"A winner is somebody who goes out there and exhausts himself trying to get something accomplished."
"Competition is the thing that drives everybody to do their very best work, and it's the very best work of competitors that winds up bringing the very best value to customers."
"Competition gives you a focus....The tougest competitors are the ones that embed themselves in customer relationships."
"The most important things is preparation."
Chairman, Staubach Co.
"The only thing worse than losing a race is never having the guts to run."
Anchor, CBS News
"In life, you have winners and losers. And often it's a small group of people who seem to be the winners."
Chariman, Trump Organizations
"Competition is enjoyable. It's the reason for being in business. You have to like to win."
CEO, News Corp
"The idea of exceeding your normal capabilities by just pushing beyond them is really a psychologically interesting endeavor. It creats a very alert, innovative way of thingking, whether it's in sports or business, always to find a better way to do something."
CEO, The Blackstone Group.
"Sometimes it's better not to go fast. There are beautiful sights to be seen when you're last. Shouldn't it be, looking back at the end, that you judge your own race by the help that you lend."
Jamie Lee Curtis
"I am driven, determined and insecure. That's what makes somebody competitive. They want to suceed, but they're afraid they won't."
"We visit our competition. We go to learn what other people are doing well that we can duplicate or emulate. We also go to learn what didn't go so well."
Mayor, Atlanta City