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Competition Quotes

There are two kinds of people: Those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group because there is less competition there.

Author: Indira Gandhi (1917-1984)

Profession: Indian Prime Minster

The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be only sustainable competitive advantage.

Author: Arie de Geus

Profession: Dutch Business Strategist

No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.

Author: Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Author, Poet, Playwright

Racing is a matter of spirit not strength.

Author: Janet Guthrie

Profession: American Race Car Driver

Every time you go out on the ice, there are slight flaws. You can always think of something you should have done better. These are the things you must work on.

Author: Dorothy Hamill

Profession: American Figure Skater

Men often compete with one another until the day they die; comradeship consists of rubbing shoulders jocularly with a competitor.

Author: Edward Hoagland (1932)

Profession: American Novelist, Essayist

I play [golf] with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.

Author: Ben Hogan (1912)

Profession: American Golfer

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

Author: Lou Holtz (1937)

Profession: American Football Coach

The biggest things are often the easiest to do because there is so little competition.

Author: William Van Horne


You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave -- win or lose.

Author: Gordie Howe (1928)

Profession: Canadian Hockey Player

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

And what is the greatest number? Number one.

Author: David Hume (1711-1776)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Historian

The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.

Author: Mrs. Jamieson


Running for money doesn't make you run fast. It makes you run first.

Author: Ben Jipcho