In this BBC interview the famous physicist Richard Feynman talks about his Nobel Prize (which he won by actually doing something) and derides honors as meaningless:
Which was later proved factual as Obama's peace prize totally nullified the entire Nobel Prize's value:
Obama's Nobel Is Premature, Historians and Political Scientists Say
Like we need a historian to tell is that. Jimmy Carter also won this dubious award. And, of course Obama turned into Jimmy Carter. 'Nuff said.