Best Quotes about Competition
I worked very hard. I felt I could play the game. The only thing that could stop me was myself.
After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.
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.
Thou shalt not covet; but tradition approves all forms of competition.
Clough, Arthur Hugh
When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn.
In this game, by trying to win; you automatically lose.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.
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.
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.
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.
Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.
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.
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
Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
I don't psyche myself up. I psyche myself down. I think clearer when I'm not psyched up.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Paige, Leroy ''Satchel''
Men often compete with one another until the day they die; comradeship consists of rubbing shoulders jocularly with a competitor.
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.
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
He can run but he can't hide.
Most games are lost, not won.
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 you're riding, only the race in which you're riding is important.
When I go our on the ice, I just think about my skating. I forget it is a competition.
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.
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.
Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.
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 fear a foe, fear crushes your strength; and this weakness gives strength to your opponents.
My hat's in the ring. The fight is on and I'm stripped to the buff.
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.
Playing safe is only playing.
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.
Running for money doesn't make you run fast. It makes you run first.
The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.
The biggest things are often the easiest to do because there is so little competition.
Horne, William Van
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
The game isn't over until it's over.
These are the days when it takes all you've got just to keep up with the losers.
Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.
We want to be first; not first if, not first but; but first!
Kennedy, John F.
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.
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.
The Law of Win Win says, Let's not do it your way or my way; let's do it the best way.
The weakness of an enemy forms part of our own strength.
If football taught me anything about business, it is that you win the game one play at a time.
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