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What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Competition Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Competition

1.
You must play boldly to win.
Palmer, Arnold

2.
Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.
Chamberlain, Wilt

3.
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.
Rice, Grantland

4.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.
Hubbard, Elbert

5.
I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I Love to play.
Becker, Boris

6.
He can run but he can't hide.
Louis, Joe

7.
When you're riding, only the race in which you're riding is important.
Shoemaker, Willie

8.
I worked very hard. I felt I could play the game. The only thing that could stop me was myself.
Abbott, Jim

9.
When I go our on the ice, I just think about my skating. I forget it is a competition.
Witt, Katarina

10.
Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
Leonard, George

11.
Once you're physically capable of winning a gold medal, the rest is ninety percent mental.
Johnson, Patti

12.
When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.
Martin, Jerry

13.
Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.
Beecher, Willard

14.
The medals don't mean anything and the glory doesn't last. It's all about your happiness. The rewards are going to come, but my happiness is just loving the sport and having fun performing.
Kersee, Jackie Joyner

15.
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
Knight, Bobby

16.
There are two kinds of people: Those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group because there is less competition there.
Gandhi, Indira

17.
You must sacrifice, train, do everything possible to put yourself in a position to win. But if you consider second or third a failure, I feel sorry for you.
Falcon, Joe

18.
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.
Goldsmith, Oliver

19.
How can we hope to remain economically competitive in a world in which... 90% of Dutch high-school students take advanced math courses and 100% of teachers in Germany have double majors, while the best we can say about our pocket of excellence is that 75% of [American] students have learned to critique tactfully?
Alexander, Barbara J.

20.
I ski to win. When the day comes that I can't get myself into a fighting mood anymore, I won't be able to win and I'll stop racing.
Stenmark, Ingemar

21.
Enjoy the successes that you have, and don't be too hard on yourself when you don't do well. Too many times we beat up on ourselves. Just relax and enjoy it.
Sheehan, Patty

22.
My hat's in the ring. The fight is on and I'm stripped to the buff.
Roosevelt, Theodore

23.
After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.
Proverb, Italian

24.
You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go... Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body.
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

25.
The general fact is that the most effective way of utilizing human energy is through an organized rivalry, which by specialization and social control is, at the same time, organized co-operation.
Cooley, Charles Horton

26.
I consider myself one of a very small handful of drivers in the world that are top drivers. The best one? I don't think anybody can say they're the best one because, from one week to the next, you can be on form or off form a little bit.
Mansell, Nigel

27.
Competition is the whetstone of talent.
Saying

28.
The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead, never let up.
Laver, Rod

29.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Holtz, Lou

30.
When you fear a foe, fear crushes your strength; and this weakness gives strength to your opponents.
Shakespeare, William

31.
No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

32.
The difference of great players is at a certain point in a match they raise their level of play and maintain it. Lesser players play great for a set, but then less.
Sampras, Pete

33.
We have a lot of players in their first year. Some of them are also in their last year.
Walsh, Bill

34.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Paige, Leroy ''Satchel''

35.
And what is the greatest number? Number one.
Hume, David

36.
Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts.
Campbell, Earl

37.
Every time you go out on the ice, there are slight flaws. You can always think of something you should have done better. These are the things you must work on.
Hamill, Dorothy

38.
Focus on competition has always been a formula for mediocrity.
Burrus, Daniel

39.
When the game is over it is really just beginning.
Kramer, Jerry

40.
I watch a man shoot pool for an hour. If he misses more than one shot I know I can beat him.
Lassiter, Luther

41.
Hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you.
Gladiator's Salute

42.
These are the days when it takes all you've got just to keep up with the losers.
Orpen, Robert

43.
Most games are lost, not won.
Stengel, Casey

44.
We want to be first; not first if, not first but; but first!
Kennedy, John F.

45.
I don't compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history.
Oerter, Al

46.
If football taught me anything about business, it is that you win the game one play at a time.
Tarkenton, Fran

47.
The weakness of an enemy forms part of our own strength.
Saying

48.
It's amazing how much of this is mental. Everybody's in good shape. Everybody knows how to ski. Everybody has good equipment. When it really boils down to it, it's who wants it the most, and who's the most confident on his skis.
Crist, Reggie

49.
Show me a guy who is afraid to look bad, and I'll show you a guy you can beat every time.
Brock, Lou

50.
Competitions are for horse, not artist.
Bartok, Bela


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