Competition Quotes

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I will always be someone who wants to do better than others. I love competition.
Jean-Claude Killy

When you have to wait a long time for your chance all it does it makes you keener to do your best when you get in the side and I think the competition is part of the reason the Australian team has been so strong for so long.
Brad Hodge

If you're not a big club, you choose one competition and you fight in that competition and forget the others. Big clubs - we cannot do this
Jose Mourinho

I think we all have had better days in competition [after winning gold]
Carly Patterson

Like getting into a bleeding competition with a blood bank. [on something less than favourable!]
Richard Branson

Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
Orrin Hatch

Competition is for dogs and horses.
Geri Halliwell

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.
Tony Curtis

I don't like the competition part of soccer. It's a war in short pants. I prefer art.
Shakira

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

I am in favour of soccer passion as I am in favour of drag racing, of competition between motorcycles on the edge of a cliff, and of wild parachute jumping, mystical mountain climbing, crossing oceans in rubber dinghies, Russian roulette, and the use of narcotics.
Umberto Eco

When I go out on the ice, I just think about my skating. I forget it is a competition.
Katarina Witt

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.
Indira Gandhi

They say Disneyland is the happiest place on Earth, but I think that a laughing gas factory would be pretty tough competition.
Greg Pettit

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

The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit. Try, if you can, to belong to the first class. There's far less competition.
Dwight Morrow

The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort.
Colin Powell

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

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

With competition there is always ego and hubris... competition gets in the way of work.
Patrick Dempsey

If you can come up with a snappy little slogan, then you have a future in winning tagline competitions or being a political speech writer.
Mark Hansen

Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
Henry Ford

I feel that this is my year to win, as I've come so close in the past two series. But it is all down to the luck of the celebrity draw. Every year I do my best as I want to stay in the competition for as long as possible as I love it so much.
Ian Waite

I disappointed myself... I disappointed God. (On a wet t-shirt competition)
Catherine Bosley

This is Gregoriava from Bulgaria... I saw her snatch this morning and it was amazing. (Said during a weightlifting competition)
Pat Glenn

Being an athlete, having been in competition and being the daughter of an NFL player, I can bring all I've learned from my experiences to the viewers and hopefully make the game more understandable and entertaining.
Jill Arrington

I got the nickname Spitfire for a reason. I burned inside to play volleyball. I loved the competition of it.
Summer Altice

Competition is a sin.
John D Rockefeller

I saw this as an opportunity to visit India and to gain experience umpiring in a major competition
Jeff Evans

The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself
Anna Brownell Jameson

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

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.
Avery Brundage

Competitions are for horses, not artists.
Bela Bartok



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