It is not just the dream, but your preparation that helps you win a race. Learn what the eminent personalities say about competition/contest by going through these famous quotes, quotations and sayings.

Race Quotes

The dictionary defines competition as a contest between individuals, groups, nations, organizations or animals for a territory, a glory or location of resources. Competition is a natural phenomenon which arises whenever two or more parties strive for a goal that cannot be shared or compromised upon. There are guidelines and norms that govern a competition or a contest to keep it on health grounds, deviating from which converts a competition into a fight. Scroll down to read through few famous contest/competition quotations and sayings.

Slow but steady wins the race.

- Aesop's Fables , Aesop

We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.

- Richard P. Feynman

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.

- Henry David Thoreau

We are going as fast as we can as soon as we can. We're in a race against time, until we run out of money.

- Jack Nicholson

A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.

- Ovid

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.

- Andrew Carnegie

The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.

- Abraham Maslow

I know that my race must change.

- Chief Joseph

The Indian race are waiting and praying.

- Chief Joseph

Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.

- Langston Hughes

Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men.

- Gloria Steinem

The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.

- Daniel Webster

I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.

- Lance Armstrong

The race of children possesses magically sagacious powers.

- Gail Godwin

And I think, on the other end, there were actors who were not as good as I was, perhaps who could have hung in too, but began to blame everything on race.

- James Earl Jones

The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.

- Barbara Bush

There shall be no solution to this race problem until you, yourselves, strike the blow for liberty.

- Marcus Garvey

I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it.

- Margaret Atwood

Life doesn't give you all the practice races you need.

- Jesse Owens

We are all in a race for dear life: that is to say, we are fugitives from death.

- Theodore Reik

I still favor alternatives to governmental race-based preferences.

- Marvin Olasky

At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.

- Booker T. Washington

My first vision for this race was that maybe 500 people would show up. So thank you guys. This is awesome.

- Chris Farley

I've been spared to a large extent the business end of the race stick.

- Wentworth Miller

Numbers matter, ... The Chinese obviously believe that numbers matter because they're turning out submarines like sausages. The Chinese are definitely on the winning end of an arms race.

- Bill Murray

There is a great advantage in training under unfavorable conditions. It is better to train under bad conditions, for the difference is then a tremendous relief in a race.

- Emil Zatopek

I recommend the same therapies for all humans with HIV. There is no reason to believe that physiologic responses to therapy will vary across lines of class, culture, race or nationality.

- Paul Farmer

The race may not always be to the swift nor the victory to the strong, but that's how you bet.

- Damon Runyon

Travelers are like poets. They are mostly an angry race.

- Richard Burton

Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at least 172 miles per hour upside down.

- Dave Barry

There are plenty of problems in the world, many of them interconnected. But there is no problem which compares with this central, universal problem of saving the human race from extinction.

- John Foster Dulles

John wrote with a very deep love for the human race and a concern for its future.

- Yoko Ono

But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem.

- Zora Neale Hurston

Now he must not go the wrong way round the circuit, and unless he can spin himself stationary through 360 degrees I fail to see how he can avoid doing so.

- Murray Walker

The lead car is unique, except for the one behind it which is identical.

- Murray Walker

Well, now we have exactly the same situation as at the beginning of the race, only exactly opposite.

- Murray Walker

With half the race gone, there is half the race still to go.

- Murray Walker

You might not think that's cricket, and it's not, it's motor racing.

- Murray Walker

I know I'm the only white guy on the bus. I usually am.

- John Mason

I think it's perfectly just to refuse service to anyone based on behavior, but not based on race or religion.

- Dean Koontz

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