quotes tagged with 'competition'
Author: bumper sticker, Source: Unknown
Don't steal. The government hates competition.
Author: Francis S. Currey, Source: Unknown
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.
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-Haddad
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. 51
...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...
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. 109
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. 18