Selected Quotes about Competition

The art of politics consists in knowing precisely when it is necessary to hit an opponent slightly below the belt. -- Konrad Adenauer

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

Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be Number 1. -- Arthur Ashe

We're going to compete. We're going to be in the online business. We are going to have a core around online. We're going to be excellent. -- Steve Ballmer

I'm competitive with myself. I always try to push past my own borders. -- Tyra Banks

What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win. -- Patty Berg

Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy. -- Wendell Berry

I am no stranger to healthy competition- working hard and playing hard. -- Richard Branson

I found myself in a weird world in which I had to fight off a growing number of attacks that arrived from every side without warning. -- Richard Branson

Competition is what keeps me playing the psychological warfare of matching skill against skill and wit against wit. -- Lou Brock

The Greens will continue to champion a fairer society rather than simply the economy and to champion the parliament rather than simply the stock exchange. -- Bob Brown

The key to investing is not assessing how much an industry is going to affect society, or how much it will grow, but rather determining the competitive advantage of any given company and, above all, the durability of that advantage. -- Warren Buffett

We went from one million to 20 million subscribers in the past five years. That's great, but a billion people watch CNN. -- Steve Case

If you are small and face overwhelming opposition, you must find a way to spend half the effort to obtain twice the result. -- Chin-Ning Chu

If you are small and wish to take on the big, the first step you need to plan before you wage your challenge is your path of escape. -- Chin-Ning Chu

Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition. -- Henry Clay

Learn as much as you can about your proposed business. Ask questions. Join industry associations. Study successful competitors carefully. -- Paul Clitheroe

The players play on the team; they do not play as a team. -- Peter Drucker

If you're soft and fuzzy, like our little characters, you become the skinny kid on the beach, and people in this business don't mind kicking sand in your face. -- Michael Eisner

The most meaningful way to differentiate your company from your competition, the best way to put distance between you and the crowd, is to do an outstanding job with information. -- Bill Gates

If the world operates as one big market, every employee will compete with every person anywhere in the world who is capable of doing the same job. There are lots of them and many of them are hungry. -- Andrew Grove

All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. They go about their business with blinders on; nothing will distract them from achieving their aims. -- Lou Holtz

Our business practices are no different than those of our competitors, but we are bigger, and thus more visible, so we get more flack. -- Phil Knight

...even after you've just won the Super Bowl -- especially after you've just won the Super Bowl -- there's always next year. If "Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing," then "the only thing" is nothing -- emptiness, the nightmare of life without ultimate meaning. -- Tom Landry

The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow. -- Rupert Murdoch

If you don't have enemies, you don't have character. -- Paul Newman

With an explosion of products and competitors, the consumer, individual or commercial, is overwhelmed by choices. Your distinction had best stand out - equivocally. -- Tom Peters

Listening to customers must become everyone's business. With most competitors moving ever faster, the race will go to those who listen (and respond) most intently. -- Tom Peters

To meet the demands of the fast-changing competitive scene, we must simply learn to love change as much as we have hated it in the past. -- Tom Peters

What we needed was an avalanche of ideas that kept us separate from the competition. -- Anita Roddick

Take advantage of the competitive home loan market to find a loan that will work for you in the long term, not just the here and now. -- Annette Sampson

The way to get things done is to stimulate competition. I do not mean in a sordid, money-getting way, but in the desire to excel. -- Charles R. Schwab

Corporate leaders must possess far-sighted vision, detailed action plans, macro-thinking, and a global outlook. To get ahead in the race, they must also possess a deep understanding of their own organization and that of their competitors. -- Li Ka Shing

Every man, as long as he does not violate the laws of justice, is left perfectly free to pursue his own interest his own way, and to bring both his industry and capital into competition with those of any other man or order of men. -- Adam Smith

I'm the first to admit that I am very competitive and that I'll do nearly anything within legal bounds to win. Sometimes, part of making a deal is denigrating your competition. -- Donald Trump

Know yourself, and know your competition. If your competition is better than you are, you need to offer some quality they lack. -- Donald Trump

The essence of competitiveness is liberated when we make people believe that what they think and do is important - and then get out of their way while they do it. -- Jack Welch

The market is rewarding you like Super Bowl winners or Olympic gold medalists. I know I have such athletes reporting to me. Can you put your team against my team? Are you proud of everyone who reports to you? If you aren't, you can't win. You can't win the game. -- Jack Welch

A business leader has to keep their organization focused on the mission. That sounds easy, but it can be tremendously challenging in today's competitive and ever-changing business environment. A leader also has to motivate potential partners to join. -- Meg Whitman

If what you are selling is energy, charisma, and enthusiasm, there is no competition because most others are selling things that are lifeless, loveless, and dull. -- Stuart Wilde

This is a business that thrives on competition (Casino Resorts). For 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the strip hosts the most violent competition in business in America. -- Steve Wynn

On the outside, Yahoo is a fun and irreverent place, but on the inside we are extremely competitive. -- Jerry Yang

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