Quotes of Contest

“ The champion's management says let's do this for real, for charity. Rocky says no but decides to be true to himself even though he's going to be berated by everyone. Just to compete, not to win. ”

- Sylvester Stallone

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

- John Robinson

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

- Marshall Field

“ The Masters is going to be an awesome challenge. ”

- Nigel Mansell

“ Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory. ”

- George S. Patton

“ Journalism: an ability to meet the challenge of filling the space. ”

- Rebecca West

“ More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars. ”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“ He was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met. ”

- William Faulkner

“ I have had all of the disadvantages required for success. ”

- Larry Ellison

“ In the United States Senate, we cannot do great things without reaching across the aisle and working together - and I look forward to the challenges ahead. ”

- Richard Burr

“ I am not opposed to all wars. I'm opposed to dumb wars. ”

- Barack Obama

“ It's a great opportunity for me and hopefully a great opportunity for the state of Pennsylvania to make some changes. ”

- Lynn Swann

“ All delays are dangerous in war. ”

- John Dryden

“ All of us who served in one war or another know very well that all wars are the glory and the agony of the young. ”

- Gerald R. Ford

“ When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were — to the very last minute — a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything. ”

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

“ War is a ritual, a deadly ritual, not the result of aggressive self-assertion, but of self-transcending identification. Without loyalty to tribe, church, flag or ideal, there would be no wars. ”

- Arthur Koestler

“ It goes without saying that when you're the manager of a Premiership club, you go eight miles down the road and get beaten by a team two divisions below you, it's disappointing. ”

- Kevin Keegan

“ The criticism is (that) we do new software too fast with too many new features, and that (that) makes it hard for people to compete against us. ”

- Bill Gates

“ I love snowboarding, but I would never want to do it competitively or at a professional level. Snowboarding is a spawn of skating, and skating is my passion. ”

- Tony Hawk

“ I don't think there's anything unique about human intelligence. All the neurons in the brain that make up perceptions and emotions operate in a binary fashion. ”

- Bill Gates

“ Success by the laws of competition signifies a victory over others by obtaining the direction and profits of their work. This is the real source of all great riches. ”

- John Ruskin

“ Fought all his battles o'er again; / And thrice he routed all his foes; and thrice he slew the slain. ”

- John Dryden

“ Competition is what keeps me playing the psychological warfare of matching skill against skill and wit against wit. ”

- Lou Brock

“ There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ Wars do not end wars any more than an extraordinarily large conflagration does away with the fire hazard. ”

- Henry Ford

“ I still think I have the speed and the variations also to win the matches, but it's very good competition and also a great challenge for me too. ”

- Martina Hingis

“ Life is a campaign not a battle, and has its defeats as well as its victories. ”

- Don Piatt

“ And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch - what makes you go beyond the norm. ”

- Cicely Tyson

“ I have always grown from my problems and challenges, from the things that didn't work out. That's when I've really learned. ”

- Carol Burnett
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