Best Quotes about Competition
Win or lose, do it fairly.
The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.
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.
Playing safe is only playing.
The key to any game is to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses.
To free the mind from the habit of competition, we must see in detail the process by which the mind is ensnared by competition.
Once you're physically capable of winning a gold medal, the rest is ninety percent mental.
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
Becoming number one is easier than remaining number one.
I play [golf] with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.
When you step onto that field, you cannot concede a thing.
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
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 get out in front -- you stay out in front.
Foyt, A. J.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Paige, Leroy ''Satchel''
I worked very hard. I felt I could play the game. The only thing that could stop me was myself.
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.
After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.
No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.
These are the days when it takes all you've got just to keep up with the losers.
The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead, never let up.
I watch a man shoot pool for an hour. If he misses more than one shot I know I can beat him.
If football taught me anything about business, it is that you win the game one play at a time.
This is a tough game. There are times when you've got to play hurt, when you've got to block out the pain.
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.
Racing is a matter of spirit not strength.
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.
He can run but he can't hide.
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.
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.
I don't psyche myself up. I psyche myself down. I think clearer when I'm not psyched up.
I don't compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history.
Competitions are for horse, not artist.
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.
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.
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.
You have to defeat a great players aura more than his game.
Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
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 believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?
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.
When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.
A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It's all a matter of pride.
And what is the greatest number? Number one.
How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
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
We want to be first; not first if, not first but; but first!
Kennedy, John F.
Thou shalt not covet; but tradition approves all forms of competition.
Clough, Arthur Hugh
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