If someone isn't out to get you then your game is slipping. There had always be someone trying and be better than me.
Your high school grammar teacher?
Or did you originally write that sentence in Chinese and have Google translate it?
Are you trying to be funny or just insulting?
Well actually I was just struck by the curious sentence structure from your post:
There had always be someone trying and be better than me.
It kind of read like Chinese stereo instructions - to wit:
"Guarantee the conjunction to have no the mistake the empress, and install the bodywork the speaker.