Competence Quotes

The New York Hilton is laid out with a competence that would make a computer blush. - Ada Louise Huxtable

 

Love and work are viewed and experienced as totally separate activities motivated by separate needs. Yet, when we think about it, our common sense tells us that our most inspired, creative acts are deeply tied to our need to love and that, when we lack love, we find it difficult to work creatively; that work without love is dead, mechanical, sheer competence without vitality, that love without work grows boring, monotonous, lacks depth and passion. - Marta Zahaykevich

 

To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honourable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honourable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success. - Orison Swett Marden

 

We reject the contention that in the remedial context the Congress must act in a wholly 'colorblind' fashion. It is fundamental that in no organ of government, state or federal, does there repose a more comprehensive remedial power than in the Congress, expressly charged by the Constitution with competence and authority to enforce equal protection guarantees. - Warren Earl

 

The best man in his dwelling loves the earth. In his heart, he loves what is profound. In his associations, he loves humanity. In his words, he loves faithfulness. In government, he loves order. In handling affairs, he loves competence. In his activities, he loves timeliness. It is because he does not compete that he is without reproach. - Lao Tzu

 

What would you call the highest happiness? Wratislaw was ask. The sense of competence, was the answer, given without hesitation. - John Buchan

 

Under-representation of women and other inequality among researchers is a problem that will not solve itself as women acquire competence.- Tarja Halonen

 

The U.N. has been so disappointing to date on the whole Rwanda issue that despite the people they've sent through, and I have no doubt their competence, in the end, the decision is going to be made by other people and not by them.- Tony Greig

 

No human being will work hard at anything unless they believe that they are working for competence.- William Glasser

 

If you improve education by teaching for competence, eliminating schooling, and connecting with students, the test scores will improve.- William Glasser

 

Indeed, the woes of Software Engineering are not due to lack of tools, or proper management, but largely due to lack of sufficient technical competence.- Niklaus Wirth

 

I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.- Ayrton Senna

 

Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.- Laurence J. Peter

 

Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything.- Peggy Noonan

 

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare.- Daniel P. Moynihan

 

If you look at the 19 hijackers who came to the United States in Sept. 11 to commit those acts, if you'd looked at them before they got onto a plane, you could probably say the same thing. There were various levels of expertise, various levels of competence.- Robert Mueller

 

The Commission has five commissioners from each side, plus three alternates, so all together sixteen members, people who are independent from the two governments, who have a lot of integrity, professional competence, and who have credibility in their respective countries.- Jose Ramos

 

The criteria for serving one's country should be competence, courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation, we deprive them of their rights of citizenship, and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans.- Diane Feinstein

 

To create the power of competence without creating a corresponding direction to guide the use of that power is bad education.- John S. Dickey

 

He lives out in Orchard Park. I mean, to be able to sit on the bench so patiently, for whatever part, and to be able to get up and do something, with such heroic competencies would be great.- Robert Creeley

 

It does not matter what party you are a member of in this great Nation of ours. Accountability and competence are characteristics that Americans value throughout our great land.- Jim Costa Quote

 

To address questions of scientific responsibility does not necessarily imply that one needs technical competence in a particular field - e.g. biology) to evaluate certain technical matters.-Serge Lang

 

To create the power of competence without creating a corresponding direction to guide the use of that power is bad education.-John S. Dickey

 

To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.-Orison Swett Marden

 

Told that the passing grade is a B or competence and that we will help you to get there, students do competent work. The lowest passing grade in the real world is competence. Why do schools accept so much less?-William Glasser

 

Under-representation of women and other inequality among researchers is a problem that will not solve itself as women acquire competence.-Tarja Halonen

 

You can't fake creativity, competence, or sexual arousal.-Doug Coupland

 

But then acting is all about faking. We're all very good at faking things that we have no competence with.-John Cleese

 

Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.-Laurence J. Peter

 

Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.-Allan Bloom

 

I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.-Ayrton Senna

 

If you improve education by teaching for competence, eliminating schooling, and connecting with students, the test scores will improve.-William Glasser

 

If you look at the 19 hijackers who came to the United States in Sept. 11 to commit those acts, if you'd looked at them before they got onto a plane, you could probably say the same thing. There were various levels of expertise, various levels of competence.-Robert Mueller

 

Indeed, the woes of Software Engineering are not due to lack of tools, or proper management, but largely due to lack of sufficient technical competence.-Niklaus Wirth

 

It does not matter what party you are a member of in this great Nation of ours. Accountability and competence are characteristics that Americans value throughout our great land.-Jim Costa

 

It is undeniable that a woman's ability to stretch and pursue her total competence outside the home and get paid what she's worth for it makes for happier and more fulfilled women.-Kyle D. Pruett

 

No human being will work hard at anything unless they believe that they are working for competence.-William Glasser

 

Our all-volunteer force continues to prove itself with a great level of professionalism, personal commitment and a technical competence that is quite remarkable.-Geoff Davis

 

Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything.-Peggy Noonan

 

Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the "naturals," the ones who somehow know how to teach.-Peter Drucker

 

That has always seemed to me one of the stranger aspects of literary fame: you prove your competence as a writer and an inventor of stories, and then people clamour for you to make speeches and tell them what you think about the world.-J. M. Coetzee

 

The Commission has five commissioners from each side, plus three alternates, so all together sixteen members, people who are independent from the two governments, who have a lot of integrity, professional competence, and who have credibility in their respective countries.-Jose Ramos-Horta

 

The criteria for serving one's country should be competence, courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation, we deprive them of their rights of citizenship, and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans.-Diane Feinstein

 

The end of education is to see men made whole, both in competence and in conscience.-John S. Dickey

 

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare.-Daniel P. Moynihan

 

The U.N. has been so disappointing to date on the whole Rwanda issue that despite the people they've sent through, and I have no doubt their competence, in the end, the decision is going to be made by other people and not by them.-Tony Greig

 

There's a lot more to competence than a law degree and a modicum of courtroom skill.-Fred Thompson

 
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