50+ Best Competition Quotes

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Competition is the struggle for possession of rewards which are in limited supply-money, good, status, power, love-anything. It is a process of seeking to obtain a reward by surpassing all rivals.

In the words of Biesanz and Biesanz (1964), "competition is the striving of two or more person or groups for the same goal which is limited so that all cannot share it.

Regarding competition one important point to be kept in mind is that the attention of the competitions is always focused on the goal or reward and not on themselves. When there is a shift in interest or focus from the objects of competition to the competitors themselves, it becomes rivalry which may sometimes lead to conflict in hard cases.

1. A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms! 
2. Never stop doing your best, just because someone doesn't give you credit!
3. Look in the mirror......that's your competition!
4. You see a person's true colors when you are no longer!
5. If you continuously compete with others, you become bitter, but if you continuously compete with yourself, you become better!
6. Companies that solely focus on competition will ultimately die. Those that focus on value creation will thrive!
7. Life is not a competition. Each one is on their own journey. Live according to your choices, capacity, values and principles!
8. I am in competition with no one. I have no desire to play the game of being better than anyone. I am simply trying to be better than the person. I was yesterday!
9. Blowing out someone else's candle doesn't make yours shine brighter!
10. The only way to win a toxic person is not to play! 
11. It's not about being the best. It's about being better than you were yesterday!
12. Start unknown finish unforgettable!
13. Compare yourself only to who you were yesterday. Be your own competition!
14. Think for yourself, trust your own intuition. An-other's mind isn't walking your journey, you are!
15. Worry about loving yourself, instead of loving the idea of other people loving you!


16. If you're your authentic self, you have no competition!
17. When you fear a foe, fear crushes your strength, and this weakness gives strength to your opponent!
18. A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace!
19. How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine, what you become after the games, whether you are a winner or loser!
20. After the game the king and pawn go into the same box!
21. What count is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it's the size of the fight in the dog!

22. You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your tricks of war!

23. You can't look at the competition and say you're going to do it better. You have to look at the competition and say you're going to do it differently!

24. To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are!

25. If you don't want to end up with the crowd, you must take the road less travelled!

26. No one puts out other people's lamps. It is the lack of oil which puts them out!

27. The best of all ways to beat competition is of course to serve your customer better!

28. Only those who can give 'the best for the least' will survive and others will be for sell!

29. The more people trust you, the more people buy from you!

30. Go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will always be able to see farther!

31. When you're looking at the sun, you see no shadow! 
32. Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll be sick!

33. You're not in competition with anyone but yourself. Outdo your past, not other people!

34. The person who figures out how to harness the collective genius of his or her organization is going to blow the competition away!

35. In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running, if you stand still, they will swallow you!

36. When you dance, your purpose as not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way!
37. Most people fail not because they lack the skills or aptitude to reach their goal but because they simply don't believe they can reach it!
38. All you have to do is play better than the other guy and things go well. If you don't play better than the other players then somebody takes your place!

39. There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there!

40. Anyone who imagines they can work alone winds up surrounded by nothing but rivals, without companions. The fact is, no one ascends alone!

41. Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they're jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, startles nights!

42. It's not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it's what you put into the practice!

43. Never compete with someone who has nothing to lose!

44. Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants!

45. The toughest competition is competing with yourself-to try to be better than what you have performed or achieved!

46. Competition motivates and drives people to excel, and enables people to learn and benefit from their strengths and weaknesses!

47. Rivals are not your enemies; for they are the people who tend to seek to surpass each other-helping each others by trying their best!

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

49. If you don't drive your business. You will be driven out of business!

50. When you go for something. Don't come back until you get it!