Competition Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Competition

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Good will is the one and only asset that competition cannot undersell or destroy.
~By Marshall Field ~


The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.
~By Howard Cosell ~


Athletic competition clearly defines the unique power of our attitude.
~By Bart Starr ~


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 ~


So I had the opportunity to do what the kids in the Hershey program do, except that the Hershey program lets them do it on such a larger scale, with the regional and national competitions.
~By Rafer Johnson ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was on the sideline with a knee injury and when I came back, I wanted to play at the best level I could. And that's the case for a lot of players, they want the chance to play against the best competition.
~By Claudio Reyna ~


It was a natural process, because when we go to the ring we are human beings, but once you feel the punches and the competition that's when the beast comes out and takes hold of us.
~By Alexis Arguello ~


I find very often that very ugly women have really handsome men and vice versa because they don't have any competition. Sometimes handsome men have avoided me.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


An artist is somebody who enters into competition with God.
~By Patti Smith ~


Encourage kids to enjoy running and play in athletics. Don't force them to run too much competition.
~By Arthur Lydiard ~


Because we're sponsored by competing breweries there is always competition. When we were both fighting for ninth or 10th place, nobody really cared except the two companies.
~By Larry Dixon ~


Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.
~By Henry Clay ~


Indeed, we must foster cost-saving competition. And that means joining the marketplace of other industrialized countries - not just for the manufacturers who sell drugs, but for consumers as well.
~By Olympia Snowe ~


No, there's not much competition between puppeteers in general because everybody's working their own style.
~By Jim Henson ~


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 ~


When I broke in, in 1957, it was wide open. Now you're up against strong competition.
~By Larry King ~


I've been playing against older and stronger competition my whole life. It has made me a better tennis player and able to play against this kind of level despite their strength and experience.
~By Maria Sharapova ~


If you do things with a certain type of result and cause a certain type of reaction or effect, then you increase your market value. It's very much a competition for the entertainment dollar, and that's never been more clearly evident than in today's NBA game.
~By Julius Erving ~


The existing principle of selfish interest and competition has been carried to its extreme point; and, in its progress, has isolated the heart of man, blunted the edge of his finest sensibilities, and annihilated all his most generous impulses and sympathies.
~By Francis Wright ~


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 ~


Reality is a genre that seems to be here to stay. I don't know how many of the new shows will last, but the more competition you have, the harder that pie is to slice up.
~By Jeff Probst ~


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 ~


A merchant who approaches business with the idea of serving the public well has nothing to fear from the competition.
~By James Cash Penney ~


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 ~


Without competition, the spectacular development of technology that we have seen in the last one hundred years in this country would not have happened.
~By Lee R. Raymond ~


I'm in competition with myself and I'm losing.
~By Roger Waters ~


By overhauling current rules and speeding the entry of competitors in the market, we encourage competition and provide our constituents with new choices and cheaper bills.
~By Melissa Bean ~


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


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 ~


Most other competitions are individual achievements, but the Olympic Games is something that belongs to everybody.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


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 ~


We see ourselves as first helping to open up markets to competition.
~By Kenneth Lay ~


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 ~


I mean, the competition is really created by the buzz around the Emmys. It's a totally subjective thing.
~By Michael C. Hall ~


Goodwill is the one and only asset that competition cannot undersell or destroy.
~By Ludwig Borne ~


Competition makes things come out right. Well, what does that mean in health care? More hospitals so they compete with each other. More doctors compete with each other. More pharmaceutical companies. We set up war. Wait a minute, let's talk about the patient. The patient doesn't need a war.
~By Donald Berwick ~


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


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 had been offered fellowships to enter as a graduate student at either Harvard or Princeton. But the Princeton fellowship was somewhat more generous, since I had not actually won the Putnam competition... Thus Princeton became the choice for my graduate study location.
~By John Forbes Nash, Jr. ~


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


Competition is a sin.
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


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 ~


I don't think about goals and records. Competition is what keeps me playing.
~By Lou Brock ~


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 ~


In my fifty years of experience and memory, I have seen the most amazing increase in the standard of living of a people ever achieved anywhere in the world. This is why I am so sure that our system of free competition and industrial development is sound and must be preserved.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


Professional competitions are overrated.
~By Oksana Baiul ~


Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


We got to know the competition very well. In the '50s popcorn made a big growth in sales. Our main push was to produce the best quality and sell in quality retail outlets.
~By Orville Redenbacher ~


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


I wish I could compete again, but my good feeling is, these competitions are better as exhibitions.
~By Oksana Baiul ~


Our employers today face numerous challenges and stiff competition from businesses all over the world.
~By Jim Gerlach ~


With competition everyone has to try harder.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


I went to national piano competitions and did that whole circuit. Then I played professionally to support myself when I moved out to LA.
~By Alicia Witt ~


Competition is good and has served us well.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


Like many businessmen of genius he learned that free competition was wasteful, monopoly efficient. And so he simply set about achieving that efficient monopoly.
~By Mario Puzo ~


Running became boring because it's so predictable. I got to a point where I knew what my competition could do.
~By Peter Snell ~


I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn't know how to get along without it.
~By Walt Disney ~


My main point in this regard was to compete for my country and my people and to receive the support of the entire Cuban society, to carry my flag in whatever competition I was in, the Olympic Games, Pan-American Games.
~By Alberto Juantorena ~


We've outpaced Japan and Europe in creating new jobs, but there's major competition from India and China. It's not enough to make income tax cuts permanent.
~By Ernest Istook ~


Number one, cash is king... number two, communicate... number three, buy or bury the competition.
~By Jack Welch ~


I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning. I have long believed that athletic competition among people and nations should replace violence and wars.
~By Johnny Weissmuller ~


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


I'm a great believer in the competitive system, and think that competition will bring us greater innovation and put American industry in information ahead of everyone also.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


Guys aren't threatening. Other girls are the competition. You are usually what they're fighting over.
~By Jonathan Bennett ~


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 ~


There are horses people use for competition, and if they don't perform well or go lame, then people ask the vet to put them down to get the insurance money. And my vet knows I love horses, so he gives them to me.
~By Daryl Hannah ~


Competitions are for horses, not artists.
~By Bela Bartok ~


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


Anytime you have a difficult encounter with your child, there is a good chance that at least one of these factors is bringing out the worst in him or her: transitions, time pressure, competition for your attention, conflicting objectives.
~By Cathy Rindner Tempelsman ~


The limit is not as narrow as it might be. I do not claim for this action, as it now goes on, an ideal degree of efficiency. What I do claim is that this type of competition already reveals its nature and its ultimate power to hold seeming monopolies in check.
~By John Bates Clark ~


Olympics is global competition in which eighty, ninety, hundred, hundred and ten countries participate.
~By George Pataki ~


Sometimes I have to accept a job I don't really want. Hardly anybody comes up to you with a commission; it's all competitions these days.
~By Helmut Jahn ~


I started singing about three years ago, I entered a local singing competition called Stratford Idol. The other people in the competition had been taking singing lessons and had vocal coaches. I wasn't taking it too seriously at the time, I would just sing around the house. I was only 12 and I got second place.
~By Justin Bieber ~


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 ~


I think in terms of family, in terms of relationships, in terms of work, competition to be the favorite, to be the noticed, to be the one - I don't know if it exists for all personalities, but I know for sure it did with me.
~By Marcia Gay Harden ~


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 ~


If I read not amiss, this powerful race will move down upon Mexico, down upon Central and South America, out upon the islands of the sea, over upon Africa and beyond. And can any one doubt that the results of this competition of races will be the "survival of the fittest?"
~By Josiah Strong ~


A lot of it had to do with when it's released and what's out in the marketplace, what's its competition.
~By Jerry Bruckheimer ~


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


As soon, however, as capitalist competition has definitively established the equal rate of profit, that rate becomes the starting point for the calculations of the capitalists in the investment of capital in newly-created branches of production.
~By Rudolf Hiferding ~


But baseball bounced back in the next decade to reclaim its place as the national pastime: new heroes, spirited competition, and booming prosperity gave birth to dreams of expansion, both within the major leagues and around the world.
~By John Thorn ~


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 ~


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 ~


In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running, if you stand still, they will swallow you.
~By Victor Kiam ~


It hasn't been hard getting nominated, but winning it is another thing. The competition is tough.
~By Gary Burton ~


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 ~


The Olympic Games is the ultimate level of competition.
~By Russell Mark ~


Interleaf is very nice. I expect there to be a lot of competition for programs like that.
~By Bill Joy ~


I make appearance at local park and recreation agencies when the program starts, when they have the qualifying meets at the local levels. Then I try to go to the regional competitions, and of course I'm there in Hershey, Pa., in August for the North American final.
~By Rafer Johnson ~


Sure, I have advice for people starting to write. Don't. I don't need the competition.
~By Robert B. Parker ~


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 ~


You can mostly forget ethnic or religious differences. The competition for a bigger share of the oil proceeds is behind much of the fighting.
~By Ed Harris ~


I love competition and really going for it and doing my best, but losing isn't really upsetting to me. I feel like if I do lose, the other person really deserved it.
~By Corbin Bleu ~


First off, it's wonderful how much people are supporting me and felt I should have stayed in the competition.
~By LaToya London ~


Well, being that, at the house and being in the competition, it was very hard to be with family. We couldn't have visitors out of respect for everyone else there. But, being the American Idol, the focus would have been on me.
~By LaToya London ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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