The possibility of failure does not prevent contestants from competing because when we are optimistic, we tend to ignore failure. But it is failure that teaches success. Success and failure are not simultaneous; one must take precedence.
Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.
There is an adage in business that says that you should only compete when you have a competitive advantage. When it comes to cybersecurity, Maryland has a whole host of competitive advantages.
Education levels the playing field, allowing everyone to compete.
I was in the American League for 16, 17 years, and I think it's a really tough league to compete in.
But I know somebody who has a bedside urinal. How do I compete with that?
Republicans are completely befuddled by Obama's 'star power' and don't seem to have a clear or effective strategy to compete.
I'm a catalogue artist: I compete with Bob Dylan.
I don't chase what I hear on the radio. I try not to compete with anybody.
The connectivity declaration is about uniting the whole industry - a lot of companies that typically compete very fiercely - to push in a coherent direction.
You can't compete globally unless you have appropriate communication skills.
I love to compete. That's the essence of who I am.
The seven-inch tablets are tweeners: too big to compete with a smartphone, and too small to compete with an iPad.
SpaceX has the potential of saving the U.S. government $1 billion a year. We are opposed to creating an entrenched monopoly with no realistic means for anyone to compete.
Haitian rice farmers are quite efficient, but they can't compete with U.S. agribusiness that relies on a huge government subsidy, thanks to Ronald Reagan's free market enthusiasms.
If you don't have a competitive advantage, don't compete.
If the Olympics come around, and I'm in shape, then I'll compete. But I won't be representing the United States; I'll be representing myself.
Do women compete for the favours of men? Yes. They've spent 5,000 years competing.
I looked at my competitors and I thought that, If they could do it, I could do it. And if, they are popular and doing well, I could compete with them.
The immediate impact of British imperial free-trading was often the collapse of local indigenous industries which were in no position to compete, and a consequent destruction of livelihoods and communities.