Best Quotes about Competition
Once you're physically capable of winning a gold medal, the rest is ninety percent mental.
I don't psyche myself up. I psyche myself down. I think clearer when I'm not psyched up.
Competition is the whetstone of talent.
When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn.
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.
The key to any game is to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses.
Men often compete with one another until the day they die; comradeship consists of rubbing shoulders jocularly with a competitor.
I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I Love to play.
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.
When you step onto that field, you cannot concede a thing.
Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.
When you fear a foe, fear crushes your strength; and this weakness gives strength to your opponents.
World trade means competition from anywhere; advancing technology encourages cross-industry competition.Consequently, strategic planning must consider who our future competitors will be, not only who is here today.
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.
The biggest things are often the easiest to do because there is so little competition.
Horne, William Van
Racing is a matter of spirit not strength.
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead, never let up.
Focus on competition has always been a formula for mediocrity.
Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
Win or lose, do it fairly.
When the game is over it is really just beginning.
Most games are lost, not won.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.
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.
No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.
I watch a man shoot pool for an hour. If he misses more than one shot I know I can beat him.
Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.
So long as the system of competition in the production and exchange of the means of life goes on, the degradation of the arts will go on; and if that system is to last for ever, then art is doomed, and will surely die; that is to say, civilization will die.
To free the mind from the habit of competition, we must see in detail the process by which the mind is ensnared by competition.
Hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you.
This is a tough game. There are times when you've got to play hurt, when you've got to block out the pain.
Thou shalt not covet; but tradition approves all forms of competition.
Clough, Arthur Hugh
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.
In this game, by trying to win; you automatically lose.
Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
I play [golf] with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.
I worked very hard. I felt I could play the game. The only thing that could stop me was myself.
You get out in front -- you stay out in front.
Foyt, A. J.
We want to be first; not first if, not first but; but first!
Kennedy, John F.
When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.
Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.
My hat's in the ring. The fight is on and I'm stripped to the buff.
You must play boldly to win.
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.
Show me a guy who is afraid to look bad, and I'll show you a guy you can beat every time.
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