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  • There was no natural disinclination to be overcome, and I see no reason why a man should make a worse clergyman for knowing that he will have a competence early in life.
  • I am not competent.

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  • If a person keeps faithfully busy each hour of the working day, he can count on waking up some morning to find himself one of the competent ones of his generation.
    William James
  • Izzi and I exchange a glance at that—his sheer competence is unnerving.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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