The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Life is a competition not with others, but with ourselves. We should seek each day to live stronger, better, truer lives; each day to master some weakness of yesterday; each day to repair a mistake; each day to surpass ourselves.
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
You'll never learn a thing from a competitor weaker than you.
Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.
I'm not in competition with anybody but myself. My goal is to beat my last performance.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
With competition everyone has to try harder.
Focus on competition has always been a formula for mediocrity.
A merchant who approaches business with the idea of serving the public well has nothing to fear from the competition.
The person who figures out how to harness the collective genius of his or her organization is going to blow the competition away.
Number one, cash is king... number two, communicate... number three, buy or bury the competition.
For love of domination we must substitute equality; for love of victory we must substitute justice; for brutality we must substitute intelligence; for competition we must substitute cooperation. We must learn to think of the human race as one family.
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.
Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.
Whenever you face a man who's playing your instrument, there's a competition.
Competition is great. And as long as it's friendly and not a malicious thing, then I think it's cool.
A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It's all a matter of pride.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
Competition can be the most nerve-racking experience. Some people just thrive on it.
Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.
Like it or not, life is a series of competitions.
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.
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