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  • In hospitals I feel palpable comfort. I feel the competence, the expertise, so much education and money, all of the supplies sterile, everything packaged, sealed tight. My fears evaporate when the automatic doors shush open.
    (Dave Eggers, "What Is the What")
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  • ... there's nothing of any importance in life except how well you do your work. Nothing. Only that. Whatever else you are, will come from that. It's the only measure of human value. All the codes of ethics they'll try to ram down your throat are just so much paper money put out by swindlers to fleece people of their virtues. The code of competence is the only system of morality that's on a gold standard.
    (Ayn Rand)
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  • I'd lulled myself into the insularity of competence. I'd forgotten that, to do good work as an actor, you have to keep alive that part of yourself that's rebellious, that's an outlaw, that's... that's stark, raving crazy.
    (William Petersen)
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  • Hollywood has never been bashful about its own competence. If studios see somebody else do something, they think they can do it better. But it's not as simple as it looks -- the story has to attract people.
    (Dennis McAlpine)
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  • Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
    (Laurence J. Peter)
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  • So long as free land exists, the opportunity for a competency exists, and economic power secures political power.
    (Frederick Turner)
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  • Together, we will not fail Oregonians, ... Oregon will be prepared, and they will receive the competence and compassion from government they should expect.
    (David Wu)
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  • I mistrust total competence. I've always felt life is a series of small disasters we try to get through.
    (Michael Palin)
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  • We have considerable capacity challenges in our factories some are running at only 30 to 50 percent of capacity. Operating as efficiently as possible, and focusing our resources on our core competencies are two keys to the future growth and competitiveness of Boeing. Consolidating operations that have underused capacity will help us achieve our goals.
    (Fred Mitchell)
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  • The enabling technologies are the strength of the back end and the competence of the wireless network,
    (Rob Enderle)
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  • 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)
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  • We do deal with massive amounts of data on a regular basis, and we have a high degree of competence. But sometimes, one of the cats you're herding to the barn gets away from you.
    (Brian Duffy)
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  • I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.
    (Ayrton Senna)
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  • I think voters are expecting a competent mayor, somebody who can get things done and get them done fairly. We're in sort of a post-party politics period here, where the traditional tribal politics are being replaced by a competency model.
    (Doug Muzzio)
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  • The volume is way up, and the people with the competence to do this don't exist.
    (Robert Schaeffer)
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