compete quotes

We sat around and I fed them barbecue and whiskey. And pretty soon everyone started to compete with each other on the guitars. It seemed the more everyone drank and ate, the more everyone got into it.Gary Allan

People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present. I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them. There's no future in it.Sparky Anderson

When my father was assassinated, I decided that I would not compete with his memory, but the priority would be to achieve his dream.Benigno Aquino III

I remove a lot of the pressure from myself by saying I'm not competing with my parents. They are the persons who taught me my ideology. They actively practiced what they preached. They're the exemplars and the role models. So how does one compete with a mentor?Benigno Aquino III

Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry.Joan Baez

I wish I could compete again, but my good feeling is, these competitions are better as exhibitions.Oksana Baiul

My weaknesses are my jumps. The reason is that although I land them in practice, when I actually compete or perform, I should let my body go and stabilize my mind better. Also, I need to work on not letting negative thoughts and emotions get to me on the ice.Oksana Baiul

Just as the Red Sox proved the critics wrong, Maine can compete and can win.John Baldacci

When I was trying to find work after drama school in London, it felt like the same actors always got the plum roles, especially in television. We have a smaller market place, vastly fewer drama-producing networks, and they seem to compete for the same established names for those projects.Jamie Bamber

Where we can compete on merit, we do very well.Jim Barksdale

I don't think any of us can compete with Cowell. He is the best at what he does.Gary Barlow

Steroids can seem necessary to compete at the highest levels, and the quick rewards can outweigh the long term consequences to the user's health.Howard Berman

The pressure to compete, the fear somebody else will make the splash first, creates a frenzied environment in which a blizzard of information is presented and serious questions may not be raised.Carl Bernstein

I have aspirations to try and compete professionally. Any golfer that competes in tournaments would be lying if they said they didn't.Lucas Black

There's this misconception that comedy and music go together. They don't. Comedians can't compete with rock stars; they're just not on the same level. Rock stars will always be cooler. They will always get more girls.Michael Ian Black

A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy.Rod Blagojevich

My oldest son always wants to race. He's kind of like me and it now has carried over to the other two. They're all pretty competitive now. We do stuff in the pool. They're like fish in water. They go all over the place. They're kids. They like to play, have fun and compete with everything they do.Steve Blake

It is U.S. workers who lose out when employers cannot get the high-tech graduates they need to compete with foreign companies in the 21st century economy.Kit Bond

But I know somebody who has a bedside urinal. How do I compete with that?Lara Flynn Boyle

The Democrats complain; I choose to compete.Jan Brewer