Famous Competition Quotes

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One of the great mistakes that can be made by a man of my age is to get involved in athletic competition with children--unless, of course, they are under six. And even then, stay away from hide-and-seek.

Bill Cosby, Time Flies

parasitic and idiotic funding systems for overseas promotion mean that overproduced wine from Australian irrigated fruit will hit rock bottom, facing competition from South Africa

Wolfgang Blass

Science would be ruined if (like sports) it were to put competition above everything else, and if it were to clarify the rules of competition by withdrawing entirely into narrowly defined specialties. The rare scholars who are nomads-by-choice are essential to the intellectual welfare of the settled disciplines.

Benoit Mandelbrot

Something must be done when you find an opposing set of desires of this kind well to the fore in your category of strong desires. You must set in operation a process of competition, from which one must emerge a victor and the other set be defeated.

Robert Collier

The biggest things are always the easiest to do because there is no competition.

William Van Horne

The ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas [and] the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., (dissent, Abrams v. United States, 1919)

There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah

There is no competition of sounds between a nightingale and a violin.

Dejan Stojanovic

There is one and only one social responsibility of business-to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud.

Milton Friedman

Washington is no place for a good actor. The competition from bad actors is too great.

Fred Allen

When competition day is here, it does not matter the color of the metal or if you placed. Instead, it is the endless dedication you put forth to work hard, the thrill of being with your friends, and the beauty that illuminates from you when you shine on that stage!

Nikki Cerzosimo-DiNapoli

When you work in the margins, you eventually have your competition surrounded.

Robert Earl Dohse

You can’t get the taste of winning in a running competition with a turtle!

Mehmet Murat ildan

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