I'm not asking you to prove anything.
There's no point in being uncomfortable just so you can prove what a macho man you are.
You didn't have to prove anything to me, you know.
You don't have a thing to prove to anyone except yourself.
I can't prove it, but I think it's a real possibility.
Because military accomplishments were one way to do that, the military attracted the most ambitious young men eager to prove themselves—and "proving themselves" meant battle.
Got nothing to prove, big brother.
She does not, it would seem, prove the existence of spirit without matter, or of innate ideas, or of immortality, or anything else that any other human being does not prove.
They were sure he murdered Annie because he lived nearby at the time but they couldn't prove it.
Why did she need to prove to anyone, least of all herself, that she was right in breaking off the relationship?
Until you can prove you've got some damn disease, you're on leave without pay.
Rhyn smashed himself against the cell, as if to prove his strength.
Perhaps I may prove useful to your Serene Highness.
More importantly, thank you for giving me the opportunity to prove myself worthy of you daughter.
And there he was to prove the truth of his words.
She had come prepared for such an emergency, but any delay might prove embarrassing.
"Prove it!" cried the Sorcerer.
At least Randy and Jen had years of history together, most of their education behind them, and what would ultimately prove to be supportive parents.
It has nothing to do with living in Andre's shadow your whole life and now having the chance to prove yourself, she said with a faint smile.
I don't know a whole lot Julie, but I understand the police at the time had a strong suspect but couldn't prove anything.
Now, the way I see it, there's three ways to prove Byrne's alive—fingerprints, positive ID, or handwriting.
"I hope this will prove the last drop that will make the glass run over," Anna Pavlovna continued.
"Well, anyway," thought Sonya as she stood in the dark passage, "now or never I must prove that I remember the family's goodness to me and that I love Nicholas.
To all of them from the marshal to the least soldier, that place was not the Vozdvizhenka, Mokhavaya, or Kutafyev Street, nor the Troitsa Gate (places familiar in Moscow), but a new battlefield which would probably prove sanguinary.
Then I wondered if you were putting on a show for her to prove nothing was going on between us.
That might prove interesting, don't you think?
Wondering what he was trying to prove, she took the sword and balanced it.
There's nothing to prove the practice notebook is even in her writing.
Then he added, with an unsuccessful attempt at levity, "Doesn't this prove I'm looking at our marriage as a long term relationship?"
But that just goes to prove what I been saying.
That's why I'm here, just to prove I can do it.
"Prove it," Shipton answered coldly.
They were both quiet for a moment, and then Sarah said, "Will you please give me a chance to prove that this isn't as bad as you think."
If the dairy didn't prove profitable, she would have to go back to Wal-Mart.
I could never be sure the old boy wouldn't have a change of heart some night and blow me away just to prove his masculinity, or send some of his Philadelphia clients around to work me over.
"Or," Dean said, "prove he's dead."
"The Rain of Stones has done much damage to our city," he said, "and we shall hold you responsible for it unless you can prove your innocence."
"We don't have to prove it," answered Dorothy, indignantly.
"Ah, you shall prove that," said the Prince.
Here is another person descended from the air to prove you were wrong.
It was one of the things Gwig usually did to prove he was a sorcerer.
"That will prove a barrier for some time to come," said the little man, smiling pleasantly all over his wrinkled face at the success of their stratagem.
So I intend to prove the kitten's innocence by a trick.
If you can prove I'm guilty, I'll be willing to die nine times, but a mind's eye is no proof, because the Woggle-Bug has no mind to see with.
I doubt you need me to prove these assertions—they are probably part of your daily experience.
Do I need to prove we have an explosion of technological progress dwarfing the wildest dreams of any age?
In the past, a scientist began with a surmise or hunch and began gathering data to prove or disprove it.
I do not know and certainly don't want to try to prove to you that the future will be like that.
And I will prove it to you.
"I know it and shall prove it," said Rostov.
Boris, during the campaign, had made the acquaintance of many persons who might prove useful to him, and by a letter of recommendation he had brought from Pierre had become acquainted with Prince Andrew Bolkonski, through whom he hoped to obtain a post on the commander-in-chief's staff.
"What does that prove?" he was saying as Rostov rode up.
I burned this to prove my love for her.
His eyes glittered feverishly while he tried to prove to Pierre that in his actions there was no desire to do good to his neighbor.
What has she given you? he continued hurriedly, evidently no longer trying to show the advantages of peace and discuss its possibility, but only to prove his own rectitude and power and Alexander's errors and duplicity.
They are burning for the combat," declared this representative of the Russian nation, "and to prove to Your Majesty by the sacrifice of their lives how devoted they are...."
That Napoleon agreed with Mouton, and that the army retreated, does not prove that Napoleon caused it to retreat, but that the forces which influenced the whole army and directed it along the Mozhaysk (that is, the Smolensk) road acted simultaneously on him also.
He wrote letters to his daughters and to Madame de Stael, read novels, liked the society of pretty women, jested with generals, officers, and soldiers, and never contradicted those who tried to prove anything to him.
Nor do words alone prove that only he understood the meaning of the events.
He tried to prove to the Emperor the impossibility of levying fresh troops, spoke of the hardships already endured by the people, of the possibility of failure and so forth.
I can't prove it to you.
But the universal historian Gervinus, refuting this opinion of the specialist historian, tries to prove that the campaign of 1813 and the restoration of the Bourbons were due to other things beside Alexander's will--such as the activity of Stein, Metternich, Madame de Stael, Talleyrand, Fichte, Chateaubriand, and others.
And in the same way the universal historians sometimes, when it pleases them and fits in with their theory, say that power is the result of events, and sometimes, when they want to prove something else, say that power produces events.
That I did not lift my arm a moment later does not prove that I could have abstained from lifting it then.
If the snake is partially concealed or coiled, it may prove tricky to spot.
Surely he must know that spending so much time with her might prove uncomfortable later.
Do you want me to give up my schooling just to prove that I love you more?
Are we going to have one of these relationships where we have to constantly prove our love to each other?
They were wrong, and she intended to prove it.
I'd assume no one would believe me and I'd be at a loss to prove what I saw.
"That won't prove anything," Quinn grumbled, "but have at it."
We didn't even remain on the phone so sure we were that it wouldn't prove to be a crime.
We'd decided a transcription of our conversation might sometime prove valuable.
Let him prove it if he has any gift.
How could we prove what Howie had seen?
He swore he was in St. Louis, and had a receipt to prove it.
I knew this conversation deserved more thought on my part but it felt good taking some action, even if it might prove misguided.
This was one more example of Howie turning away from anything that might prove uncomfortable.
The boards constituting the top of the bench seem long enough for side of what Molly proposed but sawing the remaining boards for rungs would prove arduous.
Got the divorce paperwork to prove it.
Or maybe she just wants to prove to herself someone actually loves her enough and cares about her enough to punish her.
It was as if rescuing these long forgotten remains from oblivion would somehow prove such a resurrection from years of absolute dark and loneliness would make anything possible.
Chasing it down might prove difficult, even for Fred and his history-loving lady friends.
You know a suggestion of this would dump him from the election, don't you—even if you couldn't prove it?
Fitzgerald will prove we're seeing each other and anything you say is a lie to protect your lover.
He can't prove you chased Billy down the mountain any better than you can prove he did.
I can't prove why you caused Billy Langstrom's death but I know you chased him off the road and I think I know why.
But there's no way to prove it—a good attorney would rip those allegations apart like a wet newspaper.
There was no way we could prove that stuff anyway.
He wasn't certain how to prove to them he was their leader, aside from doing his job.
She wasn't ready yet to prove it to him, not before she at least tried to escape.
Sasha also knew the Code Kris was bound by: those who came in good faith would be given the chance to prove it.
She'd avoided the galley Evelyn had tried for three days to drag her to and said it would prove they were on a ship after she challenged Evelyn to prove it wasn't a dream.
And since it's snowed a foot or two since then, I'd guess there aren't any footprints to prove you were strolling alone in the woods.
Is not our own interior white on the chart? black though it may prove, like the coast, when discovered.
And I can prove it.
I ask an opportunity to atone for my fault and prove my devotion to His Majesty the Emperor and to Russia!
If it be God's will to prove thee in the duties of marriage, be ready to fulfill His will.