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Look in the mirror... that's your competition. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Elbert Hubbard about success

Do your work with your whole heart and you will succeed - there's so little competition. ⏤ Elbert Hubbard

Picture quote by Tim Fargo about competition

Pain is the passing lane where you leave the competition behind you. ⏤ Tim Fargo

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A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms. ⏤ Sayings

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The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

Willie Nelson, musician

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your tricks of war.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.

Italian Proverbs,

There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.


The Law of Win/Win says, Let's not do it your way or my way; let's do it the best way.

Greg Anderson, athlete

A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.

Ovid, poet

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

When you fear a foe, fear crushes your strength; and this weakness gives strength to your opponents.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

For me, half the joy of achieving has been the struggle and the fight, the pitting myself against the world and all its competition - and winning.

Conrad Veidt, actor

Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.

William Saroyan,

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.

Elbert Hubbard, writer

Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts.

Earl Campbell, athlete

Unregulated competition is a naive metaphor for anarchy.

John Ralston Saul, author

What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win.

Patty Berg, athlete

Competitions are for horse, not artist.

Bela Bartok, composer

These are the days when it takes all you've got just to keep up with the losers.

Robert Orben, entertainer

I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?

Leo Durocher, athlete

Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.

Wilt Chamberlain, athlete

Most games are lost, not won.

Casey (Charles Dillon) Stengel,

When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn.

Tom Landry, coach

Becoming number one is easier than remaining number one.

Bill Bradley, politician

When the game is over it is really just beginning.

Jerry Kramer, athlete

We want to be first; not first if, not first but; but first!

John F. Kennedy, president

A merchant who approaches business with the idea of serving the public well has nothing to fear from the competition.

James Cash Penney, businessman

Win or lose, do it fairly.

Knute Rockne, coach

Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.

Wendell Berry, poet

All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. They go about their business with blinders on; nothing will distract them from achieving their aims.

Lou Holtz, coach

I have some women friends but I prefer men. Don't trust women. There is a built-in competition between women.

Edna O'Brien, novelist

Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be Number 1.

Arthur Ashe, athlete

You learn so much from competition you gain confidence every time you have to step up and perform.

Natalie Gulbis, athlete

Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.

Charles Lamb, critic

My hat's in the ring. The fight is on and I'm stripped to the buff.

Theodore Roosevelt, president

I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn't know how to get along without it.

Walt Disney, cartoonist

Thank God for competition. When our competitors upset our plans or outdo our designs, they open infinite possibilities of our own work to us.

Gil Atkinson,

An artist is somebody who enters into competition with God.

Patti Smith, musician

The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated does not leave us the survival of the fittest. The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.

Rutherford B. Hayes, president

Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.

Henry Clay, statesman

You have no control over what the other guy does. You only have control over what you do.

A. J. Kitt,

You must play boldly to win.

Arnold Palmer, athlete

The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together.

Karl Marx, economist

You have to defeat a great players aura more than his game.

Pat Riley, coach

I don't compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history.

Al Oerter, athlete

This is a tough game. There are times when you've got to play hurt, when you've got to block out the pain.

Shaquille O'Neal, athlete

Number one, cash is king... number two, communicate... number three, buy or bury the competition.

Jack Welch, businessman

What was the competition? Well, I remember this Puerto Rican who came out in a short skirt and a gun.

Sarah Vaughan, musician

Our position should not be on how to eliminate the competition at all expenses, but we should focus on what we're going to do in order to make sure that Americans turn to the road of prosperity with the trajectory of capitalism, because making a profit is not an evil.

Tim Scott, politician

Being properly prepared is one of the biggest assets in business and in athletic competition.

Keeth Smart, athlete

How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.

Lee Trevino, athlete

If you make every game a life and death proposition, you're going to have problems. For one thing, you'll be dead a lot.

Dean Smith, athlete

For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes -- not that you won or lost -- but how you played the Game.

Grantland Rice, journalist

We got government off the backs of the people of India, particularly off the backs of India's entrepreneurs. We introduced more competition, both internal competition and external competition. We simplified and rationalized the tax system. We made risk-taking much more attractive.

Manmohan Singh, statesman

I play golf with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.

Ben Hogan, athlete

The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead, never let up.

Rod Laver, athlete

When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.

Jerry Martin,

I don't care how good you play, you can find somebody who can beat you, and I don't care how bad you play, you can find somebody you can beat.

Harvey Penick, athlete

It has meant a lot to me to challenge the best players in the world and to beat them. And it means a lot to me to be out here and fighting for the title and, you know, it hurts not to win it.

Andre Agassi, tennis player

There's always competition out there. That's what makes life exciting.

Carolyn Murphy, model

I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I Love to play.

Boris Becker, athlete

Racing is a matter of spirit not strength.

Janet Guthrie,

Time will tell how you rate against the rest of the competition. I'll let everyone else worry about championships. I'm going to worry about qualifying at Pomona.

Larry Dixon,

Well, it's still another two-day competition, so it's really important to show that you're ready. Every meet is really important right now. You've got to keep showing you can hit.

Carly Patterson, athlete

I was always talking about what I could and would do, and you would always make rhymes about the competion even though we werent thinking about competition.

Kool Moe Dee, musician

One of my major competitors was Harold Smith. Smith beat me in 1977. I was loafing during that competition.

Edwin Moses, athlete

The competition is pretty rough these days.

Tony Randall, actor

Our employers today face numerous challenges and stiff competition from businesses all over the world.

Jim Gerlach, politician

There was no race - but to the extent that there was an arms competition, it was almost entirely on the Soviet side, first to catch up and then to surpass the Americans.

Herman Kahn, scientist

In addition to the decline in competition, American politics today is characterized by a growing ideological polarization between the two major political parties.

Thomas E. Mann, sociologist

I think the touchstone is to give consumers a full, fair choice without the power of a monopoly operating system pushing them in a direction that free competition might or might not achieve.

Jim Barksdale, businessman

All you now do is pursue your private objectives within society. Instead of us being a community, everybody is asked to seek their own personal ends. It's called competition. And competition is antagonism.

Edward Bond, playwright

Just as predatory animals follow a similar general design and behave in similar ways, so organizations, especially those in competition with one another, must follow certain design principles if they are to succeed and prevail.

Robert Shea, author

Reference to the territory and total disregard for the nationality of the companies is of course the best guarantee that competition assessment remain just that and doesn't get affected by trade or other considerations.

Mario Monti, public servant

Competition in armament, both land and naval, is not only a terrible burden upon the people, but I believe it to be one of the greatest menaces to the peace of the world.

Frank B. Kellogg, politician

We humans have millions of years of evolutionary baggage that makes us regard competition in a deadly light.

Vernor Vinge, writer

If I read not amiss, this powerful race will move down upon Mexico, down upon Central and South America, out upon the islands of the sea, over upon Africa and beyond. And can any one doubt that the results of this competition of races will be the "survival of the fittest?"

Josiah Strong, clergyman

There are many examples in high schools which show something about the effects such competition might have.

James S. Coleman, sociologist

The denominational world tries to pressure its members to focus on the birth of Christ, but in doing so layers of guilt are imposed, and competition gets complicated as one Christmas program tries to outdo the other.

John Clayton, clergyman

I want to be the first lady to land a quadruple jump in competition. As I grow older, I know that my skating style will develop and mature.

Sasha Cohen, athlete

The existing principle of selfish interest and competition has been carried to its extreme point; and, in its progress, has isolated the heart of man, blunted the edge of his finest sensibilities, and annihilated all his most generous impulses and sympathies.

Francis Wright, activist

My sister Liza and I have never felt that we were in competition.

Lorna Luft, actress

I long for the days when grosses were not even known. There was no weekend competition.

Mark Rydell, director

The Champions League is the competition everyone wants to be in.

Steven Gerrard, athlete

As a Republican, I am all for competition.

Michael Burgess, celebrity

In the tail above the giant resonance, you can get not just one neutron emitted but two, three, four or five, and so there are a lot of things one can measure, looking at the competition with the emission of neutrons and protons and so on.

John Henry Carver, physicist

Now a movie goes out to two, three thousand theaters and by Friday night at 10 o'clock they know if you are in or out. That desperate competition is, I think, horrendous. It's awful.

Mark Rydell, director

So the competition isn't once you got the license, running the station; it's getting the license.

Robert McChesney, critic

When the government allocates monopoly rights to frequency, and there are only a handful in each community, it's picking the winners in the competition.

Robert McChesney, critic

I remember Mick Jagger asking me 'hey, how do you guys feel about us coming over here and taking all the play from you guys?' I said 'Well, in a way, you have eliminated all my competition.

Bobby Vinton, musician

And what it depends on, of course, is whether the story itself is worth the ethical compromise it requires and whether the competition is onto the story.

Roger Mudd, journalist

The time is coming when the pressure of population on the means of subsistence will be felt here as it is now felt in Europe and Asia. Then will the world enter upon a new stage of its history - the final competition of races, for which the Anglo-Saxon is being schooled.

Josiah Strong, clergyman

I think competition is very important; it breeds many good things in a person.

Brian McBride, athlete

There's fierce competition between all the networks to get the guest who can bring the most pertinent information about whatever the story of the moment happens to be.

Bob Schieffer, journalist

The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.

Avery Brundage, athlete

If he is knocked out of the competition, he encourages his brothers with his words and presence.

Pierre de Coubertin, leader

Because we're sponsored by competing breweries there is always competition. When we were both fighting for ninth or 10th place, nobody really cared except the two companies.

Larry Dixon,

In this day and time, with no competition you are really walking a tightrope. I mean you may think that no competition is good, but in reality no competition is really bad.

Jerry Lawler, entertainer

Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.

Jesse Owens, athlete

But baseball bounced back in the next decade to reclaim its place as the national pastime: new heroes, spirited competition, and booming prosperity gave birth to dreams of expansion, both within the major leagues and around the world.

John Thorn, historian

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