Meaningful Quotes about Competition
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital. - Joe Paterno
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.
A merchant who approaches business with the idea of serving the public well has nothing to fear from the competition.
James Cash Penney
It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get back up. ~ Vince Lombardi
Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people.
Competition can be the most nerve-racking experience. Some people just thrive on it.
Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory. - Arthur Ashe
An artist is somebody who enters into competition with God.
The minute you start talking about what you're going to do if you lose, you have lost. - George Shultz
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.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
George S. Patton
Competition in armament, both land and naval, is not only a terrible burden upon the people, but I believe it to be one of the greatest menaces to the peace of the world.
Frank B. Kellogg
He who ascends to mountain tops, shall find
The loftiest peaks most wrapt in clouds and snow;
He who surpasses or subdues mankind,
Must look down on the hate of those below.
They that stand high, have many blasts to shake them;
And if they fall, they dash themselves to pieces.
We should be careful to deserve a good reputation by doing well; and when that care is once taken, not to be over anxious about the success.—Rochester
If you always live with those who are lame, you will yourself learn to limp.—From the Latin.
Choose the company of your superiors whenever you can have it.—Lord Chesterfield.
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.—1 Corinthians 15:20.
It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations, as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutified his nature, and quenched the spirit of immortality, which is his portion.—Southey.