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Compete Quotes

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Be simply yourself and don't compare or compete.
- Lao Tzu

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When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers -
and never succeeding.
- Gian Carlo Menotti

We all know that girls who compete in sports perform better in school,
are physically healthier and have a stronger self-esteem.
- Louise Slaughter

 

The ultimate would be to compete in a couple more Olympics,
hopefully break some world records and wind up my sports
career with a couple of years in the WNBA.
- Marion Jones

We've been raised to compete, to want more!
More!
More!
It's a way of life.
It's about greed.
- Sandy Duncan

It's been very hard for the guitar as a serious synthesizer
to compete with keyboards.
- Andy Summers

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A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society,
either by slavishly copying the pattern of man's advance in the professions,
or by refusing to compete with man at all.
- Betty Friedan

I'm a musician at heart, I know I'm not really a singer.
I couldn't compete with real singers.
But I sing because the public buys it.
- Nat King Cole

I write the vocals last, because I wanted to invent
the music first and push the music to the level that
I had to compete against it.
- Axl Rose

So our problem is not Labour, it is us,
is making us attractive enough to gain disillusioned
Labour support and to compete effectively with the
Lib Dems for those loose votes.
- Francis Maude

If you don't have a competitive advantage,
don't compete.
- Jack Welch

Groups like The Mountain Brothers just have to keep
on doing what they're doing -
just make it dope and just make it different.
And not try to compete with other people of color.
- Chad Hugo

The player can only compete with the best internationally
when they've committed themselves to this goal.
They have to be properly supported until that point.
- Jurgen Klinsmann

You have to compete with others in the field.
Sometimes the competition gets pretty fierce because
you're competing for funds or grants to do your work,
the financial work.
- Clyde Tombaugh

Fashion is a tool...
to compete in life outside the home.
People like you better, without knowing why,
because people always react well to a person they like the looks of.
- Mary Quant

Yeah, I do feel badly sometimes, not for whose coming
up and getting roles I'm not right for anymore but
the people I compete with,
who range from Uma Thurman on up.
- Kelly Lynch

But I know somebody who has a bedside urinal.
How do I compete with that?
- Lara Flynn Boyle

Education levels the playing field, allowing everyone to compete.
- Joyce A. Myers

Just as the Red Sox proved the critics wrong,
Maine can compete and can win.
- John Baldacci

With more than 67 percent of the Nation's freight moving on highways,
economists believe that our ability to compete internationally
is tied to the quality of our infrastructure.
- Dennis Hastert

I wish I could compete again, but my good feeling is,
these competitions are better as exhibitions.
- Oksana Baiul

Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete,
women should try and give their best qualities to men -
bring them softness,
teach them how to cry.
- Joan Baez

We're the only dance in town.
We don't compete with any professional teams for the entertainment dollar.
- Hayden Fry

The networks found themselves having to compete for
an increasingly Balkanized audience.
- Roger Mudd

Don't compete with me: firstly, I have more experience,
and secondly, I have chosen the weapons.
- Edsger Dijkstra

It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global
economy without a college degree.
- Bobby Scott

I've been around where I knew other actors were going to steal the scene,
and I don't compete with them.
- Kevin Costner

American workers won't be able to compete fairly for
jobs until companies have to pay higher wages in countries like China and India.
- Andy Stern

I'd been ready too, because before Olympic Games,
I wasn't compete in big competition like,
World Championship, like European Championship.
I just competed in national competition.
- Olga Korbut

Then I received support from the Government to compete for my country,
and to represent Cuba in competition.
- Alberto Juantorena

Well, you can't compete with a six foot five man in a wig.
- Shemar Moore

Our championship committee pledged to review entry
conditions and to assess how women golfers might compete
on equal terms with men for a place in the Open.
- Peter Dawson

To die for one's country is such a worthy fate that
all compete for so beautiful a death.
- Pierre Corneille

If anybody reads a story in a magazine or book,
different pictures compete in their minds.
- Vincente Minnelli

The marketers can compete with free;
it just has to be better.
Look at bottled water if you don't believe me.
- Jonathan Potter

While no one railroad can completely duplicate another line,
two or more may compete at particular points.
- John Moody

The only thing I want to be able to do is come in and learn the offense,
go out there and compete, show what I am capable of
doing and try to get better as a football player.
- Brian Griese

In today's global economy, however, it is important
to raise the bar of excellence even higher.
Today's students must be prepared to compete effectively
on an international level.
- Kenny Marchant

Thankfully, it became clear to me that when I compete,
I lose my connection to the passion I have for my work.
- Olympia Dukakis

As an actor, I felt I couldn't compete.
I wasn't as cute as the leading man;
I wasn't as brilliant as Robin Williams.
- Phil Hartman

The night before I compete, I like to have steak.
Meat is especially important for female athletes because
it provides them with the nutrients they need to perform at their best.
- Sasha Cohen

I had to gain weight until I looked like a seal so
I could compete with the real whores who played the other roles.
I was fat as a barrel.
- Victoria Abril

The difference between the more traditional sports
clubs and Congress is that Congress doesn't really
compete against another team.
- Cal Thomas

South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village -
an eager workforce,
ready to take on any challenge.
- Tom Peters

Steroids can seem necessary to compete at the highest levels,
and the quick rewards can outweigh the long term consequences to the user's health.
- Howard Berman

Black women are programmed to define ourselves within
this male attention and to compete with each other
for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.
- Audre Lorde

When you compete with Wal-Mart, even if you think you've
found a niche don't ever become complacent.
- Michael Bergdahl

I don't compete with other discus throwers.
I compete with my own history.
- Al Oerter

I wear my Peggy Fleming T-shirt when I go to sleep
every night before I compete,
and for the past four years, it's brought me incredible good luck.
- Sarah Hughes

Shortly thereafter, some friends encouraged me to try
out for the Miss South Carolina World beauty pageant.
To my surprise, I won - and was sent to New York City to compete nationally.
- Donna Rice

We're all Americans trying to compete.
Magic was competing for his team and Larry for his team.
- Oscar Robertson

Cheap labor is not going to be the way we compete in the United States.
It's going to be brain power.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

The rich don't exploit the poor.
They just out-compete them.
- David Brooks

I had no new ideas on the physics we might learn,
and I could not compete with the younger generation.
- Jack Steinberger

My dream remains to inform and entertain through fiction
in the form of novels and movies that compete in the marketplace of ideas.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

When I was a child, all I wanted was to enter the Austrian
team and to compete on the World Cup tour.
I had to fight hard to reach this.
I wanted badly to win each race.
- Hermann Maier

When you start out as a filmmaker, you do parodies,
because you can't really compete on a studio level.
- Bill Paxton

When I go in to compete, whether it's gymnastics or anything else,
I do my own thing.
I compete with myself.
- Shannon Miller

There's so many wonderful gospel people out there,
and I don't necessarily want to compete with those people.
- Smokey Robinson

One of the first things I learned about acting was,
the only person you compete against is yourself.
- Ed Harris

I don't think there are really enough meetings in Britain
for our athletes to compete properly,
and because of this a lot of the talent we have has been stunted.
- Linford Christie

The important thing in life is not to triumph but to compete.
- Pierre de Coubertin

Why can't DFW compete like San Francisco does with Oakland,
like Miami does with Fort Lauderdale,
and like Chicago O'Hare does with Midway?
- John Ensign

I'm a catalogue artist: I compete with Bob Dylan.
- Courtney Love

If image is everything, how can the Democratic presidential
hopefuls compete with a President fresh from a war victory.
- Judy Woodruff

I become more seasoned, it's less interesting to try
and compete in the pop market.
- Sheryl Crow

Where we can compete on merit, we do very well.
- Jim Barksdale

I think someone should explain to the child that it's OK to make mistakes.
That's how we learn.
When we compete, we make mistakes.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Until the Chinese decide to compete fairly it will
be up to us to do what we can to further protect our manufacturing base,
and ensure we keep the good paying jobs we already have.
- Mike Rogers

Persian social manners are well known,
and there is no other society that can compete with them.
- Moshe Katsav


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