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It is the privilege of posterity to set matters right between those antagonists who, by their rivalry for greatness, divided a whole age.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.

Author: Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Profession: American Industrialist, Founder of Ford Motor Company

Rivalry is the life of trade, and the death of the trader.

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

If we devote our time disparaging the products of our business rivals, we hurt business generally, reduce confidence, and increase discontent.

Author: Edward N. Hurley

Profession:

Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist