The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.

  • Howard Cosell

I’m an ambitious person. I never consider myself in competition with anyone, and I’m not saying that from an arrogant standpoint, it’s just that my journey started so, so long ago, and I’m still on it and I won’t stand still.

  • Idris Elba

The biggest competition is myself. I am not looking to follow others or pull them down. I’m planning to test my own boundaries.

  • Rain

A successful competition for me is always going out there and putting 100 percent into whatever I’m doing. It’s not always winning. People, I think, mistake that it’s just winning. Sometimes it could be, but for me, it’s hitting the best sets I can, gaining confidence, and having a good time and having fun.

  • Simone Biles

There’s a theory that says that life is based on a competition and the struggle and the fight for survival, and it’s interesting because when you look at the fractal character of evolution, it’s totally different. It’s based on cooperation among the elements in the geometry and not competition.

  • Bruce Lipton


I enjoy competition. I enjoy challenges. If a challenge is in front of me and it appeals to me, I will go ahead and conquer it.

  • Conor McGregor


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

  • Henry Ford


The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort.

  • Colin Powell

Competition gives birth to a lot of success, and if no one ever challenged you, you wouldn’t go anywhere. It makes sense to compete with others for a promotion at work. But so many women take it a step further and won’t even support other women. They end up competing over things that don’t make sense – like how we look.

  • Lilly Singh

Having no competition is a bad thing. Competition makes you try to improve yourself all the time.

  • Shu Qi


Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition – in having put forth the best within you.

  • Henry J. Kaiser


Believing that your competition is stronger and better than you pushes you to better yourselves.

  • Simon Sinek


I’m forever testing myself. As a person and as an actor, I have no sense of competition.

  • Michael Caine


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