„“It is a great weakness of credomancers, Miss Edwards. They often believe their own press.”
”You’re a credomancer, too,” Emily said.
“I’m also a woman. Failure, struggle, and doubt are my constant companions. They are not always pleasant, but they inoculate me against overconfidence. As such, I would not trade them for all the arrogant bravado in the world.”“
— M. K. Hobson
Chapter 18, “The Talleyrand Maneuver” (pp. 282-283)