Competition Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Competition

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At Leeds the idea of an international labour organization appeared in a trade-union text which also drew attention to the danger to the working classes inherent in the existence of international capitalist competition.
~By Leon Jouhaux ~


Our only competition in the theater is boredom, because if I'm bored with a play, if I'm revolted by a play on stage, with the Broadway prices, especially today, I'm going to walk out and not come back and pay that price again.
~By Jerome Lawrence ~


Also at the top of the list was my three day appearance on 'Press Your Luck'. In addition to the intense competition of each of those games, it slowly started to dawn on me in the minutes between tapings that I was winning some serious money.
~By Randy West ~


But we're all so different, we're different ages; we're not vying for the same roles. There's no competition, there's really kind of a sisterhood, on and off the set, you know?
~By Jeanne Tripplehorn ~


My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
~By Indira Gandhi ~


We can't worry about competition. Besides, you aren't competing with anyone but yourself. They have nothing to do with whether you make a good movie or not.
~By Chris Wedge ~


Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Deep inside, I was hoping I'd win: The competition was tough, but I learned from other's mistakes.
~By Nafisa Joseph ~


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.
~By Indira Gandhi ~


We built that into a wholesale business that became, really, one of the largest companies in the United States. We had success in building new markets, opening markets for competition, and that takes a personal toll.
~By Jeffrey Skilling ~


Because up to sixteen years old you feel gymnastics more. You can show your emotion, grace, like woman gymnastics, not kid's gymnastics. I feel I have good shape, and I can do it elements everything, but, it's not competition for me.
~By Olga Korbut ~


Just as predatory animals follow a similar general design and behave in similar ways, so organizations, especially those in competition with one another, must follow certain design principles if they are to succeed and prevail.
~By Robert Shea ~


A good athlete always mentally replays a competition over and over, even in victory, to see what might be done to improve the performance the next time.
~By Frank Shorter ~


I kinda see everyone as competition. I'm a very competitive person. But I think that's good. Competition is great. And as long as it's friendly and not a malicious thing, then I think it's cool.
~By Janet Jackson ~


I don't see women and think of them as competition or with judgment. Women really move me. I feel connected to all kinds of women. I am angry because I think we've been mistreated throughout history in different countries, including America. I admire women.
~By Salma Hayek ~


That's what really makes great skating competitions. When you have two top skaters in good form giving superb performances.
~By Dick Button ~


I think it is absolutely essential in a democracy to have competition in the media, a lot of competition, and we seem to be moving away from that.
~By Walter Cronkite ~


I truly don't know why the boys are getting all the votes - it could be because they are really amazing, and that's all there is to it. They're really, really good and every single boy deserves to be in the competition right now, and so do the two girls.
~By Pia Toscano ~


The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated does not leave us the survival of the fittest. The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.
~By Rutherford B. Hayes ~


Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


I was always talking about what I could and would do, and you would always make rhymes about the competion even though we werent thinking about competition.
~By Kool Moe Dee ~


The professionalism of wire service reporters is constantly being tested because reporters know that if they're late or sloppy on a story, it will show up because the competition is likely to be not late and not sloppy.
~By Bob Greene ~


I'd been ready too, because before Olympic Games, I wasn't compete in big competition like, World Championship, like European Championship. I just competed in national competition.
~By Olga Korbut ~


America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
~By Barack Obama ~


The time is coming when the pressure of population on the means of subsistence will be felt here as it is now felt in Europe and Asia. Then will the world enter upon a new stage of its history - the final competition of races, for which the Anglo-Saxon is being schooled.
~By Josiah Strong ~


Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people.
~By David Sarnoff ~


Also, there are authors and publicists using the Internet to manipulate opinion, both positively for a work and negatively against the competition. I don't do this and can't stomach it, honestly.
~By R. A. Salvatore ~


I am always fighting inside the Council to get the message across that at each competition venue, we should send somebody to inspect and to make sure the athletes will be looked after in a correct manner.
~By Alberto Juantorena ~


Designs are increasingly winning competitions because they are literally green, and because somewhere they feature a small windmill.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


I ride my horse at competition level.
~By Alannah Myles ~


I've never felt any sense of competition with anybody, and we're all friends; we're all good friends.
~By Jim Henson ~


Washington is no place for a good actor. The competition from bad actors is too great.
~By Fred Allen ~


Murdoch paid too much for the Wall Street Journal even when he didn't have any competition.
~By Sumner Redstone ~


Of course, most people remember that I received the first perfect 10 in Olympic gymnastics competition.
~By Nadia Comaneci ~


I'm a free market person, a free trader. But if we had a market in California, there would be competition.
~By Anna Eshoo ~


Europe should stick to an open economy, to competition and we should refuse protectionism. It will not save one single job in the long run to protect non-competitive industries.
~By Anders Fogh Rasmussen ~


Whenever the competition is sleeping is when I shine.
~By Kim Collins ~


I believe in competition.
~By Craig Benson ~


The kind of society which we still have is maybe, in some cases, getting worse. Competition is becoming a virtue. Intense competition drives people to go more and more into self-interest. Even to see other folks as competition.
~By Major Owens ~


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


I don't think that the Pulitzer should be given the way it is. I think the competition should be anonymous. I think completely different people would win it if the names were taken off because a lot of it is done on relationships and names.
~By John Corigliano ~


I never dislike anyone that I am in competition with. I welcome the challenge. Besides, I get along with just about everyone.
~By Dante Hall ~


Reference to the territory and total disregard for the nationality of the companies is of course the best guarantee that competition assessment remain just that and doesn't get affected by trade or other considerations.
~By Mario Monti ~


Competition is the final price determinant and competitive prices may result in profits which force you to accept a rate of return less than you hoped for, or for that matter to accept temporary losses.
~By Alfred P. Sloan ~


Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
~By Jesse Owens ~


We live in a time today where we face fierce global competition.
~By Erskine Bowles ~


The Internet is just bringing all kinds of information into the home. There's just a lot of distraction, a lot of competition for the parent's voice to resonate in the children's ears.
~By Phil McGraw ~


Advertising as the printed form of selling would seem... ultimately to be justified in so far as it serves as a means of increasing legitimate human wants, as an agency of fair and economic competition in the distribution of goods, and as a stimulant to social progress.
~By Daniel Starch ~


We have a lot of rule changes. I am part of the competition committee. We spent a lot time evaluating the game, how do we make the game better for our fans.
~By Ron Jaworski ~


I've run a lot of miles over the years, some fast and some not so fast. I've won some big races and I've had some big disappointments, but I enjoy the freedom of running and the challenge of training and competition as much now as when I first started back in high school.
~By Alberto Salazar ~


Sure, but competition is good for the user.
~By Wietse Venema ~


Time will tell how you rate against the rest of the competition. I'll let everyone else worry about championships. I'm going to worry about qualifying at Pomona.
~By Larry Dixon ~


I think competition is very important; it breeds many good things in a person.
~By Brian McBride ~


And what it depends on, of course, is whether the story itself is worth the ethical compromise it requires and whether the competition is onto the story.
~By Roger Mudd ~


The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.
~By Avery Brundage ~


Competition is very good... as long as its healthy. It's what makes one strive to be better.
~By Christine Lahti ~


Competition can be the most nerve-racking experience. Some people just thrive on it.
~By Itzhak Perlman ~


Competition is such a virtue, and everybody's so busy competing, they have no time for compassion.
~By Major Owens ~


Well, nine times out of ten when you have 2 or 3 stars in a household you have an unfortunate amount of competition that's not necessarily a healthy competition.
~By Edwin Starr ~


We had a great group of guys when I was there, five of us, I think. It's a great competition. Every practice was hard. I think that's helped us a lot, everybody that was there.
~By Peter Forsberg ~


All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost - the most legitimate - passion nature has bred into us and, without doubt, the most agreeable one.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis For A Weekend competition. The woman who won was disappointed. She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove.
~By Tony Curtis ~


The denominational world tries to pressure its members to focus on the birth of Christ, but in doing so layers of guilt are imposed, and competition gets complicated as one Christmas program tries to outdo the other.
~By John Clayton ~


From the fall of October, 1980 to March, 1984 I never lost a competition.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


They will come to learn in the end, at their own expense, that it is better to endure competition for rich customers than to be invested with monopoly over impoverished customers.
~By Frederic Bastiat ~


The only thing that's changed is the competitiveness of the series. It's only become harder to win in our series as the years have gone by. Competition breeds good things, and that's what's happened here.
~By Al Unser ~


Activity in politics also produces eager competition and sharp rivalry.
~By John George Nicolay ~


Common sense tells us that this explosion of media sources should eliminate any concern over a lack of diversity of views in the marketplace and competition.
~By Fred Upton ~


I have no problem with battling for a position. I have no problem trying to beat somebody out. It's a sport, competition, so I'm used to it.
~By Chris Bell ~


I've always considered making it legal for Americans to import their prescription drugs a free-trade issue. Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers.
~By Chuck Grassley ~


We humans have millions of years of evolutionary baggage that makes us regard competition in a deadly light.
~By Vernor Vinge ~


Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.
~By Fulton J. Sheen ~


Competition helps people figure it out.
~By Brian McBride ~


Airlines go in the long run at the competition to reason. For the passenger the competition is good, because each competitor tries to undercut the other one.
~By Niki Lauda ~


Well, it's still another two-day competition, so it's really important to show that you're ready. Every meet is really important right now. You've got to keep showing you can hit.
~By Carly Patterson ~


The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead, but from the competition and mutual envy of the living.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


I think we all have had better days in competition.
~By Carly Patterson ~


The rate of change is not going to slow down anytime soon. If anything, competition in most industries will probably speed up even more in the next few decades.
~By John P. Kotter ~


The Olympics are always a special competition, it is very difficult to predict what will happen.
~By Sergei Bubka ~


The time has come for the American government to recognize the damage that has occurred to our economy, and to take firm action to curtail what I believe is both unfair and illegal foreign competition.
~By Norm Dicks ~


I don't see myself as competing with other actresses. I mean, I went through a time when I was in New York, and I was going to lots of auditions and trying to get parts, but even then, you're not really competing with the other actresses. There is a competition going on, but it's not like something you can win in that way.
~By Annette Bening ~


Whoever claims that economic competition represents 'survival of the fittest' in the sense of the law of the jungle, provides the clearest possible evidence of his lack of knowledge of economics.
~By George Reisman ~


In 1982 when I showed up, the average age of the drivers in the series was something like 40, 41. The crowds were small. There was not much prize money. The competition wasn't very tight.
~By Bobby Rahal ~


I'm ambitious but I'm not particularly competitive. I'll try to get roles, as I think it's healthy to go for things, but... I think there's too much competition between women already. It's important to have female solidarity and support each other and other actresses.
~By Rose Byrne ~


While I was there I became deeply interested in photography, and indeed the most noteworthy event in my early life was winning first, third, fourth and seventh prizes in an international competition for college and high school students.
~By Douglass North ~


I don't have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this. You'd be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees - I think a lot of it's imposed from the outside. Can I have my champagne now?
~By Cate Blanchett ~


I think the touchstone is to give consumers a full, fair choice without the power of a monopoly operating system pushing them in a direction that free competition might or might not achieve.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


Health care comprises nearly 20 percent of our national economy, but outdated bureaucracy and red tape have stifled competition and raised costs. As a result, today more than 45 million are without any health coverage.
~By John Shadegg ~


What was the competition? Well, I remember this Puerto Rican who came out in a short skirt and a gun.
~By Sarah Vaughan ~


I dig all kinds of competition.
~By Randy Castillo ~


There's always competition out there. That's what makes life exciting.
~By Carolyn Murphy ~


Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against small and energetic enterprise.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


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.
~By Karl Marx ~


Research your idea. See if there's a demand. A lot of people have great ideas, but they don't know if there's a need for it. You also have to research your competition.
~By Magic Johnson ~


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.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


Whenever you face a man who's playing your instrument, there's a competition.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


For me, half the joy of achieving has been the struggle and the fight, the pitting myself against the world and all its competition - and winning.
~By Conrad Veidt ~


One of my major competitors was Harold Smith. Smith beat me in 1977. I was loafing during that competition.
~By Edwin Moses ~


The architect, Peter Arens who is the monstrous carbuncle architect, not merely did his design which had won a public competition never get built but his practice suffered financially for some years.
~By Anthony Holden ~


When we say that the persistence of competition is ensured by fate, we mean that individual freedom is so guaranteed. The one thing to which fate binds us is liberty.
~By John Bates Clark ~

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February 1 ,2023
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