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Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.

In this game, by trying to win; you automatically lose.
My hat's in the ring. The fight is on and I'm stripped to the buff.
You have to defeat a great players aura more than his game.
I won it, at least five million times. Men who were stronger, bigger and faster than I was could have done it, but they never picked up a pole, and never made the feeble effort to pick their legs off the ground and get over the bar.
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.
One cannot play chess if one becomes aware of the pieces as living souls and of the fact that the Whites and the Blacks have more in common with each other than with the players. Suddenly one loses all interest in who will be champion.
I don't care how good you play, you can find somebody who can beat you, and I don't care how bad you play, you can find somebody you can beat.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
These are the days when it takes all you've got just to keep up with the losers.
Playing safe is only playing.
I don't compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history.
So long as the system of competition in the production and exchange of the means of life goes on, the degradation of the arts will go on; and if that system is to last for ever, then art is doomed, and will surely die; that is to say, civilization will die.
When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.
He can run but he can't hide.
I consider myself one of a very small handful of drivers in the world that are top drivers. The best one? I don't think anybody can say they're the best one because, from one week to the next, you can be on form or off form a little bit.
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.
The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead, never let up.
I watch a man shoot pool for an hour. If he misses more than one shot I know I can beat him.
When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn.
Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
When the game is over it is really just beginning.
You have no control over what the other guy does. You only have control over what you do.
The medals don't mean anything and the glory doesn't last. It's all about your happiness. The rewards are going to come, but my happiness is just loving the sport and having fun performing.
Once you're physically capable of winning a gold medal, the rest is ninety percent mental.
Running for money doesn't make you run fast. It makes you run first.
And what is the greatest number? Number one.
You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave -- win or lose.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.
The biggest things are often the easiest to do because there is so little competition.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
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.
Men often compete with one another until the day they die; comradeship consists of rubbing shoulders jocularly with a competitor.
Racing is a matter of spirit not strength.
Hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you.
It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all.
You must sacrifice, train, do everything possible to put yourself in a position to win. But if you consider second or third a failure, I feel sorry for you.
I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?

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