Quotes by competence
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... by stretching yourself beyond your perceived level of confidence you accelerate your development of competence.
Laurence J. Peter
Canadian educator and hierarchiologist 1919-1990
Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
American philosopher 1918-1993
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
American writer 1930-1992
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.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Obscurity and competence: That is the life that is worth living.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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.
American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-
Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything.
German philosopher 1882-1940
These are days when no one should rely unduly on his ''competence.'' Strength lies in improvisation. All the decisive blows are struck left-handed.
American social entrepreneur
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.
Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist 1875-1940
What would you call the highest happiness? Wratislaw was ask. The sense of competence, was the answer, given without hesitation.
Indian social activist and educator 1945-
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.