Competition Quotes (3385 Quotes)

    All I can do is put in time waiting for the inevitable, observing as the ghost of my past rattle around my vacuous present. They crash and bang and make themselves at home, mostly because there's no competition. I've stopped fighting them. They're crashing and banging around in there now. Make yourselves at home, boys. Stay awhile. Oh, sorry- I see you already have. Damn ghost.

    I'm not afraid to compete. It's just the opposite. Don't you see that? I'm afraid I will compete - that's what scares me. That's why I quit the Theatre Department. Just because I'm so horribly conditioned to accept everybody else's values, and just because I like applause and people to rave about me, doesn't make it right. I'm ashamed of it. I'm sick of it. I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody. I'm sick of myself and everybody else that wants to make some kind of a splash.

    As natural selection acts by competition, it adapts the inhabitants of each country only in relation to the degree of perfection of their associates; so that we need feel no surprise at the inhabitants of any one country, although on the ordinary view supposed to have been specially created and adapted for that country, being beaten and supplanted by the naturalised productions from another land.

    When I got to the sidelines, Calvin said, 'Man, I've got some competition for highlights now,' ... He was just joking, you know. There's not another Calvin Johnson. I mean, he's like Michael Jordan. One only comes around every 10, 20 years.

    The competition was just so good in Under 18. It was obvious by the results that both teams deserved to be there. From the Predators' end of things, our teams were very successful.

    It's a known fact from all the athletes, coaches and the studies and everything that people perform better, have a higher level of testosterone in their body, without having sex a certain amount of time before their competition. I tried it, and it is working so far and I'm going to keep doing it until I accomplish all my goals.

    Not only does Sarah have great physical and technical skills for the game, but she also has a great head for the game. She can handle the competition and block out the distractions. And off the field she's always building relationships and friendships with the younger players.

    We all know there are short term benefits to having no engine competition in 2007, from a stability standpoint, ... We think Robert realized that, as well and has been open minded about it. We are contacting all engine manufacturers to solicit their participation, in part because it is Honda's preference to have competition.

    With a new (NBA arena) opening around the corner, I think the Panthers are going to be even more aggressive with hospitality and sponsorships and all the rest, ... Competition tends to force everyone to get better. I certainly see that happening here.

    I think they took a real long hard look at me because of the numbers that I put up on Pro Day. It was like, 'Can this guy play professional football' They were always critical of our level of competition until they finally sat down and watched our games.

    He's gotten through rough times before, ... It hasn't all been gravy, you know. I've seen him blow saves before and bounce back. So I think he'll be aggressive. He's never folded up in the face of competition before. Somebody with that stuff, there's no reason to be scared.

    She's only the second person to score 100 goals, and we have had a lot of great players here. And, the thing is, she's done it against good players. She's done it against quality competition, and people notice that.

    I'm pretty ecstatic about it. It helped having some bigger schools there for competition, and Regina played really well, too. It was a perfect day for golf, though that tournament is notorious for bad weather. The course really played well for them -- flat and open. They're used to a tight course at Macbride.

    He's a really confident kid. He's never shied away from competition. There's no doubt he believes in himself. I think he's very thankful that they're giving him this opportunity, but he went out and did it. He knew he could do it.

    The government is likely to prevail on the cumulative effect of how Microsoft's market power has prevented competition. A company that didn't have Microsoft's power could say they were just trying to be competitive.

    We had an excellent apnea monitor program, but looking at national and local competitors, we really couldn't compete. We had to look at profit margins and profitability, so we made the decision to divest out of the apnea monitor program.

    This is the best team we've had in the past three years. Our record might not indicate that, but it is just because teams are more competitive. It was our most competitive season yet. There was never a game when there was a complete blow out. The competition was very good this year.

    It's estimated that 13,000 localities will be competing for 1,200 business relocations in the next year, making the competition fierce. We believe our county is a persuasive competitor, and we want to make sure we use all of our resources to beat the competition.

    He is probably our most emotional kid out there. He thrives on competition. Sometimes you have to tell him to relax a little. He has really developed into a solid all-around player. He can stroke the basketball, and he can take it to the hole. He's really coming into his own.

    This is what you work all year to prepare for. Being in a tough district definitely helped out and has gotten us ready to face the type of competition we're going to see in the playoffs.

    We like coming here for the competition. They have always treated us good up here and there are some good teams here. Winning here is important because we have been here a lot of years and haven't won many of these. This is a really good tournament.

    Customers love what competition does for their phone bills, but it often comes at the cost of workers. Real people lose real jobs to keep the companies cost-competitive. ... We can't have it all competition, lower prices and expect the companies to keep their employee counts the same.

    It will kill competition, and it will also kill the incentive to innovate. Essentially, what these phone companies will do is start to pick and choose who wins in this market.

    It is possible, that more competition among banks and credit card companies would diminish interest rates, but more of the competition is needed among the banks rather than among the networks,

    The mathematics are such if you're going to compete in the Cup competition, there's a very significant upside, certainly if you're a consistent top player, to perform well just like you are within a tournament structure. So that is a dynamic, and the fact that the way the point structure for this series will be structured almost dictates if you're going to perform well, you've got to play every week.

    Management blamed the weak economy for the warning, not increased competition. Our share of retail sales for QuickBooks and TurboTax has remained steady and strong, but the categories are simply growing more slowly, ... We're disappointed to see a sluggish economy worsening in the past few weeks with a further decrease in customer spending in all our categories.

    We can't afford to do that. We play against too good of competition. I really think we were playing a little too passive. Going into the game, we have to attack more. We were playing not to lose, and we need to play to win.

    While Circuit City has embarked on a program to modernize and hopefully improve in-store execution, the feeling is they continue to lose market share and fall behind the competition.

    It is an element of fairness, an element of opportunity. It basically says in America, we won't let you buy an election. If you're going to come in and try to do that, then you're at least going to give the other candidate a chance to compete.

    The appeal of the rural companies is that they have a lot less competition, fewer unknowns in their business and that they have decided to opt into these high dividend strategies, ... There is less chance that management will use cash for a significant acquisition or invest in things that are away from the core business.

    It looks like our defense is quite a bit better than it has been in the last two years, ... If we can keep it up and stay at least in the middle of the league, that would be significant. We haven't ordered any championship rings yet two games doesn't make a season. I love the Colorado air. I love the game, the competition, the show.

    Sun did well in the Asian games, did great in Italy during our pre-World Cup tour, and was doing great in Holland before he was injured. The better the competition got, the better he got.

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