Confidence Quotes

George washington - be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and...
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Baruch Spinoza

If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.
Swami Sivanada
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Epicurus - we do not so much need the help of our friends as...
Samuel johnson - when i was as you are now, towering in the...

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
Anna Freud
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao - Tzu
Self confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Samuel Johnson
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
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self - Confidence.
Robert Frost
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Helen Kelle
I still say a church steeple with a lightening rod on top shows a lack of confidence.
Doug McLeod
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
If this world affords true happiness, it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years, where the necessities of life come without severe strain, where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.
A. Edward Newton
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self - Confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
Arnold Bennett
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few; and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
George Washington
Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves.
Marie Curie
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
The way to develop self - Confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Perhaps a child who is fussed over gets a feeling of destiny, he thinks he is in the world for something important and it gives him drive and confidence.
Benjamin McLane Spock
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
Joe Paterno
Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.
Arnold Palme
The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Meet the sunrise with confidence.
Alonzo Newton Benn
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 grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
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
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
The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
Hasidic Saying
In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill - Success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.
Barbara Paley
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
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
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
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
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence - - And then success is sure.
Mark Twain
Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom.
William Pitt
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
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
George Herbert
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
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