Quotes of Competitive

“ I'm a competitive person and it is in my nature to try hard in every match I play. The only time I'm not competitive is when I'm playing against my mom. ”

- Michael Chang

“ I'm not a competitive person, and I think women like me because they don't think I'm competitive, just nice. ”

- Barbara Bush

“ We could see that he was a charismatic guy who jumps over the moon and is very competitive, but nobody could have predicted what he would become to our culture. ”

- Phil Knight

“ At no point do I wish to be in conflict with any man or masculine thought. It doesn't enter my consciousness. Art is anonymous. It's not competitive with men. It's a complementary contribution. ”

- Barbara Hepworth

“ If everybody adopted a peaceful, loving, generous, non-competitive lifestyle, we could have something better than counter-culture - we could have the Kingdom of God. ”

- Marvin Harris

“ The equality of play was a surprise-it was the most competitive race in the seven-year history of MLS. ”

- Lamar Hunt

“ When, exactly, did the American justice system become a competitive team sport? ”

- Robert Davis

“ I am a competitive person, and I didn't win the leadership of the PC party with a mind to stepping down so soon afterwards. But no regrets. ”

- Peter MacKay

“ We need a visa process that protects Americans, but we also need a process that does not disadvantage U.S. interests in the highly competitive global marketplace for intellectual capacity. ”

- Betty McCollum

“ To be at the top, you have to have a competitive streak in you. If you're not performing, you've got to be angry with yourself. ”

- Michael J. Owen

“ The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ We've always had a pretty competitive and pretty ferocious battle with British Airways… It's lasted now about 14 years, and we're very pleased to have survived it. ”

- Richard Branson

“ The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. ”

- Peter Senge

“ Concentration, Confidence, Competitive urge, Capacity for enjoyment. ”

- Arnold Palmer

“ I have learned more about love, selflessness and human understanding in this great adventure in the world of AIDS than I ever did in the cut-throat, competitive world in which I spent my life. ”

- Anthony Perkins

“ If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive. If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative. ”

- Unknown

“ I'm a competitive person, but I have never understood people's competitiveness at the expense of their colleagues. ”

- Geraldine Ferraro

“ In all our efforts to provide "advantages" we have actually produced the busiest, most competitive, highly pressured, and over-organized generation of youngsters in our history.". ”

- Eda J. Le Shan

“ Some white people are so accustomed to operating at a competitive advantage that when the playing field is level, they feel handicapped. ”

- Nathan McCall

“ America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams. ”

- David Brooks

“ So even though I thought we were good-I thought our harmony and our blend was real good-I thought we were competitive and had a shot at making it, but once we did have that first hit, I knew we had a chance of a follow-up hit, but you don't count on anything… ”

- Art Garfunkel

“ I do not believe that the values which the Western democracies consider essential to civilization can survive in a world rent by the international anarchy of nationalism and the economic anarchy of competitive enterprise. ”

- Arthur Henderson

“ The first condition of success for the League of Nations is, therefore, a firm understanding between the British Empire and the United States of America and France and Italy that there will be no competitive building up of fleets or armies between them. ”

- Arthur Henderson

“ I've done a lot of basketball drills, not a whole lot of competitive stuff. I have basically been in the gym everyday working on my game, working on the time off that I've had from the game, just getting myself prepared mentally and physically for the season. ”

- Grant Hill

“ The things that unite the Australian and American people are shared values: the belief that the individual is more important than the state, that strong families are a nation's greatest asset, that competitive free enterprise is the ultimate foundation of national wealth, and that the worth of a person is determined by that person's character and hard work, not by their religion or race or colour or creed or social background. ”

- John Howard

“ We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ There's nothing masculine about being competitive. There's nothing masculine about trying to be the best at everything you do, nor is there anything wrong with it. I don't know why a female athlete has to defend her femininity just because she chooses to play sports. ”

- Rebecca Lobo

“ When you work hard to do everything you can to win, it's disappointing when you lose. It eats at you a little… It's hard to put into words what being back in the playoffs means. Anybody who's competitive all year long wants the opportunity to have a chance to get in the Super Bowl. ”

- Dan Marino

“ I'm a different person off the court than I am on the court, where I'm very competitive, a perfectionist, and I can be hard on myself sometimes. Off the court, nothing really bothers me. I'm easy-going. ”

- Mary Pierce

“ Today many American corporations spend a great deal of money and time trying to increase the originality of their employees, hoping thereby to get a competitive edge in the marketplace. But such programs make no difference unless management also learns to recognize the valuable ideas among the many novel ones, and then finds ways of implementing them. ”

- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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