Quotes of Emulation

“ Emulation admires and strives to imitate great actions; envy is only moved to malice. ”

- Honore de Balzac

“ Emulation is a noble and just passion, full of appreciation. ”

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller

“ The most important single influence in the life of a person is another person… who is worthy of emulation. ”

- Paul D. Shafer

“ Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation. ”

- Henry Fielding

“ RESIGN, v.t. To renounce an honor for an advantage. To renounce an advantage for a greater advantage. 'Twas rumored Leonard Wood had signed A true renunciation Of title, rank and every kind Of military station — Each honorable station. By his example fired — inclined To noble emulation, The country humbly was resigned To Leonard's resignation — His Christian resignation… ”

- Ambrose Bierce
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