quotes tagged with 'competition'

Don't steal. The government hates competition.

Author: bumper sticker, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in government money taxes competition bumpersticker steal 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

There are two groups of people: those who get things done, and those who take credit for getting things done.  Belong to the first group.  There is much less competition.

Author: Francis S. Currey, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in character credit competition francisscurrey 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

You never extend your hand to something of this world without finding that a depraved man has overtaken you to it.

Author: Abu Hazim al-Madani, Source: Two Treatises: Mutual Reminding & Good Manners. By Imam Abdallah ibn Alawi al-HaddadSaved by skkanani in competition sufism dunya sayings 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The fishing is best where the fewest go, and the collective insecurity of the world makes it easy for people to hit home runs while everyone else is aiming for base hits. There is just less competition for bigger goals.
Author: Tim Ferriss, Source: The Four Hour Work Week, p. 51Saved by mlsscaress in greatness self motivation aim best competition overestimate underestimate 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
...escape our culture's obsession with comparing, competing, and never feeling we are "enough."
Author: Jeffrey R. Holland, Source: http://www.lds.org/conference/talk/display/0,5232,49-1-690-7,0...Saved by richardkmiller in satisfaction comparison culture selfesteem competition 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man.
Author: C. S. Lewis, Source: Mere Christianity, p. 109Saved by Doc in pride competition possessions worldliness 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
That is the iron law of institutional schooling — it is a business, subject neither to normal accounting procedures nor to the rational scalpel of competition.
Author: John Taylor Gatto, Source: Dumbing Us Down, p. 18Saved by cboyack in school competition 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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