Quotes and Sayings about Rivalry



"One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Friendship, Life, Thought, Community, Needs, Rivalry)

"For me being the youngest, there was never ever anything that was an issue to cause rivalry between me and my sisters."
- Nicole Appleton
(Related: Being, Cause, Rivalry, Sisters)

"There is a healthy fraternal rivalry, but nothing serious and we both have been looking for a project to do together. I guess he may direct me in a project some day."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Day, May, Nothing, Project, Rivalry)

"Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: Success, Ideas, Failure, Balance, Compromise, Consciousness, Feeling, Rivalry)

"The pressure people put on themselves and the rivalry between the teams is much more marked. And I think that's a good thing. As long as that rivalry remains within the spirit of competition, it con only spur everyone on."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: People, Competition, Pressure, Rivalry, Spirit)

"The general fact is that the most effective way of utilizing human energy is through an organized rivalry, which by specialization and social control is, at the same time, organized co-operation."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Time, Control, Energy, Fact, Rivalry)

"I had this odd sibling rivalry with America."
- Patti Davis
(Related: America, Rivalry)

"There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Power, Women, Competition, Pen, Rivalry, World)

"There is no overt rivalry among our children."
- Martin Milner
(Related: Children, Rivalry)

"Activity in politics also produces eager competition and sharp rivalry."
- John George Nicolay
(Related: Politics, Competition, Rivalry)

"The rivalry is with ourself. I try to be better than is possible. I fight against myself, not against the other."
- Luciano Pavarotti
(Related: Fight, Rivalry)

"I don't remember any sibling rivalry growing up, because by the time I was really conscious, Tom was going away to college. My relationship with him, which is a very close one, really developed in more recent years."
- David Hyde Pierce
(Related: Time, College, Growing up, Rivalry, Years)

"I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant. I want him to hold what he has earned and got. I have all the rank I want."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: Rank, Rivalry, Want, Will)

"As far as I'm concerned I've never had a problem with anybody, no rivalry."
- Soundarya
(Related: Rivalry)

"I think when you saw this year's playoffs, Miami and Detroit have a pretty fierce rivalry now. Also, the Suns and San Antonio look like they're starting to develop something there. I look forward to seeing those rivalries continue and develop."
- John Starks
(Related: Now, Pretty, Rivalry)

"It was a pretty fierce rivalry. I'm just speaking for myself, but I think it was general through the clubs. We didn't like them, and they didn't like us."
- Bobby Thomson
(Related: Pretty, Rivalry)

"It's a shame anyone had to lose that. What a great rivalry."
- Mike Tice
(Related: Rivalry, Shame)

"Experience has shown how deeply the seeds of war are planted by economic rivalry and social injustice."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Experience, War, Injustice, Rivalry)

"We're all just playing our own game. I don't see it as a rivalry. We're just trying to play our best."
- Michelle Wie
(Related: Play, Rivalry, Trying)

"Hopefully, we can build a rivalry and we'll be able to do this a lot. Make a legacy, then retire champions."
- Serena Williams
(Related: Rivalry)