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Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.
- Saroyan, William
Competition Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Competition

1.
My hat's in the ring. The fight is on and I'm stripped to the buff.
Roosevelt, Theodore

2.
When you fear a foe, fear crushes your strength; and this weakness gives strength to your opponents.
Shakespeare, William

3.
I don't compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history.
Oerter, Al

4.
Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.
Chamberlain, Wilt

5.
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.
Howe, Gordie

6.
Competition is the whetstone of talent.
Saying

7.
The game isn't over until it's over.
Berra, Yogi

8.
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.

9.
He can run but he can't hide.
Louis, Joe

10.
Running for money doesn't make you run fast. It makes you run first.
Jipcho, Ben

11.
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.
Hamill, Dorothy

12.
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.
Sampras, Pete

13.
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.
Goldsmith, Oliver

14.
Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.
Saroyan, William

15.
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.

16.
Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.
Shakespeare, William

17.
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.
Smith, Dean

18.
I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?
Durocher, Leo

19.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your tricks of war.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

20.
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.
Morris, William

21.
If football taught me anything about business, it is that you win the game one play at a time.
Tarkenton, Fran

22.
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.
Gandhi, Indira

23.
The weakness of an enemy forms part of our own strength.
Saying

24.
The biggest things are often the easiest to do because there is so little competition.
Horne, William Van

25.
The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.
Jamieson, Mrs.

26.
When you step onto that field, you cannot concede a thing.
Sayers, Gayle

27.
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
Knight, Bobby

28.
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.
Agassi, Andre

29.
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.
Richards, Bob

30.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.
Hubbard, Elbert

31.
Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.
Beecher, Willard

32.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Paige, Leroy ''Satchel''

33.
Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
Leonard, George

34.
The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead, never let up.
Laver, Rod

35.
After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.
Proverb, Italian

36.
Competitions are for horse, not artist.
Bartok, Bela

37.
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.
Penick, Harvey

38.
When I go our on the ice, I just think about my skating. I forget it is a competition.
Witt, Katarina

39.
Win or lose, do it fairly.
Rockne, Knute

40.
The key to any game is to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses.
Westphal, Paul

41.
I watch a man shoot pool for an hour. If he misses more than one shot I know I can beat him.
Lassiter, Luther

42.
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.
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

43.
How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
Trevino, Lee

44.
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.
Holtz, Lou

45.
And what is the greatest number? Number one.
Hume, David

46.
Men often compete with one another until the day they die; comradeship consists of rubbing shoulders jocularly with a competitor.
Hoagland, Edward

47.
Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts.
Campbell, Earl

48.
You get out in front -- you stay out in front.
Foyt, A. J.

49.
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

50.
These are the days when it takes all you've got just to keep up with the losers.
Orpen, Robert


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