm not worried about whether I'm clever.

- Amity Shlaes

Candy Item

I want to prove to my fans that I am beyond candy floss roles and item numbers.

- Amruta Khanvilkar

Far Anyone

I don't feel that I have to prove anything to anyone as far as what I've done in fighting.

- Anderson Silva

Need Anybody

Do I really need to prove anything to anybody? I don't feel that I have to prove anything. The only thing that I have to prove is to myself, that I have value.

- Andie MacDowell

Mind Expression

If you can't prove it in words, it ain't gospel. Soul music is just an expression of the mind, but your spirit has to be made alive - that's the real part, the part that God speaks to.

- Andrae Crouch

Every Day Back

Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it.

- Andre Agassi

Devil We Cannot

God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it.

- Andre Weil

Reason Objects

I'm interested in finding whether or not there is a really massive, what we like to call 'super massive' black hole at the center of our galaxy. And the reason this is interesting is that it gives us an opportunity to prove whether or not these exotic objects really exist.

- Andrea M. Ghez

Note Other

Many legal experts note that prosecutors regularly seek indictments of people or companies for destroying evidence or impeding investigations, even if they cannot prove other charges.

- Alex Berenson

Type Equivalent

There should be no real difficulty in condemning Nazis, white supremacists, and the Ku Klux Klan. They are, for God's sake, Nazis and white supremacists. This should not require moral courage. This is obvious. This is the moral equivalent of the text you type to prove you're not a robot.

- Alexandra Petri

Always Investor

It was always a challenge for me to prove that a Russian financial investor can be as successful in the West as back at home in Russia.

- Alisher Usmanov

Strong Hands

The great constitutional corrective in the hands of the people against usurpation of power, or corruption by their agents is the right of suffrage; and this when used with calmness and deliberation will prove strong enough.

- Andrew Jackson

Play Could

I wanted to prove that I could play something else, but there were 249 episodes out there of 'Mayberry,' and it was aired every day. It was hard to escape.

- Andy Griffith

Pursuing Principle

The source of all the material comes from nothingness, illusion is working more on things you can prove. That's the principle, the essence of life, it is actually an illusion, not immaterial. That's worth pursuing. So illusion is not nothing. In a way, that is the truth.

- Ang Lee

Trying Doing

I'm not trying to prove that I'm capable of doing many things.

- Angel Olsen

Over Been

We value feeling over knowing, because you can't prove something that hasn't been done before.

- Angela Ahrendts

Winning Grand Slam

Winning the second grand slam, it was a bit different. I don't have anything to prove anymore. I am at the top: number one.

- Angelique Kerber

Think Young

Especially for young POC, when we enter majority-white spaces, we feel the need to assimilate, to blend in, to prove ourselves. I don't think we discuss it enough.

- Angie Thomas

Move Needs

I have something to prove, as long as I know there's something that needs improvement, and you know that everytime I move, I make a woman's movement.

- Ani DiFranco

Argument Against

No matter what argument you make against evolution, the response is, 'Well, you know, it's possible to believe in evolution and believe in God.' Yes, and it's possible to believe in Spiderman and believe in God, but that doesn't prove Spiderman is true.

- Ann Coulter

Chance Stolen

If what I do prove well, it won't advance. They'll say it's stolen, or else it was by chance.

- Anne Bradstreet

More Weaponry

More women than men graduate in media studies. They don't know how to find a fixer; they don't know about weaponry; they don't know where is safe, where is not safe - they just want to prove themselves.

- Anne Sebba

Could Hang

We worked so hard, spent so much time in weight room and in camps to be where we are today. We wanted to come out and be as good as any team in the state, to prove we could hang with any team at any time.

- Anthony Davis

Myself Need

I've got no need to prove to myself that I can do Shakespeare. I've done it.

- Anthony Hopkins

Still Very

Thierry Henry is Thierry Henry. I still have everything to prove. By continuing to work, I will try to reach his level, but I am still very far off.

- Anthony Martial

Process Every Day

In reality shows, you have to perform once and prove yourself, and after that, it is a process to prove yourself every day.

- Arijit Singh

Trust Belong

For the outside world, it may seem easy to enter into the industry if you belong to a film family, but, trust me, it's even harder, as you have to not only prove your talent but also carve your own niche and identity.

- Armaan Malik

Pay Willing

As long as they're willing to pay to prove it, I'm willing to let them.

- Arnold Rothstein

United States United

The buffalo isn't as dangerous as everyone makes him out to be. Statistics prove that in the United States more Americans are killed in automobile accidents than are killed by buffalo.

- Art Buchwald

Feel Line

So it's mix and match. Hold your line when you really feel something you're saying is wonderful and you really want to get this point across and prove it to your partner by just throwing it into the tape and letting it speak for itself.

- Art Garfunkel

Made Could

Every great discovery I ever made, I gambled that the truth was there, and then I acted in faith until I could prove its existence.

- Arthur H. Compton

Woman Each Time

Often, people wonder if she can give the time required at work, given also her responsibilities at home. So a woman has to prove her worth over and over again each time she's given a new responsibility, especially when she is at junior to mid-level positions.

- Arundhati Bhattacharya

My Life Anybody

I live my life like anybody else, and people choose to write about mine. And what they write I can't control - when they write lies at least - because the laws can't really protect you unless you can prove malicious intent. So I just choose not to read it.

- Ashton Kutcher

Men Nothing

Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Faith Science

Science has faith. We make postulates. We can't prove those postulates, but we have faith in them.

- Charles H. Townes

Sinners Brought

To me it seems as plain as can be that the Bible declares that all the wicked will God destroy; again, that those who, during the Millennial age when brought to a knowledge of the truth, shall prove willful sinners will be punished with everlasting destruction.

- Charles Taze Russell

Trust One Day

You either trust someone day one until they prove you wrong, or you say, 'I don't trust you until you show me I can trust you.' I'm the latter.

- Charlie Ergen

Doing Next

In the beginning, I was frightened to death of going solo. Especially when doing live shows, I was so used to my brothers being next to me. It felt like the crowd was just looking at me, waiting for me to either mess up or prove myself.

- Charlie Wilson

Mum Dad

I wanted to be something and prove to girls in high school, and to my mum and dad, that I could be really... spectacular.

- Charlotte McKinney

Skin Will

Many will call me an adventurer - and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes.

- Che Guevara

Trying Even

You're constantly trying to prove yourself, even after you've made it.

- Chester Bennington

Having Early Days

In the early days, I often felt that I was taking a math test when we were playing. It was a profound feeling of having to prove myself.

- Chris Stein

Been Projects

I don't feel the need to have to break out of anything or prove that I'm 'edgy.' Been there, done that mentality. I'm just ready to tackle on new projects that are challenging and help me continue to grow as an artist.

- Chrissie Fit

I Am Ethnicity

I should not have to prove my ethnicity to anyone. I know who I am.

- Christina Aguilera

Forward Move

Every day, you have to prove yourself and convince - move forward and challenge yourself. And doubt all the time.

- Christine Lagarde

Needed Ben

When Ben and I first got married and we first had kids, I felt I needed to prove we could still do it and I could still work separately from Ben and I could still work with him. I just let go of all of that now. I said to him, 'For me, a little bit goes a long way.'

- Christine Taylor

Nineteen Leagues

Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long.

- Christopher Columbus

Own Colony

My own view is that this planet is used as a penal colony, lunatic asylum and dumping ground by a superior civilisation, to get rid of the undesirable and unfit. I can't prove it, but you can't disprove it either.

- Christopher Hitchens

Love Romantic

Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove, That valleys, groves, hills, and fields, Woods, or steepy mountain yields.

- Christopher Marlowe

Improve Only

You can't prove any hypothesis, you can only improve or disprove it.

- Christopher Monckton

Republicans Obama

With the likely nominations of Barack Obama by the Democrats and John McCain by the Republicans, one of these two parties is headed for a 2009 crack-up that could prove as messy as any party civil war in recent history.

- Chuck Todd

Here Moved

When I told my mother that I wanted to be an actress, she said, you can't live here and do that, and so I moved out. I was determined to prove her wrong because she was so sure that I was going to go astray. And that's the juice that kept me going.

- Cicely Tyson

Love Some

I've had so many experiences in cycling, but in some ways I have nothing left to prove. I have achieved more than I could have dreamed of, I've raced a lot longer than I thought I would. I know I can still be better, but I just don't know if I love it enough any more.

- Clara Hughes

Tension Need

Humor can prove to be the conversational lubricant you need to remove the tension from the most unpleasant management- and accountability-related conversations.

- Clay Clark

Career Ahead

When considering a career move, consider the most important assumptions that have to prove true and how you can swiftly and inexpensively test if they are valid. Also, remain realistic about the path ahead of you.

- Clayton Christensen

Love Certain Way

I love to prove people wrong. They expect I'll sound a certain way when they see me, then they hear me and they can't believe it. I love that.

- Coco Lee

Myself Teach

My philosophy in life... is to prove myself to myself and not to others. I tried to teach my children that, that I have to respect myself, to prove to myself that I can do the best I can.

- Columba Bush

Thought Doing

When assumptions were made that I was going to bail out there was a little part of my brain that thought 'I am going to do to prove them wrong'. In the end that wouldn't be coming from my heart and doing what was right.

- Craig Stevens

Nothing Anyone

I don't have to show anything to anyone. There is nothing to prove.

- Cristiano Ronaldo

Argument Starving

You can't argue that you have to have art, and prove it to anybody. Why should I give $1,000 to art when there are people starving? Of course, that's true. But just because you can't, theoretically, defend the arts, or make a sensible argument for their preservation, doesn't mean they're not important.

- Dakin Matthews

Line British

In one line of his poem he said good fences make good neighbors. I'd like to think that Alaska and British Columbia working together can prove that we can be pretty darned good neighbors without fences.

- Dan Miller

Using Set

I decided to set out to prove that you could make a reasonable living building for the poor using recycled materials and only hiring unskilled labor.

- Dan Phillips

Magic Crowd

The fun little proofs that you can do with algebra - they are sort of like crowd pleasers in a way. Like, the .9 repeating equaling one. It doesn't take a lot of algebra to prove that, and it's really fun. It kind of wows people. It's like they're watching magic happen right before their eyes.

- Danica McKellar

My Life Just

I don't have to prove my life. I just have to live.

- Daniel Berrigan

Civilization Private

Each man has an equal social right to multiply his power of motion by all the social factors of civilization. Private property in any of these factors is inconsistent with this fundamental right; it must, obviously, prove a source of economic despotism and industrial slavery.

- Daniel De Leon

Thought Directors

I've always thought that as long as directors and casting directors don't see me as just Harry Potter, I'll be OK. People have shown a lot of faith in me, and I owe them a huge debt. They're letting me prove that I'm serious about this.

- Daniel Radcliffe

Artist Through

I believe that an artist working for and representing the Kingdom of God should do the best of their ability to show and prove the depth, life, newness, creativity, truth and excitement of their Heavenly Father through the work that is set before them.

- Daniel Smith

Desire Set

I have found that what drives me is the desire to prove, to myself and to my peers, that I can do what I set out to do and build something that matters.

- Daniel Snyder

Voice Kid

Since I was a kid, I'd wake up every morning hearing a voice say, 'You're the greatest rapper ever.' I'm trying to prove that voice right.

- Danny Brown

Hollywood Hugely

I'm a long-time fan of Rob Long, and his books are hugely re-readable, detailing the ins and outs of being a Hollywood comedy writer with a past success but with everything to prove.

- Danny Wallace

Reveal Least

One of the least appealing aspects of modern presidential candidates is that, to avoid saying anything that might prove to be an embarrassing, costly blunder, they cling to a rigid set of talking points that reveal as little as possible about what they really think and who they really are.

- David Horsey

Game Everybody

Everybody has something to prove each year. Everybody has a responsibility in this game. Even the batboy.

- David Ortiz

Which Certain Things

Faith is an act of rational choice, which determines us to act as if certain things were true, and in the confident expectation that they will prove to be true.

- Dean Inge

Point Of View Away

It was when '21' came out. I was in Los Angeles and my face was everywhere: on buses, on posters, on the side of buildings. I didn't feel that blown away by it. I was still hungry to prove myself. I realised that quite quickly, that I had to find something that challenged me from an acting point of view.

- Jim Sturgess

Always Very

My mum always felt that women deserved as much as men, and should have as much power, so I suppose I opted to go into a very male-dominated arena to try and prove that.

- Jo Brand

Year Till

If they can prove that I am wrong by that time, I will give it up to their wisdom, but not after to any one's judgment, till I see the end of another year; for the Lord will begin with a new century; and I will see what he will do, before I will hearken to any man's judgment.

- Joanna Southcott

Silent Directed

New-Year's Day arriving, and the ministers, to whom I wrote, remaining silent, I consider their silence as evidence, that they cannot prove what I said not to be from the Lord, and have therefore published as I was directed.

- Joanna Southcott

Own Offices

We have the incredible privilege of serving in the highest offices in the state. We must prove ourselves worthy of our fellow citizens' faith. We must be trusted to always place the public's good above our own and to always choose fairness over favoritism.

- Jodi Rell

Woman Very

The music business is very hard on women over 22. You really have to prove yourself every time you make a record. Are you as vibrant as you used to be? Are you as sexy? So I really want to prove that a woman in her 30s can be all those things and more.

- Jody Watley

Other Putting

I don't think a man has to go around shouting and play-acting to prove he is something. And a real man don't go around putting other guys down, trampling their feelings in the dirt, making out they're nothing.

- Joe Frazier

Every Day Some

A black man - I say a black man, we got no corner on the market, but every day in some form or fashion you got to prove you're a man. But you want to keep the life-and-death situations down. I can get beat. But there's getting beat and there's getting stomped.

- Joe Greene