Best Quotes about Competition
To free the mind from the habit of competition, we must see in detail the process by which the mind is ensnared by competition.
Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.
The Law of Win Win says, Let's not do it your way or my way; let's do it the best way.
After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Paige, Leroy ''Satchel''
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
You must play boldly to win.
Running for money doesn't make you run fast. It makes you run first.
One cannot play chess if one becomes aware of the pieces as living souls and of the fact that the Whites and the Blacks have more in common with each other than with the players. Suddenly one loses all interest in who will be champion.
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.
Thank God for competition.When our competitors upset our plans or outdo our designs, they open infinite possibilities of our own work to us.
When the game is over it is really just beginning.
The game isn't over until it's over.
I don't compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history.
The weakness of an enemy forms part of our own strength.
I worked very hard. I felt I could play the game. The only thing that could stop me was myself.
He can run but he can't hide.
The key to any game is to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses.
Most games are lost, not won.
Becoming number one is easier than remaining number one.
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.
You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave -- win or lose.
Our life is not really a mutual helpfulness; but rather, it's fair competition cloaked under due laws of war; it's a mutual hostility.
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.
The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead, never let up.
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.
Focus on competition has always been a formula for mediocrity.
My hat's in the ring. The fight is on and I'm stripped to the buff.
I won it, at least five million times. Men who were stronger, bigger and faster than I was could have done it, but they never picked up a pole, and never made the feeble effort to pick their legs off the ground and get over the bar.
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.
When I go our on the ice, I just think about my skating. I forget it is a competition.
Win or lose, do it fairly.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your tricks of war.
Once you're physically capable of winning a gold medal, the rest is ninety percent mental.
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.
We want to be first; not first if, not first but; but first!
Kennedy, John F.
When you step onto that field, you cannot concede a thing.
The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.
Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts.
In this game, by trying to win; you automatically lose.
No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
You have to defeat a great players aura more than his game.
When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn.
Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.
Hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you.
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.
Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.
Racing is a matter of spirit not strength.
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.
I watch a man shoot pool for an hour. If he misses more than one shot I know I can beat him.
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