Confidence Quotes

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Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington

I admire the serene assurance of those who have religious faith. It is wonderful to observe the calm confidence of a Christian with four aces.
Mark Twain
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
Roosevelt, Eleano
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Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.
Baltasar Gracian
Meet the sunrise with confidence.
Alonzo Newton Benn
Were there but one virtuous man in the world, he would hold up his head with confidence and honor; he would shame the world, and not the world him.
South
Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for.
Adlai E. Jr. Stevenson
I never seek to defeat the man I am fighting, I seek to defeat his confidence. A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory. Two men are equals - True equals - Only when they both have equal confidence.
Arthur S. Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
The real danger from advertising is that it helps to shatter and ultimately destroy our most precious non - Material possessions the confidence in the existence of meaningful purposes of human activity and respect for the integrity of man.
Paul Sweezy
We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
Eleanor Roosevelt
When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty - One, little did I suspect that I should be at forty - Nine, what I now am.
Samuel Johnson
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
George Washington
Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.
Brian Adams
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
Joe Paterno
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Helen Kelle
There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive.
Cornelius Tacitus
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 in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
Marie Curie
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao - Tzu
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
George Herbert
If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence you have won even before you started.
Marcus Garvey
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
Anna Freud
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
Mark Twain, Letter to Mrs Foote, Dec. 2, 1887
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self - Confidence.
Robert Frost
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.
Rene Descartes
If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.
Fridjof Nansen
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowlege: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
Charles Darwin
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence - - And then success is sure.
Mark Twain
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
Charles Darwin
I have great faith in fools - - Self confidence my friends call it.
Edgar Allan Poe
Tell no one the secret that you want to keep, although he may be worthy of confidence; for no one will be so careful of your secret as yourself.
Saadi, On the Duties of Society
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
Eleanor Rosevelt
No matter how brilliant a man may be, he will never engender confidence in his subordinates and associates if he lacks simple honesty and moral courage.
J. Lawton Collins
Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self confidence young. Keep your hope young.
Luella F. Phean
Every small, positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future.
Alice Walke
We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fourth Inaugural Address, Jan. 20, 1945
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience by 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
It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about.
Oprah Winfrey, Oprah Magazine, May 2004