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The New York Hilton is laid out with a competence that would make a computer blush. - Ada Louise Huxtable


Love and work are viewed and experienced as totally separate activities motivated by separate needs. Yet, when we think about it, our common sense tells us that our most inspired, creative acts are deeply tied to our need to love and that, when we lack love, we find it difficult to work creatively; that work without love is dead, mechanical, sheer competence without vitality, that love without work grows boring, monotonous, lacks depth and passion. - Marta Zahaykevich


To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honourable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honourable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success. - Orison Swett Marden


We reject the contention that in the remedial context the Congress must act in a wholly 'colorblind' fashion. It is fundamental that in no organ of government, state or federal, does there repose a more comprehensive remedial power than in the Congress, expressly charged by the Constitution with competence and authority to enforce equal protection guarantees. - Warren Earl


The best man in his dwelling loves the earth. In his heart, he loves what is profound. In his associations, he loves humanity. In his words, he loves faithfulness. In government, he loves order. In handling affairs, he loves competence. In his activities, he loves timeliness. It is because he does not compete that he is without reproach. - Lao Tzu [Lao Tse, Laozi]


What would you call the highest happiness? Wratislaw was ask. The sense of competence, was the answer, given without hesitation. - John Buchan