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Self-confidence quotes

Self-confidence quotes
Self-confidence quotes

Self-confidence quotes, aphorisms, ideas, short thoughts, opinions and witty words of wisdom by various famous authors, writers, sport champions and world artists.

The most important thing is to know that you can do it.
Robert G. Allen

Oh, yes. I’d do it all again; the spirit is willing yet; I feel the same desire to do the work but the flesh is weak. It’s too bad that our bodies wear out while our interests are just as strong as ever.
Susan B. Anthony

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
Arthur Ashe

I often marvel how it is that though each man loves himself beyond all else, he should yet value his own opinion of himself less than that of others.
Marcus Aurelius

Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
John Ray

I’ve never had a humble opinion in my life. If you’re going to have one, why bother to be humble about it?
Joan Baez

I’m not funny. What I am is brave.
Lucille Ball

Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.
Lao Tzu

Don’t be satisfied with myths, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I’m a real pussycat – with an iron tail.
Rona Barrett

Self-confidence aphorisms
Self-confidence aphorisms

Let women be provided with living strength of their own.
Simone De Beauvoir

The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labour is immense.
Arnold Bennett

Women who are confident of their abilities are more likely to succeed than those who lack confidence, even though the latter may be much more competent and talented and industrious.
Dr. Joyce Brothers

Whether there are innately female leadership styles … is not really the right question. It is more important to ask why there has been so little attention paid to women leaders over the years as well as why the styles of leading more often exhibited by women are particularly useful at this critical moment in history.
Charlotte Bunch

To be confident is to act in faith.
Bernard Bynion

Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world on fire.
St. Catherine of Sienna

Believe you will be successful and you will.
Dale Carnegie

If you doubt you can accomplish something, then you can’t accomplish it. You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
Rosalynn Carter

When a just cause reaches its flood-tide, as ours has done…, whatever stands in the way must fall before its overwhelming power.
Carrie Chapman Catt

The army commander of a large State may be carried off, but the will of even a common man cannot be taken from him.

Your sole contribution to the sum of things is yourself.
Frank Crane

I know now it’s really important to feel beautiful. There is a power to that.
Lana Del Rey

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
Madame Marie Curie

They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
George Herbert

Self-confidence infographic
Self-confidence infographic

Confidence… is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life.
John Dewey

Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.
Coco Chanel

Confidence is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking tartar sauce with you.
Zig Ziglar

A good sweat, with the blood pounding through my body, makes me feel alive, revitalized. I gain a sense of mastery and assurance. I feel good about myself. Then I can feel good about others.
Arthur Dobrin

They conquer who believe they can.
John Dryden

You are no less valuable as a size 16 than a size 4. You are no less valuable as a 32a than a 36c.
Mary Lambert

Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief she is beautiful.
Sophia Loren

Creativity means believing you have greatness.
Wayne Dyer

If there be a faith that can move mountains, it is faith in one’s own power.
Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach

Some leaders are born women.
Geraldine Ferraro

The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.
Mahatma Gandhi

Champions know that success is inevitable, that there is no such thing as failure, only feedback. They know that the best way to forecast the future is to create it.
Michael J. Gelb

I don’t need anyone’s permission to feel glorious.

I truly believe that women of my generation can bring a new cleansing element to American public life.
Georgie Anne Geyer

Self-confidence is the result of a successfully survived risk.
Jack Gibb

Self-confidence quote
Self-confidence quote

Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.
Oscar Wilde

One’s self-image is very important because if that’s in good shape, then you can do anything, or practically anything.
John Gielgud

You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress, simultaneously.
Sophia Bush

Once, power was considered a masculine attribute. In fact, power has no sex.
Katherine Graham

Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.
Emily Guay

Your father used to say, “Never give away your work. People don’t value what they don’t have to pay for.”
Nancy Hale

Every family is a “normal” family – no matter whether it has one parent, two, or no children at all.
Shere Hite

The confidence we have in ourselves arises in a great measure from that which we have in others.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something.
Aldous Huxley

Measure yourself by your best moments, not by your worst. We are too prone to judge ourselves by our moments of despondency and depression.
Robert Johnson

We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.
Sonia Johnson

I don’t think being an athlete is unfeminine. I think of it as a kind of grace.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee

When you start seeing your worth, you’ll find it harder to stay around people who don’t.

Confidence is the ability to feel beautiful without needing someone to tell you.
Mandy Hale

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
Barbara Kingsolver

I was and I always shall be hampered by what I think other people will say.
Violette Leduc

By being yourself you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before.
Edwin Elliot

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Samuel Johnson

Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.

A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
Lazarus Long

Self-confidence power
Self-confidence power

Quotes About Confidence in Yourself – You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.
Maya Angelou

I define sexy as a real salt-of-the-earth woman who knows who she is, who feels strong and powerful.
Andie MacDowell

I always thought I should be treated like a star.

I wish I was as cocksure of anything as Tom Macaulay is of everything.
Lord Melbourne

Perhaps I am stronger than I think.
Thomas Merton

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.
Eleanor Roosevelt

True it is that she who escapeth safe and unpolluted from out the school of freedom, giveth more confidence of herself than she who cometh sound out of the school of severity and restraint.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Women are not inherently passive or peaceful. We’re not inherently anything but human.
Robin Morgan

Never in the history of the big, round world has anything like us occurred.
Kathleen Norris

The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence.
George S. Patton

You need to step away from the mirror every once in a while, and look for another reflection like the one in the eyes of the people who love you and admire you.
Stacy London

I have nothing to prove to anyone. I only play for myself.
Michelle Pfeiffer

I have great faith in fools; My friends call it self-confidence.
Edgar Allan Poe

Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
Channing Pollock

I’ve always been independent, and I don’t see how it conflicts with femininity.
Sylvia Porter

Do not be excessively timid or excessively confident.
Cuban Proverb

Do not be excessively timid or excessively confident.
Cuban Proverb

He helps little that helps not himself.
English Proverb

Believe that with your feelings and your work you are taking part in the greatest; the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it.
Rainer Maria Rilke

Be you, love you. All ways, always.
Alexandra Belle

I felt a comedy ego beginning to grow, which gave me the courage to begin tentatively looking into myself for material.
Joan Rivers

Confidence is not, ‘They will like me.’ Confidence instead is, ‘I’ll be fine if they don’t.
Christina Grimmie

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
Marianne Deborah Willamson

I do believe I am special. My special gift is my vision, my commitment, and my willingness to do whatever it takes.
Anthony Robbins

I know how to do anything – I’m a mom.

Self-confidence aphorism
Self-confidence aphorism

I believe in me more than anything in this world.
Wilma Rudolph

Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.
Christian D. Larson

To overcome fear is the quickest way to gain your self-confidence.
Roy T. Bennett

I am me, nothing more, nothing less. And that is enough.
Harpreet M. Dayal

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

It is easy – terribly easy – to shake a man’s faith in himself. To take advantage of that to break a man’s spirit is devil’s work.
George Bernard Shaw

If my mind can conceive it, my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.
Jesse Jackson

Whatever you want in life, other people are going to want it too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it.
Diane Sawyer

There’s one blessing only, the source and cornerstone of beatitude — confidence in self.
Marcus Annaeus Seneca

Where there is woman, there is magic.
Ntozake Shange

Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.
Wendy Wasserstein

With confidence, you have won before you have started.
Marcus Garvey

Each arc of color may be lovely to behold, but it is the full spectrum of our woman rainbow that glows with the brightest promise of better things to come.
Merlin Stone

Why are we surprised when fig trees bear figs?
Margaret Tead

There is nothing more powerful than those who are unafraid.

I may not be perfect but parts of me are awesome.

I can deal with adversity.
Mike Tyson

Believe in a hope that a new hope is dawning…believe that your dreams will come true… believe in the promise of brighter tomorrows… begin by believing in you.
Author Unknown

I am the greatest. I said that even before I knew I was.
Muhammad Ali

Believing that you can is half the battle.
Author Unknown

Champions believe in themselves, even if no one else does.
Author Unknown

Embrace life, have confidence in yourself, take action.
Author Unknown

Personally, I don’t ever want to depend on makeup to feel beautiful.
Lupita Nyong’o

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

At every given moment we are absolutely perfect for what is required for our journey.
Steve Maraboli

Self-confidence says yes to life
Self-confidence says yes to life

Is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is fat worse than ‘vindictive,’ ‘jealous,’ ‘shallow,’ ‘vain,’ ‘boring,’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me.
J. K. Rowling

He has riches enough who needs neither to borrow nor flatter.
Author Unknown

I’ve finally recognized my body for what it is: a personality-delivery system, designed expressly to carry my character from place to place, now and in the years to come.
Anna Quindlen

Positivity, confidence, and persistence are key in life, so never give up on yourself.
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To achieve, you must believe something and want something with all your might. Then you must be willing to commit yourself to a course.
Author Unknown

People always ask me, ‘You have so much confidence. Where did that come from?’ It came from me. One day I decided that I was beautiful, and so I carried out my life as if I was a beautiful girl… It doesn’t have anything to do with how the world perceives you. What matters is what you see.
Gabourey Sidibe

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

If anyone else can do it, or make it in life, so can I.
Thomas J. Vilord

I am who I am, not who you think I am. Not who you want me to be. I am me.
Brigitte Nicole

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
Marianne Deborah Willamson

Your real security is yourself.You know you can do it, and they can’t ever take that away from you.
Mae West

Beauty has so many forms, and I think the most beautiful thing is confidence and loving yourself.

It’s not vanity to feel you have a right to be beautiful. Women are taught to feel we’re not good enough, that we must live up to someone else’s standards. But my aim is to cherish myself as I am.
Elle Mcpherson

I don’t need anyone’s permission to feel glorious.

Do not attempt to do a thing unless you are sure of yourself; but do not relinquish it simply because someone else is not sure of you.
Stewart E. White

There is nothing Madison Avenue can give us that will make us more beautiful women. We are beautiful because God created us that way.
Marianne Williamson

It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures.
Oprah Winfrey

I argue that we deserve the choice to do whatever we want with our faces and bodies without being punished by an ideology that is using attitudes, economic pressure, and even legal judgments regarding women’s appearance to undermine us psychologically and politically.
Naomi Wolf

Every piece of you is a burst of beautiful.

Women have always been the guardians of wisdom and humanity which makes them natural, but usually secret, rulers.
Charlotte Wolff

Without self-confidence we are as babes in the cradles. And how can we generate this imponderable quality, which is yet so invaluable most quickly? By thinking that other people are inferior to oneself.
Virginia Woolf

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in the mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror.
Kahlil Gibran

With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.
Dalai Lama

Life is so much more beautiful than a number on a scale.
Tess Munster

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Zig Ziglar

Chic is when a woman is in harmony with herself.
Giambattista Valli

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

When someone tells me ‘no,’ it doesn’t mean I can’t do it. It simply means I can’t do it with them.
Karen E. Quinones Miller

You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.
Maya Angelou

Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Christopher Robin

You can’t eat beauty, it doesn’t sustain you. What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion, for yourself and those around you. That kind of beauty inflames the heart and enchants the soul.
Lupita Nyong’o

You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.
Amy Bloom

Admire someone else’s beauty without questioning your own.

Confidence is the only key. I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.
Emma Stone

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