Best Quotes about Competition
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.
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.
When the game is over it is really just beginning.
When you're riding, only the race in which you're riding is important.
And what is the greatest number? Number one.
I play [golf] with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.
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.
When you fear a foe, fear crushes your strength; and this weakness gives strength to your opponents.
Thank God for competition.When our competitors upset our plans or outdo our designs, they open infinite possibilities of our own work to us.
I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I Love to play.
Most games are lost, not won.
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.
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.
Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
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.
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.
Hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you.
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.
No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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.
I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?
Once you're physically capable of winning a gold medal, the rest is ninety percent mental.
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.
Thou shalt not covet; but tradition approves all forms of competition.
Clough, Arthur Hugh
Competition is the whetstone of talent.
When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.
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.
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.
We want to be first; not first if, not first but; but first!
Kennedy, John F.
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.
Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts.
Becoming number one is easier than remaining number one.
Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.
When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn.
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
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.
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.
You must play boldly to win.
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.
In this game, by trying to win; you automatically lose.
He can run but he can't hide.
You get out in front -- you stay out in front.
Foyt, A. J.
Racing is a matter of spirit not strength.
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.
This is a tough game. There are times when you've got to play hurt, when you've got to block out the pain.
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
I worked very hard. I felt I could play the game. The only thing that could stop me was myself.
The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.
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