Confidence Quotes

People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Swami sivanada - if you think about disaster, you will get it....

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
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
George Herbert
Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom.
William Pitt
There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive.
Cornelius Tacitus

The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.
Bertrand Russell V. Delong
If you have no confidence in yourself you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won before you have started.
Marcus Garvey
J. lawton collins - no matter how brilliant a man may be, he will...
I believe there are few whose view of life has not been affected by the stern or kindly influences of their early childhood, which threw them in upon themselves in timidity and reserve, or drew them out in genial confidence and sympathy with their fellow creatures.
Basil W. Maturin
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self - Confidence.
Robert Frost
No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
Ansel Adams
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have great faith in fools; self - Confidence, my friends call it.
Edgar Allan Poe
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
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
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
I still say a church steeple with a lightening rod on top shows a lack of confidence.
Doug McLeod
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Helen Kelle
You are never dedicated to something you have complete confidence in. No one is fanatically shouting that the sun is going to rise tomorrow. They know it is going to rise tomorrow. When people are fanatically dedicated to political or religious faiths or any other kinds of dogmas or goals, its always because these dogmas or goals are in doubt.
Robert M. Pirsig
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
Anna Freud
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
Erik H. Erikson
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
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
All confidence which is not absolute and entire, is dangerous. There are few occasions but where a man ought either to say all, or conceal all; for, how little so ever you have revealed of your secret to a friend, you have already said too much if you think it not safe to make him privy to all particulars.
Francis Beaumont
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence then success is sure.
Mark Twain
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao - Tzu
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.
Rene Descartes
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
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
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
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
Marcus Garvey
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
Your confidence in the people, and your doubt about them, are closely related to your self - Confidence and your self - Doubt.
Kahlil Gibran
The ultimate ground of faith and knowledge is confidence in God.
Charles Hodge
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
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
Self - Confidence is something caught and not taught. And, risk - Running and chance - Taking are the only ways to catch it.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
Hasidic Saying
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
Joe Paterno