Favorite Quotations ~† Competition How Winners Sell

"Ultra competitive people who always need to win end up enjoying things less." ~ David Niven, Ph.D, Happy People


Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people. ~ David Sarnoff

We compete, not so much against an opponent, but against ourselves. The real test is this: Did I make my best effort on every play? ~ Bud Wilkinson

I've reached the age where competence is a turn-on. ~ Billy Joel

I set my standards so high, no one could be harsher on me than I was. ~ Jim Brown, Psychology of Champions

I donít meet competition. I crush it. ~ Charles Revson

In wheelchair sports, people thought athletes with disabilities were courageous and inspirational. They never give them credit for simply being competitive. ~ Jean Driscoll

While it's important to win, it's imperative to compete. ~ Dave Weinbaum

Anyone who believes that the competitive spirit in America is dead has never been in a supermarket when the cashier opens another checkout line. ~ Ann Landers

World trade means competition from anywhere; advancing technology encourages cross-industry competition. Consequently, strategic planning must consider who our future competitors will be, not only who is here today. ~ Eric Allison

Focus on competition has always been a formula for mediocrity. ~ Daniel Burrus

Golf really excites me only when the course is difficult and challenging. I love competing. The pressure of competition against fine holes and fine players makes me feel very much alive. ~ Jack Nicklaus, Psychology of Champions