Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.
The most dangerous irony is, people are angry with others because of their own incompetence.
There are people with superior intellect, but lack wisdom, and people who are not intellectually gifted, but extremely wise, then there are those inverted unicorns who lack both. Trump is that such animal, and as president, he’s exposed himself as the poster boy for the Peter Principle.
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
For four years, I listened to stories of intelligence failures, and it wasn't due to incompetence of anyone in the system, but that the system is so arcane.
Clumsiness attempts to fix simplicity straight in the eye. It is not a mark of incompetence but of reticence.
In my experience, people are usually fired for reasons having to do with budgetary constraints, incompetence or not fulfilling the terms of a contract.
I've always lived by this philosophy, when it comes to conspiracies, never to attribute to deviousness that which can be explained by incompetence.
The American psyche has not recovered, and likely will not ever fully recover, from the profound and relentless incompetence of George W. Bush's disastrous, multitrillion-dollar war.
In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
Everyone rises to their level of incompetence.
Despite all the hoopla - despite all the umpa - after 5 years of UDP mismanagement, corruption, and incompetence, we have sunk deeper into debt of $2.4 billion: some $200 million deeper in debt.
The incompetence regarding body and vehicle armor rises almost to a level of criminal negligence.
Trump is a menace, both ignorant and chaotic. His saving grace is his incompetence.