Quotations on Competence

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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.
- Allan Bloom
(Keywords: Success, Idea, Children, Competence, Fathers, Mothers)

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
(Keywords: People, Competence, Literary, World, Writer)

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
(Keywords: Americans, Competence, Land, Nation, Party, Value)

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
(Keywords: Commitment, Competence, Force, Remarkable)

To create the power of competence without creating a corresponding direction to guide the use of that power is bad education.
- John S. Dickey
(Keywords: Education, Power, Competence, Direction)

The end of education is to see men made whole, both in competence and in conscience.
- John S. Dickey
(Keywords: Education, Men, Competence, Conscience, End)

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
(Keywords: Performance, Competence, Occupation, Teaching, Tools)

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
(Keywords: People, Courage, Americans, Chance, Citizenship, Competence, Country, Rights, Service)

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
(Keywords: Work, Competence, Help, Schools, Students, Will, World)

If you improve education by teaching for competence, eliminating schooling, and connecting with students, the test scores will improve.
- William Glasser
(Keywords: Education, Competence, Students, Teaching, Will)

No human being will work hard at anything unless they believe that they are working for competence.
- William Glasser
(Keywords: Work, Being, Competence, Will)

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
(Keywords: People, Decision, Competence, Doubt, End)

Under-representation of women and other inequality among researchers is a problem that will not solve itself as women acquire competence.
- Tarja Halonen
(Keywords: Women, Competence, Inequality, Will)

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
(Keywords: People, Competence, Countries, Credibility, Integrity)

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
(Keywords: Success, Opportunity, Wealth, Competence, Man, Poor, Youth)

Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything.
- Peggy Noonan
(Keywords: Politics, Competence, Sincerity)

Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
- Laurence J. Peter
(Keywords: Beauty, Truth, Competence, Eye)

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
(Keywords: Home, Women, Ability, Competence, Woman, Worth)

I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.
- Ayrton Senna
(Keywords: Work, Competence, Dedication, Idols)

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
(Keywords: Management, Competence, Engineering, Software, Tools)

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