John Ruskin - Trevor Park - Bernard Lietaer - John McCain - Father Ted TV - John D Rockefeller - The Young Ones TV - Karl Marx - Howard Cossell - Nancy Pearcey - Summer Sanders - Eric Cantona - Razzle Dazzle 2007 - Pierre de Coubertin - Hands on a Hard Body 1997 -
2,010. Government and cooperation are in all things the laws of life; anarchy and competition the laws of death. (Life’s Like That & Government & Cooperation & Anarchy & Competition & Death) John Ruskin, Unto this Last 1862
6,125. I am not interested merely in a better organised society; I am not interested merely in working capitalism more efficiently than the capitalists themselves. I am interested in a society which is based upon co-operation and not upon competition. (Society & Capitalism & Cooperation & Competition) Trevor Park, address Labour Party Conference 1958
75,172. Greed and Competition are not the result of immutable human temperament ... Greed and fear of scarcity are in fact being created and amplified ... The direct consequence is that we have to fight with each other in order to survive. (Greed & Competition) Bernard Lietaer, founder of EU currency system
6,898. We need to shake up failed school bureaucracies with competition. (Education & Schools & Competition) John McCain, presidential hustings
13,139. The first all-priests’ Stars in Their Eyes look-alike competition I thought I had a chance of winning. (Catholicism & Competition & Priest) Father Ted: Competition Time s1e4
67,961. Competition is sin. (Competition & Rockefeller) John D Rockefeller
67,962. Well. I’ve finished the new car competition. I’m going to win a Ford Tippex any minute. It’s quite easy really. All you’ve got to do is match up six pictures of famous noses with six pictures of famous bogies. Thought that would shock you. Well it’s not true. Because then then you’ve got to say in ten words what Cornflakes mean to you. So I’ve put Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. The Young Ones, BBC series, Boring
5,090. The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together. (Trade Union & Labour & Wages & Marxism & Competition) Karl Marx, ‘Wage, Labour and Capital’
67,963. The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give. Howard Cosell
81,302. Competition is always a good thing. It forces us to do our best. A monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity. (Monopoly & Competition & Mediocrity) Nancy Pearcey
81,677. It’s not really about the competition. Your biggest challenge in a race is yourself. You’re often racing against time. You’re frequently running everything through your mind. You’re always competing against preconceived ideas. It’s not really the person next to you that you worry about. (Motor Racing & Competition) Summer Sanders
86,858. As long as a rivalry remains within the spirit of competition, it can only spur everyone on. (Rival & Competition) Eric Cantona
97,849. There are more than 350,000 young dancers and 4,000 dance schools in Australia … Every year they compete in over 700 dance competitions. The most prestigious of these is the Sanosafe Troupe Spectacular. (Dance & Competition) Razzle Dazzle: A Journey into Dance 2007 starring Nick Twiney & Kerry Armstrong & Denise Roberts & Tara Morice & Ben Miller & Jane Hall & Nadine Garner & Toni Lamond & Noeline Brown & Josephine Barwick & Barry Crocker & Damon Gameau & Scott Irwin et al, director Daren Ashton
72,954. The important thing in life is not the victory but the contest; the essential thing is not to have won but to have fought well. (Fight & Contest & Olympics) Baron Pierre de Coubertin 1863-1937
106,914. It’s a contest they say of stamina but it’s who can maintain their sanity the longest. (Endurance & Competition & Texas) Hands on a Hard Body, 1997
106,915. These people stand beside the truck with their hand on it and the last one to take their hand off wins the truck. (Endurance & Competition & Texas) ibid.
106,916. The mosquitoes started biting me. (Endurance & Competition & Texas) ibid.
106,917. Mystical kind of experience. (Endurance & Competition & Texas) ibid.
106,918. I’m going to be here till I pass out. (Endurance & Competition & Texas) ibid.
106,919. I know the Lord was giving her the strength during that time. (Endurance & Competition & Texas) ibid.
106,920. He was hearing voices or something. (Endurance & Competition & Texas) ibid.
106,921. It’s going to go down to whoever loses their mind. (Endurance & Competition & Texas) ibid.