Best Quotes about Competition
Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.
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.
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.
When you're riding, only the race in which you're riding is important.
I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I Love to play.
The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead, never let up.
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.
The Law of Win Win says, Let's not do it your way or my way; let's do it the best way.
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.
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
You have to defeat a great players aura more than his game.
Competitions are for horse, not artist.
Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
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.
Focus on competition has always been a formula for mediocrity.
I ski to win. When the day comes that I can't get myself into a fighting mood anymore, I won't be able to win and I'll stop racing.
Playing safe is only playing.
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 believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?
I don't compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history.
We want to be first; not first if, not first but; but first!
Kennedy, John F.
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.
Win or lose, do it fairly.
The person who figures out how to harness the collective genius of his or her organization is going to blow the competition away.
Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts.
You must play boldly to win.
This is a tough game. There are times when you've got to play hurt, when you've got to block out the pain.
If football taught me anything about business, it is that you win the game one play at a time.
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
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.
Men often compete with one another until the day they die; comradeship consists of rubbing shoulders jocularly with a competitor.
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.
When I go our on the ice, I just think about my skating. I forget it is a competition.
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.
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.
I watch a man shoot pool for an hour. If he misses more than one shot I know I can beat him.
Competition is the whetstone of talent.
These are the days when it takes all you've got just to keep up with the losers.
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.
The game isn't over until it's over.
And what is the greatest number? Number one.
I worked very hard. I felt I could play the game. The only thing that could stop me was myself.
Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.
Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Paige, Leroy ''Satchel''
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.
When you step onto that field, you cannot concede a thing.
No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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