Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
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.
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
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.
Competition can be the most nerve-racking experience. Some people just thrive on it.
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.
I'm not in competition with anybody but myself. My goal is to beat my last performance.
The person who figures out how to harness the collective genius of his or her organization is going to blow the competition away.
Now a movie goes out to two, three thousand theaters and by Friday night at 10 o'clock they know if you are in or out. That desperate competition is, I think, horrendous. It's awful.
The competition is so fierce once you become an adult. I'll probably move on to something else.
I think we all have had better days in competition.
My hat's in the ring. The fight is on and I'm stripped to the buff.
In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running; if you stand still, they will swallow you.
Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
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.
No more pronouncements on lousy verse. No more hidden competition. No more struggling not to be a square.
Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
Competition is good and has served us well.
Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition - in having put forth the best within you.
A winner never stops trying.
All values must be won by contest, and after they have been won, they must be defended.
The most important thing I learned [from running] is that there is only one runner in this race, and that is me.
A firm that continues to employ a previously successful strategy eventually and inevitably falls victim to a competitor.
The ultimate is not to win, but to reach within the depths of your capabilities and to compete against yourself to the greatest extent possible. When you do that, you have dignity. You have the pride. You can walk about with character and pride no matter in what place you happen to finish.
When you're not practicing, someone somewhere is. And when the two of you meet, assuming roughly equal ability, the other person will win.
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