Quotes by competence

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  • Michael J. Gelb
    Michael J. Gelb
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    ... by stretching yourself beyond your perceived level of confidence you accelerate your development of competence.
  • Laurence J. Peter
    Laurence J. Peter
    Canadian educator and hierarchiologist 1919-1990
    Laurence J. Peter
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    Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
  • Abraham Kaplan
    Abraham Kaplan
    American philosopher 1918-1993
    Abraham Kaplan
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    Every discipline develops standards of professional competence to which its workers are subject... Every scientific community is a society in the small, so to speak, with its own agencies of social control.
    Source: The Conduct of Inquiry
  • Allan Bloom
    Allan Bloom
    American writer 1930-1992
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    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.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Obscurity and competence: That is the life that is worth living.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
    Ben Shapiro
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    President Obama and members of his administration constantly express rage and anger over events totally within their control. It's an odd and unsettling fact of American life that so many Americans seem to think that such expressions of frustration should substitute for actual competence.
  • Peggy Noonan
    Peggy Noonan
    American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-
    Peggy Noonan
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    Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    These are days when no one should rely unduly on his ''competence.'' Strength lies in improvisation. All the decisive blows are struck left-handed.
  • Bill Drayton
    Bill Drayton
    American social entrepreneur
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    We would like to have every middle and high school become a place where there will be lots of examples of youth competence and confidence.
  • John Buchan
    John Buchan
    Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist 1875-1940
    John Buchan
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    What would you call the highest happiness? Wratislaw was ask. The sense of competence, was the answer, given without hesitation.
  • Bunker Roy
    Bunker Roy
    Indian social activist and educator 1945-
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    Who is a professional? A professional is someone who has a combination of competence, confidence and belief. A water diviner is a professional. A traditional midwife is a professional. A traditional bone setter is a professional. These are professionals all over the world. You find them in any inaccessible village around the world.
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