Confidence Quotes

120 Confidence Quotes

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If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.
Marcus Garvey

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.
Peter T McIntyre

They can do all because they think they can.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Henry S Haskins

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

With a novelist, like a surgeon, you have to get a feeling that you've fallen into good hands - someone from whom you can accept the anesthetic with confidence.
Saul Bellow

It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not. Attributed to
Hanoch McCarty

When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.
Joe Namath

Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
Joe Paterno

It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.
Sally Field

When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.
Joe Paterno

If you don't feel you have any choice in a situation, self-esteem and confidence plummet. But once you understand that you do have a choice, self-esteem will improve. You aren't a helpless victim anymore. You decide how you deal with a situation. You aren't just reacting to life; you're creating your life.
Theresa Francis-Cheung

You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
Joe Paterno

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.
David Brinkley

Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one's own goodness.
Michel De Montaigne

Believe in yourself? Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale

If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent Van Gogh

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
George Washington

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down. Allen H.

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others.
Mark Twain

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Bruce Barton

You get confidence with wins.
Dave Rose

The light of starry dreams can only be seen once we escape the blinding cities of disbelief.
Shawn Purvis

You learn so much from competition you gain confidence every time you have to step up and perform.
Natalie Gulbis

What's the worst thing that can happen to a quarterback? He loses his confidence.
Terry Bradshaw

Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control.
Richard Kline

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
Anna Freud

Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
Les Brown

I think, head up and shoulders back. Not only does it make you look taller and thinner but it gives you confidence and boosts your self-esteem.
Shelley Long

I am free and not governed by your approval to be who you want me to be. I am alas only the person I know suited to me and approved only by me.
Jasmina Siderovski

All anything takes, really, is confidence.
Rachel Ward

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where to go.
Dr Seuss

If you doubt yourself, then indeed you stand on shaky ground.
Henrik Ibsen

No doubt about it – knowledge also increases my confidence! I know from experience that my knowledge bolsters my confidence. When I know what I am talking about, I can pursue my goal enthusiastically because self-confidence gives me a clear vision of my goal and creates desire that is strong enough to sweep away almost any obstacles.
Paul J Meyer

Well-founded confidence is contagious.
John Wooden

Confidence must not become arrogance.
John Wooden

Motivation fuels that attitude that builds the confidence necessary to sustain the persistence.
Zig Ziglar

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