Advertising is not merely an assembly of competing messages;
it is a language itself which is always being used to make the same general proposal
Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change.
I don't compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history.
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything.
Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
What is good? All that enhances the feeling of power, the Will to Power, and the power itself in man. What is bad? All that proceeds from weakness. What is happiness? The feeling that power is increasing--that resistance has been overcome. Not contentment, but more power; not peace at any price, but war; not virtue, but competence. The first principle of our humanism: The weak and the failures shall perish. They ought even to be helped to perish.
You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things -- to compete.
You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.
I'd love to compete in the Summer Olympics.
When I'm on planes, I'd talk to people and I'd tell them I compete in the X Games. Some would know what it was, but maybe half didn't. But everyone knows about the Olympics. They're really like the X Games for the world!
Is my ability what it was at, say, 25 or 30 years old? Probably not, but I like to compete. I like to go out and play the game hard.
The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare.
What we face may look insurmountable.
But I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those sets and reps when I didn't think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.
When you reach that elite level, 90 percent is mental and 10 percent is physical. You are competing against yourself. Not against the other athlete.
Under-representation of women and other inequality among researchers is a problem that will not solve itself as women acquire competence.
Don't compete with me: firstly, I have more experience, and secondly, I have chosen the weapons.
Christine and I haven't raised our children.
A whole community of selfless Christians has contributed to helping them become faithful, competent adults.
If you spend your life competing with business men, what do you have? A bank account and ulcers!
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical purpose, it is what the people think so,and that they, and not I, are the natural, lawful, and competent judges of this matter.