The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself. -Jamieson, Mrs.
- Marcus Porcius Cato – on learning "Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise." ~Cato the Elder, born Marcus Porcius Cato and also known as Cato the Censor, Cato the Wise, and Cato the Ancient (a Roman senator and historian known for his conservatism and opposition to Hellenization.)
- "Life is nothing but a competition to be the… "Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim." - Bertrand Russell
- "No matter how worthy the cause, it is robbery,… "No matter how worthy the cause, it is robbery, theft, and injustice to confiscate the property of one person and give it to another to whom it does not belong." - Walter Williams
- "If it were (Is it not) outrageous that society… "If it were (Is it not) outrageous that society should treat with such rigid precision those of its members who were most poorly endowed in the distribution or wealth that chance had made, and who were, therefore, most worthy of indulgence." - Victor Hugo