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



Best Quotes about Competition

1.
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

2.
When you fear a foe, fear crushes your strength; and this weakness gives strength to your opponents.
Shakespeare, William

3.
What it comes down to is that anybody can win with the best horse. What makes you good is if you can take the second or third-best horse and win.
Aragon, Vicky

4.
When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn.
Landry, Tom

5.
Competition is the whetstone of talent.
Saying

6.
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
Proverb, Indian

7.
These are the days when it takes all you've got just to keep up with the losers.
Orpen, Robert

8.
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
Ovid

9.
Playing safe is only playing.
Olson, Chuck

10.
Once you're physically capable of winning a gold medal, the rest is ninety percent mental.
Johnson, Patti

11.
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.
Allison, Eric

12.
The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage.
Geus, Arie de

13.
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.
Howe, Gordie

14.
When you're riding, only the race in which you're riding is important.
Shoemaker, Willie

15.
When you step onto that field, you cannot concede a thing.
Sayers, Gayle

16.
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

17.
We have a lot of players in their first year. Some of them are also in their last year.
Walsh, Bill

18.
I don't compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history.
Oerter, Al

19.
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.
Morris, William

20.
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.
Penick, Harvey

21.
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.
Richards, Bob

22.
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.
Smith, Dean

23.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Paige, Leroy ''Satchel''

24.
Hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you.
Gladiator's Salute

25.
The person who figures out how to harness the collective genius of his or her organization is going to blow the competition away.
Wriston, Walter

26.
Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.
Chamberlain, Wilt

27.
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

28.
Thank God for competition.When our competitors upset our plans or outdo our designs, they open infinite possibilities of our own work to us.
Atkinson, Gil

29.
The price which society pays for the law of competition, like the price it pays for cheap comforts and luxuries, is great; but the advantages of this law are also greater still than its cost -- for it is to this law that we owe our wonderful material development, which brings improved conditions in its train. But, whether the law be benign or not, we must say of it: It is here; we cannot evade it; no substitutes for it have been found; and while the law may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
Carnegie, Andrew

30.
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.

31.
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

32.
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
Knight, Bobby

33.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your tricks of war.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

34.
I watch a man shoot pool for an hour. If he misses more than one shot I know I can beat him.
Lassiter, Luther

35.
Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
Lamb, Charles

36.
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

37.
In this game, by trying to win; you automatically lose.
Ross, Ruth

38.
The biggest things are often the easiest to do because there is so little competition.
Horne, William Van

39.
When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.
Martin, Jerry

40.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.
Hubbard, Elbert

41.
I don't psyche myself up. I psyche myself down. I think clearer when I'm not psyched up.
Cauthen, Steve

42.
He can run but he can't hide.
Louis, Joe

43.
The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead, never let up.
Laver, Rod

44.
Most games are lost, not won.
Stengel, Casey

45.
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.
Agassi, Andre

46.
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.
Rapoport, Anatol

47.
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

48.
The key to any game is to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses.
Westphal, Paul

49.
If football taught me anything about business, it is that you win the game one play at a time.
Tarkenton, Fran

50.
Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.
Saroyan, William


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