Quotes: competition

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  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer 1740-1814
    Marquis de Sade
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    All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost - the most legitimate - passion nature has bred into us and, without doubt, the most agreeable one.
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
  • Willard Beecher
    Willard Beecher
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    Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.
  • John D. Rockefeller
    John D. Rockefeller
    American industrialist: founder Exxon 1839-1937
    John D. Rockefeller
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    Competition is a sin.
  • Herbert Hoover
    Herbert Hoover
    American engineer, businessman and politician 1874-1964
    Herbert Hoover
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    Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.
  • Alfred P. Sloan
    Alfred P. Sloan
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    Competition is the final price determinant and competitive prices may result in profits which force you to accept a rate of return less than you hoped for, or for that matter to accept temporary losses.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
    Henry Ford
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    Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
  • George Leonard
    George Leonard
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    Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.


  • Marshall Field
    Marshall Field
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    Goodwill is the one and only asset that competition cannot undersell or destroy.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
    John Ruskin
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    Government and cooperation are in all things the laws of life. Anarchy and competition, the laws of death.
  • Alberto Salazar
    Alberto Salazar
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    I've run a lot of miles over the years, some fast and some not so fast. I've won some big races and I've had some big disappointments, but I enjoy the freedom of running and the challenge of training and competition as much now as when I first started back in high school.
  • Alain de Botton
    Alain de Botton
    Swiss-born British author 1969-
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    In Britain, because I live here, I can also run into problems of envy and competition. But all this is just in a day's work for a writer. You can't put stuff out there without someone calling you a complete fool. Oh, well.
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