Quotes of Competition

“ There's a lot of competition now and a lot of the players have adapted his game to what they do, keeping the ball in play and chasing balls down. ”

- Rod Laver

“ I think both teams are evenly matched, ... Both teams played real well. This is a typical game between the two schools. ”

- James Monroe

“ It could potentially be a very competitive race. ”

- Bill Luther

“ Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress. ”

- Herbert Hoover

“ Goodwill is the one and only asset that competition cannot undersell or destroy. ”

- Marshall Field

“ They are a national championship-caliber team. They are... as good as any team in the nation. ”

- John Robinson

“ Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed — there's so little competition. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition — in having put forth the best within you. ”

- Henry J. Kaiser

“ I have some women friends but I prefer men. Don't trust women. There is a built-in competition between women. ”

- Edna O’Brien

“ To free the mind from the habit of competition, we must see in detail the process by which the mind is ensnared by competition. ”

- Marguerite Beecher

“ Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind. ”

- Willard Beecher

“ Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick. ”

- George Leonard

“ Competition is the whetstone of talent. ”

- Unknown

“ Thou shalt not covet; but tradition approves all forms of competition. ”

- Arthur Hugh Clough

“ When I go our on the ice, I just think about my skating. I forget it is a competition. ”

- Katarina Witt

“ I was brought up to believe that Scotch whisky would need a tax preference to survive in competition with Kentucky bourbon. ”

- Hugo Black

“ Like getting into a bleeding competition with a blood bank. ”

- Richard Branson

“ What was the competition? Well, I remember this Puerto Rican who came out in a short skirt and a gun. ”

- Sarah Vaughan

“ Rivalry adds so much to the charms of one's conquests. ”

- Louisa May Alcott

“ I wish I could give you a lot of advice, based on my experience of winning political debates. But I don't have that experience. My only experience is at losing them. ”

- Richard M. Nixon

“ This means everything to Chicago. If they want a World Series championship, they've got it. ”

- Frank Thomas

“ If you're going to be a healer, it's not enough to read books and learn allegorical stories. you need to get your feet wet, get some clinical experience under your belt. ”

- Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

“ The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together. ”

- Karl Marx

“ Competitions are for horse, not artist. ”

- Bela Bartok

“ Focus on competition has always been a formula for mediocrity. ”

- Daniel Burrus

“ In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running, if you stand still, they will swallow you. ”

- William Knudsen

“ Like many businessmen of genius he learned that free competition was wasteful, monopoly efficient. And so he simply set about achieving that efficient monopoly. ”

- Mario Puzo

“ Our life is not really a mutual helpfulness; but rather, it's fair competition cloaked under due laws of war; it's a mutual hostility. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Thank God for competition. When our competitors upset our plans or outdo our designs, they open infinite possibilities of our own work to us. ”

- Gil Atkinson

“ The biggest things are often the easiest to do because there is so little competition. ”

- William Van Horne
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