Best Quotes about Competition
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.
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.
When I go our on the ice, I just think about my skating. I forget it is a competition.
Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts.
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.
Thou shalt not covet; but tradition approves all forms of competition.
Clough, Arthur Hugh
I consider myself one of a very small handful of drivers in the world that are top drivers. The best one? I don't think anybody can say they're the best one because, from one week to the next, you can be on form or off form a little bit.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
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.
Once you're physically capable of winning a gold medal, the rest is ninety percent mental.
The game isn't over until it's over.
The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage.
Geus, Arie de
I play [golf] with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.
The key to any game is to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses.
After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.
Win or lose, do it fairly.
When you're riding, only the race in which you're riding is important.
Focus on competition has always been a formula for mediocrity.
Running for money doesn't make you run fast. It makes you run first.
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.
When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.
How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
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.
To free the mind from the habit of competition, we must see in detail the process by which the mind is ensnared by competition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
He can run but he can't hide.
The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.
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.
Becoming number one is easier than remaining number one.
Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.
Hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you.
Most games are lost, not won.
You must play boldly to win.
You get out in front -- you stay out in front.
Foyt, A. J.
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.
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.
I watch a man shoot pool for an hour. If he misses more than one shot I know I can beat him.
You have to defeat a great players aura more than his game.
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.
In this game, by trying to win; you automatically lose.
Racing is a matter of spirit not strength.
Thank God for competition.When our competitors upset our plans or outdo our designs, they open infinite possibilities of our own work to us.
The weakness of an enemy forms part of our own strength.
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.
Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
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