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Funny Quotations about Awards and Honours

quotations about awards and honours

Awards and honours are a way to celebrate and acknowledge outstanding accomplishments across various fields, from arts and entertainment to science, sports, and humanitarian endeavours. They serve as a testament to the exceptional talent, dedication, and contributions of individuals and organizations. In this compilation, we delve into the lighter side of awards and honours, presenting a collection of funny quotations that touch upon the amusing, quirky, and sometimes unexpected aspects of these prestigious accolades. So, roll out the red carpet, prepare your acceptance speech, and let's dive into the whimsical world of awards and honours.

Get ready to celebrate and chuckle as we present a compilation of funny quotations about awards and honours. While awards and honours are serious recognitions of achievement, there are moments of levity, irony, and playful observation that arise when exploring the world of accolades and acceptance speeches. From witty remarks on the anticipation and nerves of award ceremonies to humorous reflections on the perceived value and quirks of different awards, these quotes offer a lighthearted perspective on the whimsical and often comical aspects of the award season.

"Awards are like piles. Sooner or later, every bum gets one." Maureen Lipman (British actress, 1946-)

"I don't deserve this award, but I have *arthritis*a lovely Jack Russell*loving partner* and I don't deserve that either." Jack Benny (American comedian and actor, 1894-1974)

"Winning an award is like getting a vasectomy. It's a great honor, but nobody wants to watch the procedure." Jerry Seinfeld (American comedian, 1954-)

Awards are like applause, but *louder.*sweeter.*less deserved.* Anon

"You should always accept because of the pain it brings to your enemies." Maurice Bowra (English scholar and literary critic, 1898-1971)

My career must be slipping. This is the first time I've been available to *pick up an award.*work.*talk to the media.* Michael Caine (English film actor, 1933-)

*Oscar night*Christmas*Halloween* at my house is called Passover. Bob Hope (American comedian, 1903-2003)

"I feel very humble. But I think I have the strength of character to fight it." Bob Hope (American comedian, 1903-2003) on receiving a Congressional Gold Medal from President Kennedy

I can't see the sense in it really. It makes me a Commander of the British Empire. They might as well make me a Commander of Milton Keynes- at least that exists. Spike Milligan (Irish comedian, 1918-2002)

"The cross of the Legion of Honour has been conferred upon me. However, few escape that distinction." Mark Twain (American writer, 1835-1910)

"I had another convulsion of pleasure when Yale made me a Doctor of Literature, because I was not competent to doctor anybody's literature but my own." Mark Twain (American writer, 1835-1910)

"An OBE is what you get if you *clean the toilets*busk*feel* well at King's Cross Station." Michael Winner (English film director and restaurant critic, 1935-2013) explaining why he turned down an OBE

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