“A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It’s all a matter of pride.”-Nancy Lopez

“A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.”-Ovid

“After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.”-Italian Proverb

“And what is the greatest number? Number one.”-David Hume

“Becoming number one is easier than remaining number one.”-Bill Bradley

“Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.”-Willard Beecher

“Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you’ll be sick.”-George Leonard

“Competition is the whetstone of talent.”-Saying

“Competitions are for horse, not artist.”-Bela Bartok

“Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed — there’s so little competition.”-Elbert Hubbard

“Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.”-Leroy ”Satchel” Paige

“Enjoy the successes that you have, and don’t be too hard on yourself when you don’t do well. Too many times we beat up on ourselves. Just relax and enjoy it.Patty Sheehan

Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.”-William Saroyan

“Every time you go out on the ice, there are slight flaws. You can always think of something you should have done better. These are the things you must work on.”-Dorothy Hamill

“Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.”-Wilt Chamberlain

“Focus on competition has always been a formula for mediocrity.”-Daniel Burrus

“For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes — not that you won or lost — but how you played the Game.”-Grantland Rice

“Hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you.”-Gladiator’s Salute

“He can run but he can’t hide.”-Joe Louis

“How can they beat me? I’ve been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.”-Lee Trevino