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Competence quotes

Isaac Asimov
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

Dame Edith Sitwell
I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent.

John J. Pershing
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.

Bertrand Russell
Morally, a philosopher who uses his professional competence for anything except a disinterested search for truth is guilty of a kind of treachery

Napoleon Bonaparte
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence

Lee Simonson
Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian.

Laurence J. Peter
The incompetent with nothing to do can still make a mess of it.

Kingsley Amis
Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism, displacing incompetence

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