Competence is the shining armor of a successful person. Skills, ability, proficiency and capability go hand in hand to describe competence. For, it is only success that is the true measure of one’s competence. Only hard work without any competence won’t bear fruits proportionate to the labor. That is why it is very important that one work towards building competence in their particular field. Remember that competence can be built only if you have the desire to excel in any special field. Browse your way though the competence quotes given below to get an idea on what a special virtue competence is.